October 21, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Sunnyside Chamber Reviews ‘Social Media’ Concept

Because “social media” have existed for only about 20 years, Shawn Slevin, Woodside native and president of Human Capital Management, is aware that some of their better-known institutions move skeptics to dismiss them and social media in general as f More...

Borough-Wide Blotter

A sloppy ex-con left traces of his identity behind when he broke into an Ozone Park pizzeria More...

Queens Holds Halloween Revelry

Halloween haunts lie hidden throughout Queens—spooky places where scary specters rise to welcome the fearful and those who believe in things that go, bump in the night. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Community Meetings Date & time subject to change, call to confirm. Associations Nov. 12, Dec. 9, 7 p.m., United Forties Civic; St. Teresa Parish Center, 50-22 45th St., Woodside; 718.392.0416. More...

Cataclysm in Blue Water Author Talk At Seaburn Books

Seaburn Bookstore, 33-18 Broadway, Astoria will host an hour of reading, discussion and book signing with Renee Louise Johnson, author of Cataclysm in Blue Water, on Thursday, October 22 at 6:30 p.m. More...

Restaurant of the Week

LEGENDARY “T-BONE DINER” SINCE 1934

t he T-Bone Diner on Queens Blvd. has been a dining institution since 1934. More...

Features

The Pulpit

Times and dates are subject to change. Please call event sponsors to confirm. All Nations Baptist: More...

Graduation Rates, Test Scores Show Steady Improvement

Since 2002, the graduation rate in New York City high schools has increased by 29 percent, according to statistics from the city Department of Education. More...

Low Attendance Leads To Quorum Question At Board 3

Cold and rainy weather on the night of the Community Board 3 meeting October 15, held at the Louis Armstrong School, I.S. 227, appeared to keep board member and audience attendance down and led to a quorum question late in the meeting. More...

Assemblymember Gianaris wants construction stoped at new power plant

Assemblymember Michael Gianaris (D-Queens) has demanded that construction of the Astoria Energy power plant come to an immediate halt. More...

SJU College Of Pharmacy, Talyst Inc. Provide New Pharmacy Dispensing Technology

St. John’s University’s College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions will become one of the first Colleges of Pharmacy in the United States to partner with medication management company Talyst, Inc. More...

Second Annual Astoria Fashion Show

The second annual Astoria Fashion Show was held at Central Lounge on Steinway Street in Astoria on October 15 and was produced by local boutiques KrisTEES and Candy Plum. More...

Candidates Face United 40s Civic Association

Concerned citizens of Sunnyside and Woodside gathered for the monthly meeting of the United Forties Civic Association on Thursday October 8 at the rectory of St. Teresa’s Roman Catholic Church in Woodside. More...

Sexual Harassment Accuser Dies In Queens Fire

A Queens woman who made headlines last summer when she sued her construction company and JPMorgan Chase for sexual harassment died in an inferno that ripped through her Kew Gardens Hills apartment on October 18. More...

Political Page

Crowley Leads ‘Hiram Must Go’ Chorus

The state senate, which had a stormy summer, with a lot of help from state Senator Hiram Monserrate, is now headed for a fractious fall season over the question of whether the Jackson Heights lawmaker should be booted out of his job because of his c More...

Meng: Celebrate Halloween Safely

Halloween is almost here and ghosts and goblins of all sizes will soon be answering the call to go out and trick-ortreat. More...

Editorials

Keep That Winning Magic Going

By the time Gazette fans get their hands on this issue, our fabulous Yankees should have already delivered a four-game sweep of the Angels in Los Angeles and gotten ready to face either the Phillies or Joe Torre’s Dodgers in the World Serie More...

Letters to the Editor

Wish Carefully To The Editor: More...

These Are Interesting Times

As I exited Pat’s Stationery on 30th Avenue, a container of coffee and the morning newspapers in hand, I bumped into my old friend, Vernon Jackson, who was out walking his dog, Rawson. More...

Sports

Queens Resident Joins Jets Players To Support Cotchery Foundation at ESPN Zone

On Monday night October 19 a day after the New York Jets lost in overtime to the Buffalo Bills 16-13 many Jets players including, quarterbacks Mark Sanchez and Erik Ainge, full back Tony Richardson a resident of Long Island City, wide receivers Brayl More...

Yankees Defeat LA Angels 5-2 and Qualify to Play Defending Champs Philadelphia Phillies in 2009 World Series in the Bronx

The Yankees have won more championships (40) than any other professional team. It was their first at the new Yankee Stadium. The Montreal Canadians have won 23 championships while the Lost Angeles Lakers have notched 15 championships. More...

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