April 11, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Rego Hills GOP Club Celebrates Seventh Year

The Rego Hills Republican Club (RHRC) held a dinner party in celebration of their seventh anniversary at Portofino Restaurant in Forest Hills on March 20.  Former state Senator Serphin Maltese, Queens Village Republican President Philip Sica, Co More...

AT&T And Queens H.S. Students Take Over Local Elementary School

On April 4, nearly 50 AT&T employees and Queens Preparatory High School students took over PS 80 Thurgood Marshall elementary school’s 2nd-4th grade classes, introducing over 300 students to teach basic financial literacy concepts and good More...

Jackson Heights Woman Killed In Stove Fire

A 74-year-old Jackson Heights woman was killed last week when her sleeve caught fire as she was cooking breakfast in her apartment, fire officials said. An FDNY spokesperson said the woman was making breakfast at about 10:30 a.m. More...

Cops Nab Two OWS Subway Vandals

Police arrested two Occupy Wall Street (OWS) protesters on April 5 for vandalizing subways throughout the city. Cops said the pair were part of a team of OWS protesters who last week claimed responsibility for acts of vandalism at more than 20 subwa More...

Girl Scouts Are Prepared; Are You?

y of the Girl Scouts. More...

CYO Girls Swim Team Wins 10th Championship

The CYO Girls Tri-M Swim Team, aka the Mercy Martyrs Mermaids, won their 10th consecutive CYO Championship on March 25. They represent Our Lady of Mercy and Our Lady, Queen of Martyrs parishes in Forest Hills. More...

Pax Ethnica Authors Come To Queens Library, Forest Hills

Queens Library invites the community to meet Karl Meyer and Shareen Brysac, authors of Pax Ethnica: Where and How Diversity Succeeds on April 14, 2:30 p.m., in the Queens Library at Forest Hills, 108-19 71st Ave., Forest Hills. Admission is free. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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Restaurant of the Week

Exo Café

Exo Café in Forest Hills proudly celebrated their first successful year two weeks ago and a festive celebration was attended by many. More...

Features

Gianaris Gives Testimony For Bryant H.S.

I would like to express my opposition to the New York City Department of Education’s (DOE) proposal to designate William Cullen Bryant High School and Long Island City High School as  Turnaround schools as part of DOE’s plan to close More...

Prometheus Greek Teachers Association Holds Workshop At 2012 Hermes Expo

  The decline of Greek education in America is a serious problem. The dropout rate of the first, second and third generation Greeks is significant. More...

Olympus Yogurt Attracts Support As Popular Greek Import At Expo

An exciting new import from Greece is inspiring the imagination of Americans. My introduction to Olympus yogurt was at the 2011 Autumn Festival of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Flushing. More...

Kew-Forest School to Hold Open House

The Kew-Forest School invites metropolitan area parents to discover the benefits of a challenging learning environment that cultivates both intellectual and personal growth from nursery through high school, including a new program for three to four y More...

Turner Honors WW II Vet Posthumously

Congressmember Bob Turner posthumously honored World War II veteran Joseph Carl Sr. by presenting his son, Howard Beach resident Joseph Carl Jr., with a series of medals and commendations. More...

Crossing Guards Honored

Assemblymember Mike Miller gave state Assembly Citations to several local crossing guards at a ceremony on April 3 at the Brewery Keenan Heisser American Legion Post 1815. More...

Cops Seek Clues In Liquor Store Slay

Detectives at the 114th Precinct Squad are continuing their search for two brazen gunmen who opened fire at a Long Island City liquor store on April 7, killing a 37-year-old local man. Law enforcement sources told the Gazette that investigators inte More...

Boro Wide Blotter

104th Precinct School Cop Nabbed In Rape Police last week arrested an off-duty school safety agent charged with raping his ex-girlfriend inside her Brooklyn apartment. Cops said Tommy Johnson, 28, was also charged with weapons possession, menacing More...

Cops Nab Parolee In Five Queens Bank Heists

Acting on information from an anonymous tipster, police at the NYPD Major Case Squad last week arrested a career criminal in connection with a series of recent bank robberies in Queens. More...

Dying With Debt: Will Your Children Inherit Your Obligations?

Dear Savvy Senior What happens to a person’s debt after they die? More...

Recycle Day Comes To Forest Park

State Senator Joe Addabbo and Assemblymember Mike Miller are sponsoring Recycling Day at the George Seuffert Sr. More...

Political Page

Koch Again—Backs Lancman Against Dem Org. Choice Meng

Former Mayor Ed Koch, who joined with a Republican candidate to steal a Democratic congressional seat last September by grabbing the Jewish pro-Israel vote, is now trying the same tactics by endorsing a Jewish candidate against an Asian opponent to w More...

Editorials

Queens Blooms With New Parks, Development, Jobs

On April 4, Mayor Michael Bloomberg opened one of the latest jewels in Queens’ crown. More...

Letters to the Editor

Peninsula Must Stay A copy of this letter was received by theGazette.Nirav R. Shah, M.D., M.P.H.CommissionerNew York State Department of HealthCorning TowerEmpire State PlazaAlbany N.Y. 12237 Dear Commissioner Shah: More...

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