June 27, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Independence Day Jun. 29, CALDC, 25th Anniversary Waterfront Independence Day Celebration with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra and Grucci fireworks; 718.728.7820. Jul. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Tales of a Restaurant Reviewer

FOR 16 YEARS, I HAVE HAD THE SINGULAR PLEASURE OF REVIEWING RESTAURANTS FOR THE WESTERN QUEENS GAZETTE. More...

Health Care

Dentistry Duo Delivers Quality Care On Astoria's Broadway

It used to be you would go to visit your dentist with some trepidation about the pain you would have to endure. You would sit in the waiting room bored, staring into space, dozing, or reading last year's magazines. More...

Gateway Health Sciences School OK'd For Hillcrest

Recently the City Council approved the former site of a morgue at Queens Hospital Center for development of the Gateway to Health Sciences School. More...

Spirou Holds Press Conference On Agia Sophia

"No government has the right to use a church that is a holy site as a tourist attraction," said Chris Spirou. "It is free for all Jewish worshippers to pray at the Wailing Wall. Moslem faithful pray in Mecca freely. We must be free. More...

Features

Queens Lawmakers' Bills Pass Just Before Legislative Session Ends

Although the 2007 legislative session ended last week with bitter feelings between Governor Eliot Spitzer and Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno, several Queens lawmakers' bills were passed before the closing bell rang. More...

On the brief side...

32 Attorneys General Push For Student Loan Bill Declaring that the shortcomings of the student loan industry "[cry] out for a federal solution," 32 state attorneys general have appealed to the United States Senate to follow the House's approval of More...

Resolution Sets 'Korean War Veterans' Day'

This past Monday, June 25, the 57th anniversary of the start of the Korean War, was celebrated in Queens as "Korean War Veterans' Day" under a resolution introduced by Assemblymember Ellen Young (D- Flushing). More...

Political Page

Polls Show Mayor Would Be Interesting Candidate

The first nationwide poll taken on the 2008 presidential race after Mayor Michael Bloomberg quit the Republican Party shows the mayor running third to United States Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton and Rudy Giuliani, but by no means to be disregarded More...

Seniors

Senior Spotlight

Changes In EPIC Program Coming July 1

Seniors enrolled in the New York state EPIC prescription drug plan should be aware that some major changes will take effect on July 1, just four days from now, according to Assemblymember Audrey Pheffer. More...

House Swapping: A Nice Retiree Travel Option

Dear Savvy Senior, A while back I read an article about "home exchange" programs that offer free travel accommodations to their members. More...

Movie Review

Movies Were Popular Pastime In 1982

In 1982 the Los Angeles Raiders beat the Washington Redskins in the Super Bowl and the St. Louis Cardinals won the World Series over the Milwaukee Brewers in four of seven games. More...

Editorials

Editorial

We Salute Our 25 Years Together

A lot happens in 25 years. A child born in 1982, the year this newspaper first made its appearance, graduated from college in 2004. More...

Congratulations...

Dear Editor:

Since 1982, the Gazette newspapers have kept a steady hand on the pulse of community news for residents and businesses in Queens. More...

Dear Tony:

Congratulations to the Gazette on the occasion of 25 years of distinguished journalism. More...

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