May 24, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Hunt Suspect In Astoria Home Burglary

Police are searching for a man who made off with cash and jewelry during a break-in last month at a home in Astoria. Cops recovered surveillance that shows the suspect breaking through the front door of the home near 9th Street and 27th Avenue o More...

Owners Must Comply With New Business A/C Law

City officials are reminding Queens business owners to shut their doors and close their windows when temperatures rise this summer. A law that became effective in 2016 requires owners of small, medium and large stores and other businesses to shu More...

Hofstra Northwell School Of Medicine’s Free Clinic Fills Health Care Gap In Central Queens

A student-run free medical clinic that recently celebrated its one-year anniversary is filling a health care gap for uninsured Queens residents. More...

Class Of 1967 Salutes Class Of 2017

On May 19, 11 individuals who graduated from P.S. 99 in 1967 in Kew Gardens congregated in the auditorium of the school. More...

De Blasio: Over Two Years Without A Fatality On Queens Boulevard

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on May 17 that Queens Boulevard has seen zero fatalities since 2014, and New York City will further extend the redesign of Queens Boulevard beginning in June. After overwhelming approval by Queens Community Board 6 More...

Off The Beaten Track: Russian Bells Of Moscow Kremlin & Novgorod

Only in Russia did I see an intense love for Bells. They are special to Russians. Bells play an important part in their Orthodox service. They invite people to church, for birth and funerals. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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Restaurant of the Week

Salt & Bone Smokehouse

Just in time for summer, Salt and Bone Smokehouse opens on 30th Avenue for all to enjoy. Let’s face it…you can’t smoke meat in your apartment in New York City, at least not without a neighbor calling the fire department. More...

Seniors

How To Pick A Medical Alert System

Dear Savvy Senior,I would like to get my 82-year-old mother, who lives alone, a home medical alert system with a panic button that she can push in case she falls or needs help. Can you recommend some good options to help me choose? More...

Health Care

5 erectile dysfunction fighting nutrients

Any man who has suffered with erectile dysfunction (ED) is usually open to any ideas on how to treat it. One possible helpful method he may have overlooked is the nutrients within food.  More...

Editorials

Honor Our Service Members

Memorial Day is fast approaching, and the first thought for many is that this is the unofficial start to summer. More...

Letters to the Editor

Letter To Tillerson More...

Cultural Investment

‘Increase Investment In World’s Leader In Arts, Culture’

Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer, over 70 artists, members of cultural organizations from across New York City, and supporters of the arts held a rally on Friday, May 19 at City Hall calling for $40 million in increased investment in New York City&rs More...

NYPD Holiday, Summer Driving Crackdown

Police from the Queens Highway Patrol Unit and local precincts will hit the streets this week in the kickoff of an NYPD crackdown on motorists who party hard and get behind the wheel over the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, and others that use cell ph More...

Motorcyclist Faces Four Years In Bizarre Crash

A Jackson Heights man crashed his motorcycle on a Woodside street on May 13, and left his critically injured passenger bleeding on the street as he fled the scene, police said. Cops said Luis Ortega, 24, was speeding on his yellow and black Yama More...

It’s In Queens! (May 25 to June 1)

Memorial Day Weekend is approaching, and Queens will host the nation’s biggest parade as always. Other commemorative events include a concert, free kayaking, and flower-planting. More...

St. Anastasia Knights Of Columbus Celebrate Their 50th Anniversary

The St. Anastasia Knights of Columbus Council 5911 celebrated their 50th anniversary at the 10:00 a.m. Mass at St. Anastasia Parish in Douglaston on Sunday, May 21. More...

Oratorio Society Of Queens’ 90th Anniversary Look-Back

The Oratorio Society of Queens is celebrating its 90th Anniversary. Celebrate this landmark anniversary with them at the Oratorio Society of Queens 90th Anniversary Gala, Sunday, June 25, 5:30 p.m. More...

Queens Chamber Of Commerce Holds Annual Business Expo & Breakfast

The annual Queens Chamber of Commerce’s Business Expo and Breakfast 2017 lasted about seven hours on a sunny day in mid-May, drawing a good number of speakers and exhibitors to Citifield.  Exhibitors used fifth-floor space to represent their sha More...

Mets Go Back To Losing Ways Against Angels At CitField

The New York Mets have had a bumpy start to the 2017 season finishing the month of April with a 10-14 record and trailing the Washington Nationals by 6.5 games. More...

Political Page

I On Politics

SPECIAL COUNSEL NAMED TO OVERSEE RUSSIA/TRUMP ANGLE: With not many signs that President Donald Trump’s first administration has gotten off the ground as May nears an end, Deputy Attorney General Rod J. More...

DA Brown Honors Former US Attorney Bharara

In celebration of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, District Attorney Richard A. More...

Peralta Presents State Allocation to Catholic Charities

In order to prepare New Yorkers for the job market, state Senator Jose Peralta secured a $50,000 state allocation to Catholic Charities this year. More...

Features

Jackson Heights Community Sues MTA For Lead Hazard

New York City Councilman Daniel Dromm gathered on Roosevelt Avenue with Jackson Heights business owners, residents, environmental attorneys and other elected officials to announce a class action lawsuit against the MTA for harming public health with More...

‘Ditmars Crossing Guardian Angel’ Celebrates 35 Years!

Many of you know her as “Cathy the crossing guard,” a familiar smiling face helping children, families, neighbors with disabilities and seniors alike, cross the street at the corner of Ditmars Blvd. More...

MoMA PS1’s Landmark 20th Season Of Warm Up Begins July 1

MoMA PS1’s pioneering outdoor music series Warm Up celebrates its 20th season in 2017, with 10 Saturdays presenting the best in live and electronic music—both local and global—across a range of genres. More...

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