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MTA Bus Update: QM2A Has Become QM20

All passengers who use the QM2A express bus, with service from Bay Terrace to Midtown Manhattan via Whitestone and Flushing, should be aware that as of September 1, the bus was renamed the QM20. Its route and stops will remain the same. More...

Back-To-School Checklist: Supplies, Clothes, Social Security Form

If your son or daughter is a high school student turning 18, you’ve probably spent some time shopping for school supplies and the latest fashions, working out the schedule for the academic year, maybe even looking into colleges. More...

Airport Crime Watch

Crime Soaring At JFK  Statistics released by the Port Authority Police Department show that crime is soaring at JFK International Airport, and the criminals are rarely caught. More...

Boro-Wide Blotter

104th Precinct Hunt Bank Bandit Queens detectives are seeking help from the public to identify and locate a man sought in connection with a Ridgewood bank robbery. More...

MTA Must Pay Accident Victim $20M

A Queens Supreme Court Justice has ordered the MTA to pay a 59-year-old Nassau County woman $20 million over a 24-year period for the severe disability she suffered in a 2009 accident where an MTA bus struck her while she was crossing the street in L More...

The Gazette Endorsements

Ending a blistering campaign, the special election between Democratic Assemblymember David Weprin, and Republican Bob Turner, to determine who will replace former Congressmember Anthony Weiner as the 9th Congressional District (Queens/Brooklyn) repre More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Community MeetingsDates & times are subject to change, More...

Restaurant of the Week

Villa Brazil Café Grill

The new Villa Brazil Café Grill is a larger, more comfortable version of its former self, just a few doors away. Villa Brazil Café has a roomy dining room with clean wood floors, russet red walls adorned with mirrors and artwork, and a tin ceiling. More...

Editorials

Honor 9/11 Dead By Living Full Lives

This coming Sunday, September 11, 2011, we will mark the 10th anniversary of the day terrorists flew commercial airliners into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center. More...

Letters to the Editor

Never Forget 9/11  To The Editor:  More...

Koslowitz Vows To Fight To Bring A New Bank Branch To Southeast Queens

Chair of the Council’s Economic Development Committee Councilmember Karen Koslowitz and Councilmember Ruben Wills, along with community leaders announced today that they will make it a priority to educate residents, banks and pertinent governme More...

Addabbo Has Some Helpful Advice For Area Homeowners

In the aftermath of Hurricane Irene, more Atlantic tropical storms threatening the East Coast and recent record rains flooding the southern part of his district, NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. More...

Peninsula Hospital To Remain Open

    I am delighted that an agreement has been worked out that will allow Peninsula Hospital to stay open and continue its mission to provide medical care for the surrounding community.  More...

Addabbo Holds First Annual Blood Drive

On August 20, state Senator Joseph P. Addabbo Jr. and four staffers welcomed 35 residents to his first summer blood drive between 9 a.m until 3 p.m. More...

Citi Field Hosts First Annual Korean Night

State Senator Toby Ann Stavisky attended the first ever Korean American Night at Citi Field on August 26 with members of the Korean American Association of Greater New York and the South Korean Ambassador. Seen here are (L. More...

Web Site Shows Neighborhood Zoning Changes

A new city Web site lets New Yorkers check zoning applications as they travel through the approval process. More...

Political Page

Cuomo Hits TV For Last Minute Weprin Push

As we reported elsewhere in today’s Special Election Edition of the Gazette, there are just six days left until next Tuesday when the election between Democratic Assemblymember David Weprin and Republican businessman Bob Turner for the 9th CD s More...

Features

Aquinas Honor Society To Dedicate Plaque For 9/11 Memorial

In 2009 the students of the Aquinas Honor Society of the Immaculate Conception School in Jamaica Estates designed and created a Stained Glass Memorial Window which is now hanging over the schoolyard entrance of their school. More...

Voters Set To Decide: Weprin Or Turner

Capping a furious fight for Anthony Weiner’s former seat, voters in the Queens/Brooklyn 9th AD will settle the issue when they go to the polls and vote next Tuesday in a special election to decide whether the choice will be David Weprin, a Demo More...

Water, Water, Not Quite Everywhere

When I was a kid I was “born again”. a process that involved being fully and totally immersed in water. More...

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