July 21, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

NYPD: Crime Nosedives In Northern Queens

Crime took a beating in Northern Queens in the first six months of 2010. Felonies decreased by 2.5 percent, according to numbers recently released by the NYPD.  More...

Cops ‘Surge’ In Housing Crime Battle

Queens police officials last week kicked off a “surge” against crime in Western Queens housing developments.  More...

City: Street Trees Need Water During Heat Wave

City Department of Parks officials this week are urging Queens residents and businesses to remember that street trees need watering during hot summer months when there is little rainfall.    Officials are asking Queens residents to water More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

Pomme Cafe

This lovely French brasserie and patisserie, whose name means “Apple”, recreates the ambience of a Parisian eatery, complete with a prominent corner location, outdoor seating, and a cozy interior that features wood floors, a beautiful cha More...

Editorials

Everyone Benefits From Hospitals’ Presence

We have in this space on a number of occasions noted the many and varied advantages of living in Queens. More...

Letters to the Editor

Successful Warfare To The Editor:   More...

Plans To Reopen Forest Park Carousel On Hold

City Department of Parks and Recreation officials have announced that plans to reopen the carousel at Forest Park in Woodhaven this summer have been halted while the city seeks a new operator and applies for state funding for its restoration. More...

Ulrich, DEP To Develop Abandoned Rockaway Site

City Councilmember Eric A. More...

Borough-Wide Blotter

107th Precinct  Ex Stabs New Beau  Police arrested a 41-year-old Fresh Meadows man after he brutally stabbed a man dating his ex-wife.  Cops said Myoung Suh pulled a knife and stabbed the 42-year-old victim 10 times in the chest as More...

Political Page

Nominating Petition Filings Usher In Primary Season Battles

As the first nominating petitions were filed at the Board of Elections last week, it was confirmed that there would be lively Democratic primary races and then elections on Primary Day, September 14. More...

Book Review

Historic Photos of Queens Takes Reader To Bygone Era

Historic Photos of Queens Text and Captions By Kevin Sean O’Donoghue ISBN: 9781596525733 Turner Publishing Company 216 pages Price: $39.95 More...

Features

TWC Televises Empire State Games’ Opening Ceremonies

Time Warner Cable, a Gold Medal Sponsor of the 2010 Empire State Games,  will be televising the Empire State Games’ Opening Ceremonies live to Queens customers, beginning at 7 p.m. More...

Financial Assistance For Medicare Part D Beneficiaries

Dear Savvy Senior,  In one of your recent columns (What Healthcare Reform Means for Seniors), you wrote that seniors with a Medicare prescription drug plan could get a $250 rebate check when they hit the donut hole. I’ve just hit it! More...

Martin Luther H.S. Head Of School Receives Honorary Doctorate

Martin Luther H.S. More...

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