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Hunt Woodhaven Rapist

Queens detectives are seeking help from the public to identify and locate a knife-wielding suspect who accosted and raped a 29-year-old woman outside Forest Park on September 23. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Community Meetings Associations Oct. 8, Nov. 12, 7:30 p.m., Dutch Kills Civic; Growing Up Green School (formerly St. Patrick's School, 39-28 28th St., LIC; 718.786.2049. Boards Oct. More...

United Community Civic Association Public Meeting—All Welcome

Thursday Oct. 1, 2009 - 7:30 p.m. Augustana Lutheran Church 69-05 Ditmars Blvd., Astoria Heights Informational Town Hall Meeting. Topic: Massive Federal "Health Care Reform" Proposal. Featured Guest Speaker: Hon. More...

Seniors

Gillibrand Has Plan To Crack Down On Financial Fraud Vs. Seniors

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand unveiled a plan last week to attack financial fraud against seniors, increase penalties for those scamming seniors, and increase awareness of criminal tactics against seniors. More...

Features

Former VP Gore Helps Paint A 'Cool' New Roof For LIC YMCA

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and former Vice President Al Gore visited the rooftop of the Long Island City YMCA on Thursday, September 24 to literally paint the town white to commence the start of NYC Cool Roofs, a partnership between the More...

Community Seeks To Preserve Dutch Kills History In Millstones

Community leaders in Dutch Kills are up in arms after learning that two 17thcentury millstones, unique to the history of the Long Island City community, are being stored in a mix of construction materials and rubble at a Queens Plaza renovation pro More...

State Reduces Class Size

District 30 parents association and parent/teacher associations were welcomed at the first Community Education Council meeting of the school year, amidst some bleak economic news for the class size reduction effort. More...

Liu, de Blasio Easy Winners of Runoff Election

John Liu easily defeated David Yassky in Tuesday More...

Boro Blot 9.30

A hot headed Met fan is facing assault charges after he refused to leave a September 21 ballgame on his own More...

Political Page

Interesting Changes Ahead For 2010 Council

Reports out of City Hall say City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, looking ahead to a vastly changed City Council following the November elections, may have a tough time retaining her powerful post. More...

Editorials

Bloomberg Has Earned A Third Term

Three weeks ago, suspects with ties to terrorist groups abroad were arrested here and in Denver, Colorado. The investigation that led to the arrests continues as we speak. More...

Letters to the Editor

DEP, Spare That Tree To The Editor: At the southeast corner of 31st Road, just off Farrington Street in Flushing, and lying in a morass of muck and decay from a sunken sewer, a brave sapling dares to achieve tree-hood. Alas, it is not to be. More...

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