June 18, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Community Meetings Associations Jun. 26, 7:30 p.m., United Community Civic Association; Augustana Lutheran Church, 69-05 Ditmars Blvd., Astoria Heights. Jun. More...

Restaurant of the Week

New York Diner

49-09 Northern Blvd. Long Island City 718.626.8857

Since 1949, this retro diner has occupied its humble home on Northern Blvd. at 47th Street. Now under new management, with some improvements made, New York Diner continues to serve up delicious breakfasts, lunches and dinners, More...

Editorials

Editorial

Make Service Improvements Before Raising Fares

In recent memory the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, the entity that runs buses, subways and the Metro-North commuter rail line, has run advertising campaigns touting improved service, new cars, cleaner stations and MetroCards that did not r More...

Tells It 'Like It Is'

To The Editor: Thanks, Larry Penner of Great Neck (and the Queens Gazette) for getting the message to all that the mega-developers and "big brass" politicians are using every gimmick and all their political muscle to wipe out businesses built by More...

Good-Bye, Tim Russert

To The Editor: Every Sunday morning I get up early and do the laundry, but I always make sure I'm done in time so I'm home to watch Tim Russert on "Meet the Press". More...

Sports

Mets Name Jerry Manuel Interim Manager

The New York Mets on Tuesday, June 17 named Jerry Manuel interim manager, replacing Willie Randolph. Manuel, in his fourth season with the Mets, had been bench coach since 2006. More...

LIC YMCA Men's Spring Basketball League

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

Star Journal

'Uncle Jim', Veteran Queens Politician, Dies In June 1921

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

Monserrate May Not Have Senate Foe If Sabini Gets OTB Job

Nominating petitions for the November elections are still floating around the borough, but Councilmember Hiram Monserrate, the official Queens Democratic Party designee for the Jackson Heights state senate seat, is already piling up endorsements fo More...

Seniors

Senior Spotlight By John Toscano

Pharmacists Ask Legislators To Eliminate Reimbursement Cut In Budget

Senior advocates and pharmacists throughout New York state joined last week in a plea to Governor David Paterson and state legislative leaders to eliminate a provision from next year's state budget that will drastically reduce reimbursements to More...

A Caregiver's Survival Guide

Dear Savvy Senior, Taking care of my 77-year-old mother who still lives in her own house is wearing me to a frazzle. I work full time and have a family of my own and need help. More...

Features

Two Surveys Put Schwartz Among City's Top Doctors

Cardiologist William J. Schwartz, M.D., whose "Heart To Heart" column appeals to a wide swath of Gazette readers, received two honors this past spring. More...

Two Local Funeral Homes Return to Family Ownership

During the 1990s, a number of international death care corporations were formed with the purpose of acquiring funeral homes and cemeteries throughout the U.S., Canada, South America, Europe and Australia. More...

Cuomo Makes Major Gains Against Internet Porn Perverts

New York state Attorney General Andrew Cuomo unleashed two new landmark weapons last week in Albany to continue his effort to thwart perverts' use of the Internet and to fight fraud in the home healthcare industry. More...

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