November 14, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Gazette 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

Vino di Vino wine bar

V ino di Vino, a play on words suggesting "divine wine", has recently opened on Ditmars Blvd., just off 31st Street in Astoria. More...

Seniors

Seek Vols To Serve Seniors In Nursing, Adult Homes

The New York Foundation for Senior Citizens Volunteer Ombudsman program is looking for volunteers to protect the rights of seniors living in the city's nursing and adult homes. More...

Gianaris Flu Shot Event A Success

Assemblymember Michael Gianaris (D-Astoria), pictured receiving a flu shot, together with New York-Presbyterian, the Ambulatory Care Network (ACN), and the Visiting Nurse Service of New York co-sponsored free flu shots for Western Queens residents on More...

Grassroots Program Helps Seniors Stay Independent

Dear Savvy Senior, I recently read an article about a new community-based elder care program called "villages" that provides in-home services to seniors that help them remain living in their own home. More...

Features

Dist. 30 Schools Rank A To F

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Schools Chancellor Joel Klein released the first-ever progress reports on the city's public schools last week, giving each school a letter grade. But it's not as simple as "A", "B", "C", or even "D" and "F". More...

Clean-up At Oakland Lake & Ravine Nov. 17

On Saturday, November 17 from10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., park lovers of all ages are welcome to join the Martin Van Buren H.S. More...

Borough President Presents Proc To LaG C.C. Pres

Recently, Queens Borough President Helen Marshall officially proclaimed November "CUNY Month" at a ceremony attended by LaGuardia Community College President Gail O. More...

Political Page

Crowley, Maloney Hail Tax Bill

The House of Representatives passed a tax bill last week which Democrats said will provide tax relief to 84 million hardworking middle-class families, much of it from changes in the alternative minimum tax (AMT), which was originally aimed at high- More...

Officials, Public Say 'No Fare Hike'

"Simply unacceptable and wrong," Borough President Helen Marshall said about the proposed MTA fare hike. More...

Weprin, Sears Pan Mayor's Congestion Pricing Plan

City Councilmembers David Weprin and Helen Sears vigorously opposed Mayor Michael Bloomberg's controversial congestion pricing plan at a recent hearing by a special legislative commission. More...

Book Review

'Robert Moses And The Modern City' Looks At Builder

Robert Moses and the Modern City: The Transformation of New York Hilary Ballon and Kenneth T. Jackson, editors W.W. More...

Editorials

School Rating System Needs Improvements

Editorial

Last week, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Schools Chancellor Joel Klein introduced the first ever "report cards" for the 1,400 schools in the New York City system. More...

Letters

Russia Remains The Same To The Editor: Ninety years ago today [Nov. 7, 1917] the Bolshevik Revolution converted autocratic and tyrannical Russia into a communist gulag. The world, and particularly the Russian people, paid an awful price. More...

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