June 23, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Cops Offer $1G Reward For Illegal Fireworks

The NYPD is raising the ante this year on individuals who deliver, sell, store or set off illegal fireworks. More...

CDEC 26 Holds Monthly Meeting

Community District Education Council (CDEC) 26 held its monthly meeting on June 17 at M.S. 67, Louis Pasteur School, 51-60 Marathon Pkwy., in Little Neck.  The agenda included the president’s report, budget review and PTA visits. More...

Sanitation Department Seeks Garage Space

It’s a common problem: there’s no more room in the garage. The Department of Sanitation garage at the Queens West 1 facility has not kept pace with the enormous growth of the community it serves. More...

Political Page

Tabone Takes Koch ‘Pledge’ As Part Of Campaign Goals

Taking a page from one of New York City’s most outspoken, reform-oriented, Democratic mayors, Republican Assembly candidate Vince Tabone announced that he has signed former Mayor Edward Koch’s “Pledge for Change New York”, wh More...

Seniors

Markey, Stavisky Report On Restoration Of Senior Benefits

The state Assembly has passed legislation that provides the city of New York with funding to keep many senior centers open, including the Self Help Maspeth and Woodside Senior Centers, according to Assemblymember Margaret Markey. More...

How To Choose A Home Blood Pressure Monitor

Dear Savvy Senior, What can you tell me about home blood pressure monitors? My doctor recently told me that I have hypertension and need a monitor for the house so I can keep an eye on it. More...

Features

New Exhibit Chronicles The History Of Sports In Queens

The history of sports and sporting venues in Queens is now part of a yearlong exhibit at the Queens Historical Society (QHS) in Flushing. More...

Despina Siolas Earns M.D., Ph.D. Degrees

Despina Siolas of Bayside was awarded a degree in the Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy Medical Science Training Program (M.D./Ph.D.) program from Stony Brook University Medical Center on May 18. More...

UCCA Holds Annual Barbecue

Space considerations resulted in some information being omitted from the June 16 Queens Gazette article on the UCCA annual barbecue. We apologize and herewith present the complete account. More...

181-Year-Old Tavern Set To Re-Open

In New York City, landmarks of great architectural and historic significance often fall victim to the developers’ wrecking ball or slip away over a long passage of time. More...

News Briefs

Online Yanks, Mets Tix Bring Added Fees

A survey by Congressmember Anthony Weiner (D–Queens/Brooklyn) shows that a fan buying Yankees or Mets tickets online incur some of the highest fees in Major League Baseball, and fans in the cheapest seats are hit the hardest. More...

Borough-Wide Blotter

104th Precinct Cleaning Lady Sells Stolen Jewelry A 29-year-old Corona woman is facing up to seven years in prison after she swiped thousands of dollars worth of jewelry from a Ridgewood home where she was working as a cleaning lady. More...

Bayside Historical Society Dines Like It’s 1920

In today’s society, people have developed a sense of what the world looked like 100 years ago thanks to the Internet, old movies, books, and of course, photographs. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Oasis Cafe...Perfect for Summer

t he name of this café and bakery could not be more fitting. Oasis Café is your oasis for all things delicious and relaxing. More...

Book Review

‘Grilled Fish’ Depicts Life On Morocco’s Mean Streets

Grilled Fish Abel Azrali Outskirts Press, Inc. Parker, Colorado 79 pages, paperback ISBN: 9781432755171 $14.95 The prospects for impoverished, unschooled, unskilled young men the world over have not changed much since More...

Editorials

Gazette Celebrates 28 Years Of Service To Readers

The longest journey starts with a single step. More...

Letters to the Editor

Proposition 14 Is Model To The Editor: California’s Proposition 14 could very well be a model for all 50 states in ending the partisan divide in government at the state level, thereby ending the immobilization of our elected officials in carr More...

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