October 19, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

DKCA Introduces New Web Site

Members of the Dutch Kills Civic Association, gathered for the group’s October meeting in the cafeteria of the Growing Up Green charter school on 28th Street on October 13, were treated to a view of the DKCA’s new Web page at www.dutchkil More...

Miller Helps Plant Memories

Assemblymember Mike Miller (D-Woodhaven) visited P.S. 97 to help students with their gardening. Students were planting daffodil bulbs as a symbol of Breast Cancer Awareness. The planting took place in honor of a teacher at P.S. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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Restaurant of the Week

MOLLY BLOOMS

Molly Blooms will instantly win you over with warm, Irish hospitality, a cozy interior, spacious outdoor garden and, of course, lots of wonderful beers, spirits and great food! More...

Editorials

Tappan Zee Bridge Reconstruction Is Good News

Last week we received the happy news that reconstruction of the 55-year-old Tappan Zee Bridge, which spans the Hudson River at a point some 25 miles north of New York City, connecting Westchester and Rockland Counties, was among 14 projects selected More...

Letters to the Editor

Don’t Cut Medicare To The Editor: More...

What I Learned At Zuccotti Park

“Ordinary trespassers” according to The New York Times. “Transients” and “wanderers”, said Fortune Magazine. More...

TD Insurance Helps Customers Stay A Step Ahead Of Identity Theft

TD Insurance Inc., one of the 10 largest bank-owned insurance agency and brokerage firms in the U.S., and TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank, are making it easier for consumers to monitor their accounts and protect themselves from identity More...

Con Edison Eyes Lower Winter Gas Bills

Con Edison’s residential customer gas heating bills are expected to drop 3.8 percent this winter due to lower fuel prices, and customers can save even more by taking advantage of the company’s energy efficiency programs.   More...

Simotas Warns Of Members’ Fund Cuts

Community Board 1 District Manager Lucille Hartmann opened the October meeting of the Community Board 1 District Cabinet at Kaufman Astoria Studios by introducing Stephen Cabral and Michael Naumann. More...

Police, Lawmakers Warn Women To Beware Bike Pervert

Local lawmakers were out on the streets of Sunnyside and Woodside early Monday morning, October 17, warning local residents to be on the lookout for a bike-riding pervert who has sexually assaulted more than six women, including a 12-year-old girl, s More...

Crowley Addresses Flooding On Edsall Avenue

Councilmember Elizabeth S. Crowley called upon the city Department of Environmental Protection to address the persistent street flooding along Edsall Avenue in Glendale by installing an additional catch basin on the street. More...

Political Page

DA Brown Headed For 6th Consecutive Election Victory

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown is headed for election to a record sixth consecutive term as county prosecutor in the November 8 election, but there will be little activity on the rest of the ballot in this off year election. More...

Seniors

Savvy Senior-Social Security Help For Those Nearing Retirement

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you recommend some good resources that can help me decide when to start my Social Security retirement benefits? I’ll be 62 early next year and want to carefully weigh all my options. Nearing Retirement Dear Nearing, More...

Features

Halloween In Queens

Halloween haunts lay hidden throughout Queens, in places where scary specters rise to welcome the fearful and those who believe in things that go bump in the night. More...

Take Your Best Shot

When I was a youngster in the 1960s I had all the shots little kids went through back in the day. And because I’m a klutz and regularly hurt myself outdoors, I’ve periodically had my tetanus immunity updated. More...

Workers Injured In LIRR Tunnel Plunge

Two crewmembers injured on October 14, while working in a shaft at the Long Island Rail Road Expansion project in Long Island City, this week remain in serious but stable condition at New York Hospital. More...

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