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Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Halloween Oct. 31, 3-7 p.m., NYC Parks/ARROW Community Center/AM Margaret Markey, A Halloween Haunting, haunted house, carnival games, arts & crafs, music, contests & more, 35-30 35th St., LIC; 718.349.3408. Oct. 31, 3:30 p.m. More...

Restaurant of the Week

PIZZA CLASSICA

89-89 Union Turnpike Glendale, NY • 718.847.5001 www.pizzaclassicany.com

P izza Classica combines the convenience of a neighborhood pizzeria with a fine family restaurant that is ideal for casual, comfortable dining. More...

Seniors

Senior Spotlight

Applications Open For Douris Tower, New Senior Housing In Astoria

A senior housing project in Astoria named in honor of the late George Douris, a newspaperman and founder of HANAC, is opening soon and applications for admission are being accepted. The George T. More...

The Savvy Senior

Reverse Mortgages Not For The Unwary

Dear Savvy Senior, I am interested in getting a reverse mortgage but have been hearing a lot about the growing problem of scams and abuse happening in the industry. More...

Laven Pharmacy Now Accepts Medicaid

Laven Pharmacy, 41-31 Queens Blvd., Sunnyside now accepts Medicaid. More...

Book Review

'Bayside' Details Neighborhood's History

Bayside Alison McKay, Bayside Historical Society ISBN: 0738556815 128 pages Arcadia Publishing $19.99

No matter what the subject may be, any book in the Arcadia Publishing "Images of America" series takes the reader gently by the elbow and points out a place and time that live on in the excellent photographs, the subject matter of which is undersco More...

Editorials

Editorial

Cast Your Vote, Make Yourself Heard

By the time our next edition hits the streets, a new president will have been elected. This means we have one last opportunity— the issue you now peruse—to urge all of our readers who are able to do so to vote next Tuesday. More...

Be Wary Of Change

To The Editor: As an Independent, I am bothered to see the Democrats blame the Bush Administration for our current economic problems. Two prior Democratic Administrations initiated and promoted unsound and loose economic policies. More...

Vote 'Yes' For Vets

To The Editor: On Tuesday- November 4, 2008- General Election Day- there will be an amendment to Article 5, Section 6 of the constitution of New York state in relation to additional civil service credit for members of the Armed Forces of the Unite More...

Political Page

Commerce Lollipop Color Campaign Heats Up

Commerce Bank was acquired by TD Bank Financial Group, merging the operations of Commerce Bank and TD Banknorth under one name, TD Bank, "America's Most Convenient Bank". More...

Volunteers, Nonprofits Match Up Through Web Site

The Mayor's Volunteer Center, in partnership with the United Way of New York City, has created a free online site, VolunteerNYC.org. More...

Vallone Opposes Mentally Ill Homeless Housing In Astoria

City Councilmember Peter F. Vallone Jr. voiced strong opposition this week to a proposed 50-unit housing development for mentally ill, homeless New Yorkers proposed to be built in an underserved section of his Astoria district. More...

Health Care

It's Time For A Flu Shot

Influenza (flu) is a very contagious respiratory illness with fever, cough, muscle aches and sore throat. You need this year's flu shot for this year's flu. Last year's inoculation will not protect you now. More...

Mount Sinai, Broadway Cardiopulmonary Align

The Mount Sinai Hospital has formed new affiliation with Broadway Cardiopulmonary, one of Queens' leading providers of health care. More...

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...

Features

The Pulpit

All Nations Baptist: •Sunday, 2:30-5:30 p.m., for three months, free English classes which have already begun, registration required, limited space; 718.296.2025. **** All Saints': •Tuesdays, 6 p.m. More...

SHAREing & CAREing To Hold 14th Benefit, Silent Auction

On Wednesday, November 19, SHAREing & CAREing, founded to serve breast cancer survivors on May 7, 1994 by Anna Kril, Carol Scarano, Lucille Hartmann and Mary Demakos, will hold its 14th annual benefit and fundraising silent auction from 7 to 10 p.m More...

Paul Vallone Is Astoria/LIC Kiwanis President

Paul Vallone was installed as president of the Astoria/Long Island City Kiwanis by Wayne Sharif, Kiwanis lieutenant governor, in a ceremony at Ponticello Restaurant, Astoria, on October 22. Vallone succeeds Outgoing President Tony Siano. More...

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