September 24, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Columbus Day Oct. 11, Federation of Italian American Organizations of Queens, Inc., 29th Annual Queens Columbus Day Parade; Kaufman Studios, 34-12 36th St., Astoria; 718.204.2444. Community Meetings Associations Oct. 9 7:30 p.m. More...

Restaurant of the Week

LOCALE

33-02 34th Avenue, Astoria 718.729.9080 www.localeastoria.com

S ince it opened three years ago, owner Johnny Koljenovic and his professional staff, led by Jessica and Kate, have dazzled patrons with fine food served in a chic, yet comfortable setting. More...

Seniors

Senior Spotlight

Maltese Secures Grant For Seniors' Multi Service Center

Responding to an emergency call for funds when a city grant was terminated, state Senator Serphin Maltese obtained a $65,000 state grant to continue vital services for seniors at the Queens Multi Service Center (QMSC). More...

Editorials

Editorial

MTA Money-Raising Schemes Don't Add Up

Mass transportation has made it possible for millions of workers to come into their respective workplaces every weekday morning and go home at night to the bedroom communities of other boroughs and suburbs. More...

Save Yankee Stadium

To The Editor: Yankee Stadium is the most historic stadium in the history of the world. More...

We're Half Right

To The Editor: The Gazette used 578 words to tell half a story. All the neighborhoods in our city are screaming for downzoning. The Dutch Kills community was and is screaming for UPZONING. More...

Sports

Gioia YMCA All-Stars Are Bantam, Novice Champs

On September 20, the Gioia-YMCA All- Stars Youth Baseball League finished its seventh season at Queensbridge Park. More...

D'Amico Fun/Run/Walk Held

The 2008 Hon. Gloria D'Amico Fun/Run/Walk on Sunday, September 21 in Astoria Park saw Evaristo Roldan take first place honors in the Men's 3 K and his son, Edmondo second place. More...

White Sox Pitcher Visits P.S. 143, Corona

Daniel Carasco, relief pitcher with the Chicago White Sox, visited P.S. 143, the Louis Armstrong School, in Corona, on Tuesday, September 16 to help celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. More...

Mets Defeat Cubs, Santana Wins 15th Game Of Season

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Political Page

Congress Passes Comprehensive Energy Bill

The comprehensive energy bill passed by Congress last week, according to Congressmember Joseph Crowley, will lower costs to consumers and American taxpayers, invest in renewable energy resources to create American jobs, expand domestic energy suppl More...

Clinton, Paterson Say Bush Gives NYS Too Little Home Heating Aid

Two of New York State's highest officials have called on President George W. More...

I On Politics

Giuliani Coming To Queens To Boost Maltese Campaign

With 35 days remaining until Election Day, the campaign by state Senator Serphin Maltese to win re-election and help the senate GOP to retain control of the upper house in Albany will get a major boost when former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani comes to Ma More...

Features

Astoria Residents Rally Against Fed Ex Truck Depot

People came with signs held high, chanting, "No Way, No Depot" to protest the construction of a new Federal Express depot on the Astoria waterfront on Saturday, September 20. More...

Boro Cabinet Ponders Police Taser Use

New York City Police Department Inspector John K. Donohue believes conducted energy devices (CEDs) or tasers, are safe. More...

Johnson Is New VB&G Executive Director

Karen Johnson will be the new executive director at the Salah M. More...

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