January 30, 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

Soho Cafe & Grill…Enjoy, Eat Well, Stay Healthy

22-15 31st Street, Astoria 718.728.8883

Your hosts Alex Poulos and Peter Garidis invite you to enjoy, eat well and stay healthy not only in January, but all year long. If it's fresh, healthy and delicious, Soho Caf More...

Health Care

Queens Native Named MSHQ Chief Operating Officer

Judy Trilivas, RN, was recently promoted to the position of vice president and chief operating officer of the Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens, Caryn Schwab, Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens CEO, announced. "Ms. More...

Mount Sinai Medical Expert Offers Winter Walking Tips

Winter officially started December 21 at 1:08 a.m., Eastern Standard Time and with the first snow and ice having already hit the ground, it would seem a good time to review some basic tips on how to walk on slippery surfaces to help pedestrians avo More...

Meningitis Kills Queens School Counselor

A 27-year-old student counselor at St. Francis Preparatory H.S. last week died of bacterial meningitis sending fear of contamination through the Fresh Meadows school. Leanne Burke, a guidance counselor at St. More...

Features

New C.O. Steps Up At 114th Pct.

A series of abrupt high-level transfers of officers in the NYPD narcotics division under a cloud of suspicion by Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly has resulted in the immediate assignment of 114th Precinct Commander Inspector Brian McCarthy to Broo More...

Volunteers Wanted At New York Cares

New York Cares, the city's leading volunteer organization, has hundreds of ways for Queens residents to get involved in their community, and becoming a volunteer is easy. More...

Con Ed: Stray Voltage Shocks Drop Nearly 80 Percent

Con Edison's comprehensive stray voltage testing and prevention programs are working. More...

Star Journal

Two Teen Girls Vanish From Corona In January 1955

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

Queens GOP Leaders Remain Loyal To Rudy, But Face Calls To Dump Him If He Loses Florida

Make no mistake about it: the Queens Republican Party leadership is still "absolutely 100 percent" behind Rudy Giuliani's bid to win the party's presidential nomination and has set up a thorough get-out-the-vote apparatus to ensure his chances of w More...

Seniors

Senior Spotlight By John Toscano

Efforts Launched To Meet Seniors' Future Needs

Responding to Mayor Michael Bloomberg's call to address the future for seniors and to "completely re-envision what it means to grow old in New York", the city Commissioner on Aging last week launched a project to modernize aging services and addres More...

Senior-Friendly Home Makeovers

Dear Savvy Senior, My husband and I (both in our 60s) are interested in remodeling some areas of our home to make it more senior-friendly, but we're not sure what to do or who to call for help. Any suggestions? More...

Editorials

Don't Confuse Testing With Learning

Students in New York City schools are taking so many tests that they have no time to learn anything. Requirements under the federal No Child Left Behind Law, More...

Giants Will Come Home With Super Bowl Trophy

The Team of Destiny, the never-say-die New York Giants of 2007, will find a way to beat this season's 18-0 Dream Team- the New England Patriots- when they clash this Sunday in the XL11 Super Bowl in Glendale, Arizona. More...

Enjoy Super Bowl Safely

To The Editor: As football fans across the country tune in to cheer on their favored team and watch some great commercials during the big game this Sunday, More...

Sports

St. John's Loses To Pittsburgh, 81-57 At Garden

St. John's (7-9, 1-4 Big East) faced Big East rival Pittsburgh (15-3, 3-2 Big East) at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday, January 23, with the hope of ending a six-game losing streak. More...

86-72 Win Over Brooklyn Puts York's Cardinals In 1st Place

Aaron Wilson scored a game-high 27 points and pulled down nine rebounds to lead the York College Men's basketball team to an 86-72 victory over Brooklyn College on Saturday. More...

York's Wilson Garners Pair Of Weekly Honors

York College men's basketball standout Aaron Wilson took home a pair of weekly honors Monday, January 28, thanks to his performance in an 86-72 win over Brooklyn College on Saturday, January 26. More...

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