May 26, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Six Queens College Profs. Receive Science Foundation Award

On May 12, six students from Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Blvd., became the recipients of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development Award. More...

LICBDC Real Estate Breakfast Cites New Projects

The Long Island City Business Development Corporation’s fourth annual real estate breakfast, held in May at the Water’s Edge Restaurant, featured an executive of a construction trade group; a local real estate executive; a law school dean More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Memorial Day May 28, Mets, Citi Field Tours Kick Off Memorial Day Weekend, Flushing Meadows–Corona Park; tickets, 718.507.TIXX. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Bartolino’s Ristorante Italiano

Bartolino’s is Astoria’s premier Italian restaurant and caterer, having hosted hundreds of birthday parties, christenings, showers, engagement parties, small weddings and all life’s special moments. More...

Editorials

Honor Those Who Died For Freedom On Memorial Day

Next Monday, May 31 will mark the unofficial start of summer 2010. The Memorial Day holiday will bring with it barbecues, shopping, picnics––all the harbingers of summer. More...

Letters to the Editor

Drink Responsibly To The Editor: Memorial Day marks the kickoff of summer, when friends and families gather to celebrate with backyard barbecues, water sports and other fun outdoor activities. More...

What Makes America Great?

In less than 200 years, America grew from a handful of colonies to become the greatest nation in history. In a few hundred years, we surpassed nations that were many times older. What makes America great? More...

Sports

Mets Take Subway Series From Yankees With 6-4 Win

On Sunday night, May 23, the Mets and Yankees were ready for the rubber match after splitting the first two games of their first subway series of 2010 at Citi Field in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.   More...

Do you know Memorial Day Flag Flying Traditions?

|width=200|height=250|link=node|align=left]By Jason D. Antos This Monday, Americans will remember the brave men and women who have died in war on Memorial Day. Like all deaths honored by the country, flags will fly at half-staff.  More...

Hevesi Caps P.S. 144 21st Annual Career Day

Photo Kathryn Thome (L. to r.): Kathryn Thome, Michael Reddy, Eric Rios, Assemblymember Andrew Hevesi, Henry Ernsberger, P.S. More...

Suspects In Donut Shop Robbery Sought

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying two individuals wanted in connection with a robbery of a commercial location (Dunkin Donuts) that took place in the confines of the 114th Precinct. More...

Million Tree Plantings Raise Maintenance Questions

Queens home and business owners are seeking answers to questions regarding maintenance of trees planted recently under Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s “Million Tree” incentive. If the city plants a tree or trees by digging up a sidewal More...

Board 1 Gives Nod To Dormitory High-Rise; With Stipulations

Community Board 1 members last week approved a request by developer Edward J. Minskoff Equities, Inc. for a variance to change zoning from manufacturing to dormitory use to develop a 19-story tower at 30-30 Northern Blvd. in Long Island City. More...

Political Page

Weiner Urges White House To Tell All About Rumored Job Offer

Congressmember Anthony Weiner on Monday urged White House officials to put to rest rumors that Pennsylvania Congressmember Joe Sestak was offered a job in the Obama Administration to preclude his running against veteran U.S. More...

Seniors

Driving Helpers For Aging Drivers, Concerned Families

Dear Savvy Senior, What types of resources are available to help elderly drivers and their families? More...

Features

Pan Gregorian Enterprises Receives Honor At 2010 Hermes Expo

  “We all support the 2010 Hermes  Expo in Atlantic City,” Chairman of Pan Gregorian Enterprises (PGE) Peter Sassos said.  More...

Townsend Harris H.S. Holds Legislative Luncheon

Townsend Harris H.S. at Queens College, 149th Street and Melbourne Avenue in Flushing, held a legislative luncheon on Friday, May 21. More...

Ragtime Composer Joplin Celebrated At Final Resting Place

T he music of ragtime legend Scott Joplin was celebrated at his final resting place on May 23 at St. Michael’s Cemetery in East Elmhurst. Joplin was an African American composer and pianist, born near Texarkana, Texas in 1868. More...

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