November 19, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

CB 1 Holds Meeting

Representatives of Year Up New York have talked about that organization before at a Community Board 1 cabinet meeting, but not so well as Michael Sharp did at the meeting in November.  Sharp was the first of several speakers in the boardroom at More...

60 Years And Counting

It’s one of the oldest bookstores in Queens. And you probably never even knew it existed. When Bernard Titowsky first opened the Austin Book Shop 60 years ago in April of 1954, Dwight D. Eisenhower was president and rock ‘n’ roll was just being born. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

Las Margaritas

Life is always a fiesta at Las Margaritas, opened eight years ago by the amiable husband and wife team of Milton and Ruth Jara. More...

Features

Goldfeder Secures $500K Funding For St. John's Hospital

Assemblymember Phil Goldfeder (D-Far Rockaway) announced that he has provided a state grant in the amount of $500,000 to St. More...

The Bosnia List: A Queens Resident Returns Home

Sometimes to fit right into your future, you have to make right with your past. More...

How 'bout them apples?

Do you have a good gut feeling about apples? Your body may -- and that could be important to your overall health.Some of the components of apples survive their trip through the upper part of the human digestive tract. More...

Hunt Fake Debit Card Bandit

Police last week released a surveillance photo of a man wanted in connection with debit card robberies at two Woodside banks.Cops said the suspect copied a debit card belonging to a 28-year-old woman and used the bogus card to withdraw $1,300 from a More...

Straphanger Found Dead On N Train

Police are awaiting the results of an autopsy by the city Medical Examiner’s office to determine the exact cause of death of a man who was found dead on an N train in Long Island City on November 8.City Transit Police officials said the man was unres More...

Sunnyside Chamber Of Commerce Meets In The Wake Of Luke Adams' Passing

The Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce met Wednesday, November 12 at Saffron Garden, the Indian restaurant on Skillman Avenue between 46th and 47th Streets.  Its scheduled program included an address by an attorney about conflict resolution, and ther More...

Queens Chamber Announces Building Award Winners

On December 4, the Queens Chamber of Commerce will host its 99th Annual Building Awards, recognizing a variety of construction projects for their unique designs and value around the borough. More...

It's In Queens! (November 20 To November 26)

The momo is a Himalayan dumpling that is usually stuffed with chicken, beef or yak. It is also the focus of an intense food walk this week. More...

Political Page

Constantinides Bill To Make City Greener Passes Council

Legislation that will prepare New York City to “meet the challenge of climate change” and reduce serious health problems, was passed by the City Council last week by unanimous vote. More...

Seniors

What To Consider When Choosing A Walk-in Bathtub

Dear Savvy Senior,I’m interested in getting a walk-in bathtub for my wife that’s easy for her to get into and out of, but could use some assistance. Can you offer any consumer tips? Need HelpDear Need, More...

Editorials

A Balance Between Speed And Safety

For the first time in more than 50 years, the city of New York has voted by way of the City Council to lower the speed limit on local streets, from 30 to 25 mph. The change began on November 7. More...

Letters to the Editor

We Are Responsible To The Editor: A mid-term turnout is normally low, yet this year’s participation was last seen in 1942 during WWII. In a president’s second term a reversal to the president’s party is normal. More...

Sports

Looking Back On Mackey Sasser

Mackey Sasser had seen enough. Cardinals speedster Vince Coleman had stolen 57 bases in a row against the Mets without being caught. More...

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