May 27, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Little Neck-Douglaston Parade Honors Vets

The Little Neck-Douglaston Memorial Day Parade, said to be the largest Memorial Day parade in the nation, kicked off on Northern Boulevard in Great Neck with an interfaith service at 10 a.m. More...

NYPD Criminalist’s ‘Ex’ Charged In Murder

Sunnyside residents last week breathed a sigh of relief when police arrested an ex-boyfriend in the April 26 murder of an NYPD criminalist. Gary McGurk, a soccer player at John Jay College, is accused of stabbing 24-year-old Michelle Lee in the thro More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Flag Day Jun. 13, 11 a.m., Kiwanis Club of Sunnyside, 40th Annual Flag Day Parade, Greenpoint Avenue from 39th to 48th Street, celebration at Sabba Park; 718.786.4141. Community Meetings Associations Jun. More...

Seniors

Resources For Seniors Diagnosed With Cancer

Dear Savvy Senior, My 62-year-old mother was just diagnosed with cancer and is feeling depressed, confused and doesn't know where to turn. What resources can you recommend that can help me help her? More...

Features

Fundraising Underway For CALDC Fireworks, Concerts

Fundraising is underway for the 27th annual July 4th Fireworks and Summer Concert Series presented by the Central Astoria Local Development Coalition (CALDC). More...

Con Edison Invests $1.5 B In Summer '09 Electric Delivery

Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. More...

Board 1 Votes To Deny Sidewalk Cafe Renewal

With the warm weather, sidewalk cafes beckon again with invitations to stop, sit and enjoy the day or evening. Pleasant open spaces, they generally add to the community. More...

Call To Local Artists

Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens is hosting a community art contest and exhibition event. The theme is More...

Whitestone Honors American Heroes On Memorial Day

The community of Whitestone came out en masse to honor its war heroes on Memorial Day through a memorial service organized by the Whitestone Veterans Memorial Association, followed by a parade. More...

EBHA Holds Candidates’ Night, Considers Block Assn.

At the May meeting of the East Bayside Homeowners More...

Parent Alerts Go Hi-Tech

Governor David Paterson last week signed a bill that requires administrators to notify parents by e-mail, phone call or text message when emergencies arise at city schools. The measure, slated to take effect in January 2010, requires the establishme More...

State Disconnects Queens Internet Hooker Ring

State officials last week pulled the plug on a 24-hour Queens call girl ring that got its clients through sexy ads posted on Craigslist. The Ozone Park-based More...

Restaurant of the Week

Da Franco Ristorante Italiano

"Si mangia bene da Franco" means "You eat well at Da Franco Ristorante Italiano" and nothing could be truer. This cozy family restaurant is decorated in warm, terra cotta colors, with plastered walls, wood plank floors and soft lighting. More...

Editorials

Flu Crisis Demands Uniform School Policy

As of Friday morning, high rates of absences among students and teachers displaying H1N1 (so) flu-like symptoms had led to the closing of 24 schools in Queens. One death, that of Mitchell Wiener, assistant principal at I.S. More...

Letters to the Editor

Keep Libraries Open To The Editor: Queens Library is facing unprecedented budgets cuts that will devastate library service unless funding is restored. The proposed city budget slashes our operating funds by nearly $20 million. More...

The Pot Is Heating Up

The fable of the frog sitting in an ever hotter pot as the heat increases must be true. The American motoring public enjoyed a deep sigh of relief when gas prices tumbled from over $4 to $2. More...

Sports

Mets Defeat Nationals After Memorial Day Ceremonies

The Mets paid tribute to the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice defending this nation in ceremonies prior to their Memorial Day game versus the Washington Nationals at Citi Field on Monday May 25. More...

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