October 8, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Crowley Attends White House Signing of U.S.-India Civilian Nuclear Pact

Congressmember Joseph Crowley (D-Queens/The Bronx) attended the White House signing ceremony of the U.S.-India nuclear pact on October 8. Enactment of this agreement will now allow for the transfer of U.S. More...

Ronald McDonald House Recognizes Legislators

On Friday, October 3 Ronald McDonald House of Long Island honored a host of elected officials, including many from Queens, who have helped the not for profit service organization provide needed service to families of children with serious medical nee More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Calendar compiled by Susan Cleary 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. More...

Restaurant of the Week

TELLY'S TAVERNA

28-13 23rd Avenue Astoria, NY • 718.728.9056

Y ou just feel good when you walk into Telly's Taverna. Besides the tantalizing aromas of good food, the laughter and chatter of friends and family and the warm and cozy atmosphere, owner Nana Loiselle, who is practically a celebrity, More...

London Lennies Offers 'Get Crackin' Crabfest' Menu

In a crabby mood? London Lennies Seafood Restaurant invites everyone to feed their funk with the 12th annual Get Crackin' Crabfest Menu. More...

Seniors

The Savvy Senior

How To Organize And Remember Medications

Dear Savvy Senior, My mom and dad could sure use some help keeping up with all their medications. More...

Editorials

Term Limits Are New York City Law

This newspaper was against term limits from the moment the idea was first proposed. Term limits have always existed, we argued. If you find you do not like an elected official, vote him or her out of office. More...

Columbus Was A Visionary

Christopher Columbus was a man of vision, logic and drive. More...

Con Ed Site For MSHQ

To The Editor: Let "to whom it may concern" include everyone in the room connected in any way to issues concerning health, threats to health, quality of life, health care, air pollution, noise pollution, land use, development and the overall exist More...

Features

Con Edison Cited For Environmental Excellence

Consolidated Edison, Inc. has been cited for environmental excellence in two recent rankings recognizing overall corporate governance efforts for taking responsibility and developing a management approach to address climate change. More...

Willets LDC Urges Council To Pass Development Plan

Depicting the Willets Point junkyards as a "polluted swath of land" and a "degraded section of the city" which could be transformed into "a cornerstone of the city's future", More...

114th Civ-OP To Hold Annual Awards Ceremony

The 114th Civilian Observation Patrol (Civ-OP) will hold its annual awards ceremony on Wednesday, October 15, at Riccardo's, 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria, from 6 to 10 p.m. More...

Airport Slots Get DOT OK

Updated 10-9-08

Despite longstanding opposition from elected official;s and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, federal officials are moving ahead with an experiment to reduce rampant flight delays around the nation by auctioning off takeoff and landing s More...

Borough, State Mourn Kew Gardens Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

Updated 10-9-08

Flags on state government buildings across New York state will fly at half-staff next Tuesday, October 14 by order of Governor David Paterson to honor the memory of Kew Gardens resident New York Army National Guard Specialist Jason E. Von Zerneck. More...

Bloomberg Tops Kings Of Queens At Awards Breakfast

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg headed up a list of outstanding individuals named as 2008 Kings of Queens at the annual Champions (of Queens) breakfast. More...

Political Page

Willets Pt. Landowners Charge Shulman Is Unregistered Lobbyist

A major opponent of Mayor Michael Bloomberg's Willets Point redevelopment plan has charged that former Queens Borough President Claire Shulman is allegedly illegally lobbying for the plan by failing to register as a lobbyist with the City Clerk. More...

Bailout Package In Place, But Challenges Are Ahead Of Us

Lawmakers in Washington from this area lauded the huge economic bailout plan enacted last week, saying it was necessary to stabilize the country's economy and protect Americans' retirement savings and home values and restart the flow of credit. More...

I On Politics

Term Limits Issue Turns Into A Real Dogfight

Well, nobody ever said changing the term limits law was going to be easy. More...

Health Care

Op—Ed

Columbus Day Celebrates Western Civilization

On October 12, 1492, Christopher Columbus discovered the New World, opening a sea route to vast uncharted territories that awaited the spread of Western civilization. More...

Broadway Beat

Dentistry Duo Delivers Quality Care On Astoria's Broadway

It used to be you would go to visit your dentist with some trepidation about the pain you would have to endure. You would sit in the waiting room bored, staring into space, dozing, or reading last year's magazines. More...

UCCA Holds Health Care Town Hall

Western Queens was one of 11 communities named in a recent report as facing the most significant shortage in primary care health services in the city. More...

Sports

Baseball League Celebrates 2008 Season

On October 4, the Gioia-YMCA All-Stars Youth Baseball League completed its seventh season with an awards ceremony at the Long Island City YMCA. More than 300 children, parents and family attended the event, held annually. More...

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