October 5, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

College Board Announces Three Prep Students As NHRP Scholars

The College Board recently selected three students from St. Francis Prep as 2011-12 National Hispanic Recognition Program NHRP scholars. The chosen students are Samantha Parente, Marina Recio and Michelle Valentin. St. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

AGORA TAVERNA

Agora Taverna opened just six months ago in the cosmopolitan, food-centric neighborhood of Forest Hills. Owners Peter Mastoros, George More...

Editorials

Keep DMV Vision Tests

Last Tuesday, several news outlets in New York City reported that starting today, Wednesday, Oct. More...

Keep J.H.S. 194 Students On School Buses

One day before school started, parents of students attending seventh and eighth grade classes at J.H.S. 194 in Whitestone were advised that yellow bus service for their children had been cut off. More...

Honor Columbus For Opening New World

This Monday, October 10, all across America and here in New York City, especially, parades, banquets and other festivities will mark the 519th anniversary of the day that Christopher Columbus first set foot on land in the New World.  More...

Library Foundation Honors Four

The 11th annual Queens Library Foundation Gala was held on October 3 at Studio Square in Astoria, to celebrate the hard work of fundraising that is necessary to keep the nation’s largest library system alive and progressing. More...

Crowley Participates In Annual Forest Park 5K Race

Councilmember Elizabeth S. Crowley joined over 200 runners for the Annual Forest Park 5k Fun Run. More...

Political Page

Cuomo Scores $4.4B Hi-Tech Grant To Jar Economy; Does Another Await?

New York state received very encouraging news last week that five high level firms that deal in high technology product development, including IBM, Intel, Samsung, Global Foundries and TSMC, have agreed to invest $4.4 billion over five years in our s More...

Seniors

How To Detect And Prevent Telemarketing Scams

Dear Savvy Senior,  Can you recommend some tips to help protect seniors from telemarketing scams? More...

Features

Airport Crime Watch

LaGuardia Airport  Georgia Man Busted    Port Authority police last week arrested a 54-year-old Georgia man at the check-in at LaGuardia Airport for illegally carrying two revolvers, authorities said.    More...

Van Bramer Joins P.S. 78 First PTA Meeting

On September 21, Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer joined P.S. 78 Principal Lou Pavone for the school’s first PTA meeting of the year. At the meeting, Van Bramer announced his capital funding allocation of $50,000 for 2011. More...

Hero Chases Off Would-Be Rapist

Police last week nabbed a 41-year-old Bayside man who tried to rape a woman on September 28 but was scared off by the shouts of a hulking ex-Marine who came to the victim’s rescue.    Cops said Kenneth King allegedly grabbed the victi More...

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