February 17, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Borough-Wide Blotter

104th Precinct  Ridgewood Man  Threatens Cops  A 61-year-old Middle Village man remains hospitalized in police custody this week after he was injured while brandishing a weapon at police responding to 911 calls. More...

Plea From City Hall To Albany: ‘Move 9/11 Trials Out Of New York City’

From City Hall to Albany last week, the opposition to holding the 9/11 trials in Manhattan solidified on  both sides of the aisle. At City Hall, Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Community Meetings Dates & times are subject to change, call to confirm. Associations Feb. 18, 8 p.m., FDR Democratic; Chabad of NE Queens, 212-12 26th Ave., Bayside; 718.460.8285. More...

Restaurant of the Week

London Lennie's Celebrates 50 Years

t he Barnes Family of London Lennie’s is proud to celebrate 50 years in Queens, serving the very best seafood and fish in New York City. Since Lennie moved his London fish ‘n chips shop to Woodhaven Blvd. More...

Features

Ben’s Best Offers Special Passover Seder Menu

How many restaurants can say they’ve been around for over 65 years? Well Ben’s Best, a Zagat-rated deli, can boast of an astonishing 65 years under its belt! More...

Musty Sign Leads To Adventure In Urban Archaeology

Every so often, an old sign is removed to reveal a hidden, lost treasure from days of old––the equivalent of an urban archaeological dig. More...

On the brief side...

Hevesi Gives Keynote Address At Energy Conference   Assemblymember Andrew Hevesi recently addressed a distinguished panel of experts on renewable energy assembled to discuss “feed-in tariff” legislation and its potential to revolu More...

Dutch Kills Civic Ponders MTA Protest, New Construction

For its first meeting this year, the Dutch Kills Civic Association provided an architect, a City Councilmember and a police precinct commander for the enlightenment of all those who trudged through fallen snow to get to Growing Up Green charter schoo More...

Sunnyside Chamber Hears History Of Neighborhood

Last year’s Queensboro Bridge centenary got an extended observation at the February luncheon meeting of the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce, as Bob Singleton of the Greater Astoria Historical Society presented a series of old photographs, adverti More...

Ladder Co. 128 Celebrates 100th Year

Family members and friends of the New  York City firefighters of Ladder Company 128  gathered at the firehouse in Sunnyside on Friday, February 5 to celebrate the company’s 100th year of service. More...

Questions Rage Over Fire

A four-alarm fire at 84-09 37th Ave., Jackson Heights was called in on February 13 at 9:53 a.m., at 9:56 a.m. 39 additional units with 168 more firefighters arrived at the scene. More...

Political Page

Former Hiram Aide Backs Peralta In Race For 13th Dist. Seat

Two days after state Senator Hiram Monserrate was ejected from the senate and Governor David Paterson called for a special election to fill the vacancy, Assemblymember Jose Peralta was endorsed to fill the vacancy by City Council Speaker Christine Q More...

Editorials

Help Fight Heart Disease During American Heart Month

Since 1963, Congress has required the president to proclaim February “American Heart Month”.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Democracy Is Dangerous To The Editor: More...

City Information Is More Available

Have you ever wished you could use your cellphone as a compass to lead you to the nearest subway stop? Or as a tour guide to help you navigate the city’s parks and cultural institutions? More...

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