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Gazette Calendar Of Events

Thanksgiving Nov. 27, 9 a.m., LIC YMCA Turkey Trot, suggested donation $10, all proceeds support the Strong Kids Campaign; 718.392.7932, x. 242. Community Meetings Associations Nov. 13, 7 p.m., United Forties Civic, parking available; St. More...

Restaurant of the Week

DELHI PALACE

37-33 74th Street Jackson Heights 718.507.0666

t his festive restaurant in Jackson Heights' "Little India" will delight all your senses. The sunny yellow walls are decorated with brightly colored murals depicting the diverse people of India and the exotic aromas will tantalize you. More...

Seniors

Thompson Seeks Alternative To Closing NYCHA Senior Centers

City Comptroller William Thompson Jr. More...

Smart Auto Features For Older Drivers

Dear Savvy Senior, Are there any good resources that offer tips on what older drivers should look for when purchasing a new car? More...

Features

The Lost Hellenic Tseme Province Communities

Erythrea is a peninsula opposite Chios. It is part of the state of Smyrna. It has an excellent highway system that travels north to south and west to Smyrna. More...

Crowley Celebrates Diversity, Immigrant Experience

Congressmember Joseph Crowley was the keynote speaker at a kickoff event for the school year at the Garden School in Jackson Heights last Thursday. More...

Assistance Slated For Willetts Point Workers

While rezoning at Willets Point still hangs in the balance, one aspect of the controversial plan is set to go. More...

Whitestone Man Arrested For Queens Diner Arson

Michael Trantel, 42, of Whitestone was arrested November 6 after an investigation by the New York City Fire Department (FDNY) into a November 2 fire at a Whitestone strip mall at 153-31 Cross Island Pkwy. at 14th Avenue. More...

Political Page

Vallone Makes Plea To Restore Vallone Scholarship Fund

The Vallone Scholarships, created by then City Council Speaker Peter Vallone Sr., awarded to anyone who graduates from a New York City high school with a B average or better and attends a CUNY college, have been greatly reduced in this year's budge More...

'Things Just Great In 108' Community Council Told

Things are just great in the 108th Police Precinct right now, according to its two top officers. More...

Vallone Secures HPD Grant Funding For CALDC

City Councilmember Peter F. Vallone Jr. has secured a $39,715 grant from the City Council for the Central Astoria Local Development Coalition (CALDC), a local group that provides services for landlords and tenants in the community. More...

Health Care

Get Your Flu Shot

New York City Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. announces locations where seniors can receive free flu shots in Queens: 11/13, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Peter J. Della Monica Jr. Senior Center, 23-56 Broadway 11/14, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. More...

Editorials

Editorial

Vets Bought Us The Right And The Privilege Of Voting

Yesterday, Nov. 4, 2008, was Election Day throughout the city, state and country. We hope everyone who could, voted. More...

Be Fiscally Prudent

To The Editor: Our current financial crises impacts all levels of government. The federal government is our biggest debtor with a national debt of almost $11 trillion. Current New York City municipal debt is $55 billion. More...

Let Deeds Match Words

To The Editor: Whoever wins the election takes office at a time of danger to the nation both foreign and domestic. More...

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