September 12, 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. 12, 7:30 p.m. More...

Restaurant of the Week

PLUM RESTAURANT and BAR CELEBRATES 1st Anniversary

47-39 Bell Boulevard, Bayside 718.229.PLUM (7586)

P lum Restaurant and Bar's first anniversary celebration was a "smash hit", literally, as they safely recreated an incident that happened a year ago. More...

Book Review

'Shea Stadium' Recounts Ballpark, New York History

Shea Stadium, by Jason D. Antos 128 pages $19.95 Arcadia Publishing ISBN: 0738554561

In November 2006, South Carolinabased Arcadia Publishing, the leading publisher of books on local history in the United States, released Whitestone, part of its "Images of America" series, by Jason D. Antos. In a review published in the Nov. More...

Editorials

Editorial

6 Years After 9/11 We Keep Coming Back

Monday. Sept. 10, 2001 was painfully punctuated by chilly rain that did not let up until late in the evening. The following day dawned clear and cloudless and the washed-clean morning air held the promise of pleasant warmth. More...

Repeal NAFTA

To The Editor:

Despite the Bush administration's continuing talk about fixing the nation's porous southern border, the promised fence has not been built. More...

Comments On The News

To The Editor:

Several interesting articles and news items that I have read during the past two weeks are worthy of sharing with other Gazette readers. More...

Sports

Bryant Owls Fly Past S. Bronx 15 to 8

On Saturday, September 8, William Cullen Bryant H.S. faced South Bronx in their official home opener at Flushing Memorial Field, located on 149th Street in Whitestone. More...

H.S. Football City Championship/ Bowl Div 2007-2008 Standings

School Name Wins Losses Rating Power Standing as of 9-10-07) Points More...

H.S. Football Cup Division 2007-2008 Standings

School Name Wins Losses Rating Power Standing as of 9-10-07) Points More...

Political Page

Queens Dems' Challenge To GOP Incumbents In 2008 Taking Shape

Challenges by Queens Democrats against the borough's two longtime incumbent Republican state senators, Frank Padavan and Serphin Maltese, pushed by Governor Eliot Spitzer, are taking shape for the elections slated for 2008. More...

Thompson Finally In Race Next Major Challenge For Rudy

After months of testing the waters, Fred Thompson made his long-awaited entry into the presidential race- flat out anti-climactic, from his drab entry on a late-night television talk show to the subdued receptions he received on his early campaign More...

Seniors

Senior Spotlight

Laptop Still Missing, City Retirees Advised; 'Protect Against Identity Theft'

A city agency has sent retired New York City workers a Consumer Alert from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) describing "additional steps that you can take to protect yourself against identity theft" that might possibly occur from the theft of a l More...

Senior Scams: How To Protect Your Elderly Loved One

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you offer some tips on protecting seniors from financial scams? My next door neighbor's elderly parents were recently swindled out of several thousand dollars and I want to make sure my own mother More...

Features

Maloney's Bill Addresses Health Impacts of 9/11

Several days before yesterday's observance of the sixth anniversary of the World Trade Center atrocity, Congressmember Carolyn Maloney announced the introduction of sweeping and comprehensive legislation to address the mounting impacts of that atta More...

Sadness At Flood Losses Equaled By Board 2 Wrath

The story of George Tomov, one of the speakers at this month's Community Board 2 meeting, did not diminish the other accounts of last month's flood damage in Woodside, but it was unusual and poignant. More...

On the brief side...

Press For More Child Health Insurance Governor Eliot Spitzer and the state's lawmakers in Washington continued to press for more child health insurance coverage after the Bush presidential administration denied the governor's request to expand cov More...

Star Journal

Korean War Grabs Headlines in Late Summer 1953

Get into a conversation with a longtime Queens resident and you're likely to discover a subscriber of the Long Island Star-Journal, a daily paper that informed the community about local and world news until it folded in 1968. More...

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