December 16, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

QHC Hosts Baby Shower

The Queens Health Coalition (QHC) recently held its annual community baby shower for Queens moms-to-be and for women with children under four years of age.  This year, the festivities featured a maternity fashion show sponsored by Pea In The Pod More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Holiday Toy, Clothing, Food Drives Dec. 17 deadline, Assemblymember Ann- Margaret Carrozza’s 13th annual toy drive to help Queens families, call 718.57.3588 for information.   More...

Restaurant of the Week

Gaudio's

Since 1958 and still the best,” boasts the menu at Gaudio's Pizzeria and Restaurant, located on 30th Avenue in Astoria. More...

Editorials

New Development Spreads Throughout Borough

On December 14, members of the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) toured NYCEDC projects in Long Island City and along Sutphin Boulevard and Atlantic Avenue in Jamaica. More...

Letters to the Editor

End Medicaid Fraud To The Editor: Every year millions of dollars are stolen from Medicaid and Medicare through fraud. More...

Halima Taha Is Kew-Forest School Admission, Financial Aid Director

Since the beginning of his tenure at The Kew-Forest School, Forest Hills, Headmaster Mark Fish has prioritized an examination of the school’s administrative structure. More...

Maloney Applauds House OK Of Wall Street Reform

With an eye toward preventing last year’s Wall Street collapse that sent the nation’s economy on a downward spiral into the present recession, the House last week passed the most stringent changes in federal financial regulations since Pr More...

Crystal Windows Executive Is Federal Reserve Advisor

Crystal Window & Door Systems Executive Vice President Steve Chen has accepted a special invitation to join the Advisory Council on Small Business to the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. More...

NYS Residents Are 2nd Most Taxed In Nation For Cellphone Use

New Yorkers lead the nation in paying cellphone taxes and fees—10 in all—more than any other state in the nation. They also pay the second highest effective cellphone tax rate of major cities surveyed by Congressmember Anthony Weiner. More...

Political Page

Mayor Jolted—Will It Continue?

What transpired at City Hall this past Monday may well go into the record books as Black Monday. For the first time after eight years in office, the City Council voted resoundingly against a major development project sponsored by the mayor.   More...

Seniors

How To Guard Against Medicare Fraud

Dear Savvy Senior,   The television program “60 Minutes” recently did a disturbing segment on the problem of Medicare fraud, which has raised some questions for me. More...

What Is Mulled Cider?

This heated, spiced cider dates back to medieval times, when adults and children sipped the mix to keep healthy and get through the hard, cold winters. More...

Features

Liu Says Test Scores Demand Closer Examination

The results of national test scores of New York City public school students, which were released last Tuesday, showed “no significant improvement” in student performance from 2007, according to outgoing City Councilmember John Liu, leadi More...

Tree Pickup, Shopping Security Discussed At Board 1 Cabinet

The December meeting of the Community Board 1 cabinet took up familiar holiday and end-of-year themes, but all of them had either something new about them or something that could be repeated profitably. More...

Banks Charge Victims As Well As Writers Of Bad Checks, Weiner Says

Congressmember Anthony Weiner charged last week that many banks in New York City are throwing a double whammy at consumers, levying a fee not only on a checking account holder who writes a check that bounces but also the party that receives the chec More...

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