December 26, 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. 31 New Year's Eve- Have a Happy, Healthy One. Community Meetings Associations Jan. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Celebrate Life at... Portofino Ristorante

109-32 Ascan Ave., Forest Hills

The holiday season wouldn't be complete without a visit to Portofino Restaurant in Forest Hills. Like an old friend, Portofino has kept consistently loyal to all its customers for the last 33 years. More...

Editorials

Editorial

Holidays Are Time Of Celebration

It never ceases to amaze us that so many people, all year round, but especially now, can find it in themselves to look beyond their own concerns and find the greater joy that lies in giving to others, particularly if those "others" are those we may More...

Spiritual Gifts Are Best

To The Editor: Too much publicity has been given to the material aspects of the holiday season, Christmas and Chanukah. More...

Beware Putin

To The Editor: Russians love the "Boss". [Russian President Vladimir] Putin's election victory fulfills the Russian need to have a strong, autocratic leader for a people who have never understood what a democracy is. More...

Sports

SJU Holds 100 Years Of Basketball Symposium

On Saturday December 15, St. John's University hosted a 100 Years of Basketball Symposium that included basketball stars of yesteryear and Hall of Fame coach Lou Carnesecca in panel discussions hosted by Daily News sports writer Phil Pepe. More...

Star Journal

LIC Real Estate Market Sizzles In December 1914

Get into a conversation with a long-time Queens resident and you're likely to discover a subscriber of the Long Island Star- Journal, a daily paper that informed the community about local and world news until it folded in 1968. More...

Political Page

New Year Brings Renewed Hopes To Pols

What a difference a year makes, in politics, as in every other walk of life. Looking back to the start of 2007, Hillary Rodham Clinton and Rudy Giuliani were leading the pack in their respective Democratic and Republican parties. More...

Seniors

Maloney Joins AARP 'Divided We Fail' Campaign

Congressmember Carolyn Maloney has added her prestige and power to the AARP's "Divided We Fail" program, which is designed to raise the consciousness of millions of Americans to address the issues of healthcare and lifetime financial security. More...

Longevity Insurance: Good Deal- If You Live Long Enough

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you tell me about a new financial product called longevity insurance? With longevity running in my genes- dad lived to age 94 and mom's 92 and still going strong- I worry about outliving my money. More...

Features

Young, Garment Association Donate Fabrics For Charity

Assemblymember Ellen Young last Thursday was joined by the Continental Garment Manufacturers Association of Greater New York and the Bland Houses Senior Center to announce a fabric drive benefiting the Bland Houses children's charity. More...

Immigrants Make Their Mark On New York City

Voters in a new poll say illegal immigration is not as important an issue for presidential candidates as is Iraq, the economy or health care. More...

News Of The Neighborhoods

New York State Department of Agriculture Commissioner Patrick Hooker last week advised consumers not to purchase or consume "Queseria Mexico Queso Fresco Fresh White Cheese," produced by Peregrina Cheese Corporation of Brooklyn. More...

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