April 15, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

LIC Neighbors Hail Cop For Parking Relief

A group of Long Island City neighbors joined forces recently and called on city officials to put the brakes on a parking plague and a pattern of systemic abuse they suffered at the hands of a local livery service. Residents around 35th Street and 37 More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Community Meetings Associations Apr. 16, 7:30 p.m., Dutch Kills Civic; St. Patrick's School Hall, 39-28 28th St., LIC; 718.786.2049. Apr. 28, 8 p.m., Bayside Hills Civic; Colonial Church, 53rd Avenue/Bell Boulevard. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Limoncello Italian Restaurant

What a surprise it was to visit this quaint, little Italian restaurant on a petite corner at 82nd Street and the convergence of Baxter and Ithaca Avenues in Elmhurst. More...

Editorials

Ease The Pain--Simplify The Tax Structure

Editorial

For millions of people, today, April 15, is perhaps the most feared and reviled day in the American calendar. More...

Letters to the Editor

'Shotgun' Approach To The Editor: The President [Barack Obama] is using the last $100 billion from the $700 billion bailout for banks to continue to loan money to them, and he desires an option for another $250 billion. More...

Boomers Face Reality

A Baby Boomer friend recently stated how nostalgic he has become. In his eyes was an obvious longing for a past that is only memories. Looking backwards, the pains confronted are forgotten for the joys that seem so alluring. More...

LIC Staircase Collapses; Tenant Caught In Debris

Officials at the New York city Department of Buildings (DOB) last week released the results of a preliminary investigation that showed neglect and a pattern of failed maintenance were responsible for the collapse of an outdoor staircase at a Long Isl More...

Mall Jumper Injures Teen In Suicide Plunge

Law enforcement sources said a 55-year-old woman who jumped more than 60 feet to her death at the Queens Center Mall on April 8 had a history of psychiatric problems. More...

District CEC Online Voting Deadline Is April 22

In the first public school Internet election in the U.S., the NYC Department of Education, Grassroots Initiative and Election-America teamed up to revitalize parental participation in a Citywide Education Council election. More...

Political Page

GOP Endorsement For Bloomberg's Re-Election Still Not A Done Deal

Although Mayor Michael Bloomberg reportedly has three of the five Republican county organizations in New York City in his corner, ready to give him their blessings and endorsements as their candidate for mayor, it won't be a done deal until all fiv More...

Seniors

Crowley Cheers Increase In Vets' Benefits And Homeless Services

Our fighting men and women, past and present, will benefit from three bills passed by the House of Representatives recently that are presently being considered by the U.S. Senate. More...

Features

Ferraro Endorses Gioia For PA Post

City Councilmember Eric Gioia received a major boost in his campaign for New York City Public Advocate with a recent endorsement from former Congressmember Geraldine Ferraro. More...

Infrastructure Plan For Willets Pt. Moves Forward

In an action described as another significant milestone in the planned development of Willets Point, the New York City Economic Development Corporation has issued two separate Requests for Qualifications (RFQ) for firms to provide construction mana More...

Power Plant Expansion Won't Hike Environmental Impacts

The New York State Board on Electric Generation Siting and the Environment (Siting Board) last Tuesday, April 7, approved amendments to the Astoria Energy LLC Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need to commence construction of ph More...

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