December 17, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

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Gazette Calendar Of Events

Holiday Food, Clothing, Toy Drives Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Petschauer Insurance Agency, annual U.S. Marine Corps "Toys For Tots", donate new, unwrapped toys, 66-10 Forest Ave., Ridgewood; 718.386.5050. To Dec. More...

Restaurant of the Week

London Lennies Has 'Seafood On A Shoestring' Menu

While watching the stock market numbers fall can most likely ruin anyone's appetite, the price drops at London Lennies will have diners salivating. More...

Beer Garden At Bohemian Hall

29-19 24th Avenue Astoria 718.274.4925

t his old world beer garden and dining hall has retained the flavor of its Czech, Slovak and Moravian roots since it opened nearly 100 years ago. More...

Editorials

High-Speed Train Travel Is Idea Whose Time Has Come

On Monday, a plethora of public officials, elected and appointed, gathered at Pennsylvania Station to announce that the federal Department of Transportation has for the first time requested private sector participation in the design, finance, const More...

End Corruption By Change

To The Editor: Throughout Queens County and our great city, Democrats were returned to office or claimed new offices riding a tidal wave of "Change We Can Believe In". More...

Library Is Door To Future

To The Editor and The Community: 2008 was a roller coaster ride for everyone, from swings in the economy to the historic presidential election to the Giants winning the Super Bowl. Some of it was fun. More...

Sports

Jets Defeat Bills 31-27 In Last-Minute Miracle Play

The Jets came into Sunday's game with the Buffalo Bills in a three-way tie with the New England Patriots and the Miami Dolphins for the AFC Eastern Division at 8-5. More...

Garden School Lady Griffins Lose To Dwight, 52-41

On Thursday, December 11, Garden School hosted the Girls' Independent Schools Athletic League (G.I.S.A.L.) two-time defending champions, Dwight School from Manhattan. More...

Want To Learn How To Play Basketball?

Want to learn how to make a jump shot? Is your dribble too drab? The New York City Department of Parks & Recreation is offering free instructional basketball clinics to boys and girls, ages 5 to 10, until January 17, 2009. More...

Political Page

Appeals Court Ruling On Padavan/Gennaro Ballot Recount Tomorrow

Queens Democrats' hopes of winning another state senate seat remained alive last Wednesday when a Queens Supreme Court judge ruled that about 2,000 previously uncounted paper ballots cast on November 4 in the controversial election between Republic More...

Seniors

Blogging: A Great Pastime For Web-Savvy Seniors

Dear Savvy Senior, I recently read an article about seniors who share their talents, experiences and thoughts with others through their own personal Internet blog. More...

Gennaro Blasts Bloomberg Plan To Restructure Senior Centers

More opposition to Mayor Michael Bloomberg's plan to consolidate and possibly close some senior centers was announced last week by City Councilmember James Gennaro. It comes on the heels of criticism voiced by City Comptroller William C. More...

Features

Holy Cross H.S. Students Help Out At Kaner Party

For the past 35 years, Holy Cross H.S., Flushing has worked hand in hand with the Walter Kaner Children's Foundation to put together a special Holiday Party for disadvantaged, handicapped and developmentally challenged children in New York. More...

Survey: Klein, DOE Falling Short

Among the top level cabinet posts yet to be filled as of December 11 by President-elect Barack Obama is Secretary of Education. More...

Bill Would 'Take The Squeal Out Of Hogs,' Vallone Says

Citing "excessively loud" motorcycle-induced noise and the disruptive and hazardous conditions they create, City Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. More...

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