2007-06-27 E-Edition

Western Queens Gazette July 26, 2006

Political Leader Tom Manton Dies At 73

Empty

Gazette Souvenir Issue



Calendar of Events



Independence Day Jun. 29, CALDC, 25th Anniversary Waterfront Independence Day Celebration with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra and Grucci fireworks; 718.728.7820. Jul. 1, noon, Central Queens Historical Association, children’s magic show; 1 p.m., AISH Orchestra; Freedom Square Park, 75th Avenue/Main Street, Kew Gardens Hills; 7 p.m., McDonald Park, 70th Road/Queens Boulevard, Forest Hills; 917.376.4496. Community Meetings Associations Jun. 27, 7:30 p.m., […]

Polls Show Mayor Would Be Interesting Candidate



  The first nationwide poll taken on the 2008 presidential race after Mayor Michael Bloomberg quit the Republican Party shows the mayor running third to United States Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton and Rudy Giuliani, but by no means to be disregarded. In another poll taken after the mayor’s switch to unaffiliated party status, he’s in a virtual tie with incumbent […]

Tales of a Restaurant Reviewer



FOR 16 YEARS, I HAVE HAD THE SINGULAR PLEASURE OF REVIEWING RESTAURANTS FOR THE WESTERN QUEENS GAZETTE. ON THE AUSPICIOUS OCCASION OF THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF THIS RESPECTABLE, COMMUNITY-BASED PUBLICATION, I CAN SINCERELY SAY THAT I HAVE ENJOYED EVERY DELICIOUS MINUTE OF MY TENURE. THIS SEEMS LIKE AN OPPORTUNE TIME TO REFLECT ON THE MANY MEALS I’VE EATEN IN THE […]

Movies Were Popular Pastime In 1982



In 1982 the Los Angeles Raiders beat the Washington Redskins in the Super Bowl and the St. Louis Cardinals won the World Series over the Milwaukee Brewers in four of seven games. The New York Islanders were the only New York City-based sports team to win a national title- the Stanley Cup- for the third year in succession. New York […]

Senior Spotlight

Changes In EPIC Program Coming July 1

Seniors enrolled in the New York state EPIC prescription drug plan should be aware that some major changes will take effect on July 1, just four days from now, according to Assemblymember Audrey Pheffer. The Rockaway Democrat says the changes were enacted in the 2007- 08 budget and are designed to “reduce these costs so New York seniors can afford […]

House Swapping: A Nice Retiree Travel Option



Dear Savvy Senior, A while back I read an article about “home exchange” programs that offer free travel accommodations to their members. My wife and I will both be retiring soon and are interested in traveling, but also have a limited budget. What can you tell us about this option? Budget Travelers Dear Travelers: Home exchange programs have become a […]

Dentistry Duo Delivers Quality Care On Astoria’s Broadway



It used to be you would go to visit your dentist with some trepidation about the pain you would have to endure. You would sit in the waiting room bored, staring into space, dozing, or reading last year’s magazines. The status quo may exist for some dentists who haven’t kept pace with all the technological advances of recent years, but […]