October 12, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Cops Talk Crime Prevention

Police officials are urging borough residents and business owners to stay alert and take measures to prevent becoming a crime victim. “Don’t become a target for thieves and other criminals,” Lieutenant John Dzwlewicz said. More...

Van Bramer Honors 13 Year-Old Transgender Student

On October 5, at the City Council Stated Meeting, Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer honored 13 year-old Rocky Sanabria, a transgender teen who lives in Woodside, and has shown immense bravery, wisdom and leadership at a young age.   More...

Carbon Monoxide Detectors Soon To ‘Power-Out’

Thousands of carbon monoxide detectors installed in New York City residences under a 2004 law may no longer work.  The devices have a life expectancy of five to seven years, so detectors installed in 2004 are likely to have stopped working&nb More...

Seniors

Savvy Senior Discount Options For Retirees Headed Back To School

Dear Savvy Senior Are there any financial resources available to retirees who are interested in going back to college? More...

Social Security Column Want To Retire In 2012? Apply Now!

Plan to start receiving your Social Security retirement benefits in January of 2012?  We recommend you apply this October if you’d like your benefits to begin in January. More...

High-Tech Gadgets For Low Vision

Dear Savvy Senior, I’m looking for some good low-vision products that can help my wife who has severe vision loss. What can you recommend? Searching Spouse Dear Searching, More...

Features

World’s Largest Chocolate Bar Bringing Healthy Lifestyle Message To Queens

A gigantic chocolate bar is bringing an even bigger idea about portion control to students at St. Mary Gate of Heaven School in Ozone Park. More...

Four Suspects Wanted In Elmhurst iPhone Theft

 The New York Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the following suspects who are wanted in connection with a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 112th Precinct. More...

Dial 511 For MTA Info

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and the state Department of Transportation last week announced that city straphangers and all New Yorkers can now dial 511 for assistance with any MTA-related questions. More...

Gennaro Leads Local Pols During Columbus Day Parade

Councilmember James F. Gennaro, newly-elected chair of the Italian-American Caucus of the City Council is seen here (at center) leading the council contingent in the Columbus Day Parade on 5th Avenue. Joining him in the march are (L. More...

New Signal System Installation Begins On Flushing No. 7 Line

The MTA announced that this past weekend was to be the first of five planned service suspensions on the No. More...

Queens Chamber To City Regional EDC: Build A Convention Center In Queens

A copy of this letter was received by the Gazette. More...

DA Brown Visits GAHS, Talks About Nabe

On October 4, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown joined the Powhatan Democratic Clubs monthly meeting at the Greater Astoria Historical Society to discuss issues relating to the Astoria community and his re-election campaign. More...

Addabbo Aims To Legalize Full Casino Gambling In NYS

After seeing the results of a recent poll which showed New Yorkers strongly support full casino gambling, state Senator Joseph Addabbo Jr. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Santa Fe Steakhouse

This wonderful southwestern style steakhouse will soon be celebrating its 19th anniversary on restaurant row in Forest Hills. The secret to Santa Fe Steakhouse’s success is in its consistency, quality and value. More...

Editorials

iPhone, iPod, iPad, I Sad

At age 56, Steve Jobs, co-founder and head of Apple, who developed and fostered a whole new culture, one that united people around the world, succumbed to pancreatic cancer last week. More...

Letters to the Editor

Occupy Wall Street To The Editor: More...

Beg Pardon

In the October 5 issue of the Gazette, information pertaining to the Memorial Mass for Paul Zammit was erroneously left out. The Mass was held at Immaculate Conception Church followed by a balloon launch and prayer/moment of silence at St. More...

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