February 27, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Mar. 3 The Doll Festival; Mar. 17 St. Patrick's Day; Mar. 21 Naw Ruz, India's New Year's Day Community Meetings Associations Feb. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Armondo's Italian Restaurant

74-27 37th Ave., Jackson Heights 718-429-8552

Armondo's Italian Restaurant epitomizes the neighborhood Italian restaurant, occupying a prominent corner on 37th Avenue in Jackson Heights. More...

Editorials

Welcome New Citizens To Their Adopted Country

Last Friday, February 22 (allowing for adjusting to the switch from the Julian to the Gregorian calendars, which took place in his lifetime), was the birthday of the man known to many as the Father of the United States, George Washington. More...

Parks Dept. Is Confused

To The Editor: Once again, the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation has proven that they often don't have a clue as to what is happening under their watch. "No Parking" signs for Monday, Feb. More...

Is Democracy Working?

To The Editor: Are we endangering America? Democracy is a system that lets 51 percent of the people demonize the other 49 percent, so thank God that we are not a democracy, as we are a Federal Republic whose voting system is democratic. More...

Sports

Darryl Strawberry Returns To Mets

The New York Mets announced on Sunday that former Met All-Star outfielder Darryl Strawberry will return to the club. More...

LIC YMCA Men’s Winter Basketball League

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Bayside Teen Competes In Empire State Winter Games

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A young Bayside resident took third place in the Intermediate Ladies "A" figure skating competition on Sat. February 23rd. at the 28th Empire State Winter Games in Lake Placid, New York last weekend. More...

Breaking News

Missing Glendale Senior Sought

Last Seen: Tuesday, March 4, 2008 at 12:10 a.m. in the Glendale area of Queens, New York 11385 More...

Cab Driver, 2 Others, Charged In Abandoned Baby Case

Cab driver Klever Sailema, his roommate and his girlfriend have all been charged in connection with the case of the baby allegedly abandoned in Sailema More...

Political Page

Peter Koo Announces Candidacy For State Senate Opposing Stavisky

Just as the fight for control of the state senate in Albany crept into the headlines again, Queens Republicans elbowed their way in by announcing a challenge this year to incumbent Democratic Senator Toby Ann Stavisky in the Flushing/Whitestone are More...

Seniors

Lawmakers Blast Budget Cuts, Service Cutbacks For Seniors

Elected city and state officials, joined by senior citizen advocates, have called upon the city Department for the Aging (DFTA) to delay a plan to change the way senior services are delivered and which may involve the closing of some senior centers More...

Gennaro Hosts Bowling Tournament For Seniors

City Councilmember James Gennaro (DFresh Meadows) hosted a Nintendo Wii Bowling Tournament at the Hillcrest Senior Center in Jamaica February 22 to highlight the Healthy Aging Initiative, More...

Features

Whitestone Organizations Get Sovereign Grants

Three Whitestone community organizations last week received Sovereign Bank "Quality of Life" grants to support their work in this Queens neighborhood where the bank has recently opened a new office at 149-37 14th Ave. More...

FedEx Plans Get Cool Reception

Riker's Island, LaGuardia Airport, and the Westway Motel were all on the agenda, and that was just the warm-up at the United Community Civic Association meeting on Thursday, February 21. More...

Maloney's 'Bill Of Rights' For Credit Card Users Abolishes Abuses

Seeking to abolish major credit card abuses that hurt consumers while increasing fair competition and free market values for credit card holders, Congressmember Carolyn Maloney recently introduced the Credit Cardholders' Bill of Rights Act of 2008. More...

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