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Astoria Man Arrested In Senior Assault

Police at the 114th Precinct arrested a 25-year-old Queens man on August 22 after he severely beat an elderly man outside a local diner. Cops said Lawrence Parsons confronted the frail, 70-year-old man outside Mike’s Diner on 31st Street nea More...

Cops Bust Queens Woman In Crime Spree

Queens prosecutors said a middle aged woman charged in a four-day crime spree used a toy gun to terrorize store clerks, restaurant workers and a feisty liquor store clerk into handing over cash. More...

Forest Hills H.S. Student Wins Tri-State Scholarship

Ronald McDonald House Charities of the New York Tri-State Area (RMHC®-NYTSA) recently awarded a scholarship to Shereen Said of Long Island City, to provide assistance for college tuition to St. John’s University. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

9/11—We Will Never Forget Sep. 4-14, Queens College, Chee Wang Ng, September 11 Memorial Installation; Godwin-Ternbach Museum, Kissena Boulevard, Flushing; 718.997.4747 or www.qc.cuny.edu/yearofchina. Sep. More...

Rehearsals Start For Handel’s Messiah

The Oratorio Society of Queens (OSQ), under the artistic direction of Maestro David Close, will begin a new season with the Fall’s first rehearsal on Monday, September 13. More...

Book Review

‘Cypress Hills Cemetery’ Tells Stories, Reveals Secrets

Cypress Hills Cemetery By Stephen C. Duer and Allan B. Smith ISBN: 9780738573434 128 pages Arcadia Publishing On Sale: September 6 More...

Features

New Onorato Law Adds Millions To State’s Economy

Governor David Paterson has signed into law state Senator George Onorato’s bill to end the practice of employee misclassification in the construction industry, which leads to “the siphoning off of tens of millions of dollars of state tax More...

2010 D’Amico Fun Run/Walk Set For Sept. 19

The 2010 Hon. More...

Queens Sextuplets To Get Television Show

Challenges faced by Victor and Digna Carpio of Whitestone and their clan of seven, including their 23- month-old sextuplets, will hit the small screen this fall in an eight-part series broadcast on The Living Channel, (TLC) cable television. More...

Post Office Dedication

Former Congressmember and Vice-Presidential Candidate Geraldine Anne Ferraro was honored on August 26 at the Long Island City main post office which was renamed in her honor. More...

New Law Tweaks Rules For Teen Drivers

Officials at the state Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) last week announced a new set of rules for teenage drivers designed to ensure safety on the road by limiting the number of teens traveling together. DMV Commissioner David J. More...

Borough-Wide Blotter

104th Precinct Road Rage Slugfest Police last week arrested a 23-year-old Queens man who went into a rage and slugged another motorist following a fender bender. Cops said when Eric Grajales’ vehicle collided with the victim’s car at t More...

Pot-Growing Firefighter Convicted

A city firefighter described by a comrade as a “marijuana mastermind” was convicted last week of growing half a million dollars worth of pot in the basement of a Queens home. More...

Political Page

Moya Gets Key Hispanic Support

In a race that will depend on which way the Hispanic vote swings, last Saturday’s endorsement of Francisco Moya by Dominican community leaders in the 39th Assembly District could be major factor in deciding his fate against Hiram Monserrate on More...

Restaurant of the Week

Foxy's Eatery...A Clever Choice

Foxy’s eatery has everything you’d want in a neighborhood eatery: friendly service, a clean, comfortable dining room, and a nice variety of food for breakfast, lunch, dinner, brunch and beyond. More...

Editorials

Labor Day Honors American, NYC Workforce

The coming Monday is a holiday that celebrates neither a religious nor a historic event. More...

Kids Get A Boost With Race To The Top Funds

The 2010-11 academic year will commence next week with New York City’s 1.1 million schoolchildren in line to reap the benefits of between $250 million and $300 million, the city’s slice of a $696 million pie awarded to New York state in More...

Letters to the Editor

Islamic Silence To The Editor: Americans will support and fight for the rights of any religious group seeking the right to worship as they please. More...

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