March 19, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

The New York state senate today gave final legislative passage to a bill (S.6979), sponsored by Senator Serphin R. Maltese (R-Glendale), that would impose stiffer penalties for physical attacks on senior citizens. More...

Sports

Bryant Beats Newcomers In 1st 2008 Girls' Tennis Match

The William C. Bryant H.S. Lady Owls tennis team took to the courts in Astoria Park on Monday, March 17 to open the 2008 tennis season by vanquishing Newcomers H.S. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Mar. 21 Naw Ruz, India's New Year's Day; Mar. 25 Independence Day (Greece); Mar. 26 Independence Day (Bangladesh); Apr. 22 Earth Day Community Meetings Associations Mar. More...

Restaurant of the Week

The Family Restaurant...Since 1974

110-80 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills, NY

Begun as a modest pizzeria in 1974, The Family Restaurant is considered a landmark in its Forest Hills neighborhood. So many locals consider The Family Restaurant their "home away from home" and eat many of their meals here with family and friends. More...

Book Review

'Queens Noir' Paints Realistic Picture Of Boro

Book Review

Queens Noir Edited by Robert Knightly ISBN-13: 978-1-933354- 40-8 350 pages $15.95 "Film noir" is defined as "a type of film especially of the 1940s or '50s fatalistic, pessimistic or cynical in mood and often dealing melodramatically with u More...

Features

Budget Amendment Addresses 9/11 Health Care Workers Needs

The creation of a reserve fund to address the long-term healthcare needs of individuals who were exposed to the environmental hazards at the World Trade Center during the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks was announced by U.S. More...

Hubby Questioned In Homicide

The city Medical Examiner (ME) last week identified bones found in a suitcase in Forest Park as those of a mother of two who disappeared from her Woodhaven home in June 2007. More...

Weprin Addresses Sunnyside Chamber

David Weprin, chairman of the of the City Council Finance Committee and representative of its 23rd District in Hollis/Jamaica, was the speaker at the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce's luncheon for March held as usual at Dazies Restaurant on Queens Bo More...

Breaking News

Fort Totten Visitors' Center Opens With Ribbon Cutting

On Friday, March 14, New York City Parks and Recreation Commissioner Adrian Benepe was joined by Queens Borough President Helen Marshall, City Councilmember Tony Avella, state Senators Frank Padavan Toby Stavisky, fourth-grade students from P.S. More...

PSC Grants Con Ed 5 Percent Rate Increase

Starting next month, households in New York City, including in Queens, will pay some $4.25 more for power delivered by Consolidated Edison. More...

Vallone Questions Police Officer Cuts At Public Safety Committee Hearings Updated 3/20/08

The New York City Police Department intends to shed 1,000 positions from its payroll next year, and City Councilmember Peter F. Vallone Jr. wants to know why. At a Public Safety Committee preliminary budget hearing that started at 10 a.m. More...

Political Page

Will Congestion Pricing Have A Chance Under New Governor?

Is there a faint possibility that David Paterson newly installed replacement governor could be the key to giving Mayor Michael Bloomberg's congestion pricing plan a chance at being passed? More...

Seniors

New Food Pyramid Devised For Seniors

Dear Savvy Senior, I've read that the government has created a new food pyramid of dietary guidelines for seniors. What can you tell me about this? More...

Editorials

Welcome, David Paterson, 55th Governor Of New York

We welcome David Paterson as the 55th governor of the state of New York. More...

Resident Parking Permit Plan Has No Merit

The more we hear of the congestion pricing plan proposed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg and several colleagues and associates in city government, the more convinced we are that we are on target in opposing it. More...

Don't Dent And Run

To The Editor: I have a gripe this week and it is something I think many of us surely may have experienced at one time or another. More...

Sports

Mets, EPA To Make Citi Field Environmentally Friendly

On Thursday, March 13, the New York Mets and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a wide range of sustainable environmental initiatives at Citi Field, the Mets' new worldclass home opening in 2009. More...

Bryant Beats Newcomers In 1st 2008 Girls' Tennis Match

The William C. Bryant H.S. Lady Owls tennis team took to the courts in Astoria Park on Monday, March 17 to open the 2008 tennis season by vanquishing Newcomers H.S. More...

Golden Gloves Held At Variety Boys & Girls Club, Astoria

Recently the quarter finals of the 2008 Golden Gloves were held at the Variety Boys & Girls Club, Astoria, and the winners were: Bout 1, Gold, Marlon Charlton, Red Hook PAL Club, (132-N) Bout 2, Blue, Stephen Frank, More...

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