July 30, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

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. 31, York College/CUNY, Town Hall Meeting On Economic Security, Guy R. More...

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Editorials

Editorial

National Night Out Shows That Citizens, Cops Care

As this newspaper goes to press next Tuesday, Queens residents of all ages will join in the festivities that mark the annual salute to the forces of law and order, National Night Out Against Crime. More...

Deplores Attacks

A copy of the following letter was received by the Gazette. Honorable Richard Brown Queens County District Attorney 125-01 Queens Boulevard Kew Gardens, N.Y. More...

Open Parks For People

To The Editor: I am writing to point out that needless delays in construction are keeping Queens parks facilities closed to recreation this summer. More...

Sports

Dragon Boat Festival On Meadow Lake This Coming Weekend

Saturday August 2 and Sunday August 3 will mark the start of the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival on Meadow Lake in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. The weekend will begin with the 18th rowing of the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Races on Saturday at 8 a.m. More...

Political Page

Plastic Bag Law Sets Off Council- State Legis Squabble

In one of the City Council's prouder moments, Speaker Christine Quinn and Councilmembers Peter Vallone Jr., James Gennaro and Michael McMahon headlined a ceremony in which they announced the start of New York City's plastic bag recycling program. More...

Seniors

How To Keep Your Own Medical Records

Dear Savvy Senior, To keep up with all the different doctors I see and medications I take, a friend recently suggested I start keeping my own medical records at home, but I'm not sure where to start. More...

Flushing House Offers Incredible Two Week Stays

How can senior citizens find out what it's like to live at Flushing House, their friendly neighborhood retirement residence? Simple! Stay there for an inexpensive two-week visit, and see what the excitement is all about. More...

Features

Drowning Points Up Need For Lifeguards

The heat wave mercifully ended last week after six consecutive days of more than 90-degree weather. On that day, July 23, the body of a 16-year old girl, lost while swimming in the water at Rockaway Beach near 116th Street, was found. More...

City Drastically Cuts Parking Permits

Chairmen and district managers of community boards could be losing their special parking privileges, while city marshals will retain them. More...

Crystal Windows Fetes Trade Customers

Crystal Window & Door Systems recently hosted its first "old fashioned backyard summer barbecue" for trade customers. More...

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