July 29, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Hunt Suspect In $10G Phone Robbery

Police are searching for a brazen bandit who cut a hole in the wall of a Corona telecommunications store on July 9, where he made off with nearly $10,000 worth of cell phones.Cops said the crafty crook cut a hole in the rear wall of the shop at 97-09 More...

Hunt Five Suspects In Armed Home Invasion

Police are searching for a gang of five suspects who forced their way into a Corona apartment on July 7, where they held a 60-year-old woman at gunpoint and made off with an undetermined amount of cash.Cops said the suspects broke into the woman’s ap More...

Celebrity Jeweler Killed In Road-Rage Hit Run

Police are searching for a road-rage driver who struck and killed a famed celebrity jeweler on a Forest Hills street on July 20.Cops said Aran “Eric” Aranbuyer, 40, got out of a vehicle near the intersection of 71st Avenue and 110th Street at about 1 More...

Cops: Report Animal Abuse On CrimeStoppers Hotline

City police and ASPCA officials last week announced a new lifeline for abused animals.Officials said anyone wanting to report animal abuse in their neighborhood can call the CrimeStoppers HOTLINE to report the abuse. More...

MetroCard Van Coming To Sen. Addabbo’s District

Later this week, the MetroCard Van will make two appearances in State Sen. Joseph P. Addabbo Jr.’s district in order to assist his constituents with their public transportation needs. More...

It’s In Queens! (July 30 to August 5)

Five-time Grammy winner James Taylor comes to Queens to give a concert this week. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

COPACABANA

There’s a veritable food festa going on all day and night at Copacabana on 36th Avenue in Astoria. More...

Seniors

How To Find And Choose A New Doctor

Dear Savvy Senior,What resources can you recommend to help me find and research some doctors in my area? More...

Features

Escape From Euro Problems: Five Day Tour Of North Western Macedonia

“Cash only!” “Dollars not euros for tips!” “We do not honor Power of Attorneys from New York Consulate unless we see a specific clause relating to the Bank,” said officers of the Ethniki Trapeza of Greece. More...

Eddie's Sweet Shop

There is something so undeniably timeless about Eddie’s Sweet Shop that makes it much more than an ice cream parlor to cool off from the summer heat. More...

Astoria Takes The Stage, Page, And Screen

August is American Artists Month. Believe it or not, Astoria is home to many famous American artists. Authors, actors, photographers, and musicians alike have gone from Astoria to bestselling book lists, the Broadway stage, and even the big screen. More...

Katz Thanks Local 806 For Pro Bono Pavilion Work

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz attended an informal thank you lunch at the New York State Pavilion in Flushing Meadows Corona Park on Friday, July 24, with members of the International Union of Painting and Allied Trades Local 806. More...

Crystal Windows Names VP Of Manufacturing

Crystal Window & Door Systems is pleased to announce that Mr. More...

Driver Charged In Wrong-Way DWI Crash

A drunken motorist driving the wrong way on the Long Island Expressway (LIE) survived a head-on crash with a city Department of Sanitation truck on July 11, police said.Cops said Salvatore Morales, 34, was behind the wheel of his blue Mercedes at abo More...

Another One Bites The Dust As A&P Declares Bankruptcy

Miles of empty shelves and an eerie silence filled shelves at a Pathmark Super Store in Flushing on July 20 after parent company A&P declared bankruptcy, marking the end for the popular grocer that introduced “big bundle bargains” to Queens resid More...

Crowley Visits Coca-Cola In Maspeth

Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley visited the Coca-Cola packaging facility on July 22, in north Maspeth’s industrial zone. Built in 1946, the site boasts more than 450 local employees, and primarily ships to local vendors within the five boroughs. More...

Cooling Centers To Remain Open Throughout Heat Wave

Meteorologists are warning the public that it will feel like hell on Earth this week, as the mercury soars over 90 degrees for at least the next five days.Temperatures will reach a body-roasting 95 degrees on at least two days this week as rising tem More...

Assemblyman Goldfeder Fights Theft At 100th Precinct Bike Registration

Assemblyman and avid biker Phil Goldfeder stopped by the 100th Precinct Bike registration event at St. Francis De Sales. More...

Political Page

Crowley: Trump Scare Tactics Used To Pass Anti-Immigration Bill

Scolding the House Republican majority for passing an anti-immigration bill that would strip local governments, including New York City, of critical resources that support public safety and community policing, Congressman Joseph Crowley charged last More...

Vallone’s Bills Protect Elders

On July 23, the City Council passed three bills that were the result of Councilman Paul A. More...

Editorials

Keeping The Peace: Night Out Against Crime

Next Tuesday, August 4 will be the annual National Night Out Against Crime. Neighborhoods all over the country will be holding the event, and we hope you will attend. More...

Letters to the Editor

Mt. Rushmore Carver To The Editor: I often wish I were Italian. But my late mother made spaghetti with ketchup, so I really didn’t have much of a chance. Apparently, President Barack Obama wishes he were Italian too. More...

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