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Gazette Calendar Of Events

Times and dates are subject to change. Please call event sponsors to confirm. Jan. 13, Lohri; Jan. 16, Religious Freedom Day; Jan. 19, Ashura; Jan. 20, World Religion Day; Jan. 21, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; Jan. More...

Restaurant of the Week

SORRISO SALUMERIA… THE BEST IN MEATS AND MORE

44-16 30th Avenue

Make a trip to Italy without leaving home when you visit Sorriso Salumeria, the Italian Pork Store offering everything imaginable for lovers of good food. More...

Editorials

Free Up Universal Pre-K $

Universal pre-kindergarten is the law in New York state. But although $446 million has been allocated for pre-K services statewide, $88 million is still unused. More...

77th-Ditmars Light Coming

A copy of the following letter was received by the Gazette. The Department recently completed its study regarding the need for additional traffic controls at the intersection of 77th Street and Ditmars Boulevard. More...

Points Out Error

To The Editor: This is a belated comment on Thomas Cogan's article covering the Community Board 1 cabinet meeting (Health, Traffic Signals Highlight Board 1 Cabinet, Western Queens Gazette, Nov. More...

Sports

St John's Drops Aeropostale Championship At MSG

The St. More...

GNYSAA Holds 1st DeMartino Christmas Baseball Clinic

The Greater New York Sandlot Athletic Alliance (GNYSAA) held the first annual Lou DeMartino Memorial Christmas Baseball Clinic at John Jay College. More...

Jets Defeat KC in Overtime 13-10 to End Season

Jets and the Kansas City Chiefs came into the last game of the season near the bottom of their respective divisions in the NFL. More...

Political Page

Mayor's Oklahoma Visit Fizzles

Even before he can make a hard decision to run for president as an independent, Mayor Michael Bloomberg is having trouble with Barack Obama, the leading Democratic hopeful at the moment. More...

Seniors

New Rule Covering Retired Seniors' Health Benefits

Shortly before the New Year was ushered in, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in Washington, adopted a new policy under which employers would be authorized to reduce or drop completely health benefits for retirees when they reach More...

Continuing-Care Retirement Communities

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you give me some information on the type of senior housing that offers all levels of care, from independent living to nursing home care? More...

Features

Maloney Urges Senate: 'Pass Tough Human Anti-Trafficking Law'

Following House passage of legislation which authorizes critical funding to combat sex trafficking and help its victims, Congressmember Carolyn Maloney petitioned Senate leaders to make sure the upper houses pass an equally strong measure. More...

Hillary Springs Surprise, Defeats Obama In N.H.

According to incomplete and unofficial returns, as the Gazette went to press, Hillary Rodham Clinton had a narrow lead over Barack Obama in the New Hampshire Democratic presidential primary, The situation shaped up yesterday as a must-win for th More...

McCain Wins New Hampshire; Rudy An Also Ran

Repeating his victory of eight years ago, Arizona Senator John McCain appeared to have scored a victory over Mitt Romney in yesterday's Republican presidential primary, according to unofficial and incomplete returns. More...

Star Journal

Queens Family Finds Iowa Branches In January 1925

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...

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