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Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Flag Day Jun. 14, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Flag Day celebration; Ridgewood Democratic Club, dedicate new flagpole and reading of the dedication plaque. Community Meetings Associations Jun. 12, 8 p.m., FDR Democratic; Chabad of N.E. More...

Restaurant of the Week

AEGEAN COVE...FINE GREEK DINING

20-01 Steinway Street Astoria

This handsome new restaurant provides the visitor with a virtual trip to the Aegean Sea and sundrenched islands, if only for awhile, as you enjoy a wonderful meal. More...

Editorials

Editorial

City Must Restore $450 M In School Funding

School Chancellor Joel Klein testified before the City Council last Tuesday that the city is badly in need of more flexibility from the state to avoid significant cuts at dozens of public schools. More...

Queries Pre-K Placement

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

End Oil Dependence

To The Editor: Americans wishing for relief from high energy costs must confront the realities of the situation. Oil is owned and controlled by our enemies and less than friendly allies. More...

Sports

Mets Whip Dodgers 6-1, Take 3 Out Of 4 At Shea

The New York Mets faced the Los Angeles Dodgers in the final game of a four-game series this past Sunday, June 1. The Mets had taken two out of three coming into Sunday night's finale, with Johan Santana taking the mound looking for his 100th win. More...

METS FOUNDATION TEAMS UP WITH NETJETS

TEAMMATES IN THE COMMUNITY CHARITY FUNDRAISER THIS MONDAY, JUNE 9 IN GREENWICH More...

Political Page

Historic Primary Campaign Ends With First Black Nominee

POLITICAL ANALYSIS:

By the time Gazette readers have this issue in their hands, Barack Obama surely will have declared victory in the two final primaries of the historic 2008 Democratic presidential campaign last night, making the 46-year-old black man the first of More...

Gennaro Pushing Albany Bill To Stop Raids On Water Board's Revenues

City Councilmember James Gennaro has a friend in the state Assembly who has introduced a bill to ban the city administration from taking "an excess rental payment" from city Water Board revenues and putting it into the city treasury to help fund th More...

Features

First New York City Skate Plaza Will Be Built In Astoria

The city Department of Parks and Recreation will soon break ground on a skate park located underneath the Triborough Bridge near the end of Shore Boulevard in Astoria Park, the first of its kind in New York City. More...

114 CC Cops Of Month Make Multiple Arrests

Police Officer Kevin Noto is an officer in uniform on patrol in a marked police car. Detectives Michael E. Gaine and John J. Hachadoorian wear plainclothes in execution of their duties. More...

Bill Would Allow Immigrants Trained As Professionals To Practice In N.Y.

Immigrants who are trained professionals in their home countries would be certified to practice in New York City if they passed all applicable certifications under a bill introduced by state Senator John Sabini. More...

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