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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. Halloween Oct. 11, 7 p.m. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Bistro Boîte é Café

40-17 30th Avenue, Astoria 718.204.0879

t his comfortable little French bistro opened about a month ago, bringing a taste of French bistro dining to the neighborhood. More...

Seniors

Senior Spotlight

More Home Heating Funds Voted By Washington Officials

With cold winter nights not far off and heating costs expected to spiral upwards, seniors will welcome the warm and friendly news coming this way from Washington where lawmakers, overwhelmed by the trillion-dollar financial industry bailout, still More...

The Savvy Senior

Presidential Candidates' Stands On Social Security, Medicare

Dear Savvy Senior, Where do the presidential candidates stand on Social Security and Medicare? I'll be eligible for these programs in a few years and haven't been able to find anything on their positions. More...

Seniors

Atria Kew Gardens & Lighthouse International, 117-01 84th Ave., Kew Gardens; 718.441.0300; Tues., Vision Loss Support Group: Coping with Vision Changes. Bayside Senior Center, 221-15 Horace Harding Expwy. More...

Features

Police Of The 114th Precinct Suggest:

1. When leaving your home, even for a short period of time, make sure all doors are locked and all windows are closed and secured. (Burglaries have occurred when homeowners were away for less than 20 minutes.) 2. More...

Project Introduces Kids To Justice System

Although major crime dropped substantially in New York City public schools last year, there were still more than 1,000 incidents reported during the 2007-08 school year. More...

SHAREing & CAREing Fights Against Breast Cancer

T he passion that the founders of SHAREing & CAREing: President Anna Kril, Vice President Carol Scarano, Vice President Lucille Hartmann and Treasurer Mary Demakos, share as leaders in surviving breast and ovarian cancers has made this organizatio More...

Political Page

CPC Willets OK Sets Stage For City Council Showdown

Slamming the City Planning Commission's passage of the controversial Willets Point development plan as "a rubber stamp" action, City Councilmember Hiram Monserrate predicted the measure was headed for a doomed fate in the City Council when it comes More...

McCain/Palin Rally Invigorates Queens GOP Effort For Ticket

Queens Republican Party Chairman Phil Ragusa and Executive Vice Chair Vince Tabone lauded U.S. Senator John McCain as a winning candidate in this year's presidential election at a McCain- Palin rally last Saturday. More...

Crowley's Attempt To Turn The Bailout Tide Falls Short

In a last-ditch effort to try to turn defeat into victory and get the $700 billion financial industry bailout passed, Congressmember Joseph Crowley rose from his seat as the vote on the package was ending in the House and shouted: "The market is go More...

Book Review

Congressmember Takes On Rumors Of Women's Issues

Rumors of Our Progress Have Been Greatly Exaggerated: Why Women's Lives Aren't Getting Any Easier—And How We Can Make Real Progress For Ourselves and Our Daughters Modern Times (Rodale Press trademark) ISBN-13 978-1-59486-33327-1 254 pages; $24.95

C ongressmember Carolyn B. More...

Editorials

Editorial

City, Middle Class Need Each Other

Last week, some 20 members of the New York City Council called for Mayor Michael Bloomberg to abandon his demand to imose a seven percent hike in city property taxes in January 2009. We agree. More...

Where's Bailout Limit?

To The Editor: The proposed text for the $700 billion bailout does not seem to have a ceiling. "Sec. 6. Maximum Amount of Authorized Purchases. More...

Hails Queens Papers

To The Editor: "Daily Papers Once Flourished in Queens" (Jason Katzman—August 27) was a great trip down memory lane of newspaper history. More...

Sports

Mets Lose Final Game At Shea

The New York Mets played their last regular Shea Stadium season game ever to a soldout crowd which included Mayor Michael Bloomberg. More...

FIAOQ Holds 20th Annual 5K Run/Walk

The Federation of Italian American Organizations of Queens held their 20th annual 5K run/walk and kids' fun run to foster awareness of drug abuse on August 10. More...

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