June 25, 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

PALERMO… Italo-Argentino Cuisine

30-10 Steinway Street, Astoria 718.777.6488

For a unique cuisine from two continents, you must visit Palermo Restaurant and Steakhouse on Steinway Street in Astoria. Palermo's menu reflects the marriage of two closely connected countries and cultures; Italy and Argentina. More...

Editorials

Editorial

Oil Crisis Poses Serious Threat

Last Wednesday, President George W. Bush proposed to Congress that a federal ban on offshore oil drilling be ended and a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge be opened for oil exploration. More...

NAU Is A Prison

To The Editor: Our struggle for independence and liberty culminated in our Constitution, which restrained governmental power and created a people freed from tyrannical rule. More...

Protests P.O. Box Hikes

To The Editor: I notice that every time the postal stamp rates go up, there are messages all over the place. However, I do not notice any notices when the yearly fee for Post Office boxes continue to go up. More...

Sports

Queens Teens Are Scholastic Mayor's Cup Champions

The New York Junior Tennis League has completed its annual Mayor's Cup All Scholastic Tennis Tournament for the area's top tennis players. More...

Steinway Street Fest Is Major Draw

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Crowds thronged Steinway Street between 28th and 34th Avenues on Sunday, June 22 to enjoy great weather and food, fun and bargains offered by more than 400 vendors at the Central Astoria Local Development Coalition Steinway Street Festival. More...

Political Page

Bruno's Stunning Departure Won't Affect Local Elections Here

State Senator Joseph Bruno's sudden, surprising decision to retire from his long career as powerful senate majority leader and lawmaker is a sad moment for his many supporters in the Republican Party, but at this point it appears that his retiremen More...

Seniors

RV Travel: Tips To Help You Get Started

Dear Savvy Senior, I've always thought it would be fun to spend some of my retirement years vacationing around the country in an RV. At age 58, my wife and I will soon be retiring and would like to investigate this option. More...

90-Year-Old Poet Holds Public Reading Of New Book

Leon Zuckrow, a 90-year-old Flushing House resident, will give a free public reading from his just-published, first book of poetry, Love & Death & Love, on Sunday, June 29, from 2:30 p.m. More...

Senior Spotlight By John Toscano

Maltese's Bill To Protect Senior Assistance Programs Passes

Expressing concern for seniors from New York City and how they might be affected by a controversial Bloomberg administration plan to improve seniors' services, More...

Features

CALDC Brings Music Back To Astoria Park

Let the flag waving begin! More...

Community Board Members Sworn In, Service Recognized

Queens Borough President Helen Marshall swore in 47 new community board members and honored more than 50 veteran members for their longstanding service in ceremonies at 6:30 p.m. More...

Gianaris Joins In Graffiti Cleanup Day

Assemblymember Michael Gianaris (D-Astoria) joined members of the New York Anti-Crime Second Chance Task Force in the battle to eradicate graffiti in Western Queens. More...

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