October 27, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Elevator Surveillance Camera Captures Robber's Image

The New York City Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect in a robbery within the confines of the 114th Precinct. On October 9, at approximately 9:40 p.m. More...

FDNY: Take Out Fire Alarm Boxes

In a move to reduce budget costs, city fire officials last week reactivated plans to remove fire alarm boxes from local streets. FDNY First Deputy Commissioner Daniel Shacknai made the announcement at the October 19 Borough Cabinet Meeting, saying t More...

LaG CC To Hold Voting Machine Demonstration

When LaGuardia Community College students, including those with disabilities, step into the voting booth on November 2 they will know exactly what to expect and how to cast their votes. More...

Immigration Link Eyed In Suicide-Slay

 Police are awaiting the results of an autopsy by the city Medical Examiner to determine the exact cause of death of a man whose body was discovered in an October 23 fire at a Flushing office building.   More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Halloween Oct. 29, 6:30 p.m., United Community Civic Association, Annual Children’s Halloween Costume Party, everything free, costumes a must; Central Lounge, 20-30 Steinway St., Astoria. Oct. More...

Restaurant of the Week

SAL, KRIS AND CHARLIE’S DELI

Sal, Kris and Charlie’s Deli on 23rd Avenue in Astoria is simply legendary. More...

Features

Padavan, NYLCV Lay Out Environmental Vision

State Senator Frank Padavan (D-Bayside) and the New York League of Conservation Voters (NYLCV) joined together on October 25 to call for action on a set of key environmental initiatives in the 2011 Legislative Session. More...

Crystal Windows Garners National

 Crystal Window & Door Systems has received a notable national recognition for its new energy efficient window line, the Ultra R-5. More...

Touchstone Health, Health Care Partners To Provide More Products, Services To Medicare Patients

 Touchstone Health, one of New York’s fastest growing Medicare Advantage insurers, and HealthCare Partners (HCP), one of the area’s largest and most successful Independent Physician Associations (IPA), recently announced a long-term More...

95-Year-Old WWII Veteran Receives Bronze Star

Congressmember Joseph Crowley (D-Queens, The Bronx) presented World War II veteran and Jackson Heights resident George Vujnovich with the Bronze Star, one of the military’s highest honors. More...

Van Bramer Town Hall Hears Of Schools, Housing Issues

City Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer’s latest town hall meeting was held on Saturday, October 23 at the Long Island City library on 21st Street and featured officers from several city agencies. More...

Astoria's Steinway Mansion Site Of Cocktail Reception

 Michael Halberian, owner of the William Steinway mansion at the foot of 41st Street in Astoria, entertained guests and prospective buyers on October 20 at an evening cocktail party and open house reception.    More...

Parishioners Nab Church Thief

A local thug with a penchant for stealing from churches will be spending the next three months behind bars, thanks to Astoria parishioners who brought his crime spree to an end.   Police said parishioners spotted Gerald Duganiez at about 5:20 More...

Borough-Wide Blotter

 104th Precinct Hunt Bandit In Attempted Bank Heist Queens detectives are seeking help from the public to identify and locate a suspect sought in connection with an October 15 attempted bank robbery in Ridgewood.   More...

Political Page

Local Dem Officials Dig In To Help Party Retain Majority In Congress

Congressmember Carolyn Maloney has contributed $213,000 to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee over the past several months in an attempt to get her House colleagues elected so the party can keep control of Congress. More...

Editorials

Make Your Voice Heard–Vote

Next Tuesday, New Yorkers throughout the state will go to the polls to choose a governor, attorney general and numerous Assemblymembers and state senators. More...

Letters to the Editor

Takes Times To Task (A copy of the following letter was received by the Gazette.) The New York Times 620 Eighth Avenue New York, New York 10018-1405 Attn: Publisher, Mr. Arthur Sulzberger Dear Mr. Sulzberger: More...

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