February 22, 2017 RSS feed / Features

Harlem Globetrotter McClurkin Pays Budding Gymnasts A Visit

Youngsters at My Gym in Fresh Meadows received a surprise visit from a member of the Harlem Globetrotters who came to show support and encouragement before their upcoming gymnastics performance during the half-time show at Madison Square Garden. More...

Police Officer Recovering From Injuries

A Queens Housing Police Officer is recovering from injuries he suffered when he was struck last week by a food delivery truck in Astoria.  More...

Plane Crashed In New Jersey Registered To Queens Owner

A plane crashed on Sunday morning in Bayonne, New Jersey. The pilot, who had to be extracted from the small plane, was hospitalized with broken bones, but he is not thought to be in serious condition. More...

IS 10 ‘Teams Up’ With NYPD To Honor Det. McDonald

IS 10 will be celebrating Team Up Tuesday with the NYPD – a tribute to the late Det. Steven McDonald and New York City’s Finest – on March 7, at 12:30 pm in the school auditorium. More...

The Pulpit

Astoria Adventist Church:Fridays, 7 pm: Small group video seminar, More AboutJesus, with Christian writers and speakers MauriceVenden and Lee Venden.Saturdays, 3 pm: Bible Study and Prayer Group. More...

Local Express

Shekar Krishnan

Shekar Krishnan is a community activist in Jackson Heights. He leads a number of neighborhood initiatives and is the President of the New Visions Democratic Club, founded by Council Member Daniel Dromm. More...

The Neustadt Collection Receives Tiffany Glass Donation

The Tiffany School opened last fall on the former site of the Tiffany Studios facility in Corona, which had been owned and operated by famed American artist Louis C. Tiffany (1848–1933). More...

Senator Stavisky Welcomes FIT President Dr. Brown

Senator Toby Ann Stavisky (D-Flushing) met with Dr. Joyce F. Brown, President of the Fashion Institute of Technology, in Albany recently. Dr. More...

Thomas M. Quinn & Sons, Always Planning Ahead

Although paying for plastic bags has not yet become a reality, Thomas M. Quinn & Sons Funeral Home is not waiting for that eventuality. More...

Grad Rates Rise, Dropout Rates Decline

High school graduation rates in Queens rose while the dropout rate declined as the citywide four-year high school graduation rate climbed to a historic high of 72.6% and the dropout rate fell to a record low 8.5% in 2016.  More...

Simotas Shares Public Service Info With IS 141

On February 15, Assembly Member Aravella Simotas met with 100 7th and 8th graders from the Shakespeare Academy for Academic Excellence at IS 141, The Steinway, in Long Island City. More...

Die-Hard Fans Come To Astoria To Meet The Mets

It was a day to meet the Mets…and their fans too. Faithful fans of the NY Mets came to Katch in Astoria for the third annual Queens Baseball Convention (QBC) on January 28th.  More...

Singer/Songwriter Rose Cousins

Acclaimed singer/songwriter Rose Cousins’ new video for her single, “Chains” premieres at Billboard. Cousins’ new album, Natural Conclusion, has just come out, and has been receiving some great press. More...

Kenny Kasman, 63

Long time Queens Gazette friend, Kenny Kasman passed away on Monday, February 20th. He was approximately 63 years old.  More...

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