2009-08-26 E-Edition

DSNY Tests Hybrid Trucks

On Tuesday, August 24 Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg announced new developments in the city’s use of alternative fuel vehicles, part of the PlaNYC effort to reduce the amount of carbon emitted by municipal government by 30 percent by 2017 and to reduce the entire city’s carbon emissions by 30 percent by the year 2030. At the city Department of Sanitation […]

Jets Defeat Giants, 27-25

Jets Defeat Giants, 27-25   Jets starting quarterback rookie Mark Sanchez had a good game, leading the Jets to victory over the Giants before a paid attendance of 74,255. Photos Dan Miller/DMD Images By Dan Miller The New York Jets faced New York Giants at Giants Stadium for the 41st meeting of the two New York NFL franchises. A paid […]

Gazette Calendar Of Events

9/11 ‘We Will Never Forget’ Sep. 10, 7:30 p.m., United Community Civic Association/Port Authority of NY&NJ, 9/11 Memorial Candlelight Ceremony; McManus Memorial Park, 81st Street & Grand Central Service Road, Astoria Heights. Sep. 12, 2 p.m., St. Michael’s Cemetery, 9/11Memorial, reading of heroes names and looping video presentation, 72-02 Astoria Blvd., East Elmhurst; 718.278.3240. Community Meetings Boards Sep. 1, 7:30 […]


September 7 30th Avenue Business Association, 30th Avenue between 29th/41st Streets September 17-20 Hellenic Orthodox Traditionalist Church of America (St. Markella), 26th Street from 23rd Avenue to Amtrak trestle September 27 Broadway-Astoria Merchants & Professionals, Broadway between Crescent/47th Streets October 25 Dutch Kills Civic Association, 36th Avenue between 29th/35th Streets. All fairs are from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. For […]


The Federation of Italian American Organizations of Queens Presents

Aug. 26 Damir & Joe All events are Wednesdays 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., Athens Square Park, 30th Street and 30th Avenue, Astoria. No rain dates. For more information, call 718-204-2444, fax 718-204-9145 or e-mail fiao@juno.com.

Bareburger…Organic and Eco-Friendly

The classic burger joint just got a cool, new twist by serving only certified organic meats, vegetables and beverages. Burgers are essentially re-defined by these organic principles which offer superior taste and quality with a healthy respect for food and the environment. All the food is purchased from farms and food cooperatives and even the cups, straws and bags are […]

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 […]

Gazette Welcomes 2009 US Open To Queens

This year, once again, the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing will be the seat of the tennis world when the 2009 US Open is held from Monday, August 31 through Sunday, September 13. This coming Saturday, August 29, Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day, a full-day tennis and music festival for children and families, will kick off the […]

Letters to the Editor

Praises 1st Responders To The Editor: I would like to commend and thank the driver of a mini van that was alert to put on his brakes to avoid hitting a young boy about three years of age who was wandering around by himself and running out on Steinway Street by the address of 25-32. The young boy was very […]