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Board 1 Passes FY 2010 Budget Recommendations

The 2009 election now over, the political focus moves on to the city’s budget. After his third term inauguration on Jan. 1, 2010, one of Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s first tasks will be to present a preliminary budget. More...

Community Calendar

Community Meetings

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

Restaurant of the Week

Gazette Entertainment Spotlight • Nov. 11, 2009

Y ou wouldn’t expect to read about a bowling alley in a restaurant column but then there's much more to the story of Astoria Bowl than meets the eye. Let's begin with owner Perry Poulos, an Astoria native, who spent his childhood attending St. More...

Editorials

Thank A Veteran On Veterans’ Day

Ninety-one years ago today, at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, 1918, the guns fell silent. “The Great War” that began in August 1914 was over.   More...

Letters to the Editor

Armistice Day Facts To The Editor: On November 11 our country celebrates Veterans’ Day which honors our armed forces, both active and retired.   More...

Beg Pardon

Brian Keeler, co-founder of FireMonserrate and thealbanyproject. com, worked for state senate Democrats while Director of Communications for the state senate Majority and state Senator Malcolm Smith until early June. More...

Sports

Molloy Stanners Strike Again

On Thursday, November 5, Archbishop Molloy’s Stanners played Fordham Prep at Belson Stadium in Flushing. It was a game worth seeing. More...

Bayside Raiders Win Two Games In Week 8

Week 8 was a good one for the Bayside Raiders Youth Football Organization. The Raiders dominated the Eagles in two games, winning one by a 22-8 score and the other 30 to 0. More...

Archbishop Molloy Going To State Semifinals

Setting a balmy Sunday at St. Johns University, Belson Stadium, Here two rivals compete.  Archbishop Molloy and St. More...

Borough-Wide Blotter

Suspect Nabbed In Fatal Shooting Police last week arrested a 31-year-old Queens man in connection with the October 24 fatal shooting of a Sunnyside resident and another man. More...

Budgets, Sidewalk Cafés, Elections Head CB 2 Agenda

The agenda at the November meeting of Community Board 2 entailed discussion of the board’s Fiscal Year 2011 capital and expense budget and election of officers. More...

Political Page

Liu Outdraws Bloomy; Ulrich Vs. Addabbo Next Year?

City Comptroller-elect John Liu not only made history in winning election last week, becoming the first Asian American to hold the second highest office in the world’s foremost city, but he also out-polled Mayor Michael Bloomberg by about 150, More...

Seniors

Crowley, Weiner Push Bill To Help Seniors Meet Living Costs

Congressmember Anthony Weiner and City Councilmember Elizabeth Crowley joined recently at a rally to drum up support for Weiner’s bill to ensure that Social Security benefits keep up with the rising costs of living in major cities such as New More...

Senior Center Activities

Atria Kew Gardens & Lighthouse International, 117-01 84th Ave., Kew Gardens; 718.441.0300. Bayside S.C., 221-15 Horace Harding Expwy., Bayside. Central Queens YM/YWCA S.C., 67-09 108th St., Forest Hills; 718.268.5011: Nov. 13, 20, Dec. More...

Features

Townsend Harris Teacher Wins Science-Math Award

Katherine Cooper, a science teacher at Townsend Harris H.S., a highly selective New York City public high school in Flushing, has been named a recipient of the Fund for the City of New York’s first annual Sloan Awards for Excellence in Teaching Scien More...

Astoria Retailers Offer Early Shopper Discounts

Astoria retailers are hitching their hopes for a black Christmas (as in black ink in their ledgers) to an early shopping season, decorating windows and cutting prices to draw shoppers to put down their cash and plastic for holiday bargains weeks befo More...

Free Synagogue Members Start $500K Restoration

The Free Synagogue of Flushing recently being named to the New York State and National Register of Historic Places couldn’t come at a better time. More...

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