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Mayor Sets June 3 For Special Election To Fill Gallagher's Seat

When Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced on Monday that the special election to fill former City Councilmember Dennis Gallagher's 30th Council District seat in Western Queens would be held on June 3, he set in motion a series of three elections to se More...

Seniors

Healthy Tips For Senior Travelers

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you offer any travel tips for health conscious seniors? More...

Queens Seniors Can Get Fit In The Parks

From April 28 to June 20, City Parks Foundation is sponsoring an eight-week tennis, yoga & fitness walking program for seniors, free, at the following locations: Astoria Park, 21st Street & Hoyt Avenue South - Tennis, M/W, 10 a.m.; yoga, T/TH 9 More...

Features

Brown Discusses Crime At Queens Chamber Luncheon

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown spoke at the annual installation luncheon of the Queens Chamber of Commerce, held at Antun's in Queens Village April 17, and also swore in the group's slate of officers and board members. More...

Sunnyside Chamber Welcomes BID Director

This month's Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce luncheon occurred a day after the state assembly declined even to vote on Mayor Michael Bloomberg's congestion pricing plan, thus stifling it and denying the city federal funds that were contingent on its More...

HUD, VA Provide Permanent Housing For Homeless Vets

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary James B. Peake and U.S. Housing and Urban Development Deputy Secretary Roy A. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Luna de Juarez

25-98 Steinway Street (28th Avenue) Astoria, NY

Luna de Juarez opened last November to the delight of many craving inventive, sophisticated Mexican cuisine. Owners Hugo and Gloria Juarez welcome you to sample traditional Mexican dishes with a fresh twist, as well as fabulous margaritas, More...

Book Review

The 'Queensboro Bridge' Tells Span's Story

The Queensboro Bridge The Greater Astoria Historical Society and the Roosevelt Island Historical Society ISBN: 073855488X 128 pages Published by Arcadia Publishing as part of its Images of America Series $19. More...

Editorials

Editorial

Water Bd. Threatens Rate Increase For 2nd Year

New York City home and building owners are about to get hit with another water rate hike- again. If it seems like only yesterday we were groaning under the weight of a double-digit increase, that is exactly the case. More...

McCain Is His Man

To The Editor: Arizona Senator John McCain's 2008 Straight Talk Express has left the station and may take him to the White House as our next President. Senator McCain is not your typical stereotypical Republican. More...

Hails Robinson, P.S. 112 Kids

To The Editor: During this time of sad news, of recession, war, strife and concern about the world situation, I was delighted to read two wonderful articles presented in the Gazette of April 16. More...

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