August 4, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

114th Precinct National Night Out Brings Hundreds To Park

The 114th Precinct 2010 National Night Out Against Crime event was held at Astoria Park on Tuesday, August 3, and was attended by hundreds of area residents. More...

Queens Man Slain Saving Brother

A gang of thugs slit the throat of a Queens pre-law student on July 30 when he ran to help his younger brother escape a beating on a Woodhaven subway station.  More...

City Offers Bedbug Info

Queens residents wrestling with the current bedbug plague can now obtain information and advice on offing the pesky critters from one city source.    Under a plan unveiled last week by city officials, the city Bed Bug Advisory Board will More...

Addabbo, Staff Get Motorboat Out Of Hawtree Basin

State Senator Joseph Addabbo and his staff thought they were addressing a simple problem this past March when a local resident asked if a seemingly abandoned single-engine motorboat could be removed from Hawtree Basin near Coleman Square. More...

2010 Mayor’s Soccer Cup

On Sunday, August 1 Mayor Michael R. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Community Meetings Dates & times are subject to change, call to confirm. Associations Sep. 1, 7 p.m., Board 2; Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31 39th St., Ground Floor; 718.533.8773. Sep. 15, Oct. 13, Nov. 10, Dec. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Five Napkin Burger

Bring two hands, some friends, and a big appetite. 5 Napkin Burger will supply the rest. From outrageously delicious burgers, to fresh salads, entrees, and artfully prepared sushi and maki rolls, 5 Napkin Burger appeals to carnivores and herbivores More...

Features

American Airlines To Start Service To 3 U.S. Cities

American Eagle Airlines, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, this past Thursday announced daily nonstop service between New York’s John F.  More...

‘Corn King’ Celebrates Corn Season

Pono Wong (l) aka the “Corn King” and his brother Lani Wong grilled their famous corn on the cob on July 31 at the Jamaica Farmers’ Market. More...

NYCHA, TD Bank Teach Financial Literacy, Boost Reading

The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) and TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank ®, teamed up in a first-time partnership to kick off a series of programs at five NYCHA community centers to teach NYCHA youth the benefits of financial li More...

Gianaris Sponsors Waterfront Movie Series In Astoria Park

This year’s Movies On the Waterfront series sponsored by Assemblymember Michael Gianaris and overseen by the Central Astoria Local Development Coalition (CALDC), will include two feature films, “West Side Story” on Monday, August 9 More...

Bloomberg, Brown Hail National Night Out In 108th Precinct

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown and Mayor Michael Bloomberg made the keynote speeches at the 108th Police Precinct’s observance of the 27th annual National Night Out Against Crime on August 3. More...

Lifesaving Hypothermia Treatment Hits The Road

 A hypothermia treatment that has been used in city hospitals for the last 18 months and is credited with saving hundreds of lives will now be available for paramedics and EMTs in ambulances and other settings outside hospitals, Mayor Michael R. More...

Borough-Wide Blotter

107th Precinct  Hunt Armed Muggers  Detectives at the 107th Precinct Squad are seeking help from the public to identify and locate a pair of muggers who slashed a man and swiped his gold chain in broad daylight on July 23. More...

Councilmembers, Groups Call For Halt To Illegal Commuter Vans

City Councilmembers Elizabeth Crowley (D-Middle Village), Karen Koslowitz (D-29, Forest Hills) and Dan Halloran (R-Whitestone) as well as Roe Daraio of COMET (Communities of Maspeth and Elmhurst Together) and the leadership of Community Boards 2, 4 a More...

Crowley, Miller, Huntley Hold Bike Registration Event

City Councilmember Elizabeth Crowley, Assemblymember Mike Miller, state Senator Shirley Huntley, Forest Park Co-op Board 2 and the 102nd Police Precinct on Sunday, July 25 hosted a bike registration event at the Forest Park Co-ops and invited bike ow More...

Political Page

Homeless Ranks Grow In Astoria Park: Vallone

Aroused by reports and complaints about a growing homeless population in Astoria Park, City Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. More...

Editorials

‘A’ Grade Queens Eatery Leads The Way

The first restaurant/food service establishment in the five boroughs to receive an “A” rating for sanitary conditions from the city Health Department is located at 28-31 Borden Ave. in Long Island City. Last Wednesday morning Dr.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Wants More Cops   A copy of the following letter was received by the Gazette. Hon. More...

Sports

Mets Honor 4 Legends In Hall Of Fame

A near sellout crowd at Citi Field witnessed the installation of four new members into the New York Mets Hall of Fame in a pre-game ceremony on August 1 in Flushing.  More...

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