February 6, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Feb. 7, Chinese Lunar New Year, Vietnam Tet Nguyen Dan; Feb. 11 Taiwan Lantern Festival, NAACP Founded; Feb. 14 Race Relations Day; Feb. 17 American League of United Latin Citizens Founded; Feb. 24 Mexico Flag Day; Mar. More...

Restaurant of the Week

SANTA FE STEAKHOUSE 14 YEARS AND GOING STRONG

107-18 70th Road

F or 14 years, Santa Fe Steakhouse on Restaurant Row (70th Road) in Forest Hills, has been a great place for friends and family to gather for the very finest steaks, ribs, chicken and lots more. More...

Editorials

Editorial

Ronald Reagan's Legacy Lives On

Today, Feb. 6, 2008, would have been Ronald Reagan's 97th birthday. More...

Wants No Fed Ex

A copy of the following letter was received by the Gazette Hon. More...

Questions Dorm Plans

To The Editor: I am writing in response to the recent letter [ Gazette, Jan. 23, 2008] by Lawrence King, Student Government President at St. John's University, regarding the Henley Road dorm. Mr. More...

Sports

Time Warner Cable Presents SNY Invitational

SportsNet New York (SNY), the television home of the Mets and Jets, and New York's leader in local sports news coverage, late last month established the SNY Invitational, presented by Time Warner Cable. More...

St. John's Defeats South Florida, 72-48

As the New York Giants were preparing to make history by defeating the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLII, the St. John's Red Storm came from behind to defeat South Florida in a Big East encounter on Saturday night, February 2, in Florida. More...

York Wins Big Over Medgar Evers

Six players scored in double figures, and two recorded double-doubles, as the York College men's basketball team easily defeated Medgar Evers College, 81-54, in a City University of New York (CUNYAC) Athletic Conference match up. More...

Political Page

Queens GOP Leaders Back McCain's Primary Bid

Queens Republicans were squarely behind Arizona Senator John McCain yesterday as he pursued his party's presidential delegates in balloting held throughout New York state as part of Super Tuesday primaries in 22 states. More...

Seniors

Senior Spotlight By John Toscano

'Safe Streets For Seniors' Launched To Reduce Traffic Deaths

Continuing to address improvements for senior citizens, Mayor Michael Bloomberg launched a "Safe Streets for Seniors" project last week, an effort to reduce traffic fatalities among the city's elderly. More...

Seniors Who Don't Take Their Meds

Dear Savvy Senior, Do you have any suggestions on how I can help my mother keep up with her medicine? She takes several medications for various health conditions and I just learned she hasn't been taking them regularly. More...

Features

Will Queensboro Bridge Stay Free Under Pricing Plan?

Across the East River, in Manhattan, the Queensboro Bridge is widely known as the 59th Street Bridge. Next year marks the centennial of its opening on Mar. 30, 1909. Will it still be a free bridge? More...

On the brief side...

Film Featuring Gennaro Wins Award City Councilmember James Gennaro (D- Fresh Meadows) was on hand in Park City, Utah for the Sundance Film Festival where a film, "Fields of Fuel", won the Documentary Audience Award, selected by popular vote of vie More...

Cuomo Bill Goes After Sex Offenders Seeking Kids On Internet

A bill described by New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo as the nation's most comprehensive legislation to dramatically enhance protections for New Yorkers, especially children, from sexual predators on the Internet has been introduced in Albany. More...

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