April 29, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Mets Players Read To Students At P.S. 92, Corona

For the last eight years New York Mets players have visited P.S. 92 in Corona to support literacy as part of a program organized by the Everybody Wins Foundation. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Memorial Day May 15, B.P. Helen Marshall, Memorial Day Ceremony, Veterans Memorial Garden of Queens, reception follows; Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Room 213, RSVP 718.286.2888. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Laguardia Seafood Restaurant

L aGuardia Seafood Restaurant is an expansive, new eatery with an extraordinary selection of fresh, high quality fish and seafood, meat, chicken and vegetable dishes prepared Asian style. More...

Editorials

Newtown Pippin Should Be NYC's Official Fruit

City Councilmember James Gennaro announced last week that he intends to introduce a resolution giving the Newtown pippin apple official status representing the city. To us, it's an honor long overdue. More...

Letters to the Editor

Unfreeze Charter School $ To The Editor: [On] Mar. 31, 2009, we were told that the state plans to freeze our budget for the 09-10 school year, cutting between $500,000 to $600,000 from our school's budget alone. More...

NYPD Crime Lab Worker Found Dead In Sunnyside

Queens detectives this week are continuing their investigation to determine who is behind the brutal murder of a young NYPD crime lab worker whose body was found tied to her bed in her Sunnyside apartment on April 27. More...

3-D Artwork Commemorates Citi Field

Former New York Mets relief pitcher John Franco and artist Charles Fazzino unveiled a new piece of 3-D artwork by Fazzino commemorating the inaugural season at Citi Field in the Jackie Robinson Rotunda More...

Political Page

Dem Senate In Spotlight As MTA Woes Worsen

There is a tremendous amount of activity going on in the state senate in Albany these days as it tries frantically to formulate an MTA bailout plan that can attract the minimum 32 votes needed for it to pass in that chamber. More...

Seniors

Social Networking For Boomers And Beyond

Dear Savvy Senior, At age 57, I don't consider myself to be a senior but I do have a question regarding social networking Web sites for older adults. Which ones do you recommend for people in my age bracket? More...

Features

Stretch Of Queens Boulevard Renamed For Manton

On Saturday, April 25, the first hot day of the year, a ceremony dedicating a 20-block stretch of Queens Boulevard as Congressman Thomas J. More...

Other Hospitals Step In For Mary Immaculate, St. John's Hospitals

Since the closing of St. John's Queens and Mary Immaculate Hospitals, the number of patients transported by ambulance to other Queens hospitals is rising. More...

FIAO Of Queens Sets Up Earthquake Relief Fund

On April 6, a massive earthquake brought death and destruction to the region of Abruzzo in L'Aquila, Italy. Entire towns and villages that had existed for centuries were totally destroyed. More...

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