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Sports Updates Queens H.S. Students Play In Mayor’s Cup Semi-Finals

Queens H.S. Students Play In Mayor

The 21st annual Mayor's Cup, the country's largest All-Scholastic Tennis Tournament, organized by the New York Junior Tennis League, held Boys and Girls Varsity Semi-Finals on June 6. In Girls Varsity Singles, Shinann Featherston, the number one see More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Flag Day Jun. 14, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Ridgewood Democratic Club, dedicate new flagpole and reading of the dedication plaque, hot dogs, chips, soda, 60-70 Putnam Avenue, one block off Fresh Pond Road at Stier Place. Jun. 14, 10 a.m. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Philoxenia Welcomes You

32-07 34th Avenue Astoria 718.626.2000

This charming eatery features fine Greek cuisine in a very warm and welcoming environment. The name itself combines two Greek words: "philos" meaning "love" and "xenia" meaning "stranger". Together these roots make a word which means "hospitality". More...

Editorials

Taxpayers Foot The Bill

To The Editor: The proposed Willets Point redevelopment project is just another example of how some developers continue to act like pigs at a trough feasting on taxpayers' dollars. More...

Church Can Sink Obama

To The Editor: Obama may win the Democratic nomination but lose the election to a weak and encumbered John McCain. Though the Republicans have Bush as anchor, Obama will be defined by Trinity United Church of Christ, Chicago. More...

Hails EMS Workers

To The Editor: I applaud the EMS workers of our city for being our first responders in times of disaster, terrorist attack, and when a person is in need of medical aid and hospital transport due to injury, illness, and other life threatening situa More...

Sports

Mets Go To Bat For Namesake Foundation

Following their return from a West Coast road trip on Monday, June 9, the New York Mets joined General Manager Omar Minaya, Manager Willie Randolph, Mets Hall of Famer Tom Seaver, More...

St. John's Prep Baseball Team Wins CHSAA Title

In a 14-inning, four-hour CHSAA "B" championship game, a shot by St. More...

College Point Road Runners Club Honors 9/11 Hero

On Saturday, June 7, more than 200 runners participated in a 5K race at MacNeil Park to honor the memory of Firefighter Michael Elferis, who lost his life at the Twin Towers on Sept. 11, 2001. More...

Breaking News

Queens Still Cleaning-Up After Storm

Queens Still Cleaning-Up After Storm More...

Red Cross Offices Rededicated

The American Red Cross offices in Queens, 138-02 Queens Blvd., Briarwood, were rededicated June 11 in a ceremony at the site, with Mets mascot Mr. More...

St. John’s Prep Holds 11th Annual Golf Outing

The St. John More...

Political Page

Bloomberg-Giuliani Race For Governor? Intriguing!!

Will there be a battle for the governor's mansion in Albany between Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his immediate predecessor, Rudy Giuliani, in 2010? More...

Seniors

Senior Spotlight

Seniors: Beat The Heat

Older people are especially at risk from heat-related health problems such as heatstroke and heat exhaustion, and with the heat wave we are currently experiencing, now is not the time to do chores, run errands or weed your garden, the senior advoca More...

Tips For Aging Gardeners

Dear Savvy Senior, Do you have any healthy tips for achy gardeners? My 71-year-old mother loves to work in her yard and garden, but over the past few years has been plagued with aches and pains to her back, More...

Features

Bill Provides Funds For PCB Cleanups, Repairs Of School Sites

Congressmember Joseph Crowley, concerned about the dangers resulting from PCB contamination in schools, has seen legislation passed which provides federal funds for cleanups, "critical modernization" and renovation and repair projects. More...

Editorial

Fathers Deserve A 'Thank You' On Their Day

Across the land on this coming Sunday children, depending on their ages, tastes and budgets, will hand their fathers soapon a-rope, ties, handkerchiefs, fishing lures, golf clubs, tickets to sports events, plastic trophy cups inscribed "World's Gre More...

Assembly OKs Broad Debt Collection Abuse Protections For Consumers

In an effort to protect consumers from the "exploding" debt collection industry, the state Assembly has passed a series of bills aimed at curbing abusive and unfair debt collection practices in New York State, Assemblymember Audrey Pheffer announce More...

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