February 24, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Maloney Praises Stimulus Bill

Congessmember Carolyn Maloney marked the anniversary of the signing of the stimulus bill last year by giving it high praise for putting the United States back on the road to economic recovery. More...

Bayside Bar Owner Held In New Jersey ‘Execution’ Slays

A 25-year-old Bayside bar owner is behind bars this week charged with shooting two Queens men execution style, and dumping their bodies in New Jersey. More...

Questions Remain In Fatal Shooting At Astoria Houses

As family and friends of a 22-year-old Astoria Houses resident this week prepare for his funeral, questions remain regarding the motive for his murder.  Police sources said Kalif Canady was packing his black 2000 Denali for a move to North Caro More...

Borough-Wide Blotter

DNA Solves Cold Case Kid Rape  Queens detectives last week charged a Woodhaven delivery man with the decade-old rape of an 11-year-old girl and the three-year-old sexual assault of a Kew Gardens teenager.  Police said Mauricio Rosales, 32 More...

Bowling Alley Bouncer Faces Attempted Murder Charges

A retired city, Department of Corrections captain is facing attempted murder charges in connection with a February 6 shootout outside a Woodside bowling alley where he worked as a security guard. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Community Meetings Dates & times are subject to change, call to confirm. Associations Mar. 3, 8 p.m., Astoria Civic; Riccardo’s, 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria; 718.545.5353. Mar. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Bistro Les Minots

On a recent chilly, winter night, Bistro Les Minots was the perfect romantic restaurant to warm up in and enjoy a wonderful meal in traditional French bistro style. More...

Editorials

Spring Training Makes Us Believe In Our Teams, Ourselves

Spring training starts this week. Both the Grapefruit (Florida) and Cactus (Arizona) Major League Baseball training leagues have games scheduled for today, Wednesday, February 24. Their scheduled season games will continue until March 31. More...

Letters to the Editor

He Wasn’t Coming Back To The Editor: I worked with Julie Wager at the Gazette and, when I got to know him, enjoyed his intelligence, humor and kindness.   More...

Queens Fashion Week

The highly anticipated Queens Fashion Week made its debut February 18 at the old Standard Motor Lofts, 37-18 Northern Blvd. at 39th Street in Long Island City. More...

Flushing Celebrates Year Of The Tiger

More than 4,000 people gathered in the heart of Flushing on February 20 for the 14th annual Lunar New Year Parade as New York City’s second largest Chinatown celebrated the start of the Year of the Tiger. More...

LIC Residents Grill MTA On 7 Line Shutdowns

In a meeting last week at a restaurant in Long Island City, local citizens took the opportunity to tell a half-dozen MTA officials what they thought of the partial shutdowns on the No. More...

Neighbors Call For ‘Liquor Limit’ On 30th Avenue

Residents living near 30th Avenue in Astoria are calling on city officials to help curb the flow of alcohol along the bustling commercial strip.  Area residents are asking officials at Community Board 1 and local elected officials to consider h More...

Husband Charged In Forest Park ‘Suitcase’ Murder

Police last week arrested the husband of a woman whose remains were found in a suitcase in Forest Park nearly two years ago. Edwin Fuentes, 43, was charged with the murder of Riena De Los Santos-Reyes, whose remains were identified by dental records. More...

Political Page

Sears Turns Republican To Challenge Peralta & Monserrate In Special Election

A federal judge who refused to order the state senate to reinstate Hiram Monserrate said, in effect, that the choice of representative should be left up to 13th senate district voters.   More...

Seniors

Seeking Social Security Disability Benefits

Dear Savvy Senior,   What do I need to do to get Social Security disability? More...

Features

Metropolitan Opera Debuts On Big Screen

The grandeur and spectacle of the Metropolitan Opera can now be enjoyed at local movie theaters. More...

Jack Kerouac Is Unknown Queens Luminary

Queens has been the birthplace and home to many of the world’s most famous artists. Acclaimed film directors Martin Scorsese and John Frankenheimer were born in Corona and College Point, respectively. More...

Board 3 Considers New School Sites

The February meeting of Community Board 3 started late, which gave some people time to get to the Langston Hughes branch of the Queens Borough Public Library after mistakenly assuming the meeting was being held at its normal site, I.S. More...

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