January 11, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Several Queens Library Branches To Close Pending RFID Update

Fourteen Queens library locations will be converted to RFID check-in and check-out during the next couple of months. All work will be done over weekends. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

BEN’S BEST KOSHER GOURMET DELI & RESTAURANT

Establishing itself yet again as the premier NY Kosher Deli, Original Ben’s Best Kosher Delicatessen was recently featured on the Food Network’s top rated show: “Diners, Drive-ins and Dives”. More...

Editorials

King Jr. History And Heritage Benefit All

This coming Sunday, January 15, will mark the 83rd anniversary of the birth in Atlanta, Georgia of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. More...

Letters to the Editor

Chance For Second Term To The Editor: The problem in being the head of any organization is that regardless of the malfeasance of anyone else, you bear the blame. With leadership comes the ups and downs. More...

Starting The New Year With Good News For New York City

New York is entering the new year riding a crest of good news. On average, we’re living longer and healthier lives than ever. More...

Mary Louis Academy Parents Club To Hold Night Of Chance

The Mary Louis Academy Parent Club, 176-21 Wexford Terrace in Jamaica Estates, will be holding its annual Night of Chance on March 23 at 7 p.m. in the school cafeteria. This year’s theme is Casino Royale. More...

Vallone Blasts Bail For Astoria Burglary Suspect

Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. More...

Political Page

Queens Pols Support Aqueduct Convention Center

From Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver down to local Queens and Ozone Park legislators, there was generally praise for Governor Andrew Cuomo’s bombshell disclosure of plans last week to build what would be the largest More...

Seniors

Help Someone This Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 16 is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day — a national holiday.  To some, the day means more than an observance of the birthday of the civil rights leader.  It is also a day to be of service to others. More...

Features

Firebomb Suspect Denied Bail

The Queens Village man who went on a rampage on New Year’s Day, firebombing four buildings in Queens and one in Elmont, Long Island, appeared for arraignment on arson charges from a room in Bellevue Hospital on January 5. More...

Boro-Wide Blotter

102nd Precinct Corrections Officer Busted A city Department of Corrections officer found himself behind bars on January 4 for allegedly raping, assaulting and imprisoning a family member. More...

Feds Hunt Jackson Heights Bank Bandit

An armed, brazen bandit dressed in a UPS delivery service uniform last week took an employee hostage as he held up a Jackson Heights bank, authorities said. More...

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