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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. Nov. More...

Restaurant of the Week

OCEAN SEAFOOD

35-03 Broadway, Astoria 718.777.3707

This brand new restaurant opened just three weeks ago and boasts a beautiful interior and an inspired, Mediterranean menu that emphasizes the freshest fish and seafood in town. More...

Seniors

Tips For Aging Computer Users

Dear Savvy Senior What computer resources are available that can help seniors with diminished eyesight and dexterity problems? More...

Editorials

We Have Reasons To Give Thanks

We seem to keep coming back to the subject of Election Day, as we have done several times in this space in the course of the past few weeks. More...

Boycott MTA On June 9

To The Editor: I'd like to applaud Louis Kenny of Queens, who is reported to be organizing a grass-roots boycott of all MTA trains and buses on June 9, just when the fares are expected to go up. More...

Why Paperwork?

To the Editor: As a N.Y. City public school teacher who is starting my 10th year, it is very disheartening to have additional paperwork given to us to complete. More...

Sports

Briarcliffe College Wins 2008 Soccer Championships

Nine Queens residents were instrumental in helping Briarcliffe College capture first place at the 2008 United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) Men's Soccer National Championships held at Rochester College in Pontiac, Michigan late las More...

Political Page

Vallone Was Torn On Term Limits

City Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. conceded he did not make up his mind until the day before. "It was a very tough vote for me," he said. More...

Democrat-Led State Senate Would Help Chances Of Revived Commuter Tax

According to Washington insiders, President-elect Barack Obama will name Senator Hillary Clinton as the Secretary of State, an administration top diplomatic officer, on Friday, the day after Thanksgiving Day. More...

Health Care

Gianaris, Mount Sinai Queens Sponsor Free Flu Shots

Assemblymember Michael Gianaris (D-Astoria), together with Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens, co-sponsored free flu shots for Western Queens residents at the Variety Boys and Girls Club in Astoria on Wednesday, November 19. More...

Chiropractor Finds Effective Pain Relief, Disc Treatment

"Herniated discs are not uncommon," Howard Goodman, D.C. said. "In fact, due to a largely sedentary lifestyle, a large percentage of the population will have them, but most will be asymptomatic. More...

Features

Triborough Bridge Renamed For Robert F. Kennedy

Three generations of the Kennedy family led by Robert F. Kennedy's widow, Ethel Kennedy, and son, Robert F. More...

Quinn- Sears Bill Protects Women's Right To Access Reproductive Health Care

Expressing concern for women who may face harassment and other hostile acts when visiting reproductive healthcare clinics, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and Councilmember Helen Sears have filed legislation to protect access to those faciliti More...

SHAREing & CAREing Holds Benefit, Auction

SHAREing & CAREing, the only community nonprofit organization to provide grassroots support services to breast and ovarian cancer patients and their families through counseling, educational forums and advocacy services in Queens and throughout New More...

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