October 31, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Calendar Compiled By Susan Cleary Times and dates are subject to change. Please call event sponsors to confirm. More...

Restaurant of the Week

JOEY'S PLACE

84-14 Astoria Blvd. • Jackson Heights, NY • 718.478.4037

J oey's Place has everything one looks for in a neighborhood Italian restaurant; wonderful food and wine, a friendly, comfortable atmosphere and nightly specials that keep the steady clientele coming back again and again. More...

Seniors

Savvy Senior

Dear Savvy Senior, Can a heart attack actually be inherited? I just turned 55 and am trying to make some healthy changes, and would like to know if tracing my family's health history is worth the effort. More...

Marshall Urges Hot, Not Frozen, Meals For Seniors; Vallone, Comrie Honored

Testifying at a city Department for the Aging (DFTA) hearing on its 2008 plan to provide services to seniors throughout New York City, Queens Borough President Helen Marshall stated that replacing the delivery of a hot meal to seniors with a frozen More...

Editorials

Court Of Appeals Got It Wrong

Editorial

The New York State Court of Appeals, the state's highest judicial body, last week decided by a four-to-three vote to set aside the death sentence facing John Taylor, the only person on this state's Death Row. More...

Letters to the Editor

Clarifies Nursing Article To The Editor: Thank you for the coverage of the Sixth Annual Nursing Research Day at New York Hospital-Queens. More...

Putting New York City Women First

Op-ed

The recently released National Report Card on Women's Health showed that New York's women are falling behind when it comes to getting proper health screenings and engaging in preventive care. More...

Sports

Franklin K. Lane Takes Flushing 14-12

SORRY!! Due to a scheduling conflict, the full high school football coverage will return in next week's issue. TEAM FLUSHING FRANKLIN K. LANE More...

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

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H.S. Football Cup Division 2007-2008 Standings

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Political Page

Pass 2 Bills Targeting Domestic Terror Acts

Terrorism on the home front was confronted in two bills passed by the House of Representatives recently. More...

Queens Library Underfunded; Comrie Bill Would Correct Inequity

The Queens Borough Public Library is the busiest library system in the city, Queens Borough President Helen Marshall often states proudly. She also notes frequently that the borough library gets the smallest share of city dollars. More...

Bd. 7 Is Skeptical Of MTA Fare Hike

Eight public hearings, one scheduled in Flushing for November 7, give people their first opportunity to tell the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) what they think of proposed raises in transit fares and bridge and tunnel tolls next year. More...

Health Care

MRSA Is Old Germ With New Twist

taph infections, such as staphylococcus aureus, have plagued mankind since the beginning of recorded time. Prehistoric man used herbs and poultices to treat infection. More...

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...

West Nile Virus Activity Detected In Queens

From September 24 to October 11West Nile Virus activity was found in ZIP codes 11356 - College Point; 11367- Flushing; and 11426- Bellerose. More...

Features

Hospital Improvements Highlighted At Roundtable

Representatives from more than 30 organizations gathered at the Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens seventh annual Community Roundtable on Wednesday, October 24. More...

Beg Pardon

Through a transcription error, the article, "Board 1 Resolution: No Transients at Westway" by Richard Gentilviso in the Gazette of Oct. More...

Garden School Holds Merit Scholarship Exam

On Saturday, November 17, more than 100 students will converge on Garden School in Jackson Heights for the school's annual Merit Scholarship examination. More...

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