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Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Antigone

Directed By Greg Cicchino, Written by Sophocles Produced by Richard Mazda for The Secret Theatre Antigone, doomed daughter of ill-fated Oedipus and Jocasta, is forced to complete "the ceremony of pain and dishonor and disaster and shame" willed More...

Restaurant of the Week

Bistro Les Minots

Save your money on airplane tickets to France and instead, visit Bistro Les Minots on 30th Avenue in Astoria. More...

Editorials

Spring Brings Promise Of Hope And Renewal

This coming Friday, March 20, is the Vernal Equinox, the date when in this year 2009, in the Northern Hemisphere, where we live, night and day are nearly the same length and the sun crosses the celestial equator and begins moving northward. More...

Letters to the Editor

Mark To Market To The Editor: Our economy's recovery seems to require the resumption of financing from the shattered or non-existent securitization (non-bank) loan market. More...

Citi Field Replaces Shea Stadium On NYC Panorama

On Monday, March 16 with Mr. More...

Police News

Thief Fails In Ransom Try

At about 3 p.m. on March 9, a thief broke into a parked car at 34th Street and 31st Avenue in Astoria and stole a cellphone and three pairs of sunglasses. More...

Political Page

Weiner Surprises By Hedging On Mayoral Race

Congressmember Anthony Weiner's surprise announcement last week that he was calling a halt to any further campaigning for mayor this year and would decide in the near future whether he'll get in the race comes as a disappointment to many who felt h More...

Ackerman Seeks Relief For Madoff Victims

Congressmember Gary Ackerman has introduced legislation to allow victims of Bernard Madoff's $65 billion Ponzi scheme to get IRS refunds for taxes they paid on "phantom profits" or false gains from their Madoff investments. More...

City Council Passes Bedbug Bill

Responding to increasing complaints about bedbug infestation, the City Council recently passed a bill creating a Bedbug Advisory Board, which in nine months is supposed to give recommendations to the council on how to prevent infestations or elimin More...

Seniors

Seniors Advocate Group To Honor Carrozza

Assemblymember Ann Margaret Carrozza will be honored by the Queens Interagency Council on Aging (QICA) with the presentation of the Rose Kryzak Legislative Award at its 38th anniversary celebration on Thursday, March 26, at the Queens Community Hou More...

Features

Small Business Aid Offered

City Councilmember Peter F. Vallone Jr. joined Congressmember Anthony Weiner outside a closed Astoria restaurant to remind small business owners to take advantage of a $730 million federal aid package. More...

Tax Forms, Meals-On-Wheels Draw Ire At Board 1 Cabinet

The March meeting of the Community Board 1 cabinet was held at Phoenix House, on Vernon Boulevard. More...

NYC Public Education Gets So-So Grade

After almost eight years under mayoral control, just 38 percent of New Yorkers rate public education for more than one million students in kindergarten through 12th grade as excellent or good. More...

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