October 28, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

LGBT Dem Club Endorses Vallone

The Western Queens LGTB Democratic Club, a division of OUT Astoria is proud and honored to endorse our very first candidate, Councilman Peter F. Vallone Jr. Not only does Mr. More...

Guilty Plea For Queens ‘Pot Farmer’ Firefighter

A Queens firefighter pled guilty last week in Brooklyn Federal Court to running a large-scale marijuana operation out of a house in Queens Village. More...

Get Ready To ‘Rumble’ With New Police Sirens

City police officials are preparing to unleash a new, high-tech siren in NYPD vehicles that promises to rattle their surroundings.   More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Veterans’ Day Nov. 4, 2 p.m., VAVS Veterans’ Day Program, St. Albans Extended Care Center, 179th Street/Linden Blvd., 2nd Floor Dining Room, free, all welcome.   Nov. More...

Editorials

Elections Fulfill Democracy’s Promise

The week after the September 15 primary election, we ran two letters to the editor, with the headline for one being: “Suppose They Held A Primary…”, and for the other: “…And Nobody Voted?” (Gazette, September More...

Go For Fun, Not Gore

To The Editor: Halloween decorations used to consist of pumpkins, scarecrows and the occasional friendly ghost or black cat. More...

Leave Emanuel Out

To The Editor: Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, who is in charge of the allocation of resources for President [Barack] Obama’s universal healthcare plan, stated that doctors take the Hippocratic Oath too seriously. This is shocking. More...

St. Albans Woman Admits to Reckless Driving that Killed Two

Bethea allegedly admitted that she had smoked crack cocaine around 1 or 2am, done heroin around 9am, and drank one alcoholic beverage around noon that day. More...

Set Clocks Back 1 Hour--Daylight Savings Time Ends November 1 At 2 A.M.

At 2 a.m. Sunday morning, most of the country will turn clocks back an hour, saying farewell to Daylight Savings Time. More...

ASTORIA ATTEMPTED ABDUCTION

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). More...

American Airlines Puts St. Thomas, St. Croix On Sale

American, a founding member of the oneworld® Alliance, has great low fares available for travel through mid December. Tickets must be purchased by Nov. More...

Renovated Floating Hospital Opens

The Floating Hospital Community Health Center of Long Island City celebrated the grand opening of its newly renovated clinic on October 26. The 6,000-square-foot facility provides full primary medical, dental and mental health care.   More...

Restaurant of the Week

718 Restaurant

718 Restaurant offers a taste of Europe right here in Astoria. 718 opened six years ago by two brothers: More...

Features

Brown Names 10 New Assistant District Attorneys

Ten law school graduates have completed their initial training in the office of Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown and have been appointed Assistant District Attorneys. More...

Hunt Five Suspects In Whitestone Shooting

Queens detectives are seeking help from the public to track down five suspects wanted in a shooting in Whitestone.   Police said the shooting occurred at about 2:30 a.m. More...

Gianaris: Massive Budget Cuts Are Imminent

Staring at a $3 billion deficit this year, the New York state legislature is in session this week dealing with Governor David Paterson’s proposal to cut $2 billion and raise $1 billion in new revenues. More...

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