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Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Community Meetings Clubs Aug. 21, 8 p.m., JFK Regular Democratic Club of Queens; Tietz Rehabilitation Center, 164th Street, Fresh Meadows; 718.591.8446. Community Education Councils Jul. 16, 7 p.m., District 26; P.S. More...

Restaurant of the Week

J.J.Garden

75-21 31st Avenue Jackson Heights

(718) 898-6686 www.jjchansgarden.com J.J. Garden Seafood Restaurant was recently voted in the Top 30 Chinese restaurants in New York, according to Asian Restaurant News publication. Certainly, this honor is well-deserved. More...

Features

On the brief side...

Windmuller Park Concerts A summer-long series of outdoor concerts in local parks, made possible by a $125,000 state grant received by Assemblymember Margaret Markey (D- Maspeth), will be launched tonight at 7 p.m. More...

114th CC Hails Stabbing Suspect Arrest

News of the arrest of a man in connection with the vicious and senseless stabbing of a 37-year-old mother elicited relief and appreciation from residents at the last meeting of the 114th Precinct Community Council until September. More...

Padavan's Home Foreclosure Prevention & Relief Bill OK'd

As the devastating subprime mortgage lending crisis and home foreclosures show no sign of abating, New York state's threatened homeowners at least can get some help from comprehensive legislation passed during the recent session in Albany. More...

Breaking News 114th Precinct Police Shoot knife-Wielding Man

On Thursday July 10 at approximately 7:37 p.m., two officers from the 114th Police Precinct were called to 20-5 Shore Blvd., where they found a man armed with a large knife inside. More...

$12,000 Reward Offered For Serial Rapist In Eastern Queens

A rapist is stalking Eastern Queens, and police are offering a $12,000 reward for his arrest and conviction as well as seeking the public More...

Political Page

Mayor Chats About NYS GOP Politics With Former Upstate Senator

Reports persist that Mayor Michael Bloomberg is trying to take over the state Republican Party as part of a plan for him to run for governor on the Republican line in 2010. More...

Seniors

Senior Spotlight

Pharmacists Blast Cuts In Reimbursements, Say They Hurt Seniors

Seniors who rely on the Medicaid and EPIC programs will be hit hard by "the harshest cuts ever enacted on the pharmacy sector" in the recent state budget that was passed in Albany, the Pharmacists Society of the State of New York (PSSNY) charged l More...

Editorials

Editorial

Enjoy Summer In Queens, Beat Gas Prices

Most of the 14,000 people who attended the first of the summer's Central Astoria Local Development Coalition Waterfront Concerts in Astoria Park last Monday night did more than enjoy the Big Band sound of the Glenn Miller Orchestra and the spectacu More...

Bike Lanes Benefit All

To The Editor: I am writing in response to a letter written by Mr. [Al] Volpe posted in your paper, "Save Skillman Avenue" ( Gazette, July 2, 2008) specifically, and in regards to bike lanes in Sunnyside and Woodside in general. More...

Shame On Clark

To The Editor: I was appalled to learn of Retired General Wesley Clark's egregious comments on Face the Nation on Sunday [July 6], directed aganist Senator John McCain. More...

Sports

Untouchables Lead Gioia-YMCA Girls Basketball League

In its first year, the 2008 Gioia-YMCA Girls Basketball League program served 40 young women between the ages of 10 and 15. More...

Gioia-YMCA Youth Baseball League

Bantam Division Novice Division Mustangs 1 0 QB Bombers 1 0 Orioles 1 0 Champions 0 1 Mets 0 1 Phillies 0 1 Gioia-YMCA Girls Basketball League C - Untouchables Congratulations to the Untouchables undefeated champions of the Gioia- YMCA Gir More...

Mets Shut Out Giants 7-0 At Home

The New York Mets returned home to Shea Stadium following a successful road trip in which they chopped two games off the Phillies More...

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