October 22, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

QueensWay Might Be Underway In Near Future

Artist renditions and the cost of QueensWay, the borough’s version of Manhattan’s High Line, were revealed on October 14 at Queens Metropolitan H.S. in Forest Hills. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

BRIK BAR, LOUNGE & KITCHEN

Visit the brand spanking new BRIK Bar, Lounge & Kitchen on Steinway Street for a new twist on casual dining, drinking and relaxing. More...

Seniors

You Don’t Need To Be A Techie To Use Social Security Online

October 3 was Techies Day—a time for propeller-heads to embrace their hardware-obsessed, online-addicted selves.  But for the less technical, it also happened to be the 14th annual Computer Learning Month. More...

Wandering Solutions For Alzheimer’s Caregivers

Dear Savvy Senior,My mother, who lives with me, has Alzheimer’s disease and I worry about her wandering away. What tips can you recommend to help me protect her?Concerned DaughterDear Concerned, More...

Features

City Planning Comes To Silver Cup, Discusses Queens West

The Department of City Planning has been working on the Western Queens Transportation Study and earlier this month presented some findings thus far, at a meeting at the Silvercup building, 22nd Street and Queens Plaza South.  Planning Commission More...

Ms. Supermodel USA-Petite 2014 Plans To Inspire Youth

         Margaret Skourlis, a Greek-American, won the title of 2014 Ms. Supermodel USA-Petite in Fargo, North Dakota on Saturday, September. 6, 2014.  Ms. More...

California Pizza Kitchen Fundraising For Autisim

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It's In Queens! (October 23 to October 29)

Halloween-inspired fright fests mix with presentations by Johnny Mathis, George Clinton, former NYC Comptroller Alan Hevesi, and Bollywood star Nandita Das. More...

Sr. Tesa Wins $1M For Hour Children Nonprofit

Sister Teresa “Tesa” Fitzgerald, CSJ, who directs the nonprofit organization Hour Children in Queens, dedicated to transforming the lives of female offenders and their children, was honored on the evening of October 16 with the 2014 Opus Prize for fa More...

Help Save The Ridgewood Reservoir

More than 1,100 people have signed an online petition asking the city Department of Parks and Recreation to abandon its plans to construct roads through the basins of the historic Ridgewood Reservoir.The department has maintained it must puncture the More...

Political Page

Crowley, Cuomo Work To Tighten Defenses vs Ebola

With everyone on edge and striving to be right and ready in dealing with the Ebola situation, Congressmember Joseph Crowley convened a summit meeting with local hospital officials last Friday and came away “comforted to hear about the high leve More...

Maloney Warns GOP ‘Chipping Away Women’s Rights’

Congressmember Carolyn B. Maloney released a report card on October 15 rating four years of Republican control of the U.S. More...

Gianaris’ Reelection Event

State Senator Michael Gianaris was joined by friends, family, and supporters at his 2014 reelection event, held annually at Trattoria L’incontro in Astoria. More...

Editorials

Welcome To ‘The World’s Borough’

The Queens Gazette salutes the creation of the newly updated Welcome To Queens sign, which now includes the slogan “The World’s Borough”. More...

Letters to the Editor

Ban Flights From Africa To The Editor: Ebola-affected Liberians and other West Africans who can obtain plane tickets will be headed to the United States. How many more can we handle coming into our country? More...

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