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Mayor, Weiner Agree: State Shorts City On Medicaid Stimulus $

Both Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Congressmember Anthony Weiner feel that Governor David Paterson, in passing along the funds for Medicaid being doled out by President Barack Obama from the stimulus plan, is short changing New York City. More...

School Bus Driver Dumps Girl, 5, On Queens Street

A Queens school bus driver in a rush to tend to personal business stranded a five-year-old girl more than a mile from her home on February 25. More...

Tsiatis’ Clearview Dental Opens In Bayside

When Clearview Dental opened its doors in Bayside for check-ups, cleanings, fillings and dental implants on Monday, March 2, it was business as usual for Dr. Christos A. Tsiatis and his staff. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Community Meetings Associations 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. Mar. 12, Apr. 9, May 14, Jun. 11., 7:30 p.m. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Legendary London Lennies

Gazette Restaurant of the Week • March 11, 2009

L ondon Lennies is part of what makes New York so unique. This legendary seafood restaurant got its start on Woodhaven Blvd. in 1959 after moving its roots from a modest fish 'n' chips shop in London. More...

Editorials

Film Tax Credit Can Bring Big Payoff

As of March 1, more than 13,000 people signed a petition urging Governor David Paterson to restore the funding for the New York State Tax Credit program for television and motion pictures. We hope he will pay attention to it. More...

Thanks For The Memories

To The Editor: My family and I would like to sincerely thank all of the dear and wonderful friends of the Rev. Austin Armitstead for all the prayers and notes and e-mails and flowers and tributes that we have received since Austin died on Feb. More...

Designate A Driver

To The Editor: Celebrating St. Patrick's Day is a time to sport green, enjoy traditional foods and celebrate Ireland's rich heritage. More...

Sports

St. John

The Red Storm (13th seed in the tournament) from Jamaica Estates, faced rival Georgetown Hoyas (12th seed) in the first round of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, March 10. More...

DOT

At the March meeting of Community Board 2, Maura McCarthy, Queens Commissioner of the Department of Transportation, made a presentation about how DOT means to improve conditions for pedestrians on Jackson Avenue at the Pulaski Bridge. More...

Pay Property Taxes, Avoid Legal Troubles

If you are behind in your property taxes and/or water and sewer bills, now is the time to clear them up. More...

‘Somewhere In Queens’

Over the course of a year, Segreti visited every neighborhood in Queens by bus, car, subway and the Long Island Rail Road, creating hundreds of photographs capturing scenes from Corona to the Nassau County line, and Howard Beach to Briarw More...

Police News

Cabby Surrenders In Rape Charge A year ago, Queens livery driver Klever Sailema scammed New Yorkers by spinning a twisted tale about a baby abandoned in his cab, and how he had sought safe haven for the tyke at a Corona firehouse. More...

Political Page

Liu's Surprise Move Shakes Up Comptroller's Race Dynamics

And then there were three—three Queens pols, that is—in the race for city comptroller after City Councilmember John Liu, of Flushing, entered this year's contest for the city's chief fiscal officer. More...

Liu Announces Run For Comptroller

City Councilmember John Liu, flanked by almost 100 supporters, stood on the steps of City Hall on Sunday morning, March 8 to announce that he would run for New York City comptroller, More...

Features

Crowley Applauds House OK Of 'Save Their Homes' Act

The Barack Obama presidential administration's plan to aid homeowners struggling to save their homes and stabilize the housing market will enable responsible homeowners in Queens and The Bronx to secure more affordable mortgages and keep their home More...

Maloney Bill Seeks Transparency In $700 B Bank Bailout

Fed up with stories about questionable spending by financial institutions which received huge bailout funding from the U.S., Congressmember Carolyn Maloney has introduced legislation that will provide a complete picture of how and when these funds More...

Female District Managers Honored At Boro Cab't

"March is designated National Women's History Month to honor the achievements of women in all walks of life," Borough President Helen Marshall said in recognizing the nine female district managers of Queens' 14 community boards. More...

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