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Con Ed Funds Autism Swim Lessons At Long Island City Y

The Long Island City YMCA, 32-23 Queens Blvd., and Con Edison are teaming up with QSAC (Quality Services for the Autism Community) to bring adults with autism an aquatics program that builds skills while enhancing self-confidence, motor skills, and w More...

Borough-Wide Blotter

102nd Precinct Driver Plows Through Checkpoint Police arrested a 28 year old Queens man with a suspended license last month after he plowed through a safety checkpoint in South Ozone Park. More...

Vallone Bills Mandate Security In Non-Public Schools

Declaring that every child deserves equal police protection under the law, City Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. More...

Van Bramer Unites Community With City Agencies At Town Hall

On Saturday, October 23 City Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer hosted a community Town Hall meeting with more than a half dozen city agencies at the Long Island City branch of the Queens Library. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Veterans’ Day Nov. 11, United War Veterans Council, NYC Veterans’ Day Parade, “Freedom is Not Free”, Fifth Avenue/26th-56th Streets, Manhattan; 212.693.1476. More...

“Voices Envisioned: Memories Made in Northern Ireland”

On Exhibit at Queens College Art Center Through December 23

The exhibit will be on display at the Queens College Art Center (part of the Selma and Max Kupferberg Center for the Arts) Benjamin S. Rosenthal Library, Level Six Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Blvd.. More...

Free Tour Of Historic Lawrence Cemetery

A free tour of the historic Lawrence Cemetery, a NYC landmark that remains one of Bayside's last true links to its colonial past, will be given by Bayside Historical Society (BHS) on Saturday, November 6 at 2 p.m. More...

Features

Van Bramer Helps Bring Free Financial Advice To Queens Artists

On Saturday, October 23rd City Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer joined Cultural Affairs Commissioner Kate Levin and Consumer Affairs Commissioner Jonathan Mintz for the start of “The Art of Money: Personal Finance Resources for Artists” eve More...

Variety Boys And Girls Visit Dinosaurs

The Ravenswood Lions Club of District 20 K-1 sponsored a trip for a group of children from the Salah M. Hassanein Variety Boys & Girls Club of Queens on August 13 to the American Museum of Natural History for an educational visit. More...

LaG CC Students Receive $1,000 To Start Their Own Business

Three student entrepreneurs participating in the Capital One Student Design Entrepreneur Center, a partnership between Capital One Bank and LaGuardia Community College’s NYDesigns and Small Business Development Center (SBDC), presented their bu More...

Mets Name Sandy Alderson As New General Manager

The New York Mets organization has announced the signing of a new General Manager to replace Omar Minaya. On Friday, October 29 the Mets called a press conference to introduce Sandy Alderson as their new GM, the twelfth in franchise history. More...

Marshall Holds Aviation Advisory Council Meeting

The Queens Borough President’s Aviation Advisory Council met on October 27 at Queens Borough Hall in Kew Gardens to present a trio of topics. More...

$2G Reward For Information In Execution-Slay

Detectives in Queens are searching for a gunman who last week executed a man and woman in a car left idling outside a cemetery in Ridgewood. More...

Van Bramer Meets Greek Orthodox Archdiocese

On October 20, City Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer joined President and CEO of the New York Public Library (NYPL) Paul LeClerc and Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Archbishop Demetrios to celebrate the NYPLs special exhibition of sacred texts en More...

Queens Tot Hit By Car ‘Showing Improvement’

The father of a three year old Queens girl struck by a Jaguar as she crossed Woodhaven Boulevard with her mother on October 27, said she is continuing to fight for her life. More...

Political Page

Unanswered Questions About Bloomberg-Haggerty $1.1 M Deal

As we come to the end of another election cycle, with Governor-elect Andrew Cuomo promising major changes in Albany, our attention was drawn last week to events which had occurred at the end of the 2009 election, when Mayor Michael Bloomberg won an More...

Restaurant of the Week

PLUM Restaurant…Lounge…Event Space

Fall is the perfect time to sample the cozy luxury of Plum Restaurant, Lounge and Event Space. A recent facelift to the already beautiful interior includes sultry, sheer curtains that drape from the ceiling and banquettes. More...

Editorials

Distinguished Service Career Draws To A Close

As the bells ring out the old year on Dec. 31, 2010, a distinguished career in public service will come to an end as well. More...

Letters to the Editor

Is It A Bike Path Or Not? To The Editor: The city is doing a great job promoting bike riding on our streets, with bike lanes painted on roads and bike path signs installed on the side of the streets. More...

The Crowded Sidewalks Of Flushing, New York

Flushing’s Main Street is a hellish nightmare. Whenever I have to take the subway into Manhattan by route of the station there I cringe and might even shed tears if I was the emotional sort. More...

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