March 31, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Borough-Wide Blotter

104th Precinct  Hunt Subway Assault Suspect  Queens detectives are seeking help from the public to identify and locate a suspect sought in connection with a March 4 assault in the Seneca Avenue subway station. More...

Hunt Gunmen In Drug-Rob Gone Bad

Queens detectives are seeking help from the public in identifying and locating three armed thugs who last week shot and killed a 32-year-old man and shot two other men in a lobby at the Queensbridge houses.  Investigators said the three suspect More...

Nabbing Knife-Wielding Robber Earns Two Cop Of The Month Honors

Acting on incidents, both within the Queensbridge Houses and on nearby streets, where individuals, primarily females, were robbed by a man, Lieutenant Brian E. Kenny and Sergeant James C. More...

Crowley, Maloney Praise Jobs Bill Passed By House

Still on a roll following passage of the landmark healthcare reform bill, the House last week passed a bill that would create jobs by encouraging investment in small businesses and by helping to finance infrastructure improvements throughout the coun More...

Dromm Bill Helps Immigrant Children In Foster Care

A bill that would require the city Administration for Children’s Services to create a plan to protect immigrant children in foster care and perhaps put them on the path to permanent status in the U.S. was passed by the City Council last week. More...

Am Air Flies Medal Of Honor Recipients To Washington

It was a proud day at LaGuardia Airport on Wednesday, March 24, when American Airlines welcomed 31 Congressional Medal of Honor recipients aboard its Flagship Liberty charter flight to Washington, D.C.   More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Community Meetings Dates & times are subject to change, call to confirm. Associations Apr. 8, May 13, 7 p.m., United Forties Civic; St. Teresa’s Parish Center, 50-22 45th St., Woodside; 718.392.0416. More...

Sinfully Funny!

The latest of the famous Late Nite Catechism series is sinfully funny. A dissertation on the sacraments of marriage and last rites. Every performance is different and class participation is a must! More...

Seniors

Tips And Treatments For Snoring Seniors

Dear Savvy Senior,   My 60-year-old husband has become a terrible snorer, especially over the past few years. It’s gotten to the point I can’t stand to sleep in the same room as him anymore. What can help us? More...

Features

LICBDC Hears Of City, State Economic Situation

At the March breakfast meeting of the Long Island City Business Development Corporation, held at the MetLife building on Queens Plaza North, Kathryn Wylde, chief executive officer of Partnership for New York City, gave attendees a brisk runthrough o More...

Court Overturns School Closings

The New York State Supreme Court has overturned the decision made by the New York City Department of Education (DOE) to close 19 schools across the city.   More...

QSAC Fundraiser Gets $2,500 Kickoff

Anita and Paul Halvatzis of Amorelli Realty on March 23 donated $2,500 to Quality Services for the Autism Community (QSAC) as a kickoff gift to the QSAC 2010 annual fundraiser. More...

Adam Rodriguez Sought For Attempted Murder

Police are asking the public's assistance in locating Adam Rodriguez, wanted in connection with an attempted murder inside 12-18 37th Ave. within the confines of the 114th Precinct. More...

Spring Tribute To Honor FMCP Park Activist

City Department of Parks and Recreation officials are planning to honor late activist David Oats at a dedication this spring at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park (FMCP). More...

Pulls Gun Over Dog Droppings

A 27-year-old Astoria woman this week is facing weapons charges after she pulled a pistol on a homeowner who complained about a doggie deposit on her front lawn.  Police said Sheri Fawcett was walking her dog at about 8 p.m. More...

Motorists Get ‘Five Minute Grace’ Before Being Fined

Motorists throughout Queens and the other four boroughs last week received a five-minute reprieve on some parking tickets. More...

DA: New Jersey Man Forged Divorce Papers

A 63-year-old New Jersey con man is facing seven years behind bars for fleecing two Queens couples by failing to provide legal divorce representation, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said.  Brown said Allen Cappeilazzi of Hillside, New J More...

Maloney’s Two Women’s Health Initiatives In Health Care Reform Law

Two women’s health benefits that Congressmember Carolyn Maloney has advocated over the years were included in the historic new health plan which President Barack Obama signed into law last week. More...

Dog, Rat, Restaurant Issues Heard By Board 3

Community Board 3 returned to I.S. More...

Brown Is Longest Serving DA

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown celebrated 6,874 days in office last Friday, making him the longest serving district attorney in the history of Queens County and surpassing the record set by District Attorney Benjamin W. More...

Political Page

Carrozza Quits Race Vs. Tabone, Avella Challenges Padavan

Assemblymember Ann Margaret Carrozza’s surprise announcement that she would not seek reelection to her 26th AD seat in Bayside this year should enhance the chances for Republican Vince Tabone to take the office. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Da Franco Ristorante Italiano

y ou’ll be treated like family at Da Franco’s Ristorante Italiano, where owner Franco Spatola greets customers with a smile. More...

Editorials

Keep Six-Day Mail Delivery

The United States Postal Service is facing unprecedented volume declines and a projected $238 billion shortfall during the next decade. To ensure that America continues to have a viable Postal Service, Postmaster General John E.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Don’t Resort To Layoffs A copy of the following letter was received by the Gazette. Jay H. More...

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