2008-02-06 E-Edition

Queens Dems Rally For Clinton

On Friday, February 2, Congressmember Joseph Crowley and other local lawmakers sponsored a rally for Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton at the Anoroc Democratic Club, 45-23 47th St., Woodside, from 1 to 3 p.m. Among those demonstrating their enthusiasm and support for the presidential candidacy of U.S. Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton were (l. to r.) City Councilmember John Liu, […]

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Feb. 7, Chinese Lunar New Year, Vietnam Tet Nguyen Dan; Feb. 11 Taiwan Lantern Festival, NAACP Founded; Feb. 14 Race Relations Day; Feb. 17 American League of United Latin Citizens Founded; Feb. 24 Mexico Flag Day; Mar. 3 The Doll Festival; Mar. 17 St. Patrick’s Day; Mar. 21 Naw Ruz, India’s New Year’s Day Community Meetings Associations Feb. 14, Mar. […]

Queens GOP Leaders Back McCain’s Primary Bid

  Queens Republicans were squarely behind Arizona Senator John McCain yesterday as he pursued his party’s presidential delegates in balloting held throughout New York state as part of Super Tuesday primaries in 22 states. When the Gazette went to press late yesterday evening, the polls were still open (and would remain open until 9 p.m.), so as this column was […]


107-18 70th Road

107-18 70th Road • Forest Hills • 718.459.4040   For 14 years, Santa Fe Steakhouse on Restaurant Row (70th Road) in Forest Hills, has been a great place for friends and family to gather for the very finest steaks, ribs, chicken and lots more. Santa Fe Steakhouse wants to thank all of its steady clientele for their overwhelming concern regarding the impending […]

Senior Spotlight By John Toscano

'Safe Streets For Seniors' Launched To Reduce Traffic Deaths

Continuing to address improvements for senior citizens, Mayor Michael Bloomberg launched a “Safe Streets for Seniors” project last week, an effort to reduce traffic fatalities among the city’s elderly. The new project, which the mayor revealed in his recent State of the City address, will focus on 25 neighborhoods in the city where the safety initiative will be implemented. The […]

Seniors Who Don’t Take Their Meds

Dear Savvy Senior, Do you have any suggestions on how I can help my mother keep up with her medicine? She takes several medications for various health conditions and I just learned she hasn’t been taking them regularly. Concerned Daughter Dear Concerned: Medicine that goes untaken is, unfortunately, a very common problem in the U.S. In fact, according to the […]


Ronald Reagan's Legacy Lives On

Today, Feb. 6, 2008, would have been Ronald Reagan’s 97th birthday. Born in a small town in Illinois in 1911, Reagan, the one-time president of the Screen Actors Guild and two-term governor of California, embodied the American Dream- anyone, born an American, no matter how humble their origins, can become Chief Executive of the United States. Now, almost 20 years […]

Wants No Fed Ex

A copy of the following letter was received by the Gazette Hon. Patricia Acampora, Chair New York State Public Service Commission 3 Empire State Plaza Albany, New York 12223-1350 Dear Chairwoman Acampora: Please be advised that the Astoria Civic Association, one of the largest in the state of New York, and representing thousands of families in Northwest Queens, joins with […]

Questions Dorm Plans

To The Editor: I am writing in response to the recent letter [Gazette, Jan. 23, 2008] by Lawrence King, Student Government President at St. John’s University, regarding the Henley Road dorm. Mr. King’s assertions about the character and high standing of the St. John’s University students have not gone unnoticed. I agree with Mr. King that most of the St. […]