December 19, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

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...

Restaurant of the Week

Authentic Italian At Cinema Paradiso

36-02 35th Avenue, Astoria • 718-786-6400

A meal at Cinema Paradiso is an intimate expression of one family's love of food from their native Sicily. More...

Seniors

It's Heart Attack Season

Dear Savvy Senior, When I had a heart attack last year my doctor told me to take extra precaution during the winter months because my risks of having another one could increase. Is this true? More...

Editorials

Lowering Sales Tax Would Raise City Revenues

In 1974, New York City was in serious financial trouble. With slim prospects of aid from Washington, D. C. More...

Con Ed Waste Is Safe

To The Editor:

Your Dec. More...

Visit Cemetery During Holidays

To The Editor:

A cemetery is a place to rejoice. Within cemeteries the stories of lives, loves, successes and the human condition are revealed to anyone wishing to glimpse the past. It is the ultimate place to people-watch. More...

Sports

Wheelchair Football Jets Knock Off Giants, 21-14

On a chilly overcast late November morning, the United Spinal Association Jets wheelchair football team traded touchdowns and extra points in a "nail biter" with the United Spinal Association Giants until, with less than two minutes to play in the More...

Mets Holiday Coat Drive Earns Tickets For Fans

The New York Mets held the second annual "Mets Warm-Up" Holiday Coat Drive in conjunction with SportsNet New York (SNY), DHL, and New York Cares on December 12 and 13 at Shea Stadium. More...

St. John's Loses To Niagara

Coming into its game with Niagara on Saturday December 15, the St. John's Red Storm had not lost a home game and Niagara had not won a road game. St. More...

Political Page

Carrion Switch To Comptroller's Race Changes Picture Of '09 Contests

When Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrion dropped out of the 2009 mayoral race last week and switched his goal to city comptroller, he gave himself an easier task but created a tougher election race for two other comptroller hopefuls, Councilmemb More...

CATSIMATIDES MAKES HOLIDAY ROUNDS:

As we mentioned earlier in the column, John Catsimatides has announced he's seeking the Republican nod for mayor in 2009. More...

Book Review

'Long Island City' Shows Bygone Era With Postcards

Long Island City Author(s): Greater Astoria Historical Society, Matt LaRose, Stephen Leone, Richard Melnick ISBN: 0738555436 No. More...

Features

Bus Line Service To Be Cut

It is not yet known how many buses will be removed from service but according to budgets cited in the Times, the MTA will save an average of $250,000 per day, or a total of $1.8 million a year. The MTA said it needs to increase revenues by 3.85 percent to

Although the $2 fare has been saved, bus riders in Queens and throughout the city could be in for a longer wait during the holidays this year as the MTA is planning to reduce service. More...

'Friends And Family' Benefits L.I. Ronald McDonald House

The 24th "Friends and Family", an annual holiday gala and festive day of activities to benefit the Ronald McDonald House of Long Island, was held on December 9 at Astoria World Manor. More...

Prayer Gets A Bike At 114th Precinct Christmas Party

Some of the speakers on the schedule at Community Board 1's cabinet meeting for December failed to show up on a damp day when snow was expected. More...

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