September 8, 2010 RSS feed / Features

Van Bramer, NYC Community Beautify Queensbridge Park

Recently City Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer joined New York City Community Cleanup to clean up and beautify sections of Queensbridge Park. More...

Races To Watch On Primary Day

Most primary races favor incumbents running for re-election, but several races sketched out here are expected to be close, might bring an upset, or are otherwise interesting. We have outlined them here. DEMOCRATS More...

Will “Idol’ Fans Tip GOP Nominee Race?

A recent poll shows Italian Americans and young voters giving strong support to former Congressmember Joe Dio Guardi in the primary to pick a Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate held by Kirsten Gillibrand. More...

Two Firefighter Unions Endorse Maloney

T he Uniformed Firefighters Association (UFA) and the Uniformed Fire Officers Association (UFOA) have endorsed Congressmember Carolyn Maloney for re-election. More...

First Week Of School Is One Day Long

New York City’s 1.1 million public school students lined up and filed into class for their first day September 8, but due to the closing of schools for Rosh Hashanah on Thursday and Friday, the initial week of the new school year is one day lo More...

YASA Goes ‘Green’

The developmentally challenged trainees at the Young Adults with Special Abilities (YASA) Personal Growth Training Center are growing in every sense of the word. More...

More Than 100 Restaurants Join In Queens Restaurant Week

The Queens Economic Development Corporation (QEDC), invites New Yorkers to enjoy Discover Queens Restaurant Week from Monday, September 20 until Thursday, September 30. More...

Brawl At US Open Leads To Ban For Three

A tough talking gambler, a female fan and her senior citizen father who brawled in the stands at the US Open last week were banned from the US Open through September 30, 2012, forbidding them from live tennis action for what amounts to three years. More...

Koslowitz Joins Forest View Center Block Party

City Councilmember Karen Koslowitz (l.) posed with Forest View Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing Director of Activities Susan Mahler at the center’s annual block party for residents, held recently.     More...

Remembering Smyrna: The Asia Minor Catastrophe

“A great man who has changed the lives of many is coming to the Stathakion,” Michael Christodoulou, president of the Mytilene Society said. “We must all come to this unforgettable lecture.” More...

Gazette Primary Endorsements 2010

N ext Tuesday, primary elections will be held throughout Queens and the rest of the city. The Gazette strongly urges every voter to get out and vote if there is a primary in their district. More...

Republican Primary

On Tuesday, a rarity in politics will occur: a Republican Party primary to pick a candidate. The chosen one can expect a difficult campaign against the Democratic frontrunner, New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo. More...

Three To Be Honored By Queens Library Foundation

The Queens Library Foundation will host its annual gala on Monday, October 4, from 5:30 to 10 p.m. at Water’s Edge, on the East River at 44th Drive, Long Island City. More...

QEDC Presents Fall Lineup, Seed Capital For Entrepreneurs

The Queens Economic Development Corporation (QEDC) has released its fall lineup of training courses and business development programs aimed at preparing new and existing business for the challenging times ahead. More...

HISTORY OF ROSH HASHANAH

Rosh Hashanah (Hebrew for "beginning of the year") is the Jewish spiritual New Year. The More...

Historic Steinway Mansion For Sale

New home buyers will have an interesting and rare real estate opportunity starting this month as the historic Steinway Mansion goes up for sale. More...

Flushing House Plans Flea Market

The large game room on the ground floor of Flushing House, 38-20 Bowne St., Flushing, will be the setting for a giant flea market on Saturday, September 25 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. More...

The Pulpit

Times and dates are subject to change. Please call event sponsors to confirm. All Nations Baptist: More...

114th Precinct Crime Watch

Drunken Driver Crashes Pickup Police arrested a 37-year-old Queens man on August 29 after he admitted he had had one too many before he got behind the wheel of his boss’ pickup truck. More...

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