March 25, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Community Meetings Associations Mar. 26, 7:30 p.m., Kissena Park Civic; The Mary's Nativity Parish Center, Parsons Boulevard/Jasmine Avenue; 718.762.0295. Apr. More...

Restaurant of the Week

ISLAND RESTAURANT AND LOUNGE

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Editorials

Greek War For Independence Began Today

Every so often a juxtaposition of date and event occurs that give us considerable food for thought and more than one reason to appreciate the history that is celebrated on the day in question. More...

Letters to the Editor

Save QM22 Bus To The Editor: During the last three weeks, my wife and I had an exhilarating experience of community, in of all places an MTA bus. More...

Beg Pardon

Alaina Stevens was forced off a school bus on Mar. 4, 2009. The item "Monserrate Criticizes Bus Company" in John Toscano's On The Brief Side column in the Gazette's March 18 edition gave the date as March 6. More...

London Lennies Joins In Tap Project

Every day, 4,200 children die of water-related diseases and nearly 900 million people worldwide lack access to safe drinking water. In light of this fact, in 2007, the Tap Project was born in New York City. More...

Police News

Man Gets 15 Years For Beating Rookie Cop

A Queens jury last week returned a guilty verdict in the case of a Flushing man charged with brutally beating a rookie police officer in Jackson Heights two years ago. More...

Political Page

Monserrate Steps Down As Committee Chair Following Indictment

With all of the usual problems facing the Democratic majority in the state senate these days—trying to concentrate on formulating a budget with a huge deficit and getting a load of negative publicity for short-circuiting a mass transit soluti More...

Monserrate, Indicted For Assault On Girlfriend, Maintains Innocence

State Senator Hiram Monserrate has been indicted by a Queens grand jury on six counts of assault growing out of an alleged beating of his girlfriend last December, District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced on Monday. More...

Features

Ackerman Secures Funds For Community, Ed.

Five organizations in the Queens portion of Congressmember Gary Ackerman's congressional district have received funding secured by the lawmaker under the Omnibus Appropriations Act, signed into law by President Barack Obama recently. More...

AIA Celebrates Queensboro Bridge Centennial

The Queensboro Bridge- yes it's officially "Queensboro", not "Queensborough" or worse, "59th Street"—opened to traffic on Mar. 30, 1909. More...

City's Sanit Head Deflates 'Birds/Garbage' Menace At LaG Airport

Responding to fears voiced by public officials that the proposed Marine Transfer Station (MTS) near LaGuardia Airport would endanger airplanes by attracting flocks of birds, the city Sanitation Commissioner assured them there was no such danger. More...

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