June 30, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

American To Offer Daily Nonstop Service Between New York JFK And Rio de Janeiro

 American Airlines, a member of the global oneworld® Alliance, has been awarded by the United States Department of Transportation rights to fly 11 new flights per week between the United States and Brazil beginning November 18 of this year. More...

DIAS Foundation and Asian Cultural Federation Create An Education Coalition

A historic press conference was held by the Asian Cultural Federation, at 12:30 p.m. in Laterna Restaurant, 47-20 Bell Blvd. on June 24. Apostoli Zoumpaniotis of Greek News began a campaign in April 2010 to promote tourism to Greece. More...

Hunt For Flushing Killer

Queens detectives are seeking help from the public to identify and locate a suspect in the brutal June 23 murder of a Flushing woman. More...

Astoria Cops Put Brakes On Car Thieves

A team of plainclothes anti-crime police at the 114th Police Precinct last week put the brakes on a pair of car thieves, catching the suspects in a stolen car.  While on routine patrol just after midnight on June 24, the cops spotted a gray Old More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Night Out Against Crime Aug. 3, 107th Police Precinct Community Council, Elechester Shopping Center, Parsons Boulevard, Fresh Meadows.   Aug. 3, 110th Police Precinct Community Council, Corona.   More...

CALDC Kids ‘Summer Fun’ Starts July 7

The Central Astoria Local Development Coalition (CALDC) 2010 Summer Fun Children’s Series opens July 7 with Tuesday morning performances at Athens Square Park, 30th Avenue and 30th Street and Wednesday morning performances at the Dutch Kills P More...

Editorials

On July 4th Remember Freedom Tradition

This year we as Americans have a reason to celebrate the victory of the 13 British colonies that became the United States of America besides that of the overwhelming desire of the Founding Fathers to shake off domination by a government not on these More...

Letters to the Editor

Everyone Dropped The Ball To The Editor: Our federal government under two administrations has dropped the ball with a major regional problem and unfortunately the Gulf oil spill debacle succeeded the hurricane Katrina debacle in the same region of More...

Dutch Kills Ladder Co. 116 Off The Chopping Block

Residents and business owners in the Dutch Kills community breathed a collective sigh of relief on June 25 when Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that he and the City Council had reached an agreement on a budget plan that would save fire companies th More...

Possible Tornado In Queens

The National Weather Service (NWS) has reported that a possible Tornado hit Bridgeport, Conn. and New York City on Friday, June 25. More...

Local Leaders Take ‘Zip’ Out Of Rental Car Storage Plan

Local leaders voted recently to take the “zip” out of a Department of City Planning (DCP) proposal that could greatly reduce the number of parking spots available in private and municipal lots throughout the city.    More...

Harbor Cops Rescue Runaway LaGuardia Pup

A frightened dog that escaped from the cargo hold of a Continental Airlines jet at LaGuardia Airport on June 17 is back with its frazzled owner, a little damp but otherwise healthy, a Port Authority spokesperson said. More...

Police Announce 4th Of July Crackdown

Police officials at the 114th Police Precinct this week announced a “Zero Tolerance” crackdown that will begin Wednesday, June 30 and continue through the holiday weekend targeting drunk drivers, use of cellphones while driving and use, s More...

Borough-Wide Blotter

107th Precinct  Suspect Arrested For Slashing  A 20-year-old Queens woman found herself behind bars on June 15 after she used a razor to cut an acquaintance, police said.  Police said Danielle Cotton went into a rage at about 6 p.m. More...

Political Page

Monserrate Stirring Political Pot Again

Disgraced former state Senator Hiram Monserrate, as expected, is running for the 39th AD/Corona Assembly seat, in hopes of reigniting his career as a public official. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Mythos Fine Greek Cuisine

M ythos Authentic Hellenic cuisine promises an enjoyable, top notch dining experience. From the fresh, fine Greek cuisine made from traditional recipes to the excellent service and hospitality, Mythos has earned its reputation. More...

Features

Immigrant Rights Movement Received Jumpstart As Thousands Of Immigrants March In Manhattan On Saturday

Only two days after New York City Mayor Michael R. More...

Educational Seminar On Wines At London Lennie’s

Jill Paradiso will host a special educational program on June 25 on the wines of Rioja for the staff and guests of London Lennie’s, located at 63-88 Woodhaven Blvd., in Rego Park. More...

Mt. Sinai Queens Celebrates 11th Anniversary

On June 24, Mount Sinai Queens celebrated its 11th anniversary marking its union with the Mount Sinai Medical Center family. More...

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