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Borough-Wide Blotter

104th Precinct  Mom Sues Over School Bus Stab  A lawyer for the mother of a 5-year-old special needs student filed suit last week against a city bus contractor, charging the girl was stabbed 10 times by another student in November 2009 as More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Community Meetings Dates & times are subject to change, call to confirm. Associations Apr. 8, May 13, 7 p.m., United Forties Civic; St. Teresa’s Parish Center, 50-22 45th St., Woodside; 718.392.0416. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Aegean Cove

Aegean Cove exudes warmth and hospitality while providing an elegant, sophisticated Greek dining experience. The warm, sumptuous dining room has rustic stone walls, wood floors and a warming fireplace. More...

Editorials

MTA Displays Grasshopper Mentality

Among the legacies that ancient Greek civilization bequeathed to the modern world is the fable attributed to Aesop about the ant and the grasshopper. More...

Letters to the Editor

Recalls Steinway Stores To The Editor: Thanks for your suggestion to send in any information (Publisher’s note March 17 Letters Page).   More...

Sports

Opening Day 2010 Maintains Mets Tradition

Opening Day is the first day of the baseball season, the day die-hard baseball fans wait for all winter. Monday, April 5, was Opening Day 2010 for the Mets at Citi Field, marking the second year the Mets are playing in Citi Field. More...

Steve Lavin Is Head SJU Basketball Coach

St. John’s University, reeling from five less than stellar seasons under former head basketball coach Norm Roberts, has made a move to regain its basketball prominence by hiring Steve Lavin as the team’s 19th head basketball coach. More...

Mets Open 2010 Season With 7-1 Win At Home

The New York Mets returned to a spanking clean Citi Field to start the 2010 MLB season with high hopes from their diehard fans. More...

APAC Seeks Boy For ‘Children of Eden’ Role

The Astoria Performing Arts Center (APAC) is currently seeking a young actor to join the cast of its upcoming production of “Children of Eden”.  The role of Young Cain requires a 10-year-old Caucasian boy with blonde hair, inquisitiv More...

Three Teens Charged In Whitestone Racial Attack

Three Queens teenagers last week were arrested and charged with a hate crime after they shouted racial epithets and “terrorist” during an attack on a 15-year-old boy in a Whitestone schoolyard, authorities said. More...

DA: Grandma Pulled A Gun On Noisy Neighbor

Police last week arrested an 81-year-old Forest Hills woman after she allegedly shot a neighbor whose noisy high heels and late night noise irritated her, authorities said. More...

Cops Seeking Info In Transgender Death

Queens detectives are seeking help from the public as they try to piece together the final hours of a transgender woman’s life.  Friends who had not seen nor heard from Edelbuerto Gonzalez-Andyhar in several days asked her landlord to let More...

Political Page

GOP Chooses Foes For Peralta, Hevesi

Continuing to gear up for this year’s heavy election schedule, Queens Republicans last week endorsed candidates for the Jackson Heights/Corona state senate seat and the Forest Hills/Rego Park Assembly seat.   More...

Seniors

Beware Of Potential 2010 Census Scams

Dear Savvy Senior,   Can you offer some tips on how seniors can guard against 2010 census scams? I’ve heard that there are a lot of potential scams going on and I want to protect myself. More...

Features

Test Scores, Graduation Rates Climb

When class resumes on April 7 after spring recess, less than three months will remain in the school year. The statewide English Language Arts (ELA) and math examinations take place at the end of April and the beginning of May. More...

On the brief side...

Crowley Holds Small Biz Seminar A seminar to provide help for small businesses in learning how to export their goods and services was held by Congressmember Joseph Crowley yesterday at LaGuardia Community College in Long Island City. More...

Athens Square Committee Holds ‘Final Chapter’ Fundraiser

It began with a dollar and a dream—the vision of an authentic Greek ampitheater on a street corner in Astoria. More...

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