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St. Pat’s Parade In Rockaway

Congressmember Bob Turner waves to area residents during the Queens County St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 4 in Rockaway Beach. More...

Shave For Autism Growing Strong

On February 23 the Astoria/Long Island City Kiwanis Club presented QSAC Vice President Paul Halvatzis, whose son has autism with a check for $1,000 to benefit the “Shave the Stache for Cash Campaign” that was held several weeks ago in Ast More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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Restaurant of the Week

Café Salamanca

For nearly 25 years, Café Salamanca has been offering classic Spanish cuisine for all to enjoy at lunch or dinner or anytime you’d like to enjoy some tapas. Conveniently located on Northern Boulevard. More...

Seniors

How To Save Money On Your Prescription Drug Costs

Dear Savvy Senior  What tips can you recommend to help me save on my drug costs? I’m 62 years old, and currently take six different prescription medications that I can barely afford.  Poorly Insured   Dear Poorly,  More...

Features

Koslowitz And Ferreras Visit EDC Incubator

Councilmembers Karen Koslowitz and Julissa Ferreras toured The Bronx Sunshine Business Incubator on Monday February 27, 2012.  The Bronx Sunshine Business Incubator, in partnership with the Economic Development Corporation, is the first City-spo More...

Six Queens Students Make Final Cut For 2012 JA Academy

Six local Queens-based students have been selected to participate in a new, prestigious, local Junior Achievement of New York (JA New York) youth development program - JA Academy - a three-year afterschool college and career readiness initiative serv More...

Puppy Pilferer Pinched

A pilfered puppy is resting comfortably this week after being returned to the Middle Village pet shop he calls home – and the people who love him the most.    A heartless Maspeth woman stole the miniature teacup pinscher from the Pet More...

Con Edison's Free Online Calculator=Energy Savings

A free energy savings calculator from Con Edison’s website www.coned.com/myenergytoolkit) can help customers prioritize their potential energy-savings investments. More...

Crowley Speaks Out On Flooding Problem

Councilmember Elizabeth Crowley is reaching out to the Department of Environmental Protection after many of her constituents complained of the flooding dilemma that has been affecting Middle Village. More...

114th Precinct Crime Watch

Mad Dragger Busted Police arrested an angry East Elmhurst man after he dragged his wife along the pavement with his car, authorities said. Cops said Freddy Rodriguez, 46, was behind the wheel of his 2008 Infiniti FX at about 8:45 p.m. More...

Miller, Sacred Heart Kids Thank FDNY

Assemblymember Mike Miller traveled to Sacred Heart School in Glendale on February 27 where he helped students make thank you cards for members of Ladder Company 135. More...

Political Page

Three Scenarios For Turner Race In November

Under two scenarios, the possibility of Turner and Congressmember Joseph Crowley facing each other, is created.  In another, there’s the possibility of Turner running against Congressmember Gary Ackerman, but only if Ackerman defeats Crowl More...

Photo

TURNER PROPOSES EDUCATION TAX CREDIT FOR PARENTS: Speaking recently at the St. More...

Editorials

Shootings Point Out Cellphone Need

Last Monday, February 27, a 17-year-old student at a high school in a suburb of Cleveland, Ohio, brought a 22-caliber gun into the school cafeteria and shot five fellow students, three of whom later died. More...

Letters to the Editor

MSHQ Expansion Funds More...

Why Negative Ads Are Good For The Country

It’s undemocratic to be negative about negative ads. That said, there are some politicians who misuse negative ads, and I’ll get to that in a moment.  More...

Sports

March Madness Is Here

March, it rolls in like a lion, and out like a lamb. This might be true for the weather forecast in the month of March, but when it comes down to college basketball, it’s quite the opposite.     More...

Mets Celebrate Golden Anniversary

As a New Yorker, whether you’re a baseball fan or not, the tough question we’re all forced to answer at one point in our lives is, “Are you a Mets or Yankees fan?” Granted it is a little easier being a Yankees fan, with their More...

Lexington School Cheerleaders Reclaim Championship Title

The Lexington School for the Deaf H.S. Cheerleading team definitely had something to shout about this year as they reclaimed the championship title at the Eastern Schools for the Deaf Athletic Association Tournament on February 11. More...

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