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Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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Restaurant of the Week

Bartolino’s Ristorante Italiano

Bartolino's Ristorante Italiano has been a fixture on Broadway in Astoria for 27 years and now their presence is even grander with the adjoining “Tippin Inn” Bar and the brand new “Bartolino's Fine Italian Pizza”, all in a row More...

Seniors

Health Insurance Options for Early Retirees

Dear Savvy Senior,At age 63, I will be retiring in a few months and need to find some health insurance coverage for my wife and me until Medicare kicks in. Is Obamacare my only option?About to RetireDear About, More...

Editorials

Proposed Changes To Specialized H.S. Admissions

Recently, bills S7738-2013 and A9979-2013 have been proposed in the senate and Assembly to change the admission procedures for specialized high schools, including Stuyvesant H.S., Bronx H.S. More...

Letters to the Editor

Out Of Context  A copy of this letter was received at the Queens Gazette. Hon. Carl Weisbrod Chair New York City Planning Commission 22 Reade Street New York, NY 10007  Dear Commissioner Weisbrod:  More...

Meeks, Velazquez Win Primaries

Congressmembers Gregory Meeks and Nydia Velazquez won their primary elections yesterday and became the Democratic Party candidates for re-election in the 5th CD (Meeks) and 7th CD (Velazquez) in the November elections, according to the state Board of More...

A Distant War

President Obama’s announcement that most American troops from Afghanistan will be coming home starting at the end of this year has reverberated throughout the world. More...

Political Page

Weeks’ Highlights: Albany Session Ends, Agree On City Budget

Governor Andrew Cuomo and state legislative leaders closed out the Albany legislative session with a flourish, passing a pilot program of legalizing the use of marijuana for medical purposes.  More...

Constantinides Hosts Graffiti Cleanup

Councilmember Costa Constantinides, along with the 114th Precinct Civilian Observation Patrol, hosted a graffiti cleanup on 30th Avenue. More...

Senate Passes Gianaris Get Tough On Sexual Abusers Bill

A bill to strengthen laws regarding persistent sexual abuse, introduced by state Senator Michael Gianaris, was passed by the senate last week. More...

Features

Music At Mary's Nativity Presents "The Magic Of The Baroque"

“MUSIC AT MARY’S NATIVITY” presents “THE MAGIC OF THE BAROQUE!” More...

Goldfeder, QC To Study Rockaway Beach Rail Options

In partnership with the Queens College Office of Community Studies, Assemblymember Phil Goldfeder announced that the department will begin distributing survey questionnaires to conduct a study on the potential community impacts of various proposed re More...

Now More Seniors Can Freeze Rent Via SCRIE

As of Jul. 1, 2014, the income eligibility has increased and more seniors who live in a rent-stabilized or rent-controlled apartment can stop their rent from increasing by applying for the SCRIE program.  More...

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