July 11, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Asgata Association Of Cyprus Remembers Fallen Heroes

American, Greek and Cypriot flags fly in front of a small church in Long Island farm country. It is the only Greek Orthodox church in New York to remember three countries in this unique fashion. More...

Time Warner Cable And Victor Cruz Invite New Yorkers To "Enjoy Queens Better"

Football Fans Encouraged to See NY Giants WR at Events in Queens on July 13 and July 20 as part of the release of “Victor Cruz: Out of the Blue” More...

City Budget Restores Funding For Street Tree Maintenance

Help is on the way for Queens property owners who have been overburdened for years by the cost of pruning and maintaining city street trees. More...

Marine Recruits Retrieve Stolen Drugs

Four soon-to-be leathernecks proved their mettle last month, when they ran down a suspect who had just swiped an undisclosed quantity of over-the-counter drugs from a Middle Village pharmacy. More...

Boro-Wide Blotter

103rd Precinct  Dad, Son Survive Kayak Flip  A Richmond Hill man used an iPhone in a waterproof case to call 911 for help when he and his nine-year-old son were tossed into Jamaica Bay when their kayak flipped over, police said. More...

National Park Service Urged To Clean Up Frank M. Charles Memorial Park In Howard Beach

U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer and Assemblymember Phil Goldfeder recently wrote a letter to the National Park Service requesting that immediate action be taken to address the ongoing maintenance issues at Frank M. More...

Forest Hills Teens Focus On Style In Photo Contest

Astoria Federal Savings has announced the 12 winners of its Eighth Annual Teen Photo Contest, open to 13 to 19 year olds. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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Restaurant of the Week

T.J. ASIAN BISTRO

T.J. Asian Bistro is an oasis of fine Japanese cuisine conveniently located on Skillman Avenue in the historic district of Woodside, just one block from the 7 train. More...

Editorials

Summer Delights Abound In Queens

Now that the Fourth of July holiday has officially marked the start of summer in Queens, we once again pause to reflect on all the wonders available in the borough we call home. The list is a long one, and growing all the time.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Obstructive Weeds  To The Editor:  More...

A Dad Strikes Out

I took my twin ten-year-old sons to a couple of Angels games this week, and I was shocked—shocked!—to discover just how little they knew about baseball.  I don’t mean to criticize my sons. More...

Halloran Honors Mets Outfielder Mike Baxter

A Whitestone native has made good in a big way. Mets outfielder, Mike Baxter, was honored with a City Council proclamation from his home neighborhood’s Councilmember, Dan Halloran, at a ceremony in the Mets’ clubhouse at Citi Field. More...

PAL Summer Play Streets Now Open For Kids, Not Cars

The Police Athletic League (PAL) launched its 2012 Summer Play Streets Program in Queens on July 9. More...

“Radio Jarocho” Brings Special Blend to Queens Botanical Garden

On Saturday July 14, 2012, Queens Botanical Garden will continue its ongoing Music in the Garden summer performance series with an outdoor concert featuring musical group Radio Jarocho.   More...

Con Edison Offers Customers Energy Savings Tips For The Weekend

With extremely high temperatures forecasted for tomorrow, Con Edison is offering energy-savings tips to help customers save money while staying cool.    More...

Ridgewood Saving Bank Welcomes Dwight Gooden To Astoria On July 14

Other family fun events planned for July 21 and July 28 -    More...

New Law Would Help Regulate Approval Of ‘Boozy Bars’

A bill that would give local community boards new clout in the liquor license approval process is awaiting approval by the state senate. More...

Hunt Suspects In Queens Sex Attacks

Queens detectives are searching for two suspects in connection with four sex attacks that occurred in Forest Hills and Corona between May 19 and June 22.  Police believe Ibrahima Ragis, 20, was one of two men who accosted and sexually assaulted More...

Goldfeder Attends Rockaway Little League Cardinals Championship Game

Assemblymember Phil Goldfeder cheered on the Rockaway Little League’s Cardinals at their championship game at Fort Tilden in the Rockaways last week. The assemblymember is an official sponsor of the team. More...

Mayor’s Soda Ban May Fizzle Out

Councilmember Dan Halloran gave a speech at the so-called Million Big Gulp March outside City Hall Park on July 9, protesting the mayor’s proposed ban on sugary drinks over 16 ounces in size. More...

Political Page

Numbers Back Cuomo On Casino Gambling Operations

Backing up Governor Andrew Cuomo’s contention that New York state would benefit from full-fledged casino gambling operations, the state raked in $5.4 billion in 2010, more than its neighboring rivals and ranking third behind longtime gaming sta More...

Features

Waterfront Concerts In Astoria Park Continue

The Central Astoria Waterfront Concert Series continues on Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. on the Astoria Park Lawn. On July 12, the Swingtime Big Band will perform “Swingin’ the Classics”. More...

Get Your Statement Online

If you would like to get a Social Security Statement, which provides estimates of your future benefits, it is now available online at www.socialsecurity.gov.  More...

Summer Youth Employment And Education Programs Launched

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Schools Chancellor Dennis M. Walcott and Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) Commissioner Jeanne B. More...

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