November 23, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Welcome To Whitestone

It began with an old deteriorating sign and one ambitious young man’s pride in his community. More...

Tips For A Healthier Thanksgiving

As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, the American Heart Association wants to provide you with some simple ways to make your big meal as healthy and delicious as possible. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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Restaurant of the Week

McCann’s Pub & Grill

On a recent rainy evening, stepping into a classic, neighborhood Irish pub seemed perfectly fitting. More...

Book Review

History Of Fresh Meadows Told Through Photographs

Images Of America: Fresh Meadows By Fred Cantor and Debra L. Davidson Images of America Series, Price $21.99 128 pages, softcover   More...

Editorials

Keep Thanksgiving Day A True Holiday

In 1863, President Abraham Lincoln designated the fourth Thursday of November as a national Day of Thanksgiving. The tradition became law in 1941. More...

Letters to the Editor

Dolan Will Be Missed  To The Editor:  More...

OWS First Amendment Rights Not Above Quality Of Life Rights

I commend Mayor Bloomberg and the NYPD for clearing Zuccotti park of illegal structures while allowing for law-abiding protests.  While all New Yorkers obviously want to ensure that the First Amendment rights of citizens are safeguarded, no righ More...

Neighborhood Crime Watch

After a recent rash of crimes including an attempted rape, three shootings in one weekend, several acts of groping and numerous automobile break-ins, Astoria residents joined Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. More...

Maloney Urges Feds To Take Action For High Rate Of Women Crash Victims

Congressmember Carolyn Maloney, former Congressmember Elizabeth Holtzman and Assemblymember Brian Kavanagh urged the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to take action following a recent report in the American Journal of Public Hea More...

Addabbo Delivers Greetings To Veterans From Glendale Students

For a special Veterans’ Day project, the first- and second-grade students of St. Pancras School in Glendale each wrote and illustrated a personal thanks using construction-paper cards to be hand-delivered by state Senator Joseph P. Addabbo Jr. More...

Political Page

Liu Struggles Thru A Bad Week

The bright future that once stretched out before City Comptroller John Liu, including a good chance to be the next mayor of New York City, appears to be crumbling all around him.  More...

Seniors

Senior Health Matters

Assemblymember David Weprin (D-Queens) held a Senior Health Forum on Friday at SNAP on November 18. This year several senior programs were forced to undergo changes due to budget cuts.   More...

Savvy Senior How To Find A Good Handyman Or Contractor

seniors any tips for finding a good handyman to do some work around the house? I’m 71 and have had some bad luck lately with handymen who either don’t show up or don’t finish what they start. Searching Senior Dear Searching, More...

Social Security Column Autumn Offers Lessons For Retirement

In autumn, animals know winter is coming and take the steps to prepare. Bears grow thicker fur and settle in for peaceful hibernation. Squirrels collect and store acorns and other nuts. More...

Features

American Airlines Reunites Service Members With Dogs

They have names like Rio, Beethoven, Gus and Lucy - stray dogs that were “adopted” by U.S. service members deployed to Afghanistan, steadfast companions that helped ease the stresses of war and being so far from home. More...

One Dead, Five Injured In Woodside Blaze

City fire marshals are combing through the charred remains of a two family home in Woodside that burst into flames early November 18, trapping one man inside.    The unidentified man was pulled from the flames by firefighters and was declar More...

Con Edison Wins National Award For Outstanding Reliability

Con Edison has been named winner of the 2011 National Award for Outstanding Reliability Performance by PA Consulting Group for the company’s electricity delivery in 2010. More...

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