May 30, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

St. Andrew Avellino Holds Annual Art Show

(L. to r.): Art teacher Sue DeLeon, St. Andrew Avellino Principal Debora Hanna and students at the annual Art Exhibit are seen here in front of the display of their Underwater Animals Art. St. More...

Sully Trashes City’s LaGuardia Waste Plan

Hero pilot Capt. More...

Good Samaritan Nabs ‘Cleaver’ Hubby

A Flushing Good Samaritan used an ice scraper to overpower a rage filled husband who had just hacked his wife in the head a dozen times with a meat cleaver, police said. Former Marine Juan Pablo Dapena, 44, was on his way to work at the Marriot Marq More...

Owners Juice Up Nude LIC Strip Club

Operators of a controversial Long Island City strip club twice denied a state liquor license are making good on their threat to open a nude jiggle joint in the newly trendy neighborhood. Show Palace, formerly known as Gypsy Rose, is scheduled to ope More...

Man, Woman Busted In Blind Robbery

Police this week arrested two suspects in connection with the April 16 robbery of a blind woman. Cops said the 58-year-old victim, guided by her seeing eye dog, was walking through the F line station at Queens Boulevard and 75th Avenue in Forest Hil More...

Goldfeder’s Bill To Raise Gambling Age

Assemblymember Phil Goldfeder announced that he authored a bill in the Assembly to raise the gambling age in New York state from 18 to 21. More...

‘Say No To Violence’

Queens District Attorney Richard A. More...

Housing Advisor, May 30, 2012 Rent Guidelines 2012

We have received many phone calls asking about the new Rent Guideline 2012 increases. They have not been finalized yet. Below is a schedule of the public meetings and public hearings. Thursday, May 31 - Public Meeting  9:30 a.m. More...

Five LaGuardia Community College Students Nominated To Compete In Kennedy Center’s American Collegiate Regional Theater Festival

Five LaGuardia Community College students who were involved in the production of “Little Shop of Horrors” were nominated to compete in the Kennedy Center’s American Collegiate Regional Theater Festival, a highly competitive audition More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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Restaurant of the Week

BareBurger

What started as a one-store, unique concept restaurant in Astoria has grown to become a franchise of nine locations in Queens, Manhattan and Brooklyn. More...

Seniors

Adult Tricycles For Boomers And Beyond

Dear Savvy Senior, What can you tell me about three-wheeled bicycles? I’m 67 years old and would like to take up recreational bike riding but don’t trust myself on a two-wheeler. Unbalanced Bonnie Dear Bonnie, More...

Features

Key Luck Club Gives Achievement Awards

Key Luck Club Banner. "He who exercises government by means of his virtue may be compared to the north polar star, which keeps its place and all the stars turn towards it," said Confucius in chapter 2 of his Analects. More...

Kril Inducted Into Senate Veterans’ Hall Of Fame

State Senator Michael Gianaris was on hand to honor Astoria’s Jerry Kril in the state senate’s Veterans’ Hall of Fame 2012 Celebration on May 22 in Albany. More...

Ackerman Endorses Meng

Retiring Congressmember Gary Ackerman endorsed Assemblymember Grace Meng in her campaign to succeed him in the newly drawn 6th Congressional District. More...

The Grunch Who Stole The Show

The Forest Hills Garden Players are making magic happen yet again.  For eight years running, Betina Hershey Russo and Denver Casado have conceived, written, composed, cast, directed, and choreographed the world premiers of their clever, witty a More...

Turner Delivers WWII Awards To Widow

Congressmember Bob Turner presented eight medals to Ozone Park resident Anita Hucke on behalf of her late husband, World War II veteran Charles V. Hucke on May 22. More...

Grisly Discovery And Suicide Bid

Firefighters responding to a blaze in Bayside on May 23 made a grisly discovery-the body of a woman and her boyfriend, who was trying to hang himself, fire officials said. The unidentified, 30-year-old woman was found on a bed in a basement apartmen More...

Boro-Wide Blotter

Pet Protection Bill In Senate Steal a pet and go directly to jail. The state senate last week passed a bill that would make stealing a pet dog or cat a grand larceny. More...

DA: Ridgewood Man Ran Chop Shop

Detectives at the Queens District Attorney’s office arrested a 43-year-old Ridgewood man on May 10 after investigators discovered he was operating an illegal motorcycle chop shop–complete with an assortment of replacement parts, in the ga More...

Three Strikes For Off-Duty Cop At Citi Field

A drunk, off-duty cop was thrown out of Citi Field in the middle of a May 16 Mets game and arrested when he refused to leave his illegally occupied seat. Stadium security officers surrounded off-duty Police Officer Eduardo Cornejo, 30, after they re More...

Goldfeder Rallies To Save Queens Libraries From Cuts

Assemblymember Phil Goldfeder joins in a march with library supporters to protect Queens libraries from devastating budget cuts in the upcoming year. More...

Juniper Park Activist Sciulli Named Woman Of Distinction

State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo Jr. announced that his selection for this year’s Woman of Distinction from his district, Lorraine Sciulli, received that special recognition from the state senate at a May 15 Albany ceremony. More...

Bayside Historical Society Hosts Victorian Ball

Donning evening gloves and top hats, 6th, 7th, and 8th graders from the Bell Academy in Bay Terrace were treated to a Victorian Ball and waltz lesson held at the Bayside Historical Society today. More...

New York Mary Crowned

The annual New York ‘Mary from Dungloe’ Irish Gala Dance was held on May 19 in Astoria at Most Precious Blood. More...

Political Page

Giuliani Endorses Turner For U.S. Senate, GOP Targets Avella

With the start of general election campaigns creeping closer, there were interesting developments involving two Republican candidates in Queens last week: More...

IANNECE SEEKING ASSEMBLY SEAT:

Long time Community Leader Jerry Iannece, now in Bayside and before that in Astoria, may finally fulfill a dream of holding elective office in the state Assembly. More...

Editorials

Mets Celebrate 50 Years

The year 1962 saw a number of notable events take place. On February 20, John Glenn became the first American to orbit the earth aboard Friendship 7. More...

Letters to the Editor

Happy Birthday Don Rickles To The Editor: I have recently dicovered that Donald Jay Rickles turned 86 on May 8. He is a real funny comic better known as Don Rickles. During his early years he lived in Jackson Heights. More...

The Importance Of Queens LGBT Pride

Twenty years ago, I never could have imagined serving as an openly gay New York City Councilmember. More...

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