November 24, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Mom, Baby Struck By SUV Survive

 Young mother pushing her 6-month-old son in his stroller was pinned underneath an out-of-control car that jumped the curb and slammed into a business on Broadway in Astoria, but not before she pushed the baby out of harm’s way, police sai More...

Cops Nab 2, Hunt 3 In Attempted Robbery

 Detectives at the 114th Precinct Squad are searching for three suspects in connection with a robbery that went bad at the Astoria apartment of an alleged drug dealer.  Cops said four known drug dealers showed up at the victim’s 30th More...

Turkey Day Tidbits

The first Thanksgiving may be significant for bringing together the Pilgrims and Native American Indians. More...

Dromm, Ferreras, Den Dekker Hold Fundraiser For Local Crime Victim

 On November 14, at the Jewish Community Center of Jackson Heights, City Councilmembers Daniel Dromm, Julissa Ferreras and Assemblymember Michael Den Dekker hosted a fundraiser for Victor Mejia de los Santos, a pizza delivery person who was brut More...

Sunnyside Chamber Holds Luncheon

 The East Side Access, which is being built from Sunnyside Yards to Grand Central Terminal and onward to Pennsylvania Station, was described in detail at the November 9 luncheon of the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce by an official of the Metropol More...

'Fiddler On The Roof' Composer Bock Dies At 81

 Jerrold “Jerry” Bock, famed composer of such Broadway musicals as “Fiddler on the Roof”, “Mr. Wonderful” and “Fiorello” died on November 3 from heart failure at the age of 81. More...

Boro-Wide Blotter

102nd Precinct  Carjacker Busted  More...

Red Storm Defeats Columbia 79-66

After an opening season loss in California to St. Mary’s, the St. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Holidays Nov. 30, 6:30 p.m., Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce Holiday Tree Lighting, Sunnyside Drum Corps, prix fixe dinner at Dazies, RSVP; Sabba Park, 50th Street/Queens Boulevard; 718.784.8437. Dec. 3, 3 p.m., St. Michael’s Cemetery/U.S. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Copacabana Brazilian Cuisine

w ith a population of nearly 200 million people and a land mass ranking 5th largest in the world, Brazil is a country to watch. More...

Book Review

Long Island City’s Transformation Is Preserved In New Book

Long Island City, Greater Astoria Historical Society with Gary Vollo, 96 pp., paperback; Arcadia Publishing, 2010. More...

Features

CB 1 Discusses ‘Buehler Way’ And Kaufman Studios

Ann Buehler Way will soon be coming to the southeast corner of 30th Road and 21st Street by the Variety Boys and Girls Club she supported and served for much of her life.   More...

Queens Business Shares A Smile

Steinway Moving & Storage, a landmark in Queens for more than 80 years, has decided to give the public a special greeting prominently displayed on the top of their building in Long Island City. More...

The 2010 Kiwanis of Astoria/ LIC Community Food Drive

The annual holiday Kiwanis Community Food Drive began on November 1 in Astoria and Long Island City with the purchase of 120 Thanksgiving turkeys. More...

Greek Orthodox Church Officials Probe Cash Stash

 By LIZ GOFF Parishioners at St. More...

Tips For Happy Day-After-Thanksgiving Shopping

Merchants along Astoria commercial strips are hoping to hear cash register bells on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving as consumers plunk down cash and plastic on the first day of the holiday shopping season.  Marketing experts are concer More...

No Heat At Home? Call 311 For Help

 The city is offering several options to tenants who do not have heat in their apartments as temperatures drop.  Officials at the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) are urging tenants without heat at the start of More...

Steinway Partnership Lights Up The Holiday Season

 The Steinway Astoria Partnership is adding sparkle to this year’s holiday shopping season by again sponsoring holiday lights and music along Steinway Street.  Holiday lights, a Steinway Street tradition, have been shining above the More...

Halloran Addresses Gas Service Issues At Douglaston Co-Op

Councilmember Dan Halloran (R-Whitestone) spoke at a press conference on November 19 at Douglaston Manor, an 84-unit co-op building at 241-20 Northern Boulevard in Douglaston. The building has lacked gas service since a leak on October 12. More...

American Airlines And JetBlue Launch Reciprocal Frequent Flyer Agreement

 American Airlines and JetBlue Airways announced the launch of a reciprocal frequent flyer agreement that became effective November 18, allowing members of the American Airlines AAdvantage program and JetBlue’s TrueBlue customer loyalty pr More...

Astoria Civic Meets Public Advocate Bill de Blasio

 On November 9, the Astoria Civic Association held its monthly meeting at Riccardo’s by the Bridge in Astoria. The special guest speaker for the evening was city Public Advocate Bill de Blasio. More...

Queens Business Shares A Smile

 Steinway Moving & Storage, a landmark in Queens for more than 80 years, has decided to give the public a special greeting prominently displayed on the top of their building in Long Island City. More...

Political Page

Mayor Getting Hassled On Black, Budget And Water Board

It’s been quite awhile since we’ve seen Mayor Michael Bloomberg under such fire and not just on his major problem concerning the Cathie Black appointment as schools chancellor.   More...

Seniors

Changes Coming To Medicare Part D

Dear Savvy Senior,   Should I consider changing my Medicare (Part D) prescription drug plan during open enrollment season? More...

Editorials

Give Thanks This Thanksgiving

In 1863, President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed the fourth Thursday in November as a national Day of Thanksgiving, a decision that must have had many of the people who witnessed or heard about it thinking the 16th president had lost his mind. More...

Letters to the Editor

Earmarks To The Editor: More...

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