July 7, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Monserrate: Let Me See My Girlfriend

Former state Senator Hiram Monserrate will be back in a Queens courtroom this week, asking a judge to lift an order of protection that keeps him from contact with the girlfriend he was convicted of abusing. More...

Cops Release Details In Flushing Murder Mystery

Queens detectives are close to solving the case of a Flushing woman who was found dead at her Murray Lane home on June 23, unveiling details of a relationship that turned deadly.  More...

Borough-Wide Blotter

109th Precinct  Flushing Madam Charged  Prosecutors last week charged a Flushing woman with running a sex slave ring that farmed out young Korean women to work as prostitutes in nail salons throughout Long Island. More...

City Planning Commission Approves Flushing Commons And Macedonia Plaza Projects

On June 23, the Department of City Planning Commission approved the Flushing Commons and Macedonia Plaza projects, moving it one step closer to reinvigorating Downtown Flushing with new housing and retail options, hotel or office space and much-neede 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.   Aug. More...

Restaurant of the Week

CANZaCity Roadhouse

It all started as a concept for two Long Island boys, written on cocktail napkins. Soon after, the first CANZaCity Roadhouse opened in Westbury, Long Island and now, the second one has just opened in our own backyard on 30th Avenue in Astoria. More...

Editorials

Oil Cleanup Must Be Done Better, Faster

The oil spill that resulted from the April 20 explosion on the BP deep sea oil drilling platform Deepwater Horizon still continues, with estimates of the oil pouring into the once pristine waters of the Gulf of Mexico amounting to 35,000 to 60,000 b More...

Letters to the Editor

MTA Budget To The Editor: In my opinion, service cutbacks at the MTA are just a symptom of a much bigger issue. It is possible that the MTA’s budget woes may be the result of poor financial management. More...

Beg Pardon

Adrienne Pellegrino, listed as a cancer survivor in the article, “‘Relay For Life’ Raises Money To Fight Cancer” in the June 30 issue of the Western Queens Gazette, has never had the disease.   More...

Two Arrested In Astoria Park Death

A man from Manhattan and an Astoria woman have been arrested as suspects in the murder of a 32-year-old Welling Court resident whose body was found in Astoria Park at about 3:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 7. More...

Queens Smoke-Free Partnership Presents Honors

The Queens Smoke-Free Partnership awarded local community leaders for their efforts in promoting tobacco control, especially among vulnerable populations such as children, at a ceremony on June 24 at TD Bank, 214th Street and Jamaica Avenue in Queens More...

Elmhurst Man Arrested In DWI Hit And Run

A 59-year-old Elmhurst man who was driving his van while under the influence ran into two women as they walked to a bakery in Corona on July 3, police said.  More...

City Offers Free Deck,  Porch Inspections

Queens homeowners unsure about the condition of any decks or porches are urged to take advantage of a free inspection program offered by the city Department of Buildings (DOB).    The DOB No Penalty Deck and Porch Inspection Program is de More...

Police Kept Lid On  Fireworks

The 114th Police Precinct kept a lid on illegal activity over the Independence Day long weekend, combing streets for illegal fireworks and issuing more than 50 summonses to an unruly crowd that gathered on Shore Boulevard in Astoria Park on July 4.&n More...

Political Page

Wedding Bells For Weiner

Although gloomy budget reports and a scorching heat wave, continued to dominate the news through the holiday weekend, news of the coming wedding of one of the city’s most eligible bachelors— Congressmember Anthony Weiner—provided s More...

OPEN SWIMMING POOL MAKES GOOD POLITICS

When temperatures in Northeast Queens approached the century mark on thermometers last week, City Councilmember Dan Halloran (R–C, Whitestone) reminded constituents that he had led the fight to keep the Fort Totten swimming pool open this summ More...

Features

Vallone Helps Kick Off Summer At Astoria Park

City Councilmember Peter F. Vallone Jr. joined nearly 10,000 area residents at Astoria Park June 30 for an early July Fourth fireworks celebration preceded by dancing and big band music. 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 Pl More...

Gianaris’ Energy Consumer Bill Of Rights Passes

Assemblymember Michael Gianaris (DAstoria) announced that the senate this week joined the Assembly in passing his Energy Consumer Bill of Rights that establishes consumer safeguards to end aggressive and deceptive tactics by energy companies offerin More...

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