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Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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.); May 20 Independence Day (Cuba); May 26 Memorial Day (U.S. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Terrace Diner

212-97 26th Avenue (Bay Terrace Mall)

The Terrace Diner celebrates its first year anniversary this week after extensive renovations that gave this eatery a fresh, bright, new look. More...

Features

Onorato To Seek Re-Election To 12th Senate District Seat

State Senator George Onorato (D-Astoria/Long Island City) on Monday announced his intention to seek re-election to the Queens senate seat he has held since 1983. More...

Crowley Attends Bill Signing Awarding Medal To Nobelist

President George W. Bush signs H.R. 4286, conferring a Congressional Gold Medal on Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, during a ceremony Tuesday, May 6, in the Oval Office. More...

Brown Salutes 114th Pct., Community At Breakfast

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown reaffirmed the importance of a strong bond between the police and community. More...

Star Journal

U.S. Enters Space Age With Shepard Orbit In May 1961

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...

Political Page

Maltese Launches Series Of Cable TV Campaign Ads

Getting an early start on his bid for re-election, state Senator Serphin Maltese has started running a campaign commercial on cable television stations throughout his state senate district. More...

Seniors

Senior Spotlight By John Toscano

City's Proposed Changes To Seniors' Programs Runs Into Opposition

Despite opposition by some public officials and senior advocates, the city Department for the Aging (DFTA) has issued a controversial Request for Proposals (RFP) dealing with home delivered meals. More...

Editorials

Editorial

Honor Mothers On Their Special Day

This coming Sunday, May 11, is the day when Americans pay homage to the one woman who made them what they are today- their mothers. More...

Need New Strategy

To The Editor: Threats to the security of the world arise from Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Afghanistan and Pakistan. 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...

Sports

Astoria Park Is Rest Stop On Five Borough Bike Tour

Astoria Park was transformed into a sea of cyclists on Sunday, May 5 as it served as a rest station during the Five Borough Bike Tour. More...

Mets Launch Community Volunteerism Initiative

The New York Mets on Sunday, May 4 announced the launch of TeamMets, a community volunteerism initiative that uses the appeal of the Mets and their players to encourage fans to join the team in helping others. More...

LIC YMCA Men's Spring Basketball League

A Division B Division North South LIC YMCA Co-ed Softball League More...

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