May 4, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

New Cigarette Bins For Butts Make Debut In Jackson Heights

On April 27, state Assemblymember Michael DenDekker (D-Jackson Heights) joined the founder of EcoTech Displays, Nicholas Gabbidon, in front of Wine Garden Café, 86-09 Northern Blvd., in recognition of a city-based company’s continued ins More...

Koch And Vogt To Be Honored By LaGuardia Community College

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Boro-Wide Blotter

104th Precinct  Search On For Maspeth Bank Bandit  Queens detectives are seeking help from the public to identify and locate a suspect sought in connection with the April 12 robbery of a Maspeth bank. More...

Mom Rages At Daughter’s Killer During Sentencing

The mother of an aspiring attorney who was raped, brutalized and beaten to death in a Flushing alley in May 2010, lashed out at the killer in a Queens courtroom last week, as a judge slapped him with 22-years to life – saying he would have pref More...

The History Of Mother’s Day

The celebration of Mother’s Day in the United States dates back to the 19th century. More...

Queens Lutheran School Receives Grant

Queens Lutheran School in Astoria received a $1,000 grant from Lutheran Crusader Fund. The money will be used for the school’s after school program. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Memorial DayMay 30 11 a.m., Whitestone Veterans Memorial Association-VFW Memorial DayParade, Whitestone Memorial Field, 149thStreet/15th Drive; 718.767.4323.Community MeetingsDates & tim More...

Restaurant of the Week

Q Bistro

Put Q Bistro on your top-ten list for a "Manhattan caliber" dining experience located on a quiet street in leafy Forest Hills. I am still telling friends about Q Bistro, located on the former site of Q Thai restaurant.  More...

Editorials

Justice Served With bin Laden’s Death

Late on this past Sunday night Americans were greeted with the news that Osama bin Laden, the mastermind and instigator of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, had been slain in a firefight with U.S. More...

Honor Mothers On Special Day

This Sunday, May 8, will mark the 102nd time Mother’s Day has been celebrated in the United States. More...

Letters to the Editor

Pakistan Is A Threat To The Editor: More...

Bin Laden Dead

Congratulatory messages streamed into the Gazette for the past two days, praising President Barack Obama and his team of military and security officials for the job well done in disposing of Osama bin Laden on Sunday. More...

MLB Reaches Decision On Players Comp

In the wake of the recent joint announcement by both Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) that inactive, non-vested men who played between 1947 and 1979 will receive up to $10,000 per year, depending o More...

Eastern Queens Leads Tax Revolt

Councilmember Mark S. Weprin (D-Oakland Gardens), founder of the City Council co-op and condo caucus, joined state Senators Toby Ann Stavisky and Tony Avella, state Assemblymembers Edward C. Braunstein, Grace Meng and David I. More...

Weprin Joins Youngsters At Alley Pond Environmental Center

Councilmember Mark S. Weprin (D-Oakland Gardens) recently visited the Alley Pond Environmental Center (APEC), a non-profit organization dedicated to establishing understanding of the environment, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston. More...

Gun Kid’s Dad Cries: ‘It’s Not My Son’s Fault’

A Flushing third-grader sold his father’s loaded, 9mm handgun to a classmate. “I can’t believe my son took it (the gun) to school. It was my fault,” the father said. “Thank God no one was hurt.” More...

The Armenian Genocide, The Forgotten Genocide-Part II

In the early twentieth century a new dawn seemed to be rising over the Ottoman Empire. Abdul Hamid II was still on the throne. More...

Amalgamated Bank Appoints Edward Grebow President And CEO

Amalgamated Bank announced on April 28 that Edward Grebow, a senior executive with extensive experience in both the financial services sector and other industries, has been appointed president and chief executive officer of Amalgamated.  More...

Halloran Salutes Heroic Bayside Firefighter

In January, FDNY firefighter Antonio Velez risked his life to save a twelve-year-old boy from his burning home in Bayside. More...

Political Page

Obama Will Emerge With Stronger Image From Bin Laden’s Death

Last week, President Barack Obama was under withering fire from Republicans in Washington over the issue of the huge national debt and efforts to deal with it.  More...

Seniors

Reverse Mortgages Have Become More Affordable

Dear Savvy Senior, What can you tell me about reverse mortgages? I was considering one a few years ago but decided against it because it was too expensive. But now I hear they are much more affordable. What can you tell me? Looking for Cash More...

Features

City Council OK’s Bills To Promote More Neighborhood Parking

The City Council approved two related pieces of legislation on April 28, that could make life a little more pleasant for many car owners living on residential streets throughout Queens and the rest of the city.  The bills, which could open more More...

Mayor, TLC Seek ‘Legitimate’ Livery Car Service

More than 700,000 people use yellow taxis daily in New York City, Commissioner/Chairman of the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission David Yassky said at the April 12 meeting of the Queens Borough Cabinet. More...

Maloney Honored By NYC Detectives

The New York City Detectives’ Endowment Association (DEA) honored Congressmember Carolyn Maloney (D-Queens/Manhattan) at its monthly delegates’ meeting on April 27 in Howard Beach.  More...

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