August 22, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Queens Blaze Sends 19 New York’s Bravest To Flushing Hospital

Responding to a 911 call early Monday morning firefighters in Queens fought a multiple family building blaze that sent 19 of our city’s Bravest as well as two civilians to Flushing Hospital for a number of fire related injuries. More...

Gun Shot Survivor Begins LaGuardia Community College

Vada Vasquez, a LaGuardia Community College freshman, always knew that nothing would stop her from attending college and earning a fine arts degree. Not even the straybullet to her head that nearly killed her. More...

Infant Abandoned In Woodside

Police are looking for the parents of a newborn girl who was found abandoned on August 19 at the Woodside Houses.  Officers found the baby, only a few hours old, wrapped in towels and sheets behind a building near Broadway and 51st Street in Woo More...

Time Warner Cable Celebrates At Ecuadorian Parade

Time Warner Cable continued its celebration of New York City’s Hispanic community by supporting the Ecuadorian Parade, held August 5 in Jackson Heights, Queens. More...

Feds Charge Queens Cop With Aiding Drug Dealer

A federal grand jury recently handed down an eight-count indictment charging a Queens police officer with supplying confidential NYPD information to a Jamaica, Queens drug dealer. More...

New Cyberbullying Protections Under New Law

State Senator Joseph Addabbo Jr. More...

Goldfeder Joins Families At The Free Puppet Show

Assemblymember Phil Goldfeder and his son Asher, joined dozens of children and families to watch a free puppet show presented by the City Parks Foundation and enjoyed other family-fun activities hosted by Frances Scarantino of Reach for the S.T.A.R.S More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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Restaurant of the Week

TOBIKO

t obiko Sushi Asian Fusion restaurant offers a wide range of freshly made dishes from Japan, Thailand, and Vietnam. More...

Features

LIC Partnership Exec Director Gayle Baron To Be Honored

On September 13 at Anable Basin Bar and Grill, Gayle Baron will be presented an award and honored at Long Island City YMCA’s annual Frank Tempone Service Leader Award. More...

LIC Pathmark Shutters; 130 Jobs Affected

With Pathmark in Long Island City due to close on Saturday, August 25, parent company Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company (A&P) has offered coupons to shoppers in an effort to induce them to try another A&P store.  More...

114th Precinct Crime Watch

Hunt Shooter In Near-Fatal Rob Attempt  Detectives at the 114th Precinct Squad are seeking help from the public to identify and locate two suspects who critically shot a patron on August 18, during a foiled robbery attempt outside a Woodside str More...

Peacock Still On The Loose

A peacock has made the neighborhoods of Queens his home. The wild bird was seen near 147th Street and Jewel Avenue last week in Flushing were it eluded capture by the officers of the NYPD Emergency Service Unit. The peacock is said to have More...

Auto Accident Victims Including 8-Day Old Infant Wait Almost Two Hours For Emergency Services Following Two Calls To 911

On Tuesday August 21 at about 3:15 in the afternoon a black Honda  More...

Thief Steals Torahs From Queens Synagogue

Police are looking for a theif who allegedly stole two Torah crowns, worth $650 each, from the Young Israel of Queens Valley on 77th street in Kew Gardens Hills. More...

Viewpoint: The Last Feast Day at the Original Building of the Greek Orthodox Kimisis Church of the Hamptons

“This is God’s Country,” said Geri Goehringer to his wife Barbara, Dick and Charlotte Mullen and us at Judge Willie Thompson’s summer party in Mattituck. This statement “God’s Country” has been said to me since the 1960’s when my teacher Mr. More...

Parents: During Back-To-School Season, Don’t Forget To Do Your Own Homework

Once again, millions of parents and kids are hitting stores for the annual Back-to-school shopping season, complete with long lines and even longer receipts. More...

Viewpoint: 2012 Sophocles N. And Louiza Zoullas Memorial Hellenic Lecture

 The intellectual highlight of the Greek-American Community of Long Island’s East end is the Sophocles N. and Louiza Zoullas Memorial Hellenic Lecture at the Dormition of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church of the Hamptons. Dr. More...

Feds Charge Queens Man In Airport Crime Sting

The city’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor last week said a 32-year-old Jamaica man has been charged with running a ring of criminals who used empanadas, chocolate bars and scuba diving diplomas to sneak heroin and cocaine into the U.S. More...

114th Precinct Crime Watch

Hunt Shooter In Near-Fatal Rob AttemptDetectives at the 114th Precinct Squad are seeking help from the public to identify and locate two suspects who critically shot a patron on August 18, during a foiled robbery attempt outside a Woodside strip club More...

Queens Gun Buy-Back Program Nets 509 Weapons

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown, Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly and state Senator Malcolm A. More...

Turner Speaks At Breezy Point

Congressmember Bob Turner spoke at the Point Breezy Association meeting on August 13 in Breezy Point. More...

Editorials

Get Ready For Back-To-School Challenge

Once again, time has marched inexorably onward and we face the start of another fall season. More...

Letters to the Editor

Heartwarming Vigil   A copy of this letter was received at the Queens Gazette. August 14, 2012 To the Editor:  More...

Cops Working To ID Human Remains Found At LaG Airport

The city medical examiner’s office this week confirmed that partial skeletal remains found by maintenance workers at LaGuardia Airport on August 20 are human.  Maintenance workers made the discovery at about 6:20 p.m. More...

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