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 MeadowsBy Fred Cantor and Debra L. DavidsonImages of America Series, Price $21.99128 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. 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

Turkey Giveaway At St. Margaret Mary's Church

Councilmember Peter F. Vallone Jr. handed out over 50 turkeys this morning at St. Margaret Mary’s Church in Astoria. Vallone also provided funding for the annual Thanksgiving giveaway.   More...

Red Tape Report: Burdensome In-Person Hearings To Fight Tickets And Big Fines For First-Time Violations Hurting Small Businesses

Needless bureaucracy and heavy fines for first-time violations are hurting New York City’s small businesses, according to a Red Tape Report by Public Advocate Bill de Blasio. More...

Facts Prove The Existence Of St. Nicholas Of Myra

In The Footsteps Of St. Nicholas by Andreas George, Seaburn, 164 pp., $16.95.

The detailed investigation of the existence of St. Nicholas of Myra by international scientist Andreas George is the final word on the subject. More...

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