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State Private Jobs Increase 1st Time Since Apr. ’08, Maloney Says

Congressmember Carolyn Maloney said last week’s New York State Labor Department jobs report, which showed private sector employment rising in the state for the first time since April 2008, was attributable, in large part, to steps taken by the More...

Con Edison Launches Energy Cost Cutting Program

Con Edison on February 25 launched new programs to help large businesses cut their energy costs, while helping the environment and earning financial incentives. More...

Fire Inspector Scam Heats Up

A Queens FDNY fire prevention inspector is facing charges for allegedly falsifying records indicating he had inspected 19 boilers that he “had not even looked at”, authorities said. More...

Borough-Wide Blotter

102nd Precinct FBI ‘$7 Million Man’ Busted Federal agents last week caught up with a man accused of scamming $7 million from mortgage lenders. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Community Meetings Dates & times are subject to change, call to confirm. Associations Mar. 11, 7:30 p.m., Dutch Kills Civic; Growing Up Green Charter School, 39-38 28th St., LIC; 718.786.2049. More...

Bayside Historical Society Plans Irish Celebration

The Bayside Historical Society will hold an Irish Celebration on Thursday, March 18 at 7 p.m., featuring the Bayside Glee Club, Henry McDonaugh III, conductor, Irish Dancers from the Ryan Irish Dance Academy, (former “Riverdance” Broadwa More...

Seniors

Creating A Senior-Friendly Bathroom

Dear Savvy Senior, What tips or products can you recommend to make a bathroom more senior-friendly? My husband and I are looking to adapt our home for our elderly years and would like to start with the bathroom. What can you tell us? More...

Features

London Lennie’s Is New Late Night Hot Spot

 Are you looking to enjoy a romantic date somewhere new and exciting? Do you need a new hot spot to catch up with some friends? Make  London Lennie’s your late-night spot in Queens every Friday from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. More...

City Settles Delis Sex-Harass Suit For $98G

City officials have agreed to pay $98,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a former female employee at Community Board 1 in Queens. More...

Mr. Met Seeking ‘Party People’

Mr. Met never travels alone. The much-loved mascot of the Queens Boys of Summer never speaks – he leaves that to his entourage, a squad of Mets’ Party Patrol people who escort him at home and on the road. More...

Rally Against Maspeth Route

Elected officials joined residents of Maspeth at noon on Friday, March 5, in a rally to press the Department of Transportation to change Grand, Flushing and Myrtle Avenues from through routes to local routes. More...

Barrere ‘Comes Home’ To 114th Pct. Community Council

“It’s so great to be home,” Deputy Chief David P. Barrere told the audience at the February meeting of the 114th Police Precinct Community Council. More...

ED Policy Panel Revises Food Policy

by richard gentilviso When the Department of Education (DOE) implemented a policy banning almost all fundraising in city public schools via food sales last June, it was not very popular. Now that policy has been revised and the jury is still out. More...

Borough-Wide Blotter

102nd Precinct FBI ‘$7 Million Man’ Busted Federal agents last week caught up with a man accused of scamming $7 million from mortgage lenders. More...

ATM ‘Skimmers’ Busted

Police last week arrested a 23-year-old Michigan man and two accomplices after they were caught tampering with two ATM machines at a Woodside bank. More...

Political Page

Paul Vallone Gets Comfortable In N. Flushing

Paul Vallone, who made an unsuccessful bid for a Northeast Queens city council seat last November, has settled more firmly, politically and professionally, into the North Flushing community. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Woodhaven House Welcomes You

S tep into the warmth and coziness of Woodhaven House, an upscale pub that exudes Irish hospitality, along with a top notch menu. Woodhaven House sits regally on the corner of Woodhaven Blvd. More...

Editorials

Endorses Peralta For State Senator

The Queens Gazette endorses Assemblymember Jose Peralta in Tuesday’s special election for the 13th state senate district seat left vacant when Hiram Monserrate was expelled by his colleagues last month. More...

No More Need For Daylight Saving Time

Every spring and fall we go through the completely unnecessary annoyance of putting the clock forward or back by an hour so that afternoons have more daylight and mornings have less and vice versa. More...

Letters to the Editor

Politicians Cause Problems To The Editor: More...

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