September 15, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Sunnyside Chamber Hears Of Energy Savings, Police Stats

The summer recess being ended, the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce got back to its schedule of monthly luncheons in mid-September. More...

Tornadoes Uncommon In New York City History

The massive storm on Thursday has many people concerned about the nearly unheard of occurrence of a tornado in New York City. More...

Queens Chamber Of Commerce Holds Awards Dinner

 The tornado and macrobusrst that struck Queens on Thursday, September 16 brought Mayor Michael Bloomberg to the Queens Chamber of Commerce 2010 Business Persons of the Year awards dinner at Terrace On the Park just before 7 p.m. More...

Massive Storm Wreaks Havoc In Queens

 A strong storm hit New York City Thursday evening–a storm so strong and causing so much damage that the National Weather Service was asked to determine if the tempest was in fact classifiable as a tornado. More...

Remsen Park Is 9/11 Candlelight Vigil Scene

 On September 11, 2010, Forest Hills’ Remsen Park was the scene of a  candlelight memorial ceremony in memory of Stephen G. Hoffman, Pete Nelson, Richard Allen Pearlman and all those who lost their lives on  September 11, 2001. More...

Social Security Column

Make Your Appeal Online

Requesting a review of a decision made on your Social Security or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) disability application is now as easy as surfing the Web. More...

One-Time Met Felix Millan Visits London Lennie's

Félix “the Cat” Millán, Mets second baseman during the team’s 1973 to 1977 seasons, rubbed elbows with London Lennie’s owner Leslie Barnes, executive chef Jeffrey Baruch and restaurant patrons during an exclusive baseball signing at London Lennie’s i More...

New Traffic Patterns At Astoria Intersection

Motorists who travel through the maze of traffic at 31st Street and Hoyt Avenue in Astoria to reach the Grand Central Parkway, Astoria Boulevard or the Robert F. More...

NYPD Summer Detail Keeps The Peace At Flushing Meadows

The same team of police and law enforcement agents that kept watch over the US Open Tennis Tournament kept people safe in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park this summer.  More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Community Meetings Dates & times are subject to change, call to confirm. Clubs Sep. 16, Oct. 21, Nov. 18, Dec. 16, 8 p.m., sharp, John F. Kennedy Regular Dems of Queens; Margaret Tietz Center, 164-11 Chapin Pkwy., Jamaica; 718.298.7800, x. 0. More...

Sept. 18, York College Blue Notes Auditions

The Blue Notes are looking for alto, tenor, bari, trumpet, trombone, piano, bass and drum chairs, no guitars please.   • Be in a big band that performs jazz, Latin, funk.   • Earn two college credits per semester. More...

Features

Armenians Of Bayside Celebrate Culture, History

The Armenian Church of the Holy Martyrs at Oceania Street and the Horace Harding Expressway in Bayside, celebrated its annual street festival in observation of the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross on September 12.  The holiday commemora More...

Community Board #1 AGENDA

AGENDA REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING & PUBLIC HEARING TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2010 7PM at THE ASTORIA WORLD MANOR, 25-22 ASTORIA BLVD., ASTORIA More...

‘Last Play At Shea’ Documentary Premieres At Citi Field

On August 21, fans came to Citi Field for an evening premiere of the documentary, “The Last Play At Shea”. More...

Cops Seek Help Finding Astoria Woman

Detectives at the 114th Precinct Squad are reaching out to the public for information that might lead to the whereabouts of an Astoria woman missing since last July. Police said Belinda De’ Ath, 39, was last seen leaving her 29th Street residence More...

Vallone Calls On Bloomberg Administration To Purchase Steinway Mansion

 City Councilmember Peter F. Vallone Jr. is calling on the Bloomberg administration to make all efforts to purchase and secure the former Steinway mansion and its property for future use as a museum, park or community facility.    More...

Workers Steal $82G From Woodside Non Profit

 Four workers at a Woodside-based nonprofit afterschool program have been charged with stealing $82,000 from the group over the last two years, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said.   More...

Traffic Agent Tickets Dead Man In SUV

A Queens ticket agent on September 14, wrote an “alternate side” ticket for a Jeep Cherokee parked illegally in Flushing unaware that the driver was dead behind the wheel. Cops said Nicholas Rappold, 21, of Flushing, was slumped across the front s More...

K-Rod Faces Arraignment In Text Message Blitz

 Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez (K-Rod) barely escaped jail last week when a Queens judge chastised him for sending 56 text messages to his estranged girlfriend despite a court order barring him from contacting her. More...

Day Of Service For 9/11

On Saturday, September 11, City Councilmember Peter F. More...

Mammograms Save Lives

 The Adelphi New York  Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program urges women to get mammograms.    More...

MTA Rehabs Rockaway Stations

The Manhattan-bound A platforms at Beach 25th Street, Beach 44th Street and Beach 67th Street will be closed from Sept. More...

'30 Rock' Shoots Scenes On Steinway Street

“30 Rock”, a multiple award-winning NBC comedy series starring Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin and Tracy Morgan, shot some scenes on Steinway Street on Friday, September 17. More...

Dem Incumbents Expected To Fare Well In Primary Elections

|width=218|height=217|link=node|align=left]Congressmember Carolyn Maloney capped a tough campaign with a victory in yesterday’s primary election, leading a parade of Queens Democratic lawmakers who were also on the winning end in their races, a More...

Arts, Parks, Traffic Discussed At Board 1 Cabinet

The first Community Board 1 cabinet meeting of the new season brought in a lineup of speakers, including the new commander of the 114th Police Precinct. More...

Borough-Wide Blotter

104th Precinct  Hunt ‘Odd Couple’ In Cabbie Slay  Queens detectives are seeking help from the public to identify and locate two suspects in the September 13 death of a livery cab driver.  Police said Winston Frank, 56, d More...

Restaurant of the Week

Madera Cuban Grill - Steak House

Transport yourself to the tropical island of Cuba where cool breezes blow and rum drinks flow while juicy steaks sizzle on the grill. More...

Editorials

Latest 9/11 Ceremonies Show We Will Prevail

Last week we came together at various times and places to mourn those who left us too soon on Sept. 11, 2001. More...

Letters to the Editor

Debate Debases 9/11 To The Editor: More...

NYC Remains Safest Big City In America

New York City remains the safest big city in America, according to an analysis of crime data released by the FBI in its Crime in the United States, the Uniform Crime Report for 2009. More...

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