January 26, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

114th Precinct Seeks Man For Sexual Assault

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect wanted for a sexual assault within the 114th Precinct. More...

Whitestone Sex Offender Bilked Church For $7G

A convicted child sex offender banned from an afterschool program at St. Mel’s Catholic School in Whitestone is facing new charges that he swiped a church checkbook and cashed checks totaling more than $7,000, authorities said. More...

Corona Blizzard Victim Family Files $20M Lawsuit

 The family of a 75-year-old woman who died while waiting for an ambulance during last month’s blizzard is suing the city for $20 million, charging unplowed streets kept emergency responders from reaching the woman. More...

Hunt Suspect In CapitalOne Bank Robbery

Queens detectives are seeking help from the public to identify and locate a brazen, armed bandit who held up a CapitalOne Bank branch in Astoria on January 19. Police said the suspect walked into the bank at 31-17 Broadway at about 9:45 a.m. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Valentine’s EventsTo Feb. 11 (donation deadline), Ann-MargaretCarrozza/Jefferson Dem Club/Dr. More...

Restaurant of the Week

MANOR OKTOBERFEST

Manor Oktoberfest is a lovely neighborhood restaurant, bar and caterer serving delicious German and American cuisine in a friendly setting. More...

Health Care

Bright Colors For Better Women’s Health

Only about a third of American women are meeting their fruit and vegetable intake recommendations, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. More...

Sweet Dreams

Setting the stage for a good night's sleep

Sleep is vital to a child's health and growth, but what can parents do to help promote quality sleep? While a child's sleep-needs vary as they grow, there are two recommendations that remain consistent, no matter the child's age. More...

Brushing To A Healthier You

We all know that having a bright, white smile is great for your looks, but did you also know that there is a connection to your overall health? More...

Arrest Made In Connection With Rego Park Muggings

Police at the 110th Precinct in Flushing announced on January 21 that they are holding Brian Rodgriguez, 33, and have charged him with Robbery 2 for two muggings. More...

Queens Chamber Confers 25+ Building Awards

At the Queens Chamber of Commerce Building Awards dinner at Queens Theatre in the Park, commemorating the year 2010 although held in January 2011, more than 25 awards were conferred on new construction and rehabilitation in a variety of residential, More...

Boro-Wide Blotter

Boro-Wide Detective Clues Cops To Mugging Suspect A violent ex-con wanted for terrorizing women in Flushing, Elmhurst and Forest Hills for more than two weeks is behind bars thanks to an eagle-eyed detective who linked his current crimes with past More...

Duane Reade Workers Sue, Claim Bathrooms Were Bugged

 Workers at a Duane Reade warehouse in Maspeth are suing the pharmacy for planting video and recording devices in employee bathrooms. In a lawsuit filed in Brooklyn Supreme Court seeking $110 million in damages, 16 current and former Duane Read More...

Home Depot Turns Screws On ‘Friendliest’ Cashier

An 80-year-old former Home Depot supervisor is suing the home improvement giant for age discrimination, after she was fired for ringing up four 6-cent screws to get cash back on her debit card to avoid ATM fees. More...

Political Page

Cutting Taxes For Wealthy Could Be A Cuomo Problem

Some signs point strongly to a major blowup between Governor Andrew Cuomo and the Democrat-controlled Assembly over whether or not the temporary so-called millionaires’ tax should be continued or be allowed to expire at the end of this year. More...

Seniors

Help For Seniors Facing Foreclosure

Dear Savvy Senior, What kind of help is available to seniors who are facing foreclosure? My 76- year-old mother has fallen behind on her house payments and is very concerned about losing her home. Worried Daughter Dear Worried, More...

Editorials

Queens Hospitals Offer Superb Care

For many years, some Queens residents thought that the only good health care available was to be found across the East River in Manhattan. We are happy to note that this mistaken idea has long since been dispelled. More...

Letters to the Editor

Controlling Class Size To The Editor: So [Schools] Chancellor Cathie Black suggested birth control as a solution to the schools’ overcrowding problem. It sounds like she is as out of touch as the “Emperor” who appointed her. More...

Features

Volunteers Give Fruit Baskets To Parker Health And Rehab Residents

Volunteers of the Parker League, the volunteer auxiliary of the Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation, prepared and distributed baskets of fruit to the residents of Parker on Jan More...

Marshall: ‘Past Investments Make Queens’ Future Bright’

“From the shores of the East River to the Atlantic Ocean coastline, Queens is building, growing and getting greener,” Queens Borough President Helen Marshall declared proudly as she delivered her annual State of the Borough address on Jan More...

Crowley Blasts GOP Repeal Of Health Care Act

As House Republicans prepared to carry out their orchestrated effort to repeal the Obamacare law, Congressmember Joseph Crowley (D–Queens/The Bronx) blasted the proposed repeal legislation as a job killer which would add $230 billion to the nat More...

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