March 5, 2008 RSS feed / Features

Queens-Based Identity Theft And Counterfeit Credit Card Operation Dismantled

A forged credit card and identity theft ring based in Queens and with roots in the Far East has been successfully dismantled following the indictment this week of 38 individuals, Queens District Attorney Richard A. More...

Bus Driver Helps Nab Vandal

City Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. took comfort in the knowledge that he is not alone in the war on graffiti. Negative responses to him personally in the graffiti battle do get him a little depressed, he admitted. More...

Get Cash For Upgrading Gas Heating Equipment

For a limited time, apartment buildings, co-ops and condos in Con Edison gas territory can receive significant cash incentives for upgrading natural gas heating equipment, such as boilers and hot water heaters. More...

Save The Date For Queens Chamber Of Commerce Events

Mar. 11, 5 p.m., Executive & Board of Director Meeting, Café On The Green; 6 p.m., dinner and meeting Mar. 12/13, all day, Membership Phonathon Mar. 14, 8:30 a.m., IT Committee Meeting Mar. 18, 11:30 a.m. Registration/Networking St. More...

MMI Holds 'Digital Groundbreaking'

City officials, trustees, donors, and cultural leaders gathered February 27 at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria to celebrate a "digital groundbreaking" for the Museum's expanded and renovated home. More...

Stavisky Salutes Women's History Month

Women's History Month will be celebrated all during the month of March. More...

Armenian Day School To Hold Benefit Concert

Holy Martyrs Armenian Day School (HMADS) of Bayside will present singers representing three generations of musical styles on Saturday, March 8, at 8 p.m. in Kalustyan Hall, 209-15 Horace Harding Expwy., Bayside. More...

St. Michael's 1st Responders Memorial Gets 1st Story

In the February 13 issue of the Gazette, Ed Horn, Director of Community Services at St. More...

Borough-Wide Blotter

102nd Precinct Blaze Survivor Detained Police arrested a 74-year-old Richmond Hill homeowner on February 26 after firefighters battling a blaze at the site discovered a cache of weapons and ammunition. More...

News Of The Neighborhoods

NYC Recycles Electronics First Big Apple lawmakers last week approved the nation's first legislation mandating recycling of electronic equipment and devices. More...

Queens-Based Identity Theft And Counterfeit Credit Card Operation Dismantled

A forged credit card and identity theft ring based in Queens and with roots in the Far East has been successfully dismantled following the indictment this week of 38 individuals, Queens District Attorney Richard A. More...

Police Seek Missing Man

Police are seeking the public More...

Inclusivity Is Hallmark Of Sunnyside St. Pat's Parade

No nationally known political figures graced the ninth annual St. More...

Maloney Hails Bill Passed Ending Oil Company Subsidies

Congressmember Carolyn Maloney, after voting for a bill which cuts subsidies to major oil companies and invests the savings in job-creating technologies, stated that at a time when gasoline prices are soaring, the United States needs to invest in p More...

City Schools Face Large Cuts In Upcoming Budget

Every single agency in city government will undergo funding cuts in next year's budget because of the failing economy, but the Department of Education is slated to suffer the deepest reduction, City Council Finance Committee Chairman David Weprin r More...

Bendell Personifies Business Leader Qualities

As he began his address before a breakfast meeting of the Queens College Business Forum at the end of February, Bruce Bendell, chairman of Major Automotive Companies Inc. More...

1st Dr. Panagiotis Kokolis Scholarship Awarded

The first "In Memory of Dr. More...

Astoria Symphony Moves To LPAC In LIC

One of New York City's fastest growing performing arts organizations, the Astoria Symphony has been without a permanent artistic venue for five years- until now. More...

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Mar. 17 St. Patrick's Day; Mar. 21 Naw Ruz, India's New Year's Day; Apr. 6 national Tartan day; Apr. 8 Vesak- Buddha's Birth; Apr. 14, Sinhala/Tamil New Year Community Meetings Associations Mar. 13, Apr. More...

The Pulpit

Times and dates are subject to change. Please call event sponsors to confirm. Mar. 7 World Day of Prayer; Mar. 16 Palm Sunday; Mar. 17 St. Patrick's Day; Mar. 20 Holy Thursday; Mar. 21 Good Friday; Mar. More...

Looking For Daddy Of 'Abandoned' Baby Girl

Queens detectives working the case of the baby girl abandoned in a livery cab last week had a feeling that something just wasn't right, police sources said. More...

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