June 3, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

2,500 Rally For Same-Sex Marriage

The group Western Queens for Marriage Equality co-sponsored a rally attended by close to 2,500 supporters on Sunday evening, May 31 in Athens Square Park in Astoria. Jeremiah Frei-Pearson, one of the group More...

Police Launch Search For Queens Rapist

Detectives at the Queens Special Victims Unit are seeking help from the public to identify and locate a suspect sought in connection with a rape that occurred in the early morning hours of May 20. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Flag Day Jun. 13, 11 a.m., Kiwanis Club of Sunnyside, 40th Annual Flag Day Parade, Greenpoint Avenue from 39th to 48th Street, celebration at Sabba Park; 718.786.4141. Community Meetings Associations Jun. More...

Restaurant of the Week

GANDHI HAUTE CUISINE OF INDIA

I f you haven't visited Gandhi in a while, or have never been, it is time for you to experience the fine cuisine of Northern India in a comfortable, serene environment. More...

Health Care

Dentistry Duo Delivers Quality Care On Astoria's Broadway

It used to be you would go to visit your dentist with some trepidation about the pain you would have to endure. You would sit in the waiting room bored, staring into space, dozing, or reading last year's magazines. More...

Features

Crowley/Ackerman Bill Aims To Block Trash Station Near LaG Airport

Continuing their fight to block construction of a garbage transfer station near LaGuardia Airport, Queens Congressmembers Joseph Crowley and Gary Ackerman were successful recently in getting legislation passed that would apply existing Federal Avia More...

114th Pct. Officer Nabs Graffiti Vandal

Police Officer Georgia Karagiannis was in uniform on patrol duty in a marked police car on April 9 at about 6:50 p.m. when she spotted a young male, about 18 years old, spray-painting the side of a building. More...

Vallone Voices Concern At Anticipated Police Patrol Cuts

City Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. warned last week that plans to reduce the number of foot patrol police officers because of the budget crunch could endanger public safety. More...

Four-Car Forest Hills Crash Sends Five To Area Hospitals

A four-car pileup on the Horace Harding Expressway in Forest Hills during the evening of June 4 sent five people to area hospitals. More...

Brown Starts 19th Year As Queens District Attorney

On Monday, Queens County District Attorney Richard A. Brown began his 19th year as the borough More...

American Airlines Offers D-Day Tour Package

Sixty-five years ago, an estimated 130,000 to 150,000 Allied troops landed on the beaches of Normandy in one of the most crucial military operations of all time. More...

5-Year-Old Injured In Astoria Gunplay

Queens detectives are searching for the thugs who shot and injured a five-year-old girl and a 33-year-old man on May 28 at the NYCHA Astoria Houses. More...

Political Page

In Surprise Move, Queens Dems Endorse Liu As Comptroller Candidate

According to knowledgeable and reliable sources close to the Queens Democratic Party, City Councilmember David Weprin had most of the votes he needed to win the party's endorsement for city comptroller prior to the endorsement caucus on Tuesday, Ma More...

Seniors

Home Safety Solutions For Seniors Who Live Alone

Dear Savvy Senior, I'm interested in getting my mother one of those emergency call systems with a wearable push-button for her home in case she falls or needs help, but could use some help. What can you tell me? More...

Editorials

Lose Our Knowledge, Lose Our Nation

Last month, Supreme Court Justice David Souter, who is about to retire from the nation's highest court, spoke at a conference that focused initially on developing ways to "stick up for the judiciary" in the face of political attacks. More...

Letters to the Editor

Thanks Quinn For Trip To The Editor: Another Memorial Day gone by. More...

Wisdom Through The Ages

Op—Ed

I was having breakfast at the Globe Coffee Shop on 51st Street and 31st Avenue when in walked my good friend, Vernon Jackson. He slid into the booth opposite me and opened a newspaper. More...

Sports

Sisters Join In Mets’ Take HER Out To the Ballpark Day

On Saturday, May 30, the New York Mets hosted Take HER Out To the Game Day for a day game against the Florida Marlins at Citi Field. More...

Mets Help Launch Math Education Program

On Wednesday, May 27, New York Mets relief pitcher Sean Green, Mets Community Outreach Director Jill Knee and Benjamin Baumer, Mets statistical analyst, joined the team mascot, Mr. Met, John Choe, chief of staff for City Councilmember John Liu, More...

2009 Queens Con Edison Yankee Kid Is From LIC H.S.

Con Edison 2009 Queens Yankee Kids winner Sharon Villar received an on-field welcome from New York Yankees pitcher Alfredo Aceves, No. 91, at a recent Minnesota Twins game. Villar was nominated by Long Island City H.S. More...

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