December 3, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Holiday Food, Clothing, Toy Drives To Dec. 18, Salvation Army, annual Angel Tree toy drive, donations wanted, 45-18 Broadway, LIC; 718.721.9046. To Dec. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Greek Captain Has The Best Fish

I t's simple. If you want the freshest fish and seafood in town, you must go to the Greek Captain. For nearly 15 years, Greek Captain has been serving the finest and freshest fish, shrimp, clams, oysters, crab and more, More...

Seniors

Senior Spotlight

Weiner Says S.S. COLA Is Not Enough Help For NYers

Noting that Cost of Living Increases, or COLAs that are added to Social Security benefits for New York City seniors have no effect because of the high cost of living here, Congressmember Anthony Weiner has introduced a bill that would require that More...

Toys For Tots And Tips For Grandparents

Dear Savvy Senior, With Christmas right around the corner, I'm looking for some new toys for my grandkids but could use some help. First, where can I go to get some good toy/gift ideas? More...

Features

Weiner Honors Mumbai Victims

Congressmember Anthony Weiner (DQueens/ Brooklyn), who represents a district with more South Asians than nearly any other, honored the victims of the Mumbai, India terrorist attacks at a prayer assembly on Sunday at Flushing's BAPS Shree Swaminaray More...

Local Leaders Pray For Victims Of Mumbai Terror Attacks

Queens community leaders, including Congressmember Joseph Crowley, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and Councilmember Helen Sears, met Monday night with the Jackson Heights Merchants Association to express their condolences and join in praying More...

114th Precinct Detective, Officer Honored

At the time, it was front page news: Detective Martin Carrano, a 21-year NYPD veteran, saved a woman's life. "No doubt, she would have been dead otherwise," said Deputy Inspector Paul Vorbeck, commanding officer of the 114th Precinct. More...

Political Page

Paterson Faces Many & Varied Pressures In Choosing Clinton's Successor In Senate

President-elect Barack Obama's choice of U.S. More...

Holder, Product Of East Elmhurst, Nominated By Obama For AG

Eric Holder, who grew up in East Elmhurst, was nominated by President-elect Barack Obama to serve as Attorney General in his cabinet. However, Holder may have a rough time getting approved by the Senate judiciary committee. More...

Editorials

Maloney Is Best Choice For Senate

On Monday, President-elect Barack Obama nominated United States Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton to the cabinet level post of Secretary of State. We congratulate Clinton on the nomination and Obama for making a wise choice. More...

Giving Is A Privilege

To The Editor: For the second consecutive year, we were honored to deliver meals to homebound seniors. We were grateful to be a part of such a wonderful day. We felt like we could have done so much more! (And next year, we will! More...

Say 'No' To Foreign Oil

To The Editor: The reduction in the price of a barrel of oil reflected at the gas pump is welcome and represents a tax cut to Americans. The recent shock of $4 gas remains fresh in our minds. More...

Sports

Jets Lose To Broncos, 34-17

The Jets lost to the Denver Broncos, 34-17 in a disaster at the Meadowlands on Sunday, November 30. More...

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