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Gazette Calendar Of Events

Community Meetings Associations Feb. 12, Mar. 12, Apr. 9, May 14, Jun. 11, 7 p.m., United Forties Civic Association; St. Theresa,Parish Center, Rectory Basement, 50-22 45th St., Woodside; 718.392.0416. Feb. 12, Mar. 12, Apr. 9, May 14, Jun. More...

Restaurant of the Week

ORIGINAL BEN'S BEST

W ith Valentine's Day coming soon, what could be more romantic than to take your special someone to the HEART of the borough for a juicy pastrami or corned beef sandwich, pickles, cole slaw and a cream soda? More...

Seniors

Social Security Can Help Divorcees, Too

Dear Savvy Senior, What can you tell me about Social Security benefits for divorcees? I was married many years ago and would like to know what I may be eligible for. More...

Features

Lawmakers: Keep St. John's, Mary Immaculate Hospitals Open

Three Queens lawmakers have called upon the state Health Department to cancel plans to close two hospitals in this borough, citing the need for the facilities to continue providing healthcare services for area residents. More...

John D. McMahon Named Con Ed Executive Vice President

John D. McMahon has been named executive vice president of Con Edison. He had been serving as president and chief executive officer of Con Edison, Inc.'s subsidiary, Orange and Rockland Utilities, Inc. More...

On the brief side...

DA Brown Sets Gun BuyBack Citing the success of gun buybacks in other jurisdictions as well as crime increases in Queens, District Attorney Richard A. Brown will hold a gun buyback day on February 21 in Far Rockaway at a site to be announced. More...

Political Page

House Dems Laud $819 B Stimulus Bill, But Senate GOP Wants Wholesale Changes

House Democrats provided plenty of vote power to give President Barack Obama a huge victory as they passed the $819 billion stimulus bill last week, but it looks like it will be much tougher sledding getting the same measure passed by the Senate. More...

Local Woman Attends Inauguration

Pandora Spelios Giakoumis (l.) was one of several Queens residents who were able to obtain tickets to attend the inauguration of Barack Obama as president in Washington, D. C. on January 20. More...

Editorials

Sales Tax Hike Will Hurt, Not Help

Last week, Mayor Michael Bloomberg unveiled his proposed solutions to the city's financial crisis. None of the said solutions are pleasant, and most are unavoidable. More...

Letters to the Editor

Still No Justice To The Editor: I have so many thoughts regarding the closing of Guantanamo Bay in Cuba. Most important, however, are the trials. Americans have been given an incorrect image of this Army base. More...

Discover, Enjoy All New York City Has To Offer

In these difficult economic times, more people are postponing trips and planning "stay-cations"- vacations right in their own backyards. More...

Sports

Garden School Lady Griffins Sweep UNIS For Season

On Thursday, January 29 the Lady Griffins took a short ride over the Queensboro Bridge to the East Side of Manhattan to play a GISAL conference game against the United Nations International School (UNIS). More...

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