August 6, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

CLEANER STREETS

The expansion of The Doe Fund in Long Island City and its introduction to Dutch Kills are part of Van Bramer’s ongoing initiative to maintain the cleanliness of all neighborhoods within the 26th District through a series of programs which inclu More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Dates & times are subject to change. To More...

Restaurant of the Week

Leng Thai

Now is the best time to visit Leng Thai on Broadway, while you can enjoy their lovely outdoor patio. More...

Seniors

How To Protect Your Medicare Card From Identity Theft

Dear Savvy Senior, I just turned 65 and received my Medicare card. I see that the ID number on my card is the same as my Social Security number, and on the back of the card it tells me I need to carry it with me at all times. More...

Get To Know The Faces And Facts Of Disability

Perhaps the most misunderstood Social Security program is disability insurance, often referred to as SSDI. Some people mistakenly think that beneficiaries are “on the dole” and getting easy money for minor impairments. That’s not the case. More...

Editorials

The Borough For All Seasons

Few things make one’s head spin as much as the speed with which summer goes by. As we reach the midpoint of the season, let us not squander the rest of it. More...

Letters to the Editor

The Killing Fields  To The Editor:  More...

ADA’s 24th Anniversary

Last Saturday, July 26, marked the 24th anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by the U.S. Congress. When it passed, the ADA was a milestone piece of legislation in the fight for civil equality. More...

St. Raphael's Church Sunday Outdoor Flea Market To Be Held August 10

St. Raphael's Church Sunday Outdoor Flea Market  9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  August 10, 2014  Last Sunday's flea market was cancelled due to weather forecast. It will be held THIS Sunday Aug. 10th.   More...

It’s In Queens! (August 7 to August 13)

Smoky Bear celebrates his 75th birthday in Queens, while Elmhurst’s Boy Scout Troop 17 pays tribute to 100 years, the Dragon Boat race observes it 24th anniversary, and the Rural Route Film Festival marks its first decade. More...

SCHOOL REFORM

On July 31 candidate for state Senate John Liu unveiled his Community Education Reform Plan at a morning press conference at Bayside H. S. that included a blueprint for state education reform.  More...

Political Page

Cuomo’s Campaign Hits Unforeseen Problems

A year ago, when Governor Andrew Cuomo was planning his reelection campaign, which would be ending this coming November 4, he must have been thinking that at this stage of the campaign, he would be able to look ahead and see a trouble free path for t More...

Crossing Guard Bill Signed Into Law

This week, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed state Senator Jose Peralta and Assemblymember Michael DenDekker’s crossing guard safety bill, which elevates any intentional assault on a school crossing guard to a Class D Felony. More...

Stavisky Endorses Schneiderman For Reelection

State Senator Toby Ann Stavisky (District 16) announced her support for Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s reelection campaign. More...

Features

All Star Greek Festival

The best of the season was celebrated in Mattituck, on the North Fork of Long Island, New York. Extraordinary Greek menus, flea market, vendors and rides were at the Transfiguration Church Festival from Friday, July 25th to Sunday, July 27th. More...

Addabbo Brings MetroCard Van To Seniors, Constituents

“I make it a point to bring an MTA MetroCard van to the district several times throughout the year to help my constituents, particularly seniors, gain better access to public transportation and tackle all of the tasks they need done. More...

Op-Ed:

Consumer Protection Is Everybody’s Business

Op-Ed published in the Home Reporter and the Brooklyn Spectator More...

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