March 24, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

TD Bank Builds First Green Prototype Branch In Queens

Construction is underway in Queens Village at the site of TD Bank’s first new green prototype branch. More...

Two Men Shot At Boy’s Birthday Celebration

A birthday celebration for a 5-year-old Queens boy turned a Woodside catering hall into a shooting gallery on March 16.  Shots rang out at about 6:30 a.m. More...

Borough-Wide Blotter

108th Precinct  LaGuardia C.C. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Community Meetings Dates & times are subject to change, call to confirm. Associations Mar. 31, 7 p.m., Queensboro Hill Neighborhood; Palace Diner, Main Street/Long Island Expressway, Flushing; 718.757.4444. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Grand Cafe Celebrates Spring

a t last the first warm day of the year sprang forth, coinciding with a jubilant St. Patrick’s Day, resulting in an extra convivial crowd at the everpopular Grand Café. Why so popular? More...

Editorials

Keep Libraries Open So Borough Can Thrive

Scriptwriter and belles lettres author Helene Hanff attributed the facility and familiarity with English literature that helped her to write several Hallmark Hall of Fame episodes, scripts for many other television dramas and 84, Charing Cross Roa More...

Letters to the Editor

Don’t Close Senior Centers To The Editor: More...

Beg Pardon

The play “Jack Kerouac: Catholic” was incorrectly titled “Jack Kerouac: Christian” in the article “Kerouac Was Queens Recluse” by Jason D. Antos in the March 3 online edition of the Queens Gazette.   More...

Gillibrand Tours Flushing With Meng And Liu

City Comptroller John C. Liu and Assemblymember Grace Meng (D-Flushing) formally endorsed Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-New York) for the U.S. Senate March 20. More...

Board 1 Hears Of Sinatra H.S., Mt. Sinai Queens

The Frank Sinatra School of the Arts and Mount Sinai Queens Hospital are both critical assets in Western Queens.   In Astoria, the Sinatra School is now housed in a new building. Mt. More...

Off-Duty Cop Charged In St. Pat’s Crash

An off-duty NYPD narcotics cop who partied hearty on St. Patrick’s Day was charged last week with driving drunk and slamming his car into a parked Nissan. More...

Astoria Cops Hunt Bank Bandit

Detectives at the 114th Precinct are seeking help from the public to identify and locate a suspect sought in connection with a March 3 holdup at a Flushing Savings Bank branch at 31-16 30th Ave. More...

Political Page

Awaiting Gov’s Call For Election To Fill Peralta’s Old Seat

After the state senate expelled Hiram Monserrate, Governor David Paterson almost immediately called for a special election to fill the seat. The election, held last week, was won easily by Jose Peralta.   More...

Seniors

Seniors In Need Can Find Food Assistance Programs

Dear Savvy Senior, What can you tell me about Food Stamps or food assistance programs for seniors? I’m a 65-year-old widow struggling to make it on Social Security. Struggling Senior Dear Struggling:   More...

On Social Security

March Marches On

Time goes by so quickly that it can be easy to forget important deadlines and even easier to let critical items fall to the nether regions of your to-do list. More...

Features

Amalgamated Bank To Hold Finance Workshop

Continuing to focus on the communities it serves, Amalgamated Bank will present its financial education class for working people at the bank’s 56-29 Myrtle Ave., Ridgewood, branch on Saturday, March 27, from 10 a.m.  More...

Bayside Historical Society Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day

“Today, in observation of St. More...

TWC Offers Studio Visit As Sweepstakes Prize

Time Warner Cable’s New York City Region spring customer sweepstakes offers a chance to win a grand prize trip to the Sunny Side Up Show studio to meet the hosts. More...

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