December 5, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Honoring Forest Hills Jewish Center Sisterhood

The Forest Hills Jewish Center (FHJC) Sisterhood held a November 18 brunch in honor of Anise Parnes (second from l.), the current president of the BQLI region of the Women’s League for Conservative Judaism and past president of the FHJC Sisterhood. More...

Nolan Attends LIC Partnership Holiday Lighting

On Thursday, November 29, NYS Assembly Member Catherine Nolan attended the LIC Partnership’s LIC Lights Up Holiday Celebration on Vernon Blvd.   More...

It’s In Queens! (Dec. 6 to Dec. 12)

Guess what time of year it is? Queens hosts holiday markets, Yuletide concerts, the HollyTour, a visit from St. More...

Plan 14-Story Hotel In Blissville

New York City mega developer Sam Chang has filed plans with the Department of Buildings to build a 14-story, 283-room hotel at 52-02 Van Dam Street in Long Island City, at the site of a building currently being used as a homeless shelter. More...

Think, Before You Put A Pet Under Your Christmas Tree

If you are thinking of putting a puppy, kitten – or any other pet under your Christmas tree this holiday season, make sure you consider the responsibilities of pet ownership before wrapping up that warm, cuddly critter. More...

Cops Launch Zero Tolerance Holiday Driving Crackdown

NYPD officials have issued a reminder to motorists who party too hard and get behind the wheel drunk over the holidays. Police officials announced a “Zero Tolerance” crackdown on drunk drivers from Thanksgiving week through New Years Day, includ More...

Annual Lighting Celebration

The United Community Civic Association (UCCA) held its annual Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration in McManus Memorial Park (81st Street and Grand Central Service Rd., East Elmhurst). More...

Anime NYC Wows Crowds Second Year In A Row

Anime NYC truly wowed the crowds on the weekend of November 16-18, with a jampacked schedule of anime events at the Jacob K. Javits Center in Midtown Manhattan. 36,000 people attended, up from 20,000 people their first year in 2017. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Telly’s Taverna

For nearly 30 years, Telly’s Taverna has been a fixture on 23rd Avenue in Astoria, serving up some of the finest, most authentic Greek cuisine in the neighborhood. More...

Bahari Estiatorio

B“Bahari Estiatorio is inspired by the rustic, cozy and inviting family gatherings reminiscent of Greek hospitality.” You’ll find these words on Bahari’s website, and you’ll feel this inspiration as soon as you walk thro More...

Editorials

Make The Most Of This Festive Time

This week we at the Queens Gazette bring you our Holiday Portfolio, filled with a legion of special holiday shopping ideas. We always want to shower our loved ones with gifts that really make them smile, and they surely deserve it. More...

Letters to the Editor

Giving Is Its Own Reward  To The Editor:  So many of us hear a story or observe a scene that is disturbing. We shake our heads and ponder the circumstances that could have led to such depressing, dismal circumstances. More...

FUNERAL OF SENATOR JOSE PERALTA AT ST. JOAN OF ARC

The funeral for the late NYS Senator Jose Peralta was held on the morning of Tuesday, November 27, at St. Joan of Arc RC Church in Jackson Heights. More...

Pheffer Amato Addresses VFW For Assembly Vets’ Committee

On Sunday, December 2, Assembly Member Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) spoke on behalf of the NYS Assembly Veterans’ Affairs Committee at the Queens County Council VFW’s 54th Annual Legislative Breakfast in Flushing. More...

Pheffer Amato Honors Ladies Of Business Rockaway Beach

Assembly Member Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway Beach) this past Friday presented the organization Ladies of Business Rockaway Beach (LBRB) with a NYS Assembly Citation honoring them as her November Small Business of the Month. More...

Miller Hosts Small Business Town Hall

On November 29, Assembly Member Michael Miller hosted a small business town hall at the Ridgewood Older Adult Center. More...

Crime Blotter!

Cops Hunt Burglars In Amazon Vandalism Police are searching for some determined Amazon foes who broke into a building owned by the retail giant in Long Island City on December 1, where they scrawled “Scamazon.con” on the inside of floor-to-ceili More...

The ‘Real’ Story Of Rudolph

When Clement Moore penned his Christmas classic “The Night Before Christmas” in 1923, he wrote of eight tiny reindeer, who lead Santa’s sled, delivering toys to children in all corners of the world. Rudolph, “the most famous reindeer of all,” wa More...

Warning…Holiday Treats Can Be Fatal To Fido

Pet owners who are tempted to share holiday goodies with their furry friends are reminded that those cookies, candy and other treats might be deadly to cats and dogs, officials at the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) More...

NCOs Give Crime Report At 108th Precinct Community Council Meeting

The December meeting of the 108th Police Precinct Community Council, at Sunnyside Community Services, was missing Commander Deputy Inspector Ralph Forgione, who’d had a busy day that left him no time for the monthly gathering of police and local resi More...

Festival & Tree Lighting

The Central Astoria Local Development Coalition’s 6th Annual Holiday Festival & Tree Lighting Celebration brought thousands of local residents to the Astoria Park Great Lawn on December 1, where they enjoyed a celebration   More...

Political Page

I On Politics

MALONEY STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF PRESIDENT BUSH: Congress Member Carolyn Maloney released the following statement on the passing of President George H.W. More...

Nolan On Career & Technical Education

Assembly Member Catherine Nolan released the following statement on the NYC Department of Education announcement on Career & Technical Education:  More...

Seniors

What You’ll Pay For Medicare in 2019

Dear Savvy Senior, I know there will be a small 2.8 percent cost-of-living increase in Social Security benefits next year but what about Medicare? What will our Medicare Part B monthly premiums and other Medicare costs be in 2019? More...

Features

Historic Documents On Queens Can Be Found At NYC Municipal Archives

The Municipal Archives (located at 31 Chambers Street) contains approximately 221,000 cubic feet of historic material. More...

Internet in Bloom for The Layperson

Once again the holiday season is here.  Where does the time go?  Well, before you give your hard earned money and precious time to a charity this season, why not research it online to see if the charity is legitimate?  At www.charityna More...

United Community Civic Association’s Holiday Champagne Brunch

The United Community Civic Association (UCCA) held its Annual Holiday Champagne Brunch on Sunday, December 2 at the La- Guardia Marriott Hotel. Overlooking the new LaGuardia Airport at Ditmars Blvd. More...

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