November 21, 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. Coming in December: Dec. 2 Advent 1st Day, Dec. 4 Chanukah begins at sundown, Dec. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Woodhaven House

63-98 Woodhaven Blvd.

his elegant, Irish style restaurant and pub features high quality cuisine in a very tasteful setting. More...

Seniors

AARP Urges Seniors: Tell Senate To Pass CellPhone Rights Bill

The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), one of the leading seniors advocacy groups, has started a lobbying drive to get legislation passed in Albany to give the many seniors who see cellphones as a safety tool important assistance in More...

Steinway Senior Center Celebrates 20 Years

On a typical afternoon at the Steinway Senior Center, members try their luck in a bingo game. More...

Features

Socrates Park, Plaxall, HSBC Honored At LICBDC Luncheon

The Long Island City Business Development Corporation's 20th luncheon and 17th annual trade show, held at Terrace on the Park in mid-November, was perhaps more crowded than last year's presentation, which is not an easy accomplishment. More...

Klein Revamps Gifted And Talented Program

With school grades in, the Department of Education invited parents to visit schools and confer with teachers last week for Open School Week. This year, the DOE's theme is "Great Public Schools: A Basic Right and Our Responsibility". More...

Kaner Foundation Gives $25K Grant To QSAC

QSAC (Quality Services for the Autistic Community) has received a $25,000 grant from the Walter Kaner Children's Foundation. The grant will help fund a new adult day program for people with autism. More...

Political Page

Fed Funding Guarantees A Second Ave. Subway

The first major expansion of the New York City subway system in 70 years was guaranteed last week when the federal government delivered $1.3 billiion to city officials for construction of the first phase of the Second Avenue Subway. More...

Board 4 Hears Of ULURP For Willets Point

The plan to redevelop Willets Point is almost ready for prime time. More...

MSG Should Pay Its Fair Share Of Taxes: Quinn, Weprin

For more than 10 years, Madison Square Garden has enjoyed a tax subsidy from New York City that has saved that profitable enterprise more than $100 million. More...

Editorials

Spitzer License Plan Defeat Is Victory For Democracy

The people have spoken- and the politicians listened! More...

Letters to the Editor

Give All Their Daily Bread To The Editor: I just heard on the radio that the food pantries in our city are not well stocked with food, especially for Thanksgiving, and thus so many needy families with children, homeless people and elderly people w More...

Sports

Adams Comes From Behind To Beat Bryant 16-7 in PSAL Semi Finals

On Sunday November 18, the John Adams H.S. and William Cullen Bryant H.S. More...

Jets End Six Game Skid on Game Ending Field Goal in Overtime 19-16 Win over Pittsburgh

The Jets opened the NFLseason with a 1-8 record including 6 losses in a row coming into this game against the top rated Pittsburgh Steelers. More...

72-64 Victory In Centennial Season Opener Over St. Francis

St. John's University men's basketball team defeated St Francis College 72-64, in the first of four non-conference games to open its centennial season at Carnesecca Arena. Going into the game St. More...

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