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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 Sep. 18, 8 p.m., District 30; P.S. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Pollos A La Brasa Mario

40-19 Broadway, Astoria 718.932.2424

Pollos A La Brasa Mario proudly celebrates ten years at its Broadway location in Astoria. Follow your nose to the tantalizing aromas of their famous rotisserie roasted chicken, marinated with a special blend of spices. More...

Seniors

Boning Up On Osteoporosis

Dear Savvy Senior, Can a person in their early 50s have osteoporosis? When I broke my wrist last month the doctor that treated me told me the fracture may be a result of osteoporosis. More...

Features

Neighbors Go Green At The Ravine

Friends of Oakland Lake and Ravine, Inc., President Daniel Egers, (c), General Counsel Vince Tabone (l.), Treasurer Ian Resnick (r.) and Vice President Mary Pinchiaroli (back r.), with neighborhood volunteers at the group's Summer Clean-Up on August More...

Gennaro Warns Of Threats To NYC Water Supply

Citing the potential for widespread gas drilling in other parts of New York state that could endanger New York City's drinking water supply and possibly cost the city millions of dollars to remediate the situation, City Councilmember James Gennaro More...

Marshall Announces Willets Point Hiring Goals, Jobs Agreement

Continuing her efforts to gain public support for the controversial Willets Point redevelopment project, Borough President Helen Marshall last week unveiled hiring goals for the $3 billion project and announced the creation of a $2.5 million fund t More...

GRYC Gets $1 Million

The Greater Ridgewood Youth Council has received $1 million in capital funding from state Senator Serphin R. Maltese (R-C, Glendale). More...

Gary U.S. Bonds Rocks ‘New Orleans’ At Astoria Park on August 21

If you were a rock-n-roller back when the sound first hit the airwaves, when More...

Political Page

Maloney's Credit Card Bill Of Rights Scales Historic Hurdle

For the first time, a Congressional committee has passed consumer protections for credit card holders, and there's a fair chance that the full Congress will follow through and give final passage to Congressmember Carolyn Maloney's landmark Credit C More...

Latimer Gardens Holds Family Day Fundraiser For Ellen Young

State Senator Toby Ann Stavisky and residents of Latimer Gardens hosted a Family Day fundraiser for Assemblymember Ellen Young. (Standing l. to r.): Ethel Chen, District Leader James Wu, state Senator Stavisky and Scott Sieber. (Seated l. More...

Editorials

Editorial

There's More To Queens Than Tennis

For two and a half weeks, from August 19 through September 6, the eyes of the world of sports will be fixed on the Billie Jean King Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, when the US Open tennis tournament will take place. More...

Ask Before Relocating

A copy of the following letter was received by the Gazette. Seth W. Pinsky, President NYC Economic Development Corporation 110 William Street New York, NY 10038 RE: Relocation Of Sambucci Bros. Inc. Salvage Dear Mr. More...

Bring Back Latin Mass

To The Editor: I refer to the recently published "A Passionist Priests' Prayer from the Heart," by Father Peter Grace, C.P., rector of the Passionist Monastery in Jamaica. Fr. More...

Sports

Mets Bullpen Implodes, Bucks Defeat Mets, 7-5

The New York Mets faced the Pittsburgh Pirates at Shea Stadium in a makeup game on Monday afternoon, August 11, with Pedro Martinez (3-3, 5.79 ERA) facing Zach Duke (4- 10, 5.13 ERA). More...

Fans Swarm Hofstra For Favre’s First Jets Practice

A crowd of 11,500 Jets fans was SRO at Jets training camp at Hofstra University to see future Hall of Fame quarterback Bret Favre begin his first practice at Jets camp. Favre wore No. More...

Beltran Holds Baseball Clinic For 50 Harlem Kids

More than 50 youngsters from the Harlem RBI Club traveled to Shea Stadium in Queens to participate in a personal baseball clinic led by Mets centerfielder Carlos Beltran. The participating kids were also the Mets More...

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