November 2, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Husband Pleads Guilty In Forest Park ‘Suitcase’ Murder

The husband of a woman whose remains were found in a suitcase in Forest Park pleaded guilty last week in Queens Criminal Court, to the 2007 murder of his wife and mutilation of her corpse, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said.  In a plea More...

Massive Drug Sting ‘Bags’ 46 Suspects At LeFrak City

Queens Narcotics cops and investigators at the Queens District Attorney’s Office last week dismantled a massive drug ring that sold cocaine, heroin, Ecstasy, marijuana and other illegal narcotics out of a Corona housing complex. More...

114th Precinct Crime Watch

Hunt For Astoria Houses Shooter  Detectives at the 114th Precinct Squad are seeking help from the public to identify and locate a man who was seen carrying a gun, moments after a man was shot on October 24, outside the Astoria Houses. More...

U.S. Treasurer Meets Unity Team And Latino Leaders

Congressmember Joseph Crowley convened a meeting with U.S. Treasurer Rosie Rios (c.) and members of the Queens Unity Team with (l. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Calendar compiled by Annette Hanze Alberts. Dates & More...

Restaurant of the Week

Point Brazil Café, Grill, Buffet

Step out of the cold and into the warmth of Point Brazil Café, Grill and Buffet. Owner Ziza Ribeiro and her lovely sister have smiles as warm as the Brazilian sun and make everyone feel as if they’re in their kitchen. More...

Editorials

No Excuse For Chaos At LICHS

The 2011-12 academic year began at Long Island City H. S. a little over two months ago with relatively few problems, at least according to available reports. More...

Letters to the Editor

Compassion And Dignity The following is an open letter to Mount Sinai Hospital Queens, most specifically the staff on 4 West. More...

Boro Wide Blotter

104th Precinct  Hunt Tenant In Landlord’s Death  Detectives at the 104th Precinct are searching for a tenant who went missing shortly after his landlord, an immigration attorney, was found dead in her Woodhaven home.  Cops sai More...

Cops Hunt Woodside Slay SuspectCops Hunt Woodside Slay Suspect

Police at the 108th Precinct are searching for a suspect in connection with a homicide that left a 62-year-old man strangled in the bathtub at his Woodside apartment, authorities said.  NYPD Emergency Service cops, alerted by the building super More...

October Snow Plays A Trick On Queens

Mother Nature pulled a Halloween prank on Queens last weekend, masking the borough in a blanket of late-October snow. More...

Arrest In Maspeth Gunplay Shooting

A 21-year-old Maspeth woman this week was fighting for her life after she was accidentally shot in the head on October 24, by a friend playing with a gun.  Cops said Delinan Cardova was in a basement apartment on 64th Street with friends at abo More...

Parents Face 90 Days In Foster Care Kidnap Case

The Queens parents that admitted abducting their eight children from a Forest Hills foster-care facility pleaded guilty on October 25 to custodial interference after prosecutors agreed to drop kidnapping charges. More...

Spooktacular Good Time

Taking a break from the age-old custom of going doorto door trick or treating on Halloween night, more than 500 youngsters, parents and friends attended the 19th annual Children’s Halloween Costume Party, sponsored by the United Community Civic More...

Political Page

Liu’s Mayoral Hopes Look Brighter After Bloomberg Springs Pension Plan

City Comptroller John Liu, who has been getting lots of criticism for going against demands for solutions to costly municipal pensions, finally found some common ground with Mayor Michael Bloomberg as they hatched a plan to create a consolidated inve More...

Seniors

Savvy Senior How To Find Affordable Dental Care

    Dear Savvy Senior,   Where can seniors find affordable dental care? I had dental insurance through my work for many years, but lost it when I retired. More...

Downsizing Solutions

Dear Savvy Senior  What tips can you recommend to help seniors with downsizing? I have been thinking about moving to a retirement community, but in order to move I need to get rid of a lot of my stuff. More...

Features

Ferreras Honors 9/11 Victim And Corona Resident Francisco Muñoz

On October 30, Councilmember Julissa Ferreras, joined by fellow elected officials, community leaders, members of the Munoz family, friends, and neighbors, led a street renaming ceremony at the intersection of 111th Street and Roosevelt Avenue. More...

Salvatore Polizzi To Represent Queens In 2011 Foot Locker Five Borough Challenge

This year Salvatore Polizzi has been chosen to represent Queens in the 2011 Foot Locker Five Borough Challenge that will take place on November 6. More...

Braunstein And Bayside Historical Society Cleanup Lawrence Cemetery

 Assemblymember Edward C. Braunstein and the Bayside Historical Society sponsored a cleanup of Lawrence Cemetery at 216th Street and 42nd Avenue on October 22. More...

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