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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

Martha's Country Bakery

36-21 Ditmars Blvd Astoria (718) 545-9737 70-30 Austin Street Forest Hills (718) 544-0088 OPENING SOON! 41-06 Bell Blvd., Bayside

t he story of Martha's Country Bakery is as much a story about one immigrant family's hard work and passion for baking, as it is about outrageously delicious cupcakes, pound cakes, fruit tarts and cookies, specialty cakes and more. More...

Seniors

Senior Moments: When To Worry And What To Do

Dear Savvy Senior, My overly dramatic mother is convinced my 72-year-old dad has early stage Alzheimer's disease. More...

Book Review

'From Dachau To D-Day': Remarkable Story Of Remarkable Life

From Dachau To D-Day Werner Kleeman with Elizabeth Uhlig Marble House Editions Rego Park ISBN: 0-9786745-3-7 322 pages; illustrated $14.95

Sunday, November 9 marked the 70th anniversary of Kristallnacht—"the Night of Broken Glass" when hooligans and many ordinary citizens in Nazi Germany with the tacit consent and in many cases the encouragement of police and civic authorities s More...

Features

Air Force General Visits FDNY Headquarters

On Thursday, November 6 (l. to r.) FDNY Chief of Operations Patrick McNally, New York City Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta and Chief of Department Salvatore Cassano listened as four-star General Victor E. Renuart, head of U.S. More...

Board 2 Revisits Incident At Veterans' Shelter

At the November meeting of Community Board 2, the chief topic of the September meeting was again addressed, as Mary Wilson Hall of the Department of Homeless Services gave the department's side of an incident at the Veterans' Residence, 21-10 Borde More...

Automatic Meter Reading Program To Start In January

The days of the water man coming to read your meter are numbered as installation of Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) technology begins in January in Queens. "DEP (Department of Environmental Protection) is moving into the 21st century. More...

Have You Seen This Man?

Police are asking for the public More...

Police Seek Suspect In Two Rapes

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...

Political Page

Markey Celebrates Assembly Win

Assemblymember Margaret Markey was returned to the state legislature in last Tuesday's general election with 68 percent of the 30th Assembly District vote to opponent Anthony Nunziato's 32 percent. More...

Obama Lauded On Victory, But Gets Pleas For City Aid

Democrats throughout the city hailed President-elect Barack Obama for his election victory in New York and the entire nation last Tuesday, but over the weekend were besieging him with calls to bail New York City out of its present fiscal crisis. More...

Vallone Plans Hearings On Mayor's Eliminating Cop Academy Class

Reacting to Mayor Michael Bloomberg's plans to cut the January Police Academy class, City Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. called for immediate public hearings on the "dwindling police force and recent increases in crime in the city. More...

Editorials

With Election Over, New Era In Political Life Dawns

Election Day 2008 marked the end of hard-fought battles on local, state and national levels. The day that for too long seemed unreachable has not only come, but as of a week ago, has gone. More...

Watch Your Step, Obama

To The Editor: I congratulate President-elect Obama on his historic election. Some of his ideas and pronouncements, however, remain a source of concern. More...

Proud Obama Is President

To The Editor: After a long primary season and a presidential campaign marked by mudslinging, nasty and uncalled for remarks and behavior that was despicable, finally the democracy process worked and we elected a new president. More...

Sports

Holy Cross H.S. Team Scores At St. Mary’s Hospital

Whether or not they win or lose on the field, the varsity football players at Holy Cross H.S., Flushing, will always be heroes to the patients at St. Mary More...

Midwest Baseball Academy Comes To New York In 2009

Midwest Baseball Academy, which operates a national network of affordable hitting, pitching and catchers More...

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