October 6, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Borough-Wide Blotter

 By LIZ GOFF 105th Precinct Queens Village Man Charged In ‘Online Sex’ Assault Cops arrested a 32-year-old registered sex offender on October 3 after he used the Internet to lure an Indianapolis woman to his Holliswood apartment, whe More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Community Meetings Dates & times are subject to change, call to confirm. Associations Oct. 13, 7 p.m., United Forties Civic; St. Teresa’s, Auditorium, 50-22 45th St., Woodside; 917.535-0516. Oct. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Tierras Colombianas

Tierras Colombianas features the flavorful and diverse cuisine of Colombia. More...

Features

'Playgirl' Cop Seeks New Fame In Fashion

 Fifteen years ago, Eddie Mailia shocked his fellow police officers by posing in the buff as the “Nudie Cop” in a May 1995 issue of Playgirl Magazine. More...

Mark Weprin Visits Soup Kitchen

City Councilmember Mark S. More...

Vallone Meets With British Opposite Number

City Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr., chairman of the council Public Safety Committee, recently welcomed Ed Mayne, Vallone’s opposite number on the borough council of Hounslow, a suburb of London, to a meeting of the Public Safety Committee. More...

Corona Man Charged In Landlord Kidnapping

 By LIZ GOFF   A 22-year-old Corona man this week remains behind bars after he attacked his landlord and held the woman hostage until her husband phoned police from China, seeking help to find her. More...

Elections Committee Holds Hearing On Primary Day

On Wednesday, September 29, the state Senate Elections Committee held an afternoon public hearing to determine the extent and cause of problems that occurred with the introduction of paper ballots and optical scan voting machines in the September 14 More...

Political Page

Young Dems: ‘Probe Turner’s Campaign Spending’

The Queens County Young Democrats have filed a complaint with the Federal Elections Commission in Washington charging Bob Turner, who’s challenging Congressmember Anthony Weiner for his Queens/Brooklyn seat in the November 2 election, with all More...

ACKERMAN PRAISES PASSAGE OF 9/11 HEALTH BILL:

ACKERMAN PRAISES PASSAGE OF 9/11 HEALTH BILL: Following House passage of the 9/11 health and compensation program last week, which will provide medical care to thousands of people who were made sick o More...

Editorials

Hail Columbus On 518th Anniversary Of Landfall

Tuesday, October 12 is the 518th anniversary of the day Christopher Columbus, a Genovese sailor stepped ashore on the island subsequently named Santo Domingo, where he planted the flag of Spain.   More...

Letters to the Editor

Dump School Grades To The Editor: More...

Beg Pardon

The ninth annual Food and Wine Gala held at the Astoria World Manor on September 21 was sponsored by the Gazette and hosted by Dish du Jour Magazine.   More...

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