January 16, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Times and dates are subject to change. Please call event sponsors to confirm. Jan. 19, Ashura; Jan. 20, World Religion Day; Jan. 21, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; Jan. 22 Tu B'Shevat; Jan. 26 India Republic Day. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Cafe Salamanca A TASTE OF SPAIN

79-05 Northern Blvd. • Jackson Heights • 718-458-2446

Warm up your winter with the flavors and aromas of sunny Spain at Café Salamanca. For the past 22 years, Café Salamanca has delighted diners with authentic Spanish cuisine in a setting that resembles a typical courtyard in Spain. More...

Seniors

Enlarged Prostate: Inevitable But Treatable

Dear Savvy Senior, I have been seeing advertisements on television about older men who have erratic bathroom problems because of prostate enlargement. What can you tell me about this and can it lead to prostate cancer? More...

Features

Congestion Pricing Opposed At Town Hall

Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposed plan to charge cars $8 and trucks $21 to drive into Manhattan below 86th Street on weekdays from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. is raising concern in Queens. More...

114th Pct. Names Top Cop And Supervisor Of The Year

On Wednesday, January 9, 114th Police Precinct Commanding Officer Inspector Brian McCarthy announced precinct's Cop of the Year and Supervisor of the Year awards for 2007. More...

1996 Vallone Scholar Promoted By U.S. Army

John H. Mark, a 1996 recipient of a Judge Charles V a l l o n e Scholarship, and an alumnus of Corpus Christi Parochial School, Loyola H.S., Manhattan College and St. More...

Political Page

Dems' Race For Prez In NY Could Have Impact On '09 Mayoral Contest

The current wild scramble for the Democratic presidential nomination this year could have a major influence on the New York City mayoral race in 2009. At the beginning of the campaign for the nomination a year ago, U.S. More...

Paul Vallone Holds Fundraiser For Council Race

A fundraiser for attorney Paul Vallone, son of former City Council Speaker Peter Vallone Sr. More...

Congestion Pricing Opponents Blast Bridge Tolls Idea

Opponents of congestion pricing last week blasted a special commission's proposal to place tolls on East River crossings as an unworkable idea. More...

Editorials

Queens Deserves Marshall's, Bloomberg's Praise

There is no shortage of reasons to be proud of Queens. Borough President Helen Marshall enumerated many of them in her State of the Borough address yesterday, and we concur. More...

Governor Offers Buffet Menu

To The Editor: In his second State of the State address to the New York state legislature [on January 9], Governor [Eliot] Spitzer presented a highly ambitious agenda for meeting some of the most important needs of New Yorkers. More...

Wants Space For Pre-K

To The Editor: As one of the original proponents of universal pre-k, I read with great interest the recent editorial titled, "Free Up Universal Pre-k $" [ Gazette, Jan. 9, 2008]. More...

Sports

2008 Mets Seven Packs Now On Sale

2008 Mets Seven Packs for New York Mets baseball games are on sale starting January 11. Each Seven Pack features a ticket to the Mets' final opening day at Shea, a Subway Series game or the final regular season game at Shea. More...

St. John's Drops Big East Battle To DePaul, 60-54

On Saturday afternoon, January 12, the St. John's University Red Storm men's basketball team (7-8, 1-3 Big East), faced the Blue Demons of DePaul (7-8, 3-1 Big East) before 4,451 spectators, the second biggest crowd this season at St. More...

St. Joe's 4th Grade Girls Defeat St. Joan Of Arc

The St Joe's fourth grade CYO Girls Basketball team, Pee Wee Division, posed after coming off a 16-4 win over St. Joan of Arc. Top row (l. to r. More...

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