October 29, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Astoria Bookshop To Hold Author Discussion

It's another week of awesome new arrivals on our shelves! Check out some of our favorites below--and remember to keep an eye on our very busy events calendar.  Heads up about our November book club pick: we'll be discussing Brooklyn by Colm More...

Community House Holds 10th Annual Taste Of Forest Hills

The Community House held their 10th annual “Taste of Forest Hills 2014” and Wine Tasting benefit on October 18, featuring the fabulous tastes of Acey Ducey’s, Alberto’s, Austin Public, Banter, Bonfire Grill, Jack & Nellie’s, Danny Brown Wine Bar More...

Follow These Tips For A Pet Sage Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner and pet owners are being urged to take extra precautions to keep their best friends safe, healthy – and candy-free.Animal lovers are urged to follow the following tips to keep pets safe during this sweet, spooky se More...

Assemblymember Kim Releases Distrcit Trends Report For First Term

Assemblymember Ron Kim releases his first term District Trends Report (DTR).  “This report is important for two distinct reasons.  First, I want to be able to provide transparency to my constituents as well as some information about the iss More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

AGED

AGED is a beautiful, modern steakhouse and seafood restaurant in the heart of Forest Hills on the famed "Restaurant Row" of 70th Road. More...

Seniors

Say What? Social Security Terms For Dictionary Day

Lexicographers, celebrate! October 14 was Dictionary Day. The day was established to recognize the achievements and contributions of Noah Webster. What better time than the present to invite you to learn some new Social Security terms? More...

Health Care

Vaccination Options Available To Seniors This Flu Season

Dear Savvy Senior,I understand that there are several types of flu vaccines being offered to seniors this flu season. What can you tell me about them?Cautious SeniorDear Cautious, More...

Features

Addabbo Celebrates WWII Vet’s 95th Birthday

“I was thrilled to present Lenny Miller with a senate Citation on his 95th birthday. More...

WRBA Gives DSNY A Failing Grade For Illegal Signs

The Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association issued a detailed, data-driven report on the city Department of Sanitation’s (DSNY) performance regarding illegal signs – the culmination of four years of work by the WRBA. More...

Ridgewood Democratic Club Welcomes Candidates

On October 24, the Ridgewood Democratic Club (RDC) held its monthly meeting, which featured several candidates who are running for office, including state Senator Joseph Addabbo Jr., Supreme Court Judge candidates Anna Culley, Carmen Velasquez, Lesli More...

Annual Totten Trot

Running enthusiasts came to Fort Totten in Bayside on a beautiful sunny morning for the 13th annual Totten Trot 5K Foot Race. More...

Hurricane Sandy Two Years Later

Borough President Melinda Katz joined residents, clergy members and other elected officials for a memorial service in the Rockaways on October 30 to commemorate the second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. More...

Cuomo Endorses Ron Kim For Re-Election

Governor Andrew Cuomohas officially endorsed Assemblymember Ron Kim’s bid for re-election.  More...

FDNY Reminder: Check Wiring On Space Heaters

Fire officials last week marked October as Fire Safety Month, pointing to electric space heaters with faulty wiring as the “Number One Cold Weather Killer,” and the leading cause of fires during cold weather months.Sparks from electric heaters with f More...

Apply Now For Holiday Jobs

Queens job hunters hoping to cash-in on holiday employment opportunities are being urged to apply early this year.The annual holiday hiring period is currently underway in New York City, when retailers hire thousands of temporary workers to stock she More...

It's In Queens! (October 30 to November 5)

In terms of trick-or-treating, Forest Hills Gardens and Sunnyside Gardens are probably the best neighborhoods in the entire city due to their non-hilly streets lined with residential houses. More...

Political Page

Who’s On The Ballot?

Tuesday’s election listings are as follows. Party abbreviations are: Democratic-D, Republican-R, Conservative-C, Independence-I, Working Families-WFP, Women’s Equality-WEP, Green-G, Libertarian-L, Stop Common Core-SCC, Sapient-S. More...

Gazette ENDORSEMENTS 2014

The Gazette makes the following endorsements in next Tuesday’s elections. GOVERNOR More...

Cuomo Set To Lead Democratic Sweep In Tuesday’s Elections

Governor Andrew Cuomo is on course to win reelection in Tuesday’s elections, by defeating Republican opponent Rob Astorino easily, and leading fellow Democrats in a sweep of the ballot, starting with State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli and Attorn More...

Editorials

Queens Needs Improved Airports

The future of LaGuardia and John F. Kennedy International Airports is a topic affecting the whole city. New York needs and deserves worldclass, state-of-the-art facilities. More...

Astoria Cove And Affordable Housing

The recent approval of the Astoria Cove Housing development by the City Planning Commission is another advancement in the future of Western Queens. The complex will include 1,700 apartments and cover 2.2 million square feet of new development. More...

Letters to the Editor

Cove Includes Community To The Editor: I have lived in Astoria Houses since 1977. I am a family engagement coordinator and community liaison. I wish to express my support for the Astoria Cove project. More...

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