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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...

Norman Gorbaty To Exhibit At QCC Art Gallery

Norman Gorbaty, an American Modern Master who is compared by art scholars and critics to Van Gogh, Matisse, Gauguin and even Leonardo daVinci, will showcase his first comprehensive collection at Queensborough's QCC Art Gallery in an exhibit opening More...

Seniors

High Tech For Low Vision

Dear Savvy Senior, What types of products or technology can you recommend to help people with severe vision impairment? My wife has macular degeneration and I'm looking for some good low vision helpers. More...

Features

Construction Of Kosciuszko Bridge Replacement To Start

The official news about the Kosciuszko Bridge is that after years of deliberation between communities in Queens and Brooklyn and such state agencies as the Departments of Transportation and Environmental Conservation, it has been decided the 70-yea More...

Gazette Arose From Citizens' Concerns

Early last week one of the three people who founded the Gazette died. More...

QHC 'Junior-Senior Partnership' Kicks Off

The Queens Health Coalition "Junior-Senior Partnership", an intergenerational community resource center for mentoring and monitoring by and for both ends of the age spectrum in society, recently held its first workshop. More...

View Building Plans On City Web Site

Queens civic associations and neighbors will soon be able to click on the city Web site to access plans for new developments in their communities before the first shovel breaks ground on the projects. More...

‘Soup Man’ Heats Up Astoria

The soup man who served up his savory brew for characters on the hit NBC comedy, More...

Police News

A mentally ill man distraught over the death of his mother last week fired at cops more than 20 times during a nine-hour standoff at his East Elmhurst basement apartment. More...

Political Page

Gov., Bloomy Need Stimulus Package To Solve Budget Woes

Two of the biggest fans rooting for a huge stimulus package with billions of dollars earmarked for New York, city and state, would have to be Governor David Paterson and Mayor Michael Bloomberg. More...

Onorato Appointed To High Level Leadership Position

State Senator George Onorato, who with 26 years' service in Albany is the senior Democrat in the majority conference, has been appointed to a highlevel policy position by Majority Leader Malcolm Smith. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Club 21 Bar & Lounge

This rustic, neighborhood bar and lounge serves delicious American and Czech beirhaus-style food along with fine brews from the Czech Republic, Germany, Belgium and the U.S. More...

Editorials

Hail To All The Chiefs On Presidents' Day

The election of 2008 was marked by several "firsts": people of different religions and ethnic backgrounds were serious contenders, women came close to achieving the top spot and for the first time since the election of 1984 a woman was on the ticke More...

Letters to the Editor

Hails Elmhurst Hospital A copy of the following letter was received by the Gazette. Chris Constantino Chief Executive Officer 79-01 Broadway Elmhurst, NY 11373 Dear Mr. Constantino: I am writing to sing your praises! More...

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