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Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Times and dates are subject to change. Please call event sponsors to confirm. Dec. 20 Eid al-Adha, Dec. 22 winter begins, Dec. 24 Christmas Eve, Dec. 25 Christmas Day, Dec. 26 Kwanzaa begins, Dec. 31 New Year's Eve. More...

Library Locations:

•Astoria Branch, 14-01 Astoria Blvd., L.I.C.; 278- 2220. •Auburndale/Clearview Branch, 25-55 Francis Lewis Blvd., Flushing; 352-2027. •Baisley Park Branch, 117-11 Sutphin Blvd., Jamaica; 529-1590. More...

Holiday Calendar Of Events

Times and dates are subject to change. Please call event sponsors to confirm. Dec. 8, Bodhi Day, Dec. 12, Chanukah 8th Day, Dec. 20 Eid al-Adha, Dec. 22 winter begins, Dec. 24 Christmas Eve, Dec. 25 Christmas Day, Dec. More...

Seniors

Van Driver's Strike Leaves Sick & Disabled Stranded For Doc Visits

Access-A-Ride bus drivers, for three of the 14 carriers that provide paratransit service for elderly and disabled New York City residents went on strike Monday, December 10. More...

55+ Employment Services Available

The New York City Department for the Aging has new employment opportunities for people 55 years or older who meet income eligibility and are available to accept employment. More...

Holiday Gift Gadgets

Dear Savvy Senior, I'm looking for some neat holiday gift and gadget ideas for my retired parents, who have almost everything. Any tips? Shopping for Seniors Dear Shopping: Gadgets make fantastic presents! More...

Sports

York: Win Some, Lose Some Against B'klyn College

York College Women Take It

The York College women's basketball team got off to a strong start in their conference schedule as they defeated Brooklyn College, 65-53, on Tuesday, December 4. More...

York College Men Fall Short

The York College men's basketball team lost to Brooklyn College, 83-74, in their City University of New York Athletic Conference opener. The Cardinals nearly overcame a 23-point halftime deficit, but fell just short in the end. More...

Jets, NYMEX, Boost Flag Football At I.S. 204

On Tuesday, December 4, New York Jets President Jay Cross and Jets Defensive End Shaun Ellis joined New York City Schools Chancellor Joel Klein in visiting I.S. More...

Political Page

Maloney's Bill Would Cut Red Tape To Reaching Bank Regulator

It's a piece of legislation whose time has come. Congressmember Carolyn Maloney has introduced a bill that would help many people anguishing over mortgage irregularities to contact a government banking regulator promptly to try to get some relief. More...

Restaurant of the Week

KATI ALLO FABULOUS GREEK CUISINE

29-06 172nd Street, Bayside (Off Francis Lewis Boulevard at 29th Avenue) 718.939.1616

A meal at Kati Allo is always a pleasure, where fabulous Greek cuisine is prepared fresh each day. In addition, the service is friendly and the ambience is peaceful and pleasant, punctuated by stucco walls, Greek paintings and artwork. More...

Editorials

See Something Say Nothing

Several decades ago the producers of a television program called "Candid Camera" planted various items such as shopping bags, purses and wallets in public places such as subway platforms and park benches and trained hidden cameras on the "lost" obj More...

Immigration Is GOP Mess

To The Editor: The immigration debate tearing at the heart of the Republicans had its genesis with the icon of the Party. More...

Where's Christmas?

To The Editor: This Christmas season I want to see a more equitable treatment for Christians from our politicians. More...

Features

Steinway Street Sidewalk Clock Restored

The clock located on the sidewalk in front of 30-78 Steinway St. since 1922 has been restored in time for the 2007 holiday season. The clock, cast 100 years ago in 1907, is a rare remnant of the E. Howard cast-iron sidewalk post style of clock. More...

LIRR Gets Pats, Pans At Last Board 2 Meeting Of 2007

The last Community Board 2 meeting of the year was a simple matter, containing only a few announcements of meetings to come and reviews of meetings past, a few news items and a complaint or two. More...

Weiner Blocks US, Saudi $20 B Arms Deal

After blocking the sale of $20 billion worth of high technology equipment to Saudi Arabia at the request of Congressmember Anthony Weiner, the State Department has agreed to allow Congress to thoroughly review the sale. More...

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