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The Armenian Genocide

The Forgotten Genocide ~ Part III

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Con-Ed: Weekend Gas Demand Leads To Record

Con Edison expects customers’ gas bills to decrease again due to lower natural gas prices.  Residential gas heating bills are expected to drop 11.5 percent from last year – saving customers an average of $42 per month.  Natural More...

Parker Institute Tackles First Snow Of The Year

Heavy snow removal equipment, operated by dedicated building and plant maintenance staff overnight, was part of a carefully conceived and implemented emergency response plan of Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care & Rehabilitation in New More...

Turner, Hikind Assert All Options With Iran Must Be Left Open

Congressmember Bob Turner returned from a trip to Israel last week, he said “With a much better understanding of the volatility in the region and how much of a threat a nuclear Iran poses to the United States and Israel.”  More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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Restaurant of the Week

Mojave

If you’re looking for Mexican food in Astoria, Mojave welcomes guests with a warm, cozy interior, upscale Mexican cuisine and a vast variety of tequila drinks that will melt your winter blues away. More...

Health Care

Stay Motivated All Year

With Easy Fitness Tips

In 2012, millions of people will make a vow to lose weight or start a fitness plan, but many will lose the motivation it takes to sustain a fit and active lifestyle within just a few weeks. More...

Here’s To Your Health

A Pharmacist’s Guide to Staying Well this Season Tips to help keep your immune system in check

To help maintain health this season, it’s important to get the nutrients your body needs every day, through your diet as well as through high quality vitamins and supplements. More...

Hear, Hear!

Better living with hearing loss

Hearing loss affects over 30 million Americans - and it's not just a problem for the elderly. The majority (65 percent) of people with hearing loss are actually younger than age 65. There are more than six million people in the U.S. More...

Queens Boulevard Shows Signs Of Improved Safety

City Department of Transportation (DOT) Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan announced that pedestrian countdown signals (PCS) have been installed at 66 intersections along Queens Boulevard, the latest in a decade of safety improvements that have helped b More...

Cuomo Gives Rockaway, Broad Channel Residents Break On Bridge Toll

Governor Andrew Cuomo has included in his 2012 budget a bridge toll discount for Rockaway and Broad Channel residents who pay to cross the bridge that connects them.  More...

Elevator Installations At Forest Hills Subway Stop Announced

State Senator Toby Ann Stavisky, Councilmember Karen Koslowitz, Assemblymember Andrew Hevesi and Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials announced the beginning of work at the Forest Hills-71st Avenue subway stop to make it fully accessible f More...

Gypsy Rose Loses Second Liquor License Bid

The voices of local lawmakers, civic leaders and residents must have reverberated last week with officials at the State Liquor Authority (SLA) who rejected a second application by the owners of a Long Island City strip club for a liquor license.  More...

Queens Chamber Confers 2011 Building Awards

At a reception held at Queens Theatre in the Park January 19, the Queens Chamber of Commerce honored the winners of its 99th annual building awards. More...

Vallone Attends Career Day

On January 18, Councilmember Peter F. Vallone Jr. participated in the annual career day at P.S. 2 in Long Island City. He spoke on the importance of community service and life as a public servant. More...

Political Page

Republican Councilmember Peter Koo Switches To Democratic Party

Queens Democratic Party Chairman Congressmember Joseph Crowley, who was present when Koo made his announcement in front of the Queens Board of Elections offices at 126-06 Queens Blvd. More...

Seniors

Be In The Know Before You Go

We’re in the dead of winter. More...

Editorials

Medical Care In Queens Ranks Among Best

“We want to make sure that we have healthcare services, not only to support the population we have today, but the one that we know is coming,” Mount Sinai Queens Executive Director Caryn Schwab told the Queens borough cabinet slightly mor More...

Join The Gazette On Its 30th Anniversary In Salute To Past, Future

Thirty years ago this week the Queens Gazette was born. More...

Letters to the Editor

Armenian History  To The Editor: Congratulations on a masterpiece: The Forgotten Genocide, Part III, By Miljan Peter Ilich. More...

Features

TD Bank Employees Contribute More Than $2.2 Million To The United Way

Employees from TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, contributed more than $2.2 million to the United Way through the bank’s annual Employee Workplace Giving Campaign. More...

Time Warner Cable Launches TWC TV For iPhone

Time Warner Cable today announced the launch of TWC TV for iPhone. With TWC TV, customers can watch live TV from within the home, change channels on their set-top box and manage their DVR right from their iPhone. More...

Carbon Monoxide Kills Father, Son

A 66-year-old father and his 29-year-old son were found dead in their Ozone Park home on January 14, both overcome by carbon monoxide that leaked from a portable heater, fire officials said.    Kuo-Kung Chen and Aaron Chen were found uncons More...

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