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Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

9/11 Sep. 12, 7:30 p.m., United Community Civic Association/Port Authority of NY & NJ, annual "9/11 Memorial Candlelight Ceremony"; McManus Memorial park, 81st Street/Grand Central Service Road, Astoria Heights. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Brick Café

30-95 33rd Street, Astoria 718.267.2735

I t's always a pleasure to have a meal at Brick Café, a rustic bistro with fine European cuisine. More...

Seniors

The Savvy Senior

Transportation Options For Seniors Who No Longer Drive

Dear Savvy Senior: Where can I find out about alternative transportation options for my 80-year-old mother? She's nearing the point where she needs to give up driving and will need some help getting around. More...

Editorials

Editorial

US Open Adds Luster To Queens

With the start of the US Open this past Monday, the best and the brightest of the tennis world have gathered at the US Tennis Association (USTA) Billie Jean King Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows- Corona Park for one of the most prestigious events More...

Restore Constitution

To The Editor: The "Life at Conception Act" is highly commendable, and most Americans would favor it. More...

Drive, Boat Responsibly

To The Editor: No matter your plans this Labor Day weekend, remember to celebrate these last days of summer responsibly. More...

Sports

Six Sandlot Baseball Figures Honored By Mets

The New York Mets on Saturday, August 23 honored the 2007 and 2008 Greater New York Sandlot Athletic Alliance (GNYSAA) Raymond F. Church Service to Youth Baseball Awards Dinner Honrees with an on-field ceremony. More...

Mets Defeat Houston 9-1 To Hold On To First Place

BY DAN MILLER The New York Mets, narrowly hanging on to first place in the National League East Division, with clutch hitting and excellent pitching from Mike Pelfrey defeated the Houston Astros 9-1 on Monday night, August 25 at Shea Stadium. More...

Gioia-YMCA Youth Baseball League

Bantam Division Diamondbacks 6 2 Tigers 6 2 Cyclones 6 3 The Phantoms 5 4 Giants 3 5 Nightmares 3 6 The Baseball Furies 2 6 Blue Thunder 2 7 Novice Division Orioles 8 1 Mustangs 7 2 Champions 4 5 Mets 3 6 Phillies 2 7 More...

Political Page

I On Politics

Baldeo Quits Race vs. Addabbo, GOP Leader Howls

In a move that vastly improves Democratic City Councilmember Joseph Addabbo's (D-Howard Beach) chances of unseating incumbent Republican state Senator Serphin Maltese in November's election in Queens' 15th Senate District, Jamaica attorney Albert J More...

Gennaro Opens Campaign HQ In Flushing

On August 23, City Councilmember James Gennaro, candidate for the 11th Senate District, held a reception for volunteers and donors celebrating the grand opening of new campaign headquarters in Flushing. More...

'09 Mayoral Hopefuls Insist On Public Vote If Bloomy Pushes 'Term' Changes

With their plans to run for mayor next year possibly being upset by a change in the term limits law, Congressmember Anthony Weiner and city Comptroller William Thompson have called for the matter to be settled, if necessary, by the voters. More...

Features

114th Precinct Auxiliary Cops Saluted By Civ-OP

Photo Edwin Cadiz Officers from the 114th Police Precinct Auxiliary Unit patrolled Astoria Park every Monday and Thursday night from June 30 through August 21 for every screening of the 2008 Central Astoria Local Development Coalition (CALDC) Monday More...

Ridgewood Savings Bank Teaches Financial ABCs

Employees of Ridgewood Savings Bank gave personal finance and savings lessons to approximately 3,200 students from 27 public and private junior high schools and one high school throughout Queens, Brooklyn, The Bronx, Manhattan, Westchester, Nassau More...

SJU Dorms To Open For Fall Classes

Leading architecture and interior design firm Stonehill & Taylor (www.stonehilltaylor.com) announces that its new, 66,000-square-foot dormitory at St. John's University will be open for the 2008-09 academic year. More...

Star Journal

Daily Papers Once Flourished In Queens

Anyone born after 1968 is more than likely unaware of the Star Journal. The Star Journal was the last daily newspaper circulated and printed for Queens. The paper was known for "informing the community about local and world news". More...

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