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Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Calendar compiled by Susan Cleary Community Meetings Associations Jan. 8, 2009, Feb. 12, Mar. 12, Apr. 9, May 14, Jun. 11, 7 p.m., United Forties Civic Association; St. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Foxy's Diner

f oxy's Diner calls itself "The Finer Diner" and considering the great selection of American and international foods served, the high quality and the prompt service, I would agree with this moniker. More...

Seniors

Choosing Cholesterol- Lowering Foods

Dear Savvy Senior, Are there certain kinds of foods a person can eat to help lower their cholesterol? More...

Features

Borden Avenue Bridge Closed For 6 Months

The Borden Avenue Bridge in Long Island City closed at noon Dec. 31, 2008 and will remain closed through July 2009 for a reconstruction project, according to an announcement from the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT). More...

HEAP Increases Household Income Limits

Senior Citizen tenants or homeowners and low-income families can apply for the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP). More...

'Continue Operations' Of Queens Transit Task Force

Again raising the point that fewer cops on patrol, in this case the Queens Transit Task Force (QTTF), will lead to more crime, City Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. More...

Political Page

Maloney Ramps Up Campaign For Clinton's Senate Seat

After weeks of Caroline Kennedy being presented by most of the media as virtually the only candidate for Senator Hillary Clinton's soon-to-be vacated seat, thus the favorite to be picked by Governor David Paterson, More...

Liu, Meng Hold Session On Unclaimed Funds

City Councilmember John Liu and Assemblymember Grace Meng held a special help session yesterday in Flushing to aid their Flushing constituents in determining if they are entitled to part of the $9 billion in unclaimed funds being held by New York s More...

Editorials

Queens Troops Show Love Of Country, World

Editorial

Last week, Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed a bill authorizing the renaming of 49 streets, avenues, intersections and thoroughfares throughout New York City. Of the 49 people for whom streets were renamed, six were from Queens. More...

Letters to the Editor

Mideast Is Still The Same To The Editor: The chickens have come to roost. The evil that is the Middle East is a cauldron of hate mixed with religious bigotry and fundamentalist terrorism. Not one party is innocent nor is one totally guilty. More...

Sports

Garden School Outlasts Evangel Christian, 43-30

The Garden School girls' varsity basketball team took a short ride cross town from Jackson Heights to Astoria for a match-up against Evangel Christian on December 30. More...

St John's Downs 7th-Ranked Notre Dame, 71-65

The St. John's University Basketball program got a shot in the arm when the Red Storm defeated seventhrated Notre Dame, 71-65, at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, January 3. More...

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