September 5, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Times and dates are subject to change. Please call event sponsors to confirm. Remember 9/11 Sep. 8, 1 p.m. Annual 9/11 Memorial Service and dedication of permanent monument; St. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Agnanti Restaurant

19-06 Ditmars Boulevard, Astoria 718.545.4554 www.agnantimeze.com 7802 5th Avenue, Brooklyn 718.833. More...

Editorials

Editorial

SAT Scores Show Need For Solid Prep This Year

According to stories that appeared in almost every daily newspaper last week, the students who took the Scholastic Aptitude Tests (SATs) last spring and graduated from high school as the Class of 2007, most of whom are supposedly starting their fre More...

Appeals For Fire Aid

Copies of the following letter, sent to the mayor and the governor, were received by the Gazette. August 29, 2007 Hon. Eliot Spitzer Governor State of New York State Capitol Albany, NY 12224 Hon. More...

Asks Bush For Fire Help

A copy of the following letter was received by the Gazette. August 20, 2007 President George W. Bush 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. More...

Features

Eliot, Arnold Appeal To Bush On Child Insurance Issue

The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), in proposing new rules that would deny health care to children and pregnant women, "will set Medicaid and state programs back 40 years", Governor Eliot Spitzer warned in a letter to Pres More...

Mount Sinai Hospital Queens Hosts Volunteer Open House

V olunteering can be a gratifying experience at any age. The volunteers at Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens range from high school students through retirees and every stage in between. More...

Crowley Bags Fed Funds For Storm Damage

Queens received federal disaster funding on August 31, more than three weeks after parts of the borough were ravaged by a major storm and tornado that damaged more than 1,300 properties. More...

Political Page

DA Brown Escapes Any Foe In Election To 5th Term

The only public official to run for re-election in Queens this year is District Attorney Richard A. More...

Seniors

Senior Spotlight By John Toscano

DFTA Offers Job Training For Seniors

If you're 55 or over and would like to get a job and earn some money and serve your community at the same time, then you should be contacting the city Department for the Aging. Makes no difference what sort of jobs you've held in the past. More...

Flushing Resident Celebrates 95th Birthday

City Councilmember Tony Avella (l.) joined Evelyn Beatrice Pearson and her son, Arthur, for Pearson's 95th birthday celebration on August 25. More...

Silent Gum Disease Epidemic Affects Millions Of Seniors

Dear Savvy Senior, I recently read that gum disease can cause all different types of deadly health conditions. I'm a senior who brushes regularly and flosses occasionally. What can you tell me about this? More...

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