January 6, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Chicken’ Video Disputes Teen Stab Story

Queens detectives last week punched a hole in the story spun by a Long Island City teenager charged with fatally stabbing a man on Christmas Eve. More...

Borough-Wide Blotter

102nd Precinct Do-It-Yourself Bashing A 40-year-old day laborer found himself behind bars on December 21 after he bashed a fellow laborer in the head with a tool outside a Home Depot store in Ozone Park. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Community Meetings Dates & times are subject to change, call to confirm. Associations Jan. 9, Feb. 13, 1 p.m., Woodhaven Residents’ Block; Woodhaven-Richmond Hill Volunteer Ambulance Corps, 78-15 Jamaica Ave., Woodhaven. More...

Seniors

When Is Pill Splitting Safe?

Dear Savvy Senior, Is pill splitting safe? I have several friends who split their prescription pills to save money, and several who don’t because they don’t think it’s safe. What can you tell me? More...

Features

Bloomberg, Kelly Preside At Graduation For New Officers

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly on December 28 presided over a graduation ceremony for 250 new police officers at the Beacon Theatre in Manhattan. More...

Feds Offer Job Training For Day Workers

Day laborers who huddle on street corners waiting for work in three Queens neighborhoods are now eligible to head indoors for job training and a host of social services, thanks to a $1.2 million initiative financed through the federal stimulus progr More...

Borough’s 1st Baby Of 2010 Born At NY Hospital Queens

Thirty-four minutes after the ball dropped in Times Square to mark the start of 2010, baby girl Shirley Chen entered the world at New York Hospital Queens. She was the first baby to be born at the hospital in the new decade. More...

Robola Celebration Gives Taste of Greece

Wine, international diplomats and a scholarship award were the main attractions of the 2009 Robola Social of the Cephalonian Brotherhood of New York, Brotherhood President Elias Lourentzatos, presiding, on Saturday evening, December 5 at St. More...

MTA Service Cuts Protested

“Save Our W train!” was the cry from protesters as they greeted subway commuters at the Ditmars Boulevard station in Astoria at about 8 a.m. on January 5. The early morning protest, led by City Councilmember Peter F. Vallone Jr. More...

Dutch Kills Street To Be Renamed For Local Hero

A Dutch Kills man who lost his life in September 2008 while protecting a neighbor from a homeless drug addict will be memorialized this spring, when the city officially renames a local street in his honor.  More...

Restaurant of the Week

Court Square Diner...A Classic

The Court Square Diner in Long Island City is a classic diner with a modern attitude. This classic diner was established in 1946 and has seen its share of history in this ever-changing community. More...

Editorials

W Line Should Stay

Yesterday, Tuesday, January 5, area commuters joined City Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. More...

Letters to the Editor

Don’t Fund Heroin Manual To The Editor: In a time of severe budget constraints and extraordinary deficits it stands to reason that every single taxpayer dollar should be spent all the more wisely and all the more responsibly. More...

Building Our City’s Future

Great cities grow and change. And despite the lingering impact of the national recession, growth and change are reshaping New York–for the better. More...

Sports

Jets Playoff Bound After 37-0 Win Over Bengals

The New York Jets entered the January 3 game against the AFC North Division champions Cincinnati Bengals with a chance to make the playoffs with a victory. A loss would send the Jets players home. More...

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