March 22, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Pheffer Amato Greets Veterans For St. Patrick’s Day

This past Sunday, March 12th, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway) was honored to provide corned beef for, and to have an opportunity to speak at, a lunch for Veterans from the St. More...

Northwell Health CEO Michael Dowling Leads St. Patrick Day Parade

Northwell Health President and CEO  More...

Snow Blower Stab Suspect Nabbed

Police arrested a 34-year-old Forest Hills man on March 17, who allegedly stabbed his neighbor in an argument over a snow blower. Teymuraz Adzhiashvili was charged with assault and weapons possession at his arraignment at Queens Criminal Court, More...

Pup Toss Creep Caged

A 23-year-old Long Island Coty man has been sentenced to a year in jail after pleading guilty to aggravated animal cruelty for dumping a mixed-breed Chihuahua from a third-floor apartment window, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. More...

L.I. Man Charged With Queens Hate Crimes

Police charged a Long Island man with a hate crime on March 18, after he allegedly attacked two transgender victims outside a McDonald’s restaurant in Elmhurst. Cops said Patrick O’Meara, 38, shouted anti-gay slurs at the two victims when they e More...

On The Road in Greece: Asteras Tripolis Star Store

Asteras Tripoli Football Club is known throughout the world. It is a leader in soccer. I wanted to buy some memorabilia from my hotel at Areos Square, Tripolis, Greece. Right opposite Areos Square was the Official Star Store. More...

New, Engaging Play Equipment Comes To Devoy Playground In Queens' Forest Park

NYC Parks Queens Borough Commissioner Dorothy Lewandowski joined Borough President Melinda Katz and Council Member Elizabeth Crowley to cut the ribbon on a $1.45 million upgrade to Joseph Devoy Playground in Forest Park. “With a new entranceway More...

Community Calendar

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Restaurant of the Week

Via Vai

A visit to Via Vai is virtually a trip to Rome, thanks to Roman-born chef and owner, Antonio Morichini, who brings years of expertise in the kitchens of Italy right here to More...

Editorials

Happy Greek Independence Day

Greek Independence Day, a national holiday in Greece, is very important here in Queens as well, where the Greek American presence is strong – especially in neighborhoods like Astoria and Bayside, with their abundance of Greek residents, schools More...

Letters to the Editor

Transparency Needed In DOE  A copy of this letter was received at the Queens Gazette March 7, 2017 Carmen Fariña Chancellor New York City Department of Education 52 Chambers Street, Room 320 New York, NY 10007- More...

Star Journal

Representing The Borough With Pride

The Greater Astoria Historical Society presents pages from the Long Island Star Journal BY DAN MCDONALD Welcome to March 1952!  More...

Building Boom

The Long Island City Partnership – the economic development organization for Long Island City—released on March 16th a real estate market report showing that the residential sector is exp More...

In Honor Of Women’s History Month:

Haitian Painter & Makeup Artist Chantal Gesse Features Exhibit & Resorts World Casino NYC

On Thursday, March 23, Haitian painter and top makeup artist Chantal Gesse will greet guests at a private reception in honor of her artwork at Resorts World New York City’s (RWCNYC) Red Wall Art Gallery that is on public display from March 9 - Apr More...

Pheffer Amato Attends Ladies Luncheon, Reflects on Hundred Years of Suffrage in New York State

This past Saturday, March 11th, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway) attended the Women’s Democratic Executive Committee of Queens County’s Ladies Luncheon, at Antun’s Catering in Queens Village. More...

It’s In Queens! (March 23 to March 29)

It’s a monster week! The Queens Marathon returns. Shakespeare starts two runs. The Russian National Ballet performs. Two symphonic orchestras start their seasons. And some wacky art gets wackier.    More...

Retired Corrections Officer Arrested In Wife Shooting

A 55-year-old retired city Corrections officer shot and wounded his estranged wife at their Woodside home on March 11, police said.  Cops said Victor Guzman fled after the 8 p.m. More...

City Charges Major World With Deceptive Sales Practices

The Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) filed charges recently against the Major World Auto Group in Long Island City, charging that the dealership has been engaged in long- standing illegal practices to profit from consumers. More...

On The Road in Greece: Fisheries of Nafpaktos, Greece

The scenic drive to Delphi showed us the amazing fisheries of Nafpaktos. Nets with metal cages were breeding fish. In the local supermarket, we have labeled frozen fish that states “farm fresh”. More...

Justice For All

The Justice for All Coalition (United We Stand LIC-Astoria) was planning for a busy March, with two meetings within the month, not just one. The first of them took place Monday evening, March 13, at the Jacob A. More...

St. Francis Prep Welcomes Renowned Italian Artist For A Residency

During the week of November 14th, 2016, St. Francis Prep’s Art department took part in a rare event when Italian artist Roberto Andrioli visited for a week-long in-house field trip on mask making.  Each day, a different class (including Mr. More...

Political Page

Clear Of Charges, De Blasio Sees Path To Reelection

You couldn’t blame Mayor Bill de Blasio if, last Thursday, he was whistling “the sun will come out tomorrow” after he was cleared of charges that he had been slightly heavy-handed in soliciting campaign funds for his first mayoral v More...

Health Care

When sex and a man’s thyroid collide

In case you didn’t know already, our hormones rule our lives. If you are a man with an endocrine disorder, you may also know that hormones released by the thyroid gland may be putting a damper on your sex life. More...

Features

Gianaris, State Liquor Authority Call To Rescind ACES Cabaret License

State Senator Michael Gianaris stood with community leaders on March 16th to call on the New York State Supreme Court to heed the community’s demand to close the adult nightclub ACES, and affirm the State Liquor Authority’s decision to re More...

Sino-American Business Association’s 15th Annual Gala

State Senator Toby Ann Stavisky (D-Flushing), joined by Congress Member Grace Meng and Council Member Peter Koo, attended the 15th annual Sino-American Business Association Gala. More...

Gianaris, Simotas, Constantinides Condemn ‘Hate Graffiti’

State Senator Michael Gianaris, Assembly Member Aravella Simotas and Council Member Costa Constantinides released the following statements addressing “hate graffiti” that appeared on the elected officials’ offices, and in the surrou More...

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