October 14, 2009 RSS feed / Features

Zoning Changes Lead To Fireworks At Dutch Kills Civic

Although at the October meeting of the Dutch Kills Civic Association one scheduled speaker sent notice she would be unable to attend while another simply didn’t show up, available items for discussion and contention elicited both. More...

Onorato Defends Use Of WCB Stenos Over Recording Machines

Stenographers who take down and transcribe proceedings of the Workers’ Compensation Board cannot be replaced by digital audio recording devices unless the current law is changed by action of the state legislature, according to state Senator Ge More...

Vols Sought For Sunnyside Boys & Girls Club

Sunnyside residents are seeking volunteers to form a steering committee to set up a Boys and Girls Club in conjunction with the Salah M. Hassanein Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens in Astoria. More...

QEDC Launches 4th StartUP! Business Plan Competition

The Queens Economic Development Corporation (QEDC) announced its 2010 Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition on Wednesday October, 7 at the Queens Central Library. More...

Six-Year-Old Eric Hauser Gets Warm Sendoff At JFK For WishFlight

Six-year-old Eric Hauser received a heartwarming bon voyage celebration from American Airlines employees at JFK International Airport recently for his Something mAAgic Foundation WishFlight, together with $3,000 donated by the employees. More...

Steinway Street Welcomes 16 New Businesses

Recent reports of empty storefronts leading to economic fallout along Steinway Street were greatly exaggerated, as demonstrated by the Grand Openings of 16 new businesses along the bustling commercial strip. More...

St. Nick’s Holds 38th Fest

The 38th annual Greek Festival was held at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church located at 196-10 Northern Boulevard in Flushing. More...

Dino’s Celebrates Grand Opening

A gala event was held Monday night, October 12th as Dino’s Restaurant held its grand opening. Hundreds of people were on hand. Among those in attendance were former City Council Speaker Peter Vallone, Sr. More...

The Pulpit

All Nations Baptist: •Sunday, 2:30-5:30 p.m., for three months, free English classes which have already begun, registration required, limited space, 86-76 80th St., Woodhaven; 718.296.2025. **** All Saints’: More...

Queens Library Foundation Honors Local Leaders

On Monday night October 5, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg joined more than 325 local Queens leaders and community supporters of the Queens Library to celebrate and honor two local business leaders at the Queens Library Foundation Annual Gala More...

Queens is Out In Force Joining Mayor Bloomberg in Columbus Day Parade

Following the thirty-second Annual Columbus Day Mass held at St. More...

Victoria’s Secret Online Model Search Starts Oct. 14, 2009

www.VSAllAcces.com and CBS.com

As of today weekly webisodes featuring footage from the live castings and Angel Boot Camp, will be available VSAllAcces.com and CBS.com. More...

CPEP In Queens To Vote On Promotion Standards

The Panel for Educational Policy, formerly known as the Board of Education, is coming to Queens. The 13-member citywide panel convenes at the Juniper Valley School, P.S. More...

White Is Green And Cool

Con Edison is turning roofs white so that they’ll be green. As part of its effort to combat global warming and encourage energy efficiency, the company is installing white roofs on its Manhattan headquarters and other buildings. More...

Kiwanis Club Addresses Healthcare Crisis in Queens

On Wednesday, October 7, members of the Kiwanis Club of Astoria/Long Island City and elected officials convened at Ponticello Ristorante in Astoria to petition legislators at the federal, state, city and borough level to help in the expansion of Mou More...

Liu Visits Gazette Offices

On Tuesday October 13, Democratic Candidate for Comptroller, John Liu, visited the Queens Gazette office in Astoria. More...

Elmhurst Hospital Center Hosts Senior Art Show

On Tuesday, September 29, Elmhurst Hospital Center’s Senior Care Clinic hosted its annual Senior Art Show. Watercolor paintings and drawings created by clinic patients were displayed in the hospital’s main lobby. More...

Perspectives Of Queens Exhibit

The Bayside Historical Society premiered its new art exhibit Perspectives of Queens on Thursday, September 24th. More...

Dafnonas Society Youth Gives SJU Greek Club $500

A grant of $500 was recently given by the Youth of Dafnonas Society, Chios, to the Greek Club of St. John’s University. More...

Rated Number 1

The 2010 Zagat New York City Restaurant Guide was recently released. Astoria based Italian restaurant Trattoria L`incontro received the highest honor of any restaurant in its genre and not just in Queens. More...

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