March 14, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

FedEx Packing For Move To LIC

Officials at the FedEx plant in Maspeth are making preparations for one large shipment. The international shipping giant is planning to shut down its Maspeth Ground distribution center and move it to a new, 14,000-square-foot facility on Borden Av More...

Cyprus Federation Of America Donates Books

The Cyprus Federation of America donated copies of the book Cyprus: More...

Veterans Complete Program As Alternative To Incarceration

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown today joined members of the judiciary and others in attending the first graduation ceremony of the Queens County Veterans’ Court. More...

Community Calendar

Community Board 1 Meeting

On March 20, at 7 p.m., Community Board 1 will meet at the Astoria World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd., Astoria. The meeting’s agenda includes a Public Hearing, a General Discussion and Business. More...

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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Seniors

Computer-Free Video Calling Helps Seniors Stay Connected

Dear Savvy Senior Can you recommend any easy-to-use products for video calling? I live in a different state from my mother, who’s now 78, and would like to see her more often. More...

Editorials

St. Patrick’s Day Is Everyone’s Holiday

This coming Saturday will bring New Yorkers of all persuasions and ethnicities together along Fifth Avenue to watch and in some cases join in the 246th St. Patrick’s Day parade. More...

Letters to the Editor

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Obama’s Energy Policy Schizophrenia

President Obama’s recent attempt to convince the country he is the most pro-energy president in decades reminds me of the Ralph Waldo Emerson observation that “a foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds”. More...

Liu Explains Comptroller’s Duties, Pension Funds

City Comptroller John Liu was courteously received at the March 8 meeting of the Dutch Kills Civic Association, where he focused on describing his fiscal duties. More...

Crowley Celebrates Women’s History Month

Congressmember Joe Crowley, along with leaders from across New York’s 7th Congressional District, celebrated Women’s History Month at Dazies Restaurant in Jackson Heights. More...

Crystal Windows Sponsors QEDC Training Course

Crystal Window & Door Systems Executive Vice President Steve Chen recently met with the new class of the Home Improvement Contractor Training Program offered by Queens Economic Development Corporation (QEDC). More...

Han Hangs On

Last week on the hit Fox television show, American Idol, they narrowed it down to the top 13 contestants. More...

JetBlue Sign Approved

Queens Borough President Helen Marshall last month gave a thumbs up to a plan by officials at JetBlue Airways who want the company logo to soar over the Long Island City landscape. More...

Political Page

GOP Presidential Troop Headed For NYS Primary On Apr. 24

New York state’s Republican primary is only 41 days away, during which 14 other primaries will be held to choose a total of 400 delegates, so it doesn’t appear that our state’s primary can give Mitt Romney the delegates he needs to More...

Restaurant of the Week

NAPOLI PIZZA & PASTA

Napoli Pizza and Pasta dishes out ‘amore’ seven days a week for ‘tutti’. This subterranean eatery would be Astoria’s best kept secret, except that everyone in-the-know knows about it. More...

Features

114th Precinct Crime Watch

Hunt Suspects In Local Robberies Detectives at the 114th Precinct Squad are seeking help from the public to identify and locate two suspects sought in connection with two grand larcenies. More...

Lawmakers Call For Passage Of Alice’s Law

It’s been nearly a decade since 71-year-old Queens grandmother, Alice Ross, lost her life in a phony traffic accident staged by con artists who filed and collected a fraudulent insurance payout on the crash. More...

Basic Biology Implicated In Wild Spending Spree

It’s pretty common for us “little peanuts” to feel some envy about the wealthy and better-known citizens among us. Who, after all, wouldn’t want to be a millionaire? More...

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