September 17, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

A Three-Acre Corn Maze In New York City

The 12th annual interactive cornfield adventure begins with the Amazing Maize Maze.Enjoy getting lost in the three-acre interactive corn maze, sponsored by Con Edison at the Queens County Farm Museum, located at 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy. More...

Whitestone Librarian Gets Covered In Pasta

At the start of this summer, Children’s Librarian Susan Scatena at the Whitestone branch of the Queens Library challenged her young summer readers. More...

Poppenhusen Celebrates Oktoberfest

More than a century ago, College Point and the neighborhoods of the borough’s North Shore, possessed a peculiar claim to fame. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

Celebrate life’s special occasions at Astoria World Manor

Astoria World Manor has been an icon of catering in the area for 59 years, offering personalized service for all of life’s special occasions. More...

Riverview Restaurant and Lounge

Riverview Restaurant and Lounge was a pioneer on the burgeoning Long Island City waterfront when it first opened in 2005. More...

Caffé bene

affé bene is taking New York by storm with their comfortable, airy stores, delicious coffees, and scrumptious pastries. More...

Editorials

Heroes Of The Moment: Greek Americans In WWI

“Has a philosopher like you failed to discover that our country is more to be valued and higher and higher and holier far than mother or father or any ancestor, and more to be regarded in the eyes of the gods and of men of understanding?”, said Socra More...

Savor The Splendor Of Fall

Soon we will reach the autumnal equinox, on September 23 to be exact, the day when the sunlit half of the day equals exactly the darkened half, here in the Northern Hemisphere. Thus we enter the season of fall. More...

Letters to the Editor

Harmful Obstructionism To The Editor: More...

Smell Gas, Act Fast; New Multi-Language Con Edison Videos Aim to Keep New Yorkers Safe

Con Edison is releasing gas safety videos in Spanish, Chinese and Korean to educate non-English speaking New Yorkers about what to do if they smell gas. More...

Eat In Astoria Begins September 19

Eats In NY and the Queens Chamber of Commerce are excited to invite you to Astoria Restaurant Week 2014. Get ready to celebrate Astoria’s unique food culture with your fellow foodies. More...

QCC Surprises 90 Year Old Former Student With Diploma

This summer, Alexander Phillips graduated from Queensborough Community College with an Associate in Applied Science degree. He is 90 years old. “This is one of the proudest moments of my life,” said Phillips, a resident of Douglasville, Georgia. More...

DKCA Holds Meeting, Swears In Board Members

The Dutch Kills meeting for September had a report from the 114th Police Precinct commander that ran on for a long time, thanks to audience participation; a swearing-in of three DKCA board members by Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer; a few minutes of c More...

It's In Queens! (September 18 to September 24)

Get ready for a huge week with the annual Maker Faire and County Fair. In addition, pop sensation Jason Mraz, eternal Grateful Dead guitarist Phil Lesh, and alternative rock phenomenon The Replacements come to Queens. More...

Political Page

Fight For State Senate Drew Mayor To Support Avella

Mayor Bill de Blasio was nowhere in sight last Tuesday on Primary Day, but nonetheless he participated in the heated race between former City Comptroller John Liu and incumbent state Senator Tony Avella, in which Avella prevailed by 568 votes, accord More...

Aldorasi To Run For Senate

Anthony Aldorasi, a former principal at I.S. 141, has announced his candidacy for state senator. In a recent visit to the Queens Gazette, Aldorasi articulated some of his issues about his campaign. More...

Stavisky’s Landslide

State Senator Toby Ann Stavisky won reelection by a landslide on Tuesday night, defeating her opponent, S.J. Jung with 57.3 percent of the vote to Jung’s 42.7 percent. More...

Seniors

How To Find The Best Reacher Grabber Tool

Dear Savvy Senior,What kinds of reacher grabber tools can you recommend for seniors who need help picking things up off the ground. More...

Health Care

General Dentistry: Tips To Finding A Qualified Dentist

Looking for a dentist that’s perfect for you? The field of general dentistry offers countless qualified, dependable and trustworthy dentists. You just have to know where to find them! More...

Features

Sunnyside Chamber Meets For Fall Session

Some of the attendees at the September luncheon meeting of the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce had not been to an SCC meeting since the springtime, when the chamber began holding monthly meetings at different Sunnyside restaurants (and on a different d More...

Goldfeder To Ease School Overcrowding In City

To address overcrowding classrooms in Southern Queens and Rockaway and across the rest of the city, Assemblymember Phil Goldfeder announced that legislation requiring the city School Construction Authority (SCA) and the Department of Education to fac More...

Historic Buildings At Fort Totten To Be Restored

The historic military buildings at Fort Totten in Bayside are in line for an upgrade. The city Department of Parks and Recreation (DOP) announced on August 8 that the Commanding Officer’s House and the chapel are set to be revitalized. More...

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