September 21, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Selfhelp Receives City Council Proclamation

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Council Member Paul Vallone, and 15 other City Council Members presented a Proclamation to Selfhelp Community Services in honor of its 80th anniversary. More...

Van Bramer Announces New Middle School For Sunnyside

On September 19, the School Construction Authority, Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer, Congressman Joe Crowley, Assembly Member Cathy Nolan, and local families rallied to celebrate plans to build a new middle school at 48th Street and Barnett Avenue i More...

Global New York Meets For Breakfast

A few months after it was formed, Global New York (GNY), a state agency created out of the Empire State Development Corp. More...

Honoring The Fallen

The fifth annual Remember Me Run and 14th Annual Memorial Service was held at St. Michael’s Cemetery in East Elmhurst in memory of the 15th anniversary of the tragedy of September 11, 2001. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

B’WAY KITCHEN

Indian and Middle Eastern Dishes to Go

B’Way Kitchen is a petite eatery offering delicious, fresh Indian and Middle Eastern dishes to go or to eat in, if you are lucky enough to grab one of three tables, chairs and benches that open onto the street. More...

Editorials

We Welcome The Fall

The heaviness of summer seems to have lifted. We reveled in it to the hilt, but fall is coming just in time. More...

Letters to the Editor

Elevate The Election To The Editor: The election, for all intents and purposes, could be held tomorrow. This election voters are cemented to their choices, either by dedication and belief or by fear that the other candidate could win. More...

Star Journal

WW II Rages On; Queens Natives Proudly Serve

The Greater Astoria Historical Society presents pages from the Long Island Star Journal. Welcome to September 1943! More...

Blast Shelter Secrecy; DHS: ‘Maspeth Going Forward’

Three Queens lawmakers issued a joint statement to the Mayor de Blasio administration on September 14, vowing to “fiercely fight” any attempt by city officials to convert an East Elmhurst hotel into a homeless shelter.  More...

St. Anastasia Knights Of Columbus Installs Officers

St. Anastasia Knights of Columbus Council 5911 in Douglaston, held their Installation of Officers on September 13th at the Annex next to St. Anastasia parish. More...

Homecoming For Queens Olympians

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz hosted a September 12th homecoming celebration for athletes from Queens who competed in the Summer Olympics last month in Rio de Janeiro. More...

QC Business Breakfast Hears About Cybercrime

The topic at last Friday’s Queens College Business Forum was ripped from the headlines, being entitled “Cyber Breach Preparedness and Incident Response.”  Handling the breakfast address in tandem were two men with gigantic titles:  James F. More...

It’s In Queens! (September 22 to September 28)

Russell Simmons returns to his native borough this week. He has a special event in the Kaufman Arts District, but let’s hope he has time for the art, boogaloo, stomps, dance therapy, pig races, theater, tours, and lectures. Here’s the rundown.  More...

Political Page

Republicans Eye Democratic Seats In Albany

In a hoped-for revival of the Queens Republican Party in November – and some help from Donald Trump – party leaders for the first time in several years have put a team of candidates together to challenge Democrats in Albany in the Novembe More...

Crucial Prez Debate Tuesday Night

The “huge” talk night is finally here – the first of three one-on-one talk fests between presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump – just the pair of bitter antagonists, each hoping the other makes the fatal blu More...

Honoring Those Lost On 9/11

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz placed a rose on a memorial to the victims of the September 11th, 2001 terrorist attacks during a ceremony held in Tribute Park in the Rockaways on the 15th anni More...

Features

Hunt Three Men In Astoria Robbery

Police are searching for three men who forced their way into an Astoria apartment and robbed a resident, police sources said.One of the suspects, identifies as “JoJo,” flashed a gun while entering the home at about 10 a.m. More...

Off The Beaten Trail: Tomb Of The Unknown Soldier In Moscow

Every nation has a memorial of the Unknown Soldier. I have seen the memorial in Washington, D.C., Athens Greece and now in Moscow and the Eternal Flame at St. Petersburg, Russia. More...

CB 1 Returns For New Season

The first Community Board 1 cabinet meeting of the new season was held on September 8 at Kaufman Astoria Studios, with CB1’s District Manager Florence Koulouris presiding. More...

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