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Van Bramer Urges Community To Open Hearts, Donate To Fire Victims

Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer is reaching out to folks in his Western Queens district, asking them to reach into their hearts and pockets this holiday season to help the victims of a catastrophic Woodside blaze put back the pieces of their lives.&nb More...

108th Pct. Seeks Grand Larceny Suspect

The New York City Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating the following suspect who is wanted in connection with a grand larceny that occurred within the confines of the 108th Precinct.  The details are as follows:   More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Calendar compiled by Annette Hanze Alberts. To be More...

Restaurant of the Week

GYRO GOURMET

Welcome Gyro Gourmet, which opened just about a week ago to the delight of many in Northeastern Queens and beyond. Conveniently located on Northern Boulevard. More...

Editorials

Astoria Park Performance Space Is Gift To Queens, City

For more than 30 years the Olympic size pool in Astoria Park, the only one of its size in Queens, has had an appendage that detracted from its overall beauty and usefulness. More...

Letters to the Editor

End Bridge Toll Now A copy of this letter was received at theGazette.December 5, 2011The Honorable Andrew M. CuomoGovernor of New York StateState Capitol BuildingAlbany, NY 12224 Dear Governor Cuomo, More...

Cut Capital Gains Tax, Create Jobs

BY ED COX, CHAIRMAN OF THE NEW YORK REPUBLICAN STATE COMMITTEE

Last week, Governor Andrew Cuomo, in the midst of developing an economic growth plan and staring at surprise budget gaps of $350 million this fiscal year and $3.5 billion next year, told the Post that “some people on the tax code say you should More...

Cops Ramp-Up Manhunt For LIC Rape Suspects

 Queens detectives this week are ramping up efforts to track down three suspects sought in connection with the brutal ambush rape of a 20-year-old Long Island City woman. More...

Hunters Point Holidays

The Hunters Point Community Development Corporation held its second annual holiday tree lighting in Hunters Point on December 8. More...

Schumer, Gianaris Calling For TSA Passenger Advocates

U.S. Senator Charles E. More...

Elected Officials And School Leaders Applaud School Tax Decision

Councilmember David G. Greenfield was joined by Councilmember Eric A. Ulrich,  Vicar for Communications for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn Rev. Msgr. Kiernan E. More...

Political Page

Cuomo’s Surprise Package Waltzes Through Legislature

By last Wednesday evening, a quickly summoned state legislature speeded the governor’s plan, designed to cover a $3.5 billion deficit in next April’s 2012 budget, through the voting process. More...

Seniors

Social Security Helps The Homeless

More than half a million Americans experience homelessness on any given night.  Nearly 20 percent of them are “chronically homeless”, meaning they are on the streets regularly.    More...

Savvy Senior: How Seniors Can Guard Against Identity Theft

Dear Savvy Senior,  What tips and resources can you recommend to help seniors guard against identity theft? More...

Features

Surprise Gift Of $1.6 Million Paves The Way For Queens College Students At Copland School

Several struggling music students will be able to struggle a little less, thanks to the generosity of the late Beatrice Schacher-Meyer, who left Queens College’s Aaron Copland School of Music (ACSM) a surprise gift of $1.6 million for student s More...

Goldfeder Meets With Holiday Shoppers

Assemblymember Phillip Goldfeder and Rev. Anthony M. More...

Recognizing Achievements In Ecological Awareness

Councilmember James Gennaro presents Deputy Mayor Cas Holloway with the Alley Pond Environmental Center’s Green Leadership Award at the center’s 2011 gala and silent auction on December 8.   More...

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