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Gazette Calendar Of Events

Halloween Oct. 25, 1-3 p.m., Sunnyside/Woodside Lion's Club, Halloween Party, bubble-gum contest, Wrap a Mummy, Pet's Unlimited "Kitty Litter Cake"; All Saints' Garden, (in basement if raining), 43-12 46th St. Oct. 26, 1-3 p.m. More...

Restaurant of the Week

EL BOQUERON

31-01 34th Avenue Astoria • 718.956.0107 www.elboquerontapas.com

E ven if you can't go to Spain, you can enjoy the breadth of the culinary delights of Spain at El Boqueron Tapas Bar and Restaurant. More...

Seniors

The Savvy Senior

Keep Flexible, Active, Injury Free—Stretch!

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you provide some stretching tips for an inflexible old woman? I've gotten so stiff in recent years, I can't even bend over to tie my shoes any more. What can you tell me? More...

Editorials

Gotham Center Is Good News For LIC And Queens

Plans are underway for the city Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to become the sole tenant of Two Gotham Center, a 662,000-squarefoot, 21-story, Class A office tower to be built on the site of a former parking garage near Queens Plaz More...

Keep Term Limits

To The Editor: Term limits bring competitive elections to all voters by providing a level playing field for all candidates. More...

Ferries Can Save River

To The Editor: "The Hudson River Notes Waterway's Importance" review of The Hudson River: A Great American Treasure by Greg Miller October [8] brings to mind the explorer Henry Hudson. Our waterways are an underutilized natural asset. More...

Police Seek Suspect In Two Rapes

Uddated 10/24/08

Women in Astoria and Elmhurst are paying closer attention to their surroundings after a woman was followed into her building at 31st Avenue and 29h Street and choked into unconsciousness and then sexually assaulted. More...

Third-Term Plan Passes Council In 29-To-22 Vote

Updated 10/24/08

Mayor Michael Bloomberg won the chance to run for a third term Thursday when the City Council, in a 29-to-22 vote opted to change the law that would have forced Bloomberg and many councilmembers out of office at the end of 2009. More...

Political Page

Gianaris Seeks Protections From Energy Service Firms' Abuses

Energy service companies, the target of many consumer complaints in the past, will have to clean up their act or face the consequences in the future, including action by the state attorney general's office. More...

Scramble On To Line Up Votes For Term Limits Extension Bill

A vote on the City Council's term limits bill could come any day now, after two days of raucus hearings on the controversial measure. More...

Willets Point Fate In City Council's Hands

A broad coalition of Queens public officials and business leaders urged approval of the controversial Willets Point redevelopment plan at a City Council Committee hearing last Friday, but property owners facing the possible taking of their land and More...

Features

Free Map, Guide To Astoria-Long Island City Waterfront Parks

On Wednesday, October 15, members of Green Shores NYC, together with officials from the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation and the non-profit City Parks Foundation, announced the completion of a new map and guide detailing the string More...

TWC Staffers Join In Operation Backpack Effort

Time Warner Cable and its employees donated $5,000 and 450 backpacks for homeless children returning to school this September through the company's participation in Operation Backpack, an initiative of Volunteers of America to provide essential bac More...

Queens Halloween Events 2008

• Halloween Haunted House and Children's Fall Festival A haunted house, outdoor games, pony rides and a petting zoo are only the tip of the witch's hat. More...

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