August 1, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Aviation Development Council Donates To Astoria Park

Aviation Development Council donated $5,000 to the City Parks Foundation’s 2012 City Parks Tennis and Track & Field Program for Astoria Park on July 18. More...

Enter The Enjoy The MTV Videos Music Awards Sweepstakes For A Chance To Win A Trip To The Awards Show In Los Angeles

Time Warner Cable customers can Enjoy Music Better by entering the Sweepstakes now for a chance to win a VIP trip to the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles on September 4-7. More...

Quinn, Koslowitz Arrange For Self-Defense Classes

There have been a number of sexual assaults over the past several months throughout Queens neighborhoods. In response, City Council Speaker Christine C. More...

Astoria Resident Stars As Ginger Rogers On Stage

Astoria resident, actress, singer and dancer, Jessica Wockenfuss, is the star of Backwards In High Heels, the story of Ginger Rogers. More...

Astoria Cops Hunt ‘Bare-Chested’ Burglar

Detectives at the 114th Precinct Squad are seeking help from the public to identify and locate a man sought in connection with recent burglaries at three local businesses. More...

Astoria Rage Killer Pleads It Was An Accident

The 33-year-old law school grad accused in the torture-slay of his girlfriend at their Astoria apartment was back in court last week, where he was arraigned on a grand jury superseding indictment charging him with first-and second-degree murder, stra More...

Boro-Wide Blotter

110th PrecinctNeed ID For Willets Point BodyThe city Medical Examiner’s Office is trying to determine the cause of death of a man found on a Willets Point street at about 11:20 p.m. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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Restaurant of the Week

CANZaCiti ROADHOUSE

Yes we CANZ,” said one Long Island newspaper about the success story of CANZaCiti Roadhouse, now with three locations in Long Island and our own Astoria. More...

Health Care

Options For Dental Financing

To cover the cost of hygienic, preventative, restorative, cosmetic, or other dental procedures, Park Dental Care of Astoria provides a variety of dental financing options. More...

Minimally Invasive Vein Surgery

Do you experience discomfort, swelling and varicose veins? If so, you may be suffering from superficial venous reflux disease. Approximately 25 million people in the United States suffer from this condition. More...

Features

Van Bramer, Hendrick Wed

Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer and Dan Hendrick were married at a ceremony at Studio Square in Long Island City last weekend. More...

QSAC Closes In On Goal

The Quality Services for the Autism Community (QSAC) celebrated a milestone on July 31, when its Vice President Paul Halvatzis and his “Shave the Stach” campaign reached the $25,000 mark. More...

Red Cross, Vallone Partner To Help Save Lives

American Red Cross Greater New York Regional CEO Josh Lockwood joined Councilmember Peter F. Vallone Jr. More...

Stavisky, Queens College Celebrate Disabilities Act

Joining with Queens College students and local community leaders, state Senator Toby Ann Stavisky helped celebrate the 22nd anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). More...

Queens Native Picked To Lead Suffolk County Police Force

Edward Webber, a Flushing native and St. John’s University graduate, who majored in accounting and business administration was tapped by Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone to be the county’s new police commissioner. More...

Addabbo Hosts Barbecue In Support For His Re-Election Campaign

State Senator Joe Addabbo Jr. hosted a barbecue in support for his 2012 re-election campaign at the Ozone Howard Little League Field. More...

Design Commission Announces Queens Library As Winner For Excellence In Design

Mayor Michael R. More...

Goldfeder To Deliver The Rockaway Beach Rail Line Petition To Gov., Port Authority And MTA

Assemblymember Phil Goldfeder (D-Rockaway) has announced that he will be delivering his petition to rehabilitate the Rockaway Beach Rail Line, a move that would expand transportation options for Queens residents, to the governor, Port Authority and t More...

How To Pick An Assisted Living Residence

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you give me some tips on picking a good assisted living facility for my mother? More...

Cops Injured In Astoria Crash

Two police officers assigned to the 114th Precinct are recovering from serious injuries they suffered when their police cruiser slammed into several parked cars on July 17. More...

114th Precinct Crime Watch

Man Found Dead In AstoriaQueens detectives are awaiting the results of an autopsy by the city Medical Examiner to determine the cause of death of a man found between two buildings in Astoria on July 26. More...

Crowley Applauds Approval Of Woodhaven-Richmond Hill Rezoning

On July 27 the City Council approved a 229 block rezoning proposal from the Department of City Planning. Councilmember Elizabeth S. More...

Political Page

Vallone Presses Mayor To Hire More Cops

Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. More...

DE BLASIO SUES CITY:

Angry with the Bloomberg administration for failing to respond to his requests for information about small business fines, Public Advocate Bill de Blasio has sued the city to force them to respond.  More...

Editorials

Make City Safer—Join In National Night Out

Next Tuesday, August 7, all across Queens, New York City, America and Canada, police, neighborhood watch groups, civic organizations, elected officials, candidates for office and local residents will come together to celebrate the 29th National Night More...

Letters to the Editor

Garbage Brings Geese  To The Editor:  More...

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