November 18, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Ex-Con Faces Murder Charge In Queensbridge Arson Attack

A pregnant mother of two young children remains in critical but stable condition at the New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center this week, where she is recovering from burns she suffered when her ex-boyfriend set her on fire at th More...

Mets, Flushing BID Offer Internships To College Students

On Friday, November 13, New York Mets Vice President for Marketing and Business Partnerships David Newman joined Flushing Business Improvement District (BID) Executive Director Mabel Law and a number of prominent members of the Asian business communi More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Thanksgiving Celebrations Nov. 26, noon-4 p.m., The Greek American Homeowners Association, food, drink, music, free, 23-49 31st St., Astoria; 718.545.4046.   Nov. More...

Greek Film Festival Closing Presentation Airs November 21

Alma Bank is proud to underwrite the concluding film presentation of the Hellenic American Chamber of Commerce third annual New York City Greek Film Festival. More...

Book Review

Samantha: the Life of a Slave Girl Is Child Slave’s Story

Samantha: the Life of a Slave Girl By Georgia Humphries Seaburn Publishing Group ISBN: 98-1-59232-187-1 52 pp.; illustrations by the author $7.99 More...

Features

AIA Queens Chapter Meets At Frank Sinatra H.S.

The Frank Sinatra School of the Arts H.S. was the setting for a meeting of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), Queens chapter on Tuesday, November 10. More...

Marshall Urges All Queens Residents To Be Counted In 2010 Census

With an eye toward getting the census count in Queens next year as accurate as possible, Borough President Helen Marshall has appointed a Complete Count Committee. It met for the first time last week at Borough Hall in Kew Gardens. More...

More School Seats May Be Coming To 3 Queens Schools

Three school districts in Queens are in line to get more new school seats than originally promised under a proposed amendment to the city’s Five-Year Capital Plan released last week.   More...

Contractor Punctures Airport Fuel Pipeline

A private contractor drilling on a site at 37th Street and Skillman Avenue on Tuesday morning November 17 punched a hole in the Buckeye Pipeline, a main artery feeding jet fuel to LaGuardia and Kennedy Airports. More...

Mount Sinai Queens, Queens Plaza Fill DKCA Agenda

There were two presentations at the November meeting of the Dutch Kills Civic Association, concerning Mount Sinai Queens and the rebuilding plan for Queens Plaza. More...

Sanitation Issues Head Agenda At Board 1 Cabinet

Assemblymember Michael Gianaris and representatives of the Department for the Aging, AHRC-NYC and Food Bank for NYC all took a back seat to sanitation, the last item on the agenda at the November meeting of the Community Board 1 cabinet. More...

Political Page

Cuomo Sounding More Like Gov Candidate As Poll Numbers Soar

Amid reports out of Albany that New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has already advanced his gubernatorial campaign schedule to the ticket-balancing stage, the latest poll on next year’s election shows Cuomo has increased his already stagge More...

Restaurant of the Week

PETE’S GRILL

P ete’s Grill is the place to eat…anytime, 24 hours a day. Pete’s Grill is conveniently located on Queens Blvd. and 39th Street, and is the first diner you’ll see coming from the Queensboro Bridge. More...

Editorials

Wall’s Fall Galas Symbolize Quest For Freedom

Forty-eight years ago the world woke up one morning to find that the Communist regime that dominated Eastern Europe had erected an outward and visible sign of its wish to impose its rule on the citizens of East Berlin—a concrete wall with guar More...

Letters to the Editor

We Need Health Care To The Editor: I must disagree with some of the letters to the Gazette where President Obama is accused of leading us down the road to socialism.   More...

Sports

Jets Lose to Jags 24-22 On Last Second Field Goal

More than 76,000 football fans visited Giants Stadium in the Meadowlands to see the New York Jets (4-4) face the Jacksonville Jaguars (4-4) in a must game for both teams if either would have a chance to see post- season play. More...

Archbishop Molloy defeats St. Anthony’s at Adelphi University

Now with their 13th  city win under their belt the varsity soccer team of Archbishop Molloy moves on to CHSAA state finals.  There they must defend their undefeated title.    More...

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