March 17, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Hunt Queens Bank Bandit

Queens detectives are seeking help from the public to identify and locate a suspect sought in connection with a series of holdups at banks throughout the borough. More...

Police Seek Cellphone Thieves

Police in Queens are searching for a team of brazen thieves in connection with a series of armed commercial robberies.  Cops said the three thieves enter commercial locations where they remove cellular phones on display by cutting security card More...

Borough-Wide Blotter

108th Precinct  LIC Car Dealer Charged In   $1.2M Sales Tax Theft  A Long Island City car dealer is facing 25 years in prison for allegedly bilking New York state out of $1.2 million in state sales tax, authorities said. More...

Queensboro Plaza Upgrades Aired At Board 1 Cabinet

In March, after its February hiatus, the Community Board 1 cabinet meeting was again convened in a third floor conference room of Kaufman Astoria Studios. More...

LIC Man Swallows Stolen Info

A Long Island City man last week was charged with obstructing justice and identity theft after he swallowed a flash drive containing personal financial information he swiped from ATM machines at banks throughout Queens.  Authorities said Florin More...

Student Charged In School Stabbing

Police last week arrested a 16-year-old Newtown H.S. student who was charged with stabbing a fellow student at the Elmhurst school. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Community Meetings Dates & times are subject to change, call to confirm. Associations Mar. 18, 8 p.m., FDR Dems; Chabad of NE Queens, 212-12 26th Ave., Bayside; 718.460.8285. Apr. 8, May 13, 7 p.m., United Forties Civic; St. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Psari Seafood Restuarant and Bar

Psari, which simply means “fish” in Greek, offers a new wave in seafood restaurants. Psari is a total redux of Greek Captain, the establishment that preceded it. The humble owner, John (Yanni) Vullis, closed the eatery for three More...

Seniors

Dying Without A Will: Who Gets What?

Dear Savvy Senior   What will happen to my property and money if I die without a will?   Don’t Have Much   Dear Don’t:   More...

Features

QLS Collects $565 For Haiti Earthquake Relief

The 48-person student body at Queens Lutheran School poses with a specimen check in the amount of $565.25 to be sent to Haiti for earthquake relief. More...

QLS Collects $565 For Haiti Earthquake Relief

The 48-person student body at Queens Lutheran School poses with a specimen check in the amount of $565.25 to be sent to Haiti for earthquake relief. More...

Got Talent? QSAC Competition Benefits Autism Community

March 29, April 5 and April 26 QSAC (Quality Services for the Autistic Community) will be holding a talent competition and the winner will be selected by a live audience of online community and industry professionals at the VIG 27 Lounge, 119 E. More...

Jackson Heights’ St. Pat’s Parade Inclusive In Nature

The St. More...

ERDA Pushes Free Tax Prep Aid

On Thursday, March 11. City Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer joined Council Speaker Christine C. More...

Fans Line Up To Sing For Mets

The Mets faithful gathered outside Citi Field earlier this month to vie for a chance to sing for the Queens boys of summer.  Aspiring vocalists came from neighborhoods throughout the five boroughs and New Jersey to audition for the Mets’ More...

N.Y. Lawmakers Call For Long-Term 9/11 Aid

The announced settlement last week of cases pending in federal court only underscores the need for long-term medical care and compensation for 9/11 workers made sick by their work at Ground Zero, New York’s Washington lawmakers maintained. More...

Board 2 Hears Of P.S. 1 Wall, Health Fair, Flower Sales

The Community Board 2 meeting for March was brief. There was no land use issue due for a vote, and the Sunnyside resident who might have provided one after his appearance last month was not present. More...

Dutch Kills Hears Of Zoning, Sanitation Efforts

A community affairs officer from the Department of Sanitation was the speaker at the March meeting of the Dutch Kills Civic Association, and was both informative and entertaining. More...

Political Page

Queens Officials Sing The Budget Blues

New York City is facing a huge budget deficit in a proposed $63.6 billion budget proposed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg, but three of Queens’ leading officials are calling for more funding in the next fiscal year. More...

Photo

BAN SALE OF NOVELTY LIGHTERS SAYS PHEFFER: Citing fire hazards by juveniles, Assemblymember Audrey Pheffer (D–Ozone Park) is supporting legislation to ban the sale of novelty lighters in New Yor More...

Editorials

St. Patrick’s Day Belongs To All

Today is the day that brings all New Yorkers closer together, whatever religion, belief system, politics or ethnic background they possess. More...

Letters to the Editor

Wants More Oldies To The Editor: I enjoyed the picture you showed recently of a store awning on 28th Avenue and Steinway. Now I forget the name— Something Ann [Gazette, February 17]. More...

Sports

Cardozo Drops PSAL Championship to Boys & Girls H.S.

Boys and Girls H.S., Brooklyn, came from behind to win 55-50 over Bayside’s Cardozo H.S. to take PSAL boys basketball title at Madison Square Garden (MSG). More...

Christ The King Defeats Bishop Loughlin In CHSAA

On March 14, Christ The King H.S., Middle Village faced Bishop Loughlin Memorial H.S., Brooklyn in the CHSAA Boys Basketball Tournament Championship. The game was held at Fordham University in The Bronx before a full house. More...

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