November 25, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Board 1 Votes To Disapprove Cabaret License

A large space, big crowds, music, food and drink. What’s missing? More...

Hearing Explores Solutions To Widespread Harassment Of Women In Subways

The pervasive problem of women being sexually harassed and assaulted in subway cars was taken up at a City Council hearing last week where NYPD and MTA representatives testified along with straphanger and women’s advocacy groups. 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...

Restaurant of the Week

CAVALIER…A CLASSIC SINCE 1950

t his 60-year-old landmark restaurant in Jackson Heights was, is, and will always be a classic neighborhood restaurant and lounge. More...

Book Review

‘I See America!’ Presents History, Culture In Free Verse And Collage

I See America! Written and illustrated by Elizabeth G. Uhlig Marble House Editions, paperback, 36 pages ISBN 978-0-9815345-7-2 $12.95 More...

Features

Parks Dept. Breaks Ground On Boathouse Restoration

Full exterior and interior renovations to the Flushing Meadows-Corona Park boathouse and dock began with a groundbreaking ceremony on Monday, November 16. More...

4th, 6th Grade Social Promotion Ends

The city Panel for Educational Policy (PEP) completed one of Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s first education initiatives when it voted to end social promotion for fourth and sixth grade students, extending the policy to every elementary and middle s More...

Hunters Point South Plan Raises Questions

The first Hunters Point South meeting in 17 months featured an engaging presentation about parkland and the nature area that would be developed along with the construction of an ultimate 6,500 housing units near the point where the East River and Ne More...

18 JFK-LaG Taxi Hustlers Nabbed

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown, joined by Port Authority of New York and New  Jersey Executive Director Christopher O. Ward and New York City Taxi and Limousine Commissioner Matthew W. More...

Minor Change Hoped To Improve Fire Response System

Following three major fires—including two fatal blazes, one of which took three lives in Woodside—and after which firefighters complained that response times were delayed by incorrect information, the city is trying to straighten out the More...

Gobble, Gobble, Gobble Up That Dinner

The first Thanksgiving may be significant for bringing together the Pilgrims and Native Americans, but the feast we celebrate today wasn’t recognized as a holiday until Honest Abe, our 16th president, took office. More...

Political Page

Peralta Mounting Formidable Support To Unseat Monserrate

In his bid to unseat state Senator Hiram Monserrate from the 13th District seat covering Jackson Heights next year, Assemblymember Jose Peralta is steadily building an army of support to back his effort. More...

Lawmakers Hail New DWI Law

Following two recent accidents where young kids perished at the hands of drunken drivers, Governor David Paterson has signed into law legislation sharply increasing the penalties for future such occurrences. More...

Editorials

Thanksgiving Brings Hope To All

The world is a mess, the United States included. There seems little reason to give thanks. This is not the first time in our history that we have entertained such thoughts. More...

Letters to the Editor

Kill Stupak Amendment To The Editor: More...

Mammogram, Self-Examination Cutbacks Threaten Women’s Health

I share the dismay of many patients and physicians over the recent recommendations to cut back mammography screening and breast self examination issued by the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force. More...

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