June 22, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Kids Discovery Center A Hit

Queens Borough President Helen Marshall (l.) and Queens Library Director Thomas Galante (r.) watch a youngster learn how electricity is generated with one of the science exhibits at the library’s Children’s Discovery Center in Jamaica on More...

Flushing Resident Awarded Journalism Scholarship

Queens Borough President Helen Marshall congratulates Luke San Antonio (second from r.), the 2011 recipient of the $1,000 Mindlin Scholarship during a check presentation at Borough Hall on June 8.  San Antonio, a resident of Flushing and student More...

Anchors Away

Queens Borough President Helen Marshall and Queens Parks Commissioner Dorothy Lewandowski inspect boathouse and dock in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park during their visit on Wednesday, June 8.  Marshall’s office provided more than $6 million More...

Con Edison Connects Homeowners With Energy Savings

Queens Borough President Helen Marshall joined Con Edison’s Green Team on June 15 at a Queens Village home to conduct an energy survey that will help the homeowner reduce costs and improve energy efficiency. More...

Political Page

Weiner Officially Resigns

“I hereby resign as the member of the House of Representatives for New York’s Ninth Congressional District effective at midnight, Tuesday, June 21, 2011. More...

Editorials

Choose Weiner’s Successor Carefully

Congressmember Anthony Weiner resigned his elected office representing the 9th Congressional District in Brooklyn and Queens last Thursday.  More...

Queens Offers Range Of Summer Fun

The summer solstice, officially marking the start of summer 2011 began at 1:16 p.m. yesterday, June 21. More...

Letters to the Editor

Flag Day And Libraries To The Editor, I am disappointed to realize that it was Flag Day yesterday and nothing was mentioned on TV news, no flags were displayed in the community and there was no coverage materials in the Gazette about the important da More...

Torrent Of Petitions Arrive Supporting Libraries

On June 16, Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer, Chair of the Cultural Affairs and Libraries Committee, accepted delivery of hundreds of thousands of signed postcards and petitions advocating for library funding in the five boroughs. More...

No. 7 Line Shuttle Bus Stops 6/24-6/27 & 7/29-8/1/2011

•Queensboro Plaza (connection to Astoria line)  Towards Queensboro Plaza & Vernon Jackson: at Queens Plaza South & Jackson Avenue, adjacent to ADA elevator, provides access to Queens Plaza Station on the E and R lines.  Towar More...

Astoria Musicians Benefit For Japan

On June 16 Astoria musicians organized by Mina Nakajima-Wu gathered at the Tony Bennett auditorium of the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts to put on a benefit concert to aid the victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. All proce More...

Addabbo Presents Citations To Entrants In Earth Day Poster Contest

In recent weeks, state Senator Joseph P. Addabbo Jr., visited elementary students in his district, including the students pictured from St. More...

Queens Contractors Cited In Building Collapse

Federal regulators recently cited three Queens contractors for multiple safety violations following an investigation into a construction accident that left a 26-year-old worker dead and three others seriously injured in Elmhurst on January 10. More...

Seeds To Trees Youth Program

From collecting water samples at Forest Park to learning about the decomposition process at landfills to exploring forest ecology, Seeds to Trees, City Parks Foundation’s (CPF) flagship education program, introduced science and nature in the ur More...

Restaurant of the Week

PASTA DEL GIORNO

For the love of good food, you owe it to yourself to enjoy a splendid meal at Pasta del Giorno on Austin Street in fashionable Forest Hills. More...

Features

Helping One Billion Bovines

You and I have our challenges and some real worries, too. There are bills to pay and doctors to visit, to say nothing of mulling over those strange sounds coming from the rear of the car. More...

Lawmakers Blast Proposed Meter Rate Hike

A Queens Councilmember last week renewed her opposition to a city Department of Transportation (DOT) proposal that would hike parking meter rates in Queens and the other boroughs by 25 cents an hour.    More...

107th Issues ‘10-13’ For Cop’s Family In Need

To law enforcement officials nationwide, a “10-13” call symbolizes a police officer down, or an officer in need of immediate assistance.    Police at the 107th Precinct in Fresh Meadows are reaching out to the public with a spec More...

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