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It's In Queens! (July 2 to July 8)

The big news this week is the Macy’s fireworks show, which will happen in the sky above Long Island City on July 4. There’s also plenty of outdoor fun with concerts, movie screenings, and even a beach campfire. More...

Au Naturel Is "Revealing" Artwork In Sunnyside

Au Naturel is a show of 24 artworks that Sunnyside Artists Inc. has mounted on the walls of Salt & Fat, the restaurant at 41-06 Queens Boulevard. More...

Cops Ready To Put Kabash On Kaboom

Fourth of July revelers take note: if you are caught by police purchasing, displaying, storing or lighting illegal fireworks this summer, you will be arrested and put through the system – without exception.Police officials this week are alerting Quee More...

Shake Shack Coming To Queens Center Mall

Queens residents no longer have to endure a forty-five minute subway ride to the Manhattan, buy tickets to a Mets game at Citi Field, or book a flight at JFK to enjoy a good burger and fries. More...

Steinway Hallmark Bids Adieu

After 32 years of business on Steinway Street, Hallmark owner Marc Schein and staff closed their doors on Saturday, June 27.—Melissa Mennona More...

Resorts World To Host Five Alarm FDNY Chili Cook-Off

Resorts World Casino New York City is hosting a special Five Alarm FDNY Chili Cook-Off as part of its Employee Appreciation Day festivities on July 1, 2015 on the deck of the Central Park Event Space. More...

Long Island City Summit Discusses Priorities And Plans

Hundreds of business professionals, city and state officials, and Long Island City collaborators gathered at the Museum of the Moving Image in Long Island City, for the LIC Partnership’s second annual LIC Summit: Priorities and Plans. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

5 Star Bar & Grill/ 5 Star Banquet

5 Star Bar and Grill is an oasis of great Indian cuisine in Long Island City, on 43rd Avenue and 21st Street just down the street from the East River with panoramic views of midtown Manhattan. More...

Seniors

Understanding Medicare's Enrollment Rules

Dear Savvy Senior,Can you give me a rundown on Medicare’s enrollment choices and rules along with when and how to apply? I turn 65 next year and want to make sure I know what to do.Almost RetiredDear Almost, More...

Medication Management Tools For Organizing And Remembering

Dear Savvy Senior, What products or solutions can you recommend to help seniors keep up with their medications? My mom is supposed to take several different medications at different times of the day but frequently forgets. More...

Star Journal

138th Year Of Independence Celebrated In 1914

The Greater Astoria Historical Society presents pages from the Long Island Star Journal. Welcome to July 1914! More...

Bayside Family Killed In Crash Near LIE

A 42-year-old mother and her 10-year-old daughter died in a crash near the Long Island Expressway in Bayside on July 1. More...

Stolen Bayside Dog Found Dead

A dog that was stolen from its owner was found dead in Chrocheron Park in Bayside on June 30. More...

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Woodside Woman Foils Violent Rape Attempt

Police in Woodside are searching for a violent sexual predator who stalked and attempted to rape a local woman on June 25.Cops said the suspect stalked the woman until she arrived at her Woodside apartment building at about 9:15 a.m. on June 25. More...

Change In Muni Meter Rules

Motorists will soon be able to pre-pay Muni Meters up to one hour before enforcement rules go into effect, city Department of Transportation (DOT) officials said.DOT officials said motorists will be able to purchase a receipt stamped one-hour prior t More...

Constantinides Helps Pass Fiscal Year ‘16 City Budget

The City Council voted to adopt a balanced and fiscally responsible Budget for Fiscal Year 2016 (July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016). More...

Holocaust Survivor Visits Christ The King Students

Sephen Berger, a Holocaust survivor from Strasshof, Austria, visited Paul Salerni’s social studies class. Berger has been visiting Christ the King and speaking about his experience to Salerni’s classes for the last 17 years. More...

Campaign To Publicize Problem Of Elder Abuse

How surprised would you be if you were told that an estimated 260,000 older adults – more than a quarter million – had been the victims of elder abuse in 2010? More...

Political Page

Thanks To Supreme Court Millions Keep Health Care

Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D–Queens/Manhattan) released the following statement last week, in reaction to the King v. More...

Constantinides Helps Pass Fiscal Year ‘16 City Budget

The City Council voted to adopt a balanced and fiscally responsible Budget for Fiscal Year 2016 (July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016). More...

Editorials

Celebrate Founding Principles On The Fourth

Our country’s 239th birthday this year falls on a Saturday, guaranteeing near-universal celebration. More...

Letters to the Editor

Choose Driver/Skipper To The Editor: More...

Features

A Tour Of Historic Queens

Join the Queens Village Republican Club for an all day tour of Historic Queens. More...

Six-Day Library Service Restored Citywide

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, together with Finance Chair, Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras-Copeland, Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer and Chair of the Committee on Cultural Affairs, Libraries and International Group Relations, and newly a More...

Comptroller Stringer Sunnyside Chamber Luncheon

New York City Controller Scott Stringer was on schedule last week to address the June luncheon meeting of the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce at Blu Orchid Thai restaurant, 45-04 Queens Boulevard, but other business called him away.  The luncheon More...

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