February 8, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Groundbreaking Held For P.S. 287

On February 2, Councilmember Julissa Ferreras, joined by Queens Borough President Helen Marshall, Assemblymember Jeff Aubry, state Senator Jose Peralta and SCA President and CEO Lorraine Grillo, hosted a Groundbreaking Ceremony for P.S. 287. More...

Dumping Household, Commercial Waste In Public Trash Means Big Fines

Councilmembers Karen Koslowitz, Eric Ulrich and Peter Vallone Jr. announced the introduction of legislation that will increase fines on those caught dumping household or commercial waste in public trash containers. More...

JFK TSA Screener Arraigned For $5,000 Theft

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced on February 3, that a Transportation Security Administration agent assigned to John F. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

To be considered for the Calendar listing, event More...

Restaurant of the Week

GYRO UNO PIZZERIA RESTAURANT

For 23 years Gyro Uno has been serving the Astoria community delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner, seven days a week. The handmade gyros are juicy and tender, arguably the best in town. More...

Editorials

Let Queens Help Make Valentine’s Day Perfect

Next Tuesday husbands, wives, sons, daughters, aunts, uncles, cousins of all degree and significant others, the last named encompassing every conceivable variant of human relationship, will observe the day that has celebrated human love since the tim More...

Letters to the Editor

Food For Thought  To The Editor:  More...

No Money To Retire-A Crisis In The Making

Are New Yorkers ready for retirement? More...

Hubby Sought In Astoria Wife Slay Nabbed In Connectticut

Acting on leads they received from Queens police, cops in Fairfield, Conn. last Saturday night arrested a Queens man sought for questioning in the murder of his wife. More...

Three 108th Precinct Officers Earn Cop Of The Month Awards

Following his instincts and intuition earned 108th Police Precinct  Patrol Officer Raul Espinal the precinct community council Cop of the Month award for December. More...

Crowley, Brooklyn DA Rally For Sanitation Workers

Councilmember Elizabeth S. More...

Middle Village Resident Berner Turns 110

Carl Berner of Middle Village turned 110 years of age on January 27. Members of the Juniper Park Civic Association, friends and his daughter Emily gathered at his home to celebrate his birthday. More...

Fifth Graders Help Pass Law

A group of fifth and sixth graders from Astoria’s P.S. 122 did the hard part – they helped pass a new law in 2009 to reduce bus engine idling from three minutes to one minute while parked in front of public and private schools. More...

Political Page

Crowley, Maloney Push Mortgage Taxpayer Aid Measures

Democratic lawmakers in Washington last week, who are up for re-election this year, pushed legislation to help homeowners and get the economy on track.  Congressmember Joseph Crowley (Queens/The Bronx) extolled the program unveiled by President More...

Seniors

2011 Tax Filing Requirements For Seniors

Dear Savvy Senior  What are the 2011 IRS income tax filing requirements for seniors? More...

How To Find Senior Airfare Discounts

Dear Savvy Senior,  Do airlines still provide discounts to seniors on their airfares? More...

Features

Boro-Wide Blotter

Queens Boulevard Crackdown  Queens cops were out in force along Queens Boulevard last week, issuing dozens of summonses to motorists caught speeding, running red lights, texting or talking on cellphones while driving on the deadly highway.  More...

Airport Crime Watch

LaGuardia Airport  Security Breakdown At LaGuardia  Port Authority Police officials this week are questioning the actions of Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents who found two possible pipe bombs in the luggage of a passenger More...

114th Precinct Crime Watch

Hunt Suspects In Commercial Robbery  Queens detectives are seeking help from the public to identify and locate two armed suspects wanted in connection with a January 17 commercial robbery on Steinway Street in Astoria.  More...

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