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Gazette Calendar Of Events

May 1 Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, May Day; May 5 Cinco de Mayo; May 8 VE Day, Independence Day (Israel); May 9 Victory Day (Russia); May 11 Mother's Day; May 15 Independence Day (Paraguay), May 17 Armed Forces Day (U.S. More...

Restaurant of the Week

HOME SELECT BUFFET... SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE

43-02 Ditmars Blvd. (LaGuardia Center) Astoria 718.626.0880

The vast selection of international dishes at Home Select Buffet promises something for everyone, and it's all fresh and beautifully presented for the taking. More...

Health Care

Mount Sinai Hospital Queens Studies Patient Experience

Often, healthcare professionals find that becoming a patient is an eye-opening experience. More...

Editorials

Airport Auction Is No Solution

Editorial

Last Wednesday, the federal Department of Transportation, in conjunction with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposed cutting two percent of flights at LaGuardia Airport and auctioning off a sizable portion of the daily flight "slots" ai More...

Plant Trees To Live

To The Editor: We have just celebrated Arbor Day and Earth Day. But shouldn't every day be a celebration of our planet's natural beauty and recognizing the importance of taking steps to turn the tide against global warming and pollution? More...

Poor Post Office Service

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

Sports

St. Joseph's Girls' Volleyball Win 4th, 8th Grade Titles

The subnovice fourth grade girls and intermediate eighth grade girls' volleyball teams at St. More...

Mets Defeat Pirates 5-4 In 11 Innings At Shea

On Tuesday night April 29, the New York Mets (13-11) took on the Pittsburgh Pirates (10-15) for the first of three games at Shea Stadium. The Mets sent Johan Santana (3-2, 3.12) to the mound and the Pirates countered with Ian Snell (2-1, 4.45). More...

Wheelchair Basketball Clinic to be Held In Jackson Heights

On Saturday, May 10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Bulova Park, 25th Avenue at 77th Street in Jackson Heights, anyone with a mobility disability is invited to learn how to play wheelchair basketball. More...

Sports Updates

Mets Defeat Pirates 5-4 In 11 Innings At Shea

On Tuesday night April 29, the New York Mets (13-11) took on the Pittsburgh Pirates (10-15) for the first of three games at Shea Stadium. More...

Political Page

Bruno Heads Queens GOP Annual Star-Studded Dinner Bash

The most powerful Republican in New York state, state Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno, will journey down to Queens on May 22 to be honored as Man of the Year by the Queens Republican organization at its annual dinner. More...

Seniors

Tips For Older Drivers

Dear Savvy Senior, Do you have any suggestions on how I can help my 77-year-old mother tune up her driving skills? More...

Flushing House Hosts Elder Law Seminars

Are you a senior citizen stuck on a financial roller coaster due to the Medicare Part D "doughnut hole"? Did you know the 2005 Deficit Reduction Act makes it more difficult for seniors and the disabled to obtain Medicaid benefits? More...

Good Sportmanship In Shea Parking Lot

On Friday night, April 25, Carl Capasso, a veteran Shea Stadium supervisor of security, returned to his car after the Mets More...

Features

Onorato Gets Bus Shelter For Astoria Seniors

Not long ago, a constituent of state Senator George Onorato suggested to the legislator that a bus shelter on the east side of the intersection of 21st Street and 30th Drive would be a great convenience for the residents of the Astoria Senior Resid More...

Major Chrysler Jeep Dodge Wins '07 Pacesetter Award

Chrysler recently awarded Major Chrysler Jeep Dodge with the 2007 Chrysler-Jeep Pacesetters Award. The Pacesetter winners are Chrysler-Jeep dealerships who were selected for selling 1,000 units or more during the 2007 calendar year. More...

SCS Offers Free Workshop On String Quilting

The Sunnyside Community Services (SCS) is offering a free, three-session workshop on string quilting in collaboration with instructors from Elder Craftsmen, Inc. The workshop is scheduled to meet on Friday, May 2, 9, and16, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. More...

Star Journal

Grace Kelly Weds Monaco's Prince Rainier In April 1956

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...

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