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Bloody Nose For Delta Jet In LaGuardia Bird Strike

Runway workers were shocked last week when a Delta jetliner arrived with a bloody nose after it was struck by a bird on approach to LaGuardia Airport. A spokesperson for the Federal Aviation Administration said the Boeing MD-80 was on final approa More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Community Meetings Dates & time subject to change, call to confirm. Associations Oct. 8, Nov. 12, Dec. 9, 7 p.m., United Forties Civic; St. Teresa Parish Center, 50-22 45th St., Woodside; 718.392.0416. Oct. 8, Nov. 12, 7:30 p.m. More...

Restaurant of the Week

SOHO CAFÉ AND GRILL…wholesome, flavorful, affordable

At Soho Cafe and Grill in Astoria, you can have it all and fresh, wholesome food, great taste, friendly atmosphere and affordable prices. Located in an area that bustles with energy, Soho is hopping with regulars. Come once and you will see why. More...

Features

Elechester Park Dedicated To Rosenthal

A playground was dedicated to world-famous lithographer Seymour Rosenthal by the Elechester Board of Directors on Thursday, September 24. Rosenthal a Bronx native died in December 2007 at the age of 86. More...

Ancient Fire Alarm Boxes Still Function

October 4 through 10 is National Fire Prevention Week. So, if you see a fire, what should you do? You dial 911. Calling 911 is the number one way fires are reported, said FDNY Chief of Communications John Coloe. More...

Health Care Generates 'Lot Of Din And Noise' Crowley Says

After a summer filled with similar encounters that often turned ugly, a peaceful and informative town hall meeting on healthcare reform was hosted by the United Community Civic Association last week with Congressmember Joseph Crowley (D- Queens, Th More...

Independence Party Member John V. Kopacska Dies At Age 96

John V. Kopacska died Friday, October 2 at Long Island Jewish Hospital with family and friends at his bedside. He was 96 years old. More...

Astoria Cops Seek Info On Robbers Riding In SUV

Detectives at the 114th Precinct Squad are seeking help from the public to identify and locate a female robbery suspect and her getaway driver. Cops said the pair struck at about 8:15 a.m. More...

Political Page

Vallone Dad & Son Endorse Bloomberg

Two prominent members of the Queens Democratic political community, former City Council Speaker Peter Vallone Sr., and his son, Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr., announced their endorsements of Republican Mayor Michael Bloomberg, citing the incumben More...

Who's Running?

The candidate listings for the November 3 general elections were issued by the Board of Elections last week. More...

Editorials

Columbus Gave Us Our World

This Saturday, October 10, the 30th annual Columbus Day Parade sponsored by the Federation of Italian-American Organizations of Queens will step off from Kaufman Astoria Studios, wend its way along Steinway Street to 30th Avenue, down 33rd Street a More...

Letters to the Editor

Sanctions Have No Effect To The Editor: The Iranians' revelation of an unknown nuclear enrichment site proves that sanctions have had no effect. More...

Sports

Mets End Season With 4-0 Win Over Astros

The New York Mets, facing a franchise low in the 21st century, met the Houston Astros in a game that meant nothing in the standings but pride for those who wore Mets uniforms on this last home game of the 2009 season. More...

Jets RB Richardson Is Long Island City Resident

New York Jets veteran running back Tony Richardson, number 49, one of the most prolific fullbacks in the NFL during his 15-year career with four NFL teams, and a good running back and pass receiver, making him a triple threat to opposing NFL teams, i More...

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