January 23, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Times and dates are subject to change. Please call event sponsors to confirm. Feb. 2 Imbolc, Feb. 2-5 Brazil Carnival; Feb. 4 Rosa Parks Birth Anniversary, Feb. 5 United States Mardi Gras; Feb. 5 Mexico Constitution Day; Feb. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Gazette RESTAURANT Of The WEEK

Ponticello Ristorante 46-11 Broadway, Astoria

Ameal at Ponticello Ristorante provides a singular, memorable dining experience for all, with its combination of exceptionally good food, impeccable service, and a friendly, welcoming atmosphere. More...

Editorials

King's Legacy Lives On

Seventy-nine years and eight days ago a baby who would grow up to be the second most admired person of the 20th century, according to a Gallup Poll, was born in Atlanta, Georgia. Apr. More...

No Con Ed Land Sale

A copy of the following letter was received by the Gazette. Hon. Patricia Acampora, Chair New York State Public Service Commission 3 Empire State Plaza Albany, New York 12223 Dear Ms. More...

Say No To Con Ed

A copy of the following letter was received by the Gazette. Patricia Acampora Chairwoman New York State Public Service Commission Department of Public Service 3 Empire State Plaza Albany, NY 12223 Dear Chairwoman Acampora, More...

Sports

Salamanca Leads York To 76-59 Win Over John Jay

Michael Salamanca finished just three rebounds shy of a triple-double to lead the York College men's basketball team to a 76-59 win over John Jay College. More...

York's Wilson Named To MBWA Honor Roll

York College men's basketball player Aaron Wilson has been named to the Metropolitan Basketball Writers Association (MBWA) Honor Roll for the Week of January 21. More...

Political Page

Bush, Dems Haggling On Who Gets What To Fight Recession

President George W. Bush and Democratic leaders in Congress both agree that something must be done for individuals and businesses large and small to help them- and the country's economy, which is now in a recession or is fast approaching one. More...

Seniors

Senior Spotlight By John Toscano

Campaigns On To Improve Benefits For Disabled

Queens lawmakers have launched a broad campaign to help the disabled get improved public transportation and facilitate access to Social Security benefits. More...

Features

Gotbaum: DOE Wasting Millions On Excessive Testing

Despite warnings about excessive testing, Public Advocate Betsy Gotbaum says the city Department of Education continues to spend $335 million on experimental testing systems which should be used to hire more teachers and open new pre-kindergarten c More...

Eye In The Sky' Sets Sights On Queens

The New York City Police Department launched its "Eye In The Sky" program in Queens in January, with the installation of security cameras along shopping strips in Astoria, Elmhurst, Jackson Heights and Flushing. More...

Bloomberg Announces 2 New Initiatives From Laundromat

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, joined by Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Jonathan Mintz and Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (DoITT) Commissioner Paul Cosgrave, chose Li's Laundromat, 96-10 31st Ave. More...

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