January 27, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Mets Offer ‘Amazin’ Jobs

Queens’ boys of summer, along with their services company, ARAMARK, are currently accepting applications for a host of positions at Citi Field for the 2010 baseball season, including cashiers, counter workers, food service helpers, porters, cle More...

D.A.: Boyfriend Stabbed Sculptor 18 Times

The ex-boyfriend of a Long Island City sculptor found stabbed to death on December 12 was charged last week with the murder.  Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said investigators followed a trail that led them to a Miami apartment where Ti More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Community Meetings Dates & times are subject to change, call to confirm. Associations Feb. 2, 8 p.m., Astoria Civic; Riccardo’s, 21- 01 24th Ave., Astoria; 718.545.5353. More...

Seniors

Tax Help for Lower Income Seniors

Dear Savvy Senior,   What are the 2009 IRS minimum filing requirements for seniors? My income was very low last year and I’m thinking I may not have to file tax returns this year. What can you tell me? More...

The Importance of Senior Fitness

According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), exercise and physical activity are some of the best things older adults can do to stay healthy. More...

Staying Healthy At 50+

Life expectancy has grown dramatically over the last century, but not all those living longer now are living well. More...

Weprin Holds Upper Hand Over Friedrich In 24 AD Special Election

In 13 days, voters in Eastern Queens’ 24th Assembly District will go to the polls to elect a new representative. More...

Drunk Driver Sentenced In Teen Deaths

A Queens motorist last week pleaded guilty to vehicular manslaughter for stealing a car, and mowing down two Middle Village teenagers last February.    Kenneth Guyear admitted he had five or six drinks on Feb. More...

Public Event Planning: It’s More Than Towing Cars

Securing a neighborhood for a visit from Mayor Michael Bloomberg or some other dignitary is serious business.  More...

Borough-Wide Blotter

104th Precinct  Gummy Cover-Up  Police are shaking their heads this week over the antics of a thief who swiped approximately $1,300 from a Ridgewood restaurant and tried to cover up the theft by sticking a piece of gum over the lens of a More...

Restaurant of the Week

Pasta Del Giorno

In a city with thousands of restaurants vying for your business, you've got to excel at offering excellent food and service. More...

Editorials

Queens, City Ready To Move Forward

This year, Mayor Michael Bloomberg delivered his State of the City address at the Frank Sinatra High School of the Arts in Long Island City. The Frank Sinatra H.S. More...

Letters to the Editor

A Man Of Heroism, Courage   To The Editor: It is with a sad heart and tears in my eyes that I write this letter to the editor’s column to share my feelings and experiences concerning the life of Julian Wager, whose funeral was held at t More...

Features

DenDekker: Registry Protects Cellphone Users

Assemblymember Michael DenDekker (DJackson Heights) last Thursday reminded residents of the 34th Assembly District to be prepared for next month’s change in the rules governing the public release of cellphone numbers.   More...

Vallone: Rezoning Is Biggest Board 1 Issue In 2010

Fresh from taking the oath of office on January 1, City Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. told Community Board 1 at the board’s January meeting that the upcoming Astoria rezoning will be the biggest event of the new year.   More...

KAS Hosts NY Part Of ‘Hope For Haiti’ Telethon

The New York segment of the MTV Networks-sponsored “Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief” telethon, which aired globally on all major networks last Friday, January 22, was broadcast from a donated stage at Kaufman A More...

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