March 26, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Katz Steadfast In Congestion Pricing Opposition

After hearing testimonies from government officials, comments from colleagues and public concerns at hearings on Monday, March 24, City Councilmember Melinda Katz (D-Forest Hills/Rego Park) continues to oppose the congestion pricing plan proposed by More...

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Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Apr. 22 Earth Day Community Meetings Associations Apr. 3, 7:30 p.m., United Community Civic; Augustana Lutheran Church, 69-05 Ditmars Blvd., Astoria Heights. Apr. 10, May 8, United Forties Civic; St. More...

Health Care

Mount Sinai Social Workers Are Hospital's Unsung Heroes

Gladys Goldberg, head of social work, holds a teddy bear clad in a Mount Sinai Hospital Queens tee shirt. Teddy bears are presented to patients who have a birthday while in the hospital. More...

Editorials

Cutting Police Budget Puts City In Peril

Editorial

City Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr., chair of the council Public Safety Committee, voiced concerns at a budget hearing last Wednesday about the diminishing ranks of the New York City Police Department, which for some years now, has successfully fo More...

Spring Belongs To Everyone

Last Thursday at 1:48 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time, the exact center of the sun crossed the equator, making day and night each 12 hours long. More...

Dems Must Unite

To The Editor: Blood is in the air and with it is the possibility of the Democrats imploding. The White House, which seems to be in their reach, may fail to materialize as a result of the warfare Obama and Clinton are engaged in. More...

Star Journal

New Deal, Child Labor Law Defeated In March 1937

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...

Breaking News

PA Gotbaum Celebrates Women's History Month; Honors Queens Woman for Work and Advocacy for Children

QUEENS - Public Advocate Betsy Gotbaum, along with Councilmember Helen Sears, celebrated Women's History month tonight at a reception honoring five women for their leadership and work advocating for children. More...

Councilman Gennaro and Briarwood Community Association Celebrate Downzoning That Will Save Area Homes From Apartment Building Development

BRIARWOOD, NY (March 28, 2008) -- Councilman James F. More...

Ognibene Will Run For 30th Council District Seat

Thomas V. Ognibene, former City Councilmember for the 30th Council District, on March 26 announced his candidacy for the same seat, to be vacated on April 18 by Councilmember Dennis Gallagher. More...

Political Page

Congestion Pricing Giving Many Pols Indigestion

Congestion pricing, one of the most contentious issues to hit this town in a long time is stirring up the political establishment, including Mayor Michael Bloomberg and other state and city officials, the state legislature and the City Council as i More...

Seniors

Senior Spotlight By John Toscano

Special Offices Opened This Saturday To Help Seniors, Vets File Returns

The Internal Revenue Service, which is not usually considered the taxpayers' best friend, is showing another side this tax season. More...

Employment Resources For Retirees

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you recommend some good resources for finding interesting employment opportunities after retirement? I want, and need to do some type of work after I retire next year, but I'm not sure what. What can you tell me? More...

Features

SHAREing & CAREing Holds Genetic Cancer Seminar

Members of SHAREing & CAREing and concerned area residents gathered at Riccardo's by the Bridge last Wednesday, March 19, for a community seminar on genetic testing for individuals who may find that breast and ovarian cancers run in their families. More...

Delis Announces Retirement

On May 1, 1972, George Delis started at Community Board 1. He recalled John Lindsay was mayor of New York City. More...

Vallone Vows Vote Against Congestion Pricing

"I represent you, you have spoken here tonight, and I am going to oppose congestion pricing," Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. told Community Board 1. More...

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