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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. Others Jul. 24, Aug. 14, Sep. 4, Sep. 25, Oct. 16, Nov. 6, Dec. 4, Dec. More...

Restaurant of the Week

McCann's Pub and Grill

36-15 Ditmars Blvd. Astoria • 718.278.2621

C elebrating nearly ten years on Ditmars Blvd. in Astoria, McCann's Pub and Grill welcomes every guest with warm hospitality. More...

Health Care

Keeping Health On Hand Outside

W hile many people used to believe that the cold winter weather put us at greater risk for illness, the truth is that it's not the cold, but the spread of germs through the environment -such as the hundreds of surfaces we touch everyday-that caus More...

Healthy Eating, Healthy Kids

H elp your kids develop healthy eating habits for life - use these tips from the American Heart Association. • Involve your kids in cooking and planning meals. Talk about what makes some ingredients better than others. More...

Summer First-Aid, Naturally

Nothing can spoil summer fun like bug bites, sunburns and scrapes. While you can't avoid every summer mishap, you can minimize your risk and be prepared with natural treatments. More...

Features

6-Day Library Service To Continue

After negotiations between the City Council and Mayor Michael Bloomberg, six-day library service has been saved by a restoration of $16 million to libraries in the city's final $59 billion budget. More...

Board 2 Votes On Hunters Point South

The fourth Hunters Point South (HPS) residential project meeting, held in late June at the new facilities of Sunnyside Communities Services, was designed to be conclusive. More...

114th Civ-OP, Precinct Hold Graffiti Cleanup

Members of the 114th Civilian Observation Patrol (Civ-OP), Inc, police officers from the 114th Precinct and the 114th Precinct Explorers teamed up to clean graffiti on 45th Street and Astoria Boulevard recently. More...

Political Page

Is Mayor Headed For Bitter Defeat (Again) On Willets Pt. Plan?

Mayor Michael Bloomberg last week rhapsodized in an op-ed piece about his "All Star City", with "the eyes of every baseball fan turned toward New York City in anticipation of the 2008 All Star game" at Yankee Stadium. More...

Seniors

Volunteer Vacations

Dear Savvy Senior, What can you tell me about volunteer vacations? It sounds like a fun and interesting way to travel but at age 59 I have some concerns. More...

Free Home Sharing For Older Guests Throughout Queens

Seventeen "younger" New Yorkers have responded to the New York Foundation for Senior Citizens' Home Sharing Program. More...

Article

MTA New York City Transit MetroCard buses and vans will make scheduled stops in Queens during the month of July. More...

Book Review

The 1964-1965 New York World's Fair: Creation and Legacy Gives Details

The 1964-1965 New York World's Fair: Creation and Legacy By Bill Cotter, Bill Young ISBN: 0738557455 No. of Pages: 128 Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

T he 1964-1965 New York World's Fair: Creation and Legacy by Bill Cotter and Bill Young, among the latest offerings in Arcadia Publishing's Images of America series, cannot really be said to cover any new ground, at least not for anyone wh More...

Editorials

Hospitals Help Queens Rank Among Top Places To Live

Editorial

At the turn of the last century, the average person could expect to live to about 45 years of age. Back then, infectious diseases regularly raced unchecked by any means save quarantine through the population. More...

Wants Bike Lanes

To The Editor: In response to Al Volpe's letter to the editor [ Gazette, July 2, 2008], I want to chime in on the side of the bike lanes. More...

Let Oil Companies Drill

To The Editor: Drill for American oil now! More...

Star Journal

Louis Armstrong Returns To Queens In July 1958

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...

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