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Boro-Wide Blotter

Compiled By LIZ GOFF     108th Precinct  Suspect Nabbed In Fatal Shooting  Police last week arrested a 31-year-old Queens man in connection with the October 24 fatal shooting of a Sunnyside teenager.  More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Holidays Nov. 30, 6:30 p.m., Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce Holiday Tree Lighting, Sunnyside Drum Corps, prix fixe dinner at Dazies, RSVP; Sabba Park, 50th Street/Queens Boulevard; 718.784.8437. Dec. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Tu Casa Restaurant

Spice up your life with the flavors and warmth of pan-Latino cuisine at Tu Casa Restaurant. Tu Casa features Peruvian and Dominican dishes served in a chic restaurant with fabulous cocktails, sangria and a charming staff led More...

Editorials

Books Are Here To Stay

At the head of a lot of gift lists this coming holiday season will be a new breed of electronic marvels known, depending on the manufacturer, as Kindles, I-Pads and Nooks. More...

Letters to the Editor

New School Chancellor To The Editor: More...

Astoria Bank Teller Thwarts Indentity Theft Robbery

A hunch played by an Astoria bank teller put an accused identity thief behind bars saving an unsuspecting customer more than $4,000 the man tried to swipe from the victim’s account. More...

Astoria Man Killed By Stray Bullet In Front Of Broadway Night Club

 Astoria native Derrick Moore was killed on November 13 when a stray bullet struck him outside of an area nightclub on 43rd Street and Broadway.  Moore, 29, had just exited the RSVP Lounge at around 4 a.m. More...

Van Bramer Launches Food Collection Drive To Make Happy Holidays

 by john toscano Many families in Queens this year will be denied the joy of the holiday season because these hard times find many of them unemployed or scratching for part-time jobs. More...

Gianaris To Bloomberg: Restore Services To Greek Community

State Senator-elect Michael Gianaris is calling on Mayor Michael Bloomberg for help to renew a city contract with the Hellenic American Neighborhood Action Coalition (HANAC) that provides home health services to the Greek-American community. More...

Political Page

Mayor Plugs For 9/11 Health Law Passage In Washington

Hoping to convince recalcitrant Republican senators to vote for a 9/11 health aid bill, Mayor Michael Bloomberg was in Washington on November 16 for meetings with them and the bill’s Democratic supporters.   More...

Seniors

Diabetes: Have You Been Screened Lately?

Dear Savvy Senior,   What can you tell me about diabetes and how can a person know if they have it? My sister and her husband, who are ages 65 and 63 were both recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and neither had a clue. More...

Features

Local Church Hosts Interfaith Forum Series

In response to the recent Ground Zero mosque controversy and in the spirit of community building, the Astoria Presbyterian Church hosted an interfaith forum series on November 7, entitled Exploring Our Neighbors’ Spirituality. More...

Suspect Wanted In Backpack Theft

The New York City Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the suspect below who is wanted in connection with a grand larceny that occurred within the confines of the 108th Precinct. More...

Vallone And Benepe Tour Steinway Mansion

Since first touring the Steinway mansion earlier this fall, City Councilmember Peter F. Vallone Jr. has spearheaded the effort to turn the property, currently for sale, into a community resource. More...

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