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Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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Restaurant of the Week

Katch Astoria

Katch is definitely not your college sports bar. This sleek, casual eatery does show sports events, but also features film festivals, live music, fund-raisers and other social events. More...

Editorials

Taking A ‘Night Out’ Of Crime

This summer, all across Queens, and much of the rest of the country, the 31st National Night Out Against Crime will be celebrated, on Tuesday, August 5. More...

Letters to the Editor

Free Full-Day Pre-K Dear Friends: Children born in 2010 are eligible for free, full-day pre-K education programs in New York City public schools and community based early childhood centers. More...

It’s In Queens! (July 31 to August 6)

It’s all about numbers. Thanks to the six-day Latino Cultural Festival, various musical genres, theater, and dances are dazzling audiences at the Queens Theatre this week. More...

Mini Van Loses Control On 21st Street; Driver Killed

One person is dead and several others hurt after a minivan crashed on 21st Street in Astoria.Police say the driver, 45-year old Anthony Boyd, apparently suffered a medical condition when he lost control of his vehicle on the afternoon of July 2.The S More...

Political Page

Participatory Budgeting Expands In City Council

Almost half of Queens’ councilmembers have signed on for participatory budgeting when next year’s budget rolls around, making them part of the 22 members that have joined the group participating in the new process, City Council Speaker Me More...

Halloran Found Guilty

Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that former Councilmember Daniel Halloran was found guilty in federal court of arranging the bribery of New York City Republican leaders to allow state Senator More...

Features

Twenty Fifth Annual 5k Run/Walk To Fight Drug Abuse

Every July, hundreds of people flock to the Federation of Italian American Organizations of Queens’ annual 5k Run/Walk race in the hopes of not only competing against locals from the neighborhood, (some of which have traveled from faraway places) but More...

Mets Pitcher Walt Terrell Remembers His Day Of Destiny

On paper it was a mismatch. Chicago Cubs pitcher Ferguson Jenkins entered the day with 281 career wins. Walt Terrell of the New York Mets had two. Terrell hoped to pitch well enough to give the Mets a chance to win. More...

Passage Of Persistent Sexual Abuse Law Lauded

District Attorney Richard A. Brown, Assemblymember Aravella Simotas and state Senator Michael Gianaris announced on July 29 the passage of new legislation to strengthen laws regarding persistent sexual abuse. More...

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