May 3, 2006 RSS feed / Features

A 3rd World's Fair In Queens? Could Be!

A third World's Fair may be coming to Queens in the not-too-distant future. More...

Veterans Information Day May 13

For the past 15 years Vietnam Veterans of America, Queens Chapter 32 has held a Veterans Information Day serving veterans of all eras, and their eligible dependents, from any military conflict. More...

Two Charged With Defacing Woodside Businesses

Two young Queens residents were charged on April 18 with vandalizing commercial property in Woodside by spray painting their "tag" names of Kaspo and Toon 84 on storefronts. More...

Area Pols Assail Gas Price Hikes

Congressmember Joseph Crowley (D-Jackson Heights) and United States Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton last Friday met at More...

Board 1 Considers Church, Sidewalk Caf Applications

Astoria is heavily residential and also home to an exceptional number of restaurants. More...

Drawing Circles:Reflections After 11 Years With The Gazette

In an article in the Mar. 22, 1995 issue of the Gazette, More...

Flat Stanley Travels To Albany

Assemblymember Mark Weprin (D-Little Neck) brought a paper cutout of "Flat Stanley," a character in a children's book by Jeff Brown, to Albany to take a picture with Governor George Pataki. More...

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Greenmarket Returns To Long Island City

Community Board 2 and the Hunters Point Community Development Corporation announce the return of the Long Island City Farmers Market in the Hunters Point area of Long Island City. More...

3rd Annual Modern Greek Scholarship Conferred

The third New York Physical Therapy Sports Rehabilitation scholarship, endowed by Kostas More...

Queens Hospital Vols Honored

The New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) paid tribute to 17 volunteers who represent the 8,000 men and women who have given nearly 1 million hours of service to public hospitals across the city. More...

'Forever Plaid' Fulfills Dreams, Even Posthumously

Astoria Performing Arts Center presents their spring musical production "Forever Plaid", through May 14. More...

Avella Unveils Coca-Cola Art Competition Winners

City Councilmember Tony Avella joined Thomas and Steve Chen, owners of Crystal Windows and Doors, at the opening of the "Coca-Cola Art of Harmony" exhibit, showcasing winning artwork from the 2006 Coca-Cola Art Competition. More...

Swing Into Spring

Share a wonderful night and join the QSO musicians in nostalgia - swinging into spring with music of yesteryear, including Bernstein More...

Mets Choose United Spinal To Make Ballpark Accessible

The Accessibility Services team of the United Spinal Association, a national disability rights organization based in Queens, has been selected by the New York Mets to ensure that its new ball park, scheduled for completion by Opening Day 2009, will b More...

114 CC Celebrates 41-Year Veteran's Retirement

Detective First Grade Robert W. Henning became a New York City police officer on February 15, 1965. More...

HEAP Can Help With Winter Energy Bills

HEAP, the federally funded Home Energy Assistance Program is intended to help senior citizens, tenants, homeowners and families with low-incomes pay for energy bills. More...

Crowley Holds Forum On Immigration Laws

Congressmember Joseph Crowley wants everyone to know that when he talks about immigration he is not just following a current trend. More...

State Officials Promise More Accuracy With Online Perv List

Responding to a complaint from Assemblymember Michael Gianaris concerning the accuracy and the method of compiling the state's sex offender registry, criminal justice officials said that they are taking steps to be more accurate about the number of R More...

T H E p u l p i t

Astoria Center of Israel: +May 5, Friday. Catered Shabbat dinner, reservations, $18 per adult, reserve now. More...

Queens Astronaut Speaks To Kids About Space Travel

Hometown hero astronaut Charlie Camarda spoke with children about space on Monday, May 1 at the Queens Central Public Library on Merrick Boulevard in Jamaica. More...

Flower Donations Beautify Weinberg Center Grounds

The Cyril Weinberg Center thanked Community Board 1 District Manager George Delis, Thomas M. Quinn & Sons Funeral Home Vice President George Stamatiades and Verni's Garden Center for More...

Onorato Comments On Veto Overrides

State Senator George Onorato (D-Astoria) commented on the state senate's overrides last week of the majority of Governor George Pataki's 207 state budget vetoes: "Without a doubt, this has probably been one of the more unusual State Budget scenarios More...

Graffiti Law Defeat Just 'Bump In Road'

Reacting to a federal judge's order to New York City to stop enforcing one of its antigraffiti laws, City Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr., who wrote the law, declared he was confident the law would be resurrected. More...

Astoria Bar Closed For Quality Of Life Violations

On Tuesday, April 25 at approximately 11 p.m., under the direct supervision of 114th Precinct Commanding Officer Deputy Inspector Brian McCarthy, officers of the 114th Precinct and the legal bureau closed a chronic quality-of-life location. More...

Queens Botanical Gardens Hosts Annual Gardening Day

The Queens Botanical Garden in Flushing hosted its annual Gardening Day this past Sunday, April 30. This year, the theme of Gardening Day was "everything More...

Cancer Survivors Celebrate Life At Shea

On April 29, Queens residents, caregivers, corporate sponsors, neighbors and family members joined cancer survivors at the American Cancer Society second annual Relay For Life honoring those lost or who have survived the disease. More...

Victor Ross, Longtime Community Board 7 Member, Dies

Victor Ross, a member of Community Board 7 since 1990 and a member of the Queens Traffic Safety Board, died at age 83 recently. More...

Onorato: Aside From Strange Budget Brawl, Some Good Things Emerged

State Senator George Onorato unassumingly described this year's budget follies in Albany as "probably one of the more unusual state budget scenarios in recent memory," and added, "It's anyone's guess whether it's over or will continue to play out." More...

Jamaica Flower Market Opens For 2006 Season

Mary Reda, director of operations at the Jamaica Farmers' Market, 160th Street and Jamaica Avenue, Jamaica, presents a flat of flowers to Roy Fox, caretaker at the King Manor Museum. More...

Carvel Ice Cream Astoria Store Holds Grand Opening

Homer Simpson loves it. Kelly Ripa and the Sopranos celebrate birthdays with it. And now America's freshest ice cream is wowing customers in Astoria. More...

Bouncer Charged In York College Student's Abduction

Former Manhattan bar bouncer Darryl Littlejohn, indicted for the murder of John Jay College graduate student Imette St. Guillen, has also been charged with the abduction of a 19-year old York College student six months ago in South Jamaica. More...

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