November 30, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Meals-On-Wheels Delivers

Mayor Michael R. More...

Community Calendar

Forest Park Holiday Happening

Councilmember Elizabeth S. Crowley and the Forest Park Trust present Forest Park’s free Holiday Happening on December 3, from noon to 3 p.m., at Oak Ridge, One Forest Park, Woodhaven. More...

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Calendar compiled by Annette Hanze Alberts. To be More...

Seniors

Social Security Column Nothing To Fear At Social Security’s Web Site

Different people have different fears, and often Halloween seems to be a time to talk about them. Children may be afraid of monsters in the closet or creatures lurking beneath the bed. More...

Savvy Senior Assistive Listening Devices Help Seniors Hear Better

Dear Savvy Senior,  What can you tell me about assistive listening devices? My husband is hearing impaired but doesn’t like wearing his hearing aids, so I’m wondering if some of these devices can help. More...

Features

Queens Filmmaker Marks Tenth Anniversary Of Flt. 587

Award-winning Queens-based independent film director Jaydee commemorated the tenth anniversary of the second largest aviation accident on U.S. soil. More...

New York’s Subway Fares, Then And Now

On October 27, 1904 more than a 100,000 people paid five cents each to ride the subway in New York City for the very first time. More...

Volunteers Help At Queens Jewish Community Council

Volunteers are seen here at the Queens Jewish Community Council Office packing food bags to be distributed to the needy for Thanksgiving.  More...

Koslowitz Holds Holiday Food And Toy Drive

During the month of December, Councilmember Karen Koslowitz will be hosting a food and toy drive tot help those in need. More...

Driver Sues City In Bridge Exit Crash

A 39-year-old motorist whose left arm was severed when he drove his Volkswagen Jetta off a Queensboro Bridge exit ramp in April last week filed a lawsuit charging the city with negligence.    Alexander Palacio was behind the wheel of the More...

Political Page

State’s Rising Deficit Signals Cuomo ‘Yes’ To ‘Fracking’ Jobs

According to Governor Andrew Cuomo, the malfunction of the super committee in Washington and its inability to work out a deal on the nation’s debt and deficit last week, could cost New York state at least $5 billion during the next ten years.&n More...

Queens Prodigy Recounts An Infamous Life

My Infamous Life: The Autobiography of Mobb Deep’s Prodigy with Laura Checkoway Touchstone Hardcover / Simon & Schuster, Price $24.99 303 pages with 16-pages of full color photographs   More...

P.S. 11 Stages Anti-Violence Rally

On November 22, Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer joined Principal Anna Efkarpides, parents and students at P.S. 11 in Woodside for a peace march and anti-violence rally at the school. More...

Editorials

Make Your Holidays Merry In Queens

Last year, American Express started Small Business Saturday in cities across the country to give independent retailers a leg up in their competition for shoppers’ dollars.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Anger Leads To Revolutions  To The Editor:  Revolutions are never pretty. They are bloody and foster outrageous acts. Regardless, each side considers itself justified to disobey common decency due to the acts of their opponents. More...

Don’t Disconnect The Country’s Economic Lifeline

Theories on how to fix the economy are everywhere. One of the latest comes from the United Nations – and involves telephones.  More...

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