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Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

9/11 Sep. 11, 1 p.m., St. Michael's Cemetery, September 11 Memorial Service & Dedication of First Responders Monument, 72-02 Astoria Blvd., East Elmhurst; 718.278.3240. Sep. 11, 7:30 p.m. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Restaurant of the Week

BRASILLIANVILLE CAFÉ & GRILL 43-12 34th Avenue, Astoria 718.472.0090

S ample some of Brazil's best dishes and famous barbecued meats at Brasillianaille Café & Grill, located on 34th Avenue in Astoria. More...

Seniors

The Savvy Senior

Seniors Need Vaccinations, Too!

Dear Savvy Senior, I recently read that there are a variety of vaccinations that can help protect seniors. Can you tell me what they are and what Medicare pays for? More...

Health Care

Child Health Plus Coverage Expanded

Governor David A. Paterson has reminded New York families that effective Monday, Sept. More...

Poor Teen Sleep Habits May Raise Blood Pressure

Teenagers who don't sleep well or long enough may have a higher risk of elevated blood pressure that could lead to cardiovascular disease later in life, researchers report in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association. More...

Features

UCCA Gets New Board Member, Counsel

Last Thursday, members of the board of the United Community Civic Association met at Central, 20-30 Steinway St., Astoria and nominated Maureen Allen, Democratic state committee member and president of the Jackson Heights Kiwanis, to the board. More...

St. Michael's Dedicates First Responders Monument

This Saturday, September 6, friends, families, loved ones and neighbors and fellow citizens of the New York City and Port Authority police and firefighters, will gather at St, Michael's Cemetery, East Elmhurst, as they have since 2002, to pay hom More...

Anti-Crime Program Helps Prevent Crime For 20+ Years

S ome 20 years ago, New York City was well known to be a city ridden with crime. Graffiti covered subway trains, the crack epidemic was quickly spreading and gang members stalked the streets. More...

Dinkins Honored At US Open

Surrounded by Governor David Paterson, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, former Mayor Edward I. More...

Political Page

Primary Elections Next Tuesday; Mayor Urged To End Term Speculation

The primary contests to be on the ballot next Tuesday in Queens has been reduced to three challenges to Democratic incumbents, and there's a possibility the list will be reduced further because as we write there are still candidate challenges going More...

Primary Endorsements

The Queens Gazette makes the following endorsements in the primary elections that will be held next Tuesday. More...

Schumer, Maloney: Economy Is In Worse Shape Now Than In 2000

New economic data released last week by the Census Bureau shows families throughout the United States are now in worse economic shape than during the 2000 recession, with more than 30 million Americans living in poverty and more families going with More...

Editorials

Editorial

2008-09 School Year Gets Off To Good Start

Yesterday was the first day of the 2008- 09 academic year for students attending public schools in New York City. Today, September 3, students at parochial schools in the Archdiocese of New York headed back to their classrooms. More...

Remember 9/11

To The Editor: There are wounds that never heal. Certain losses cut to the bone, slashing, away hope of closure. Some lives never shed the burden of pain and suffering. It is a cancer that consumes. More...

Say No To FedEx

To The Editor: The installation of a major 225,000- square-foot Federal Express trucking facility on land located in Western Astoria flies in the face of all logic. More...

Sports

Oct. 3 Tee Off And Help A Kid

On Friday, October 3, the third annual Achilles Mavromatis Memorial Golf Classic will tee off at the Douglaston Golf Course, 63-30 Marathon Pkwy. in Bayside. More...

McDonald's, WFAN Kick Off Monday Quarterback Game

On Tuesday September 2 WFAN radio and McDonald's Tri- State Restaurants kicked off the "McDonald's Monday Morning Quarterback" campaign. More...

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