September 5, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Woodhaven BID Holds Back To School Sales Days

Assemblymember Mike Miller dropped by the Woodhaven Business Improvement District (WBID) Back to School Sales Days. The event featured entertainment by the Plastic Soul Band and was also attended by WBID Executive Director Maria Thomson. More...

Fire Near US Open Sparks Concern

Firefighters extinguished a car fire at a Willets Point repair shop on August 31 where they rescued one worker who was taken to a local hospital with second-and third-degree burns over his face, hands and torso, authorities said. More...

Friends Hold Candlelight Vigil For Bus Accident Teen

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Mother Sentenced To Seven Years In Death Of Disabled Son

Queens District Attorney Richard A. More...

LIC Woman Jailed In Ponzi Scheme

A 66-year-old Long Island City woman will be spending the next three-to-nine years behind bars for her part in a scheme that swindled more than $1.3 million from victims who believed they were investing in money-making real estate deals. More...

Jackson Heights Mourns Mary Sarro

When fired-up, even the smallest stick of dynamite can pack a powerful punch – changing the landscape and causing people to react. Former Community Board 3 (CB3) District Manager, Anna Maria “Mary” Sarro, lit a fuse that sparked nearly four deca More...

Queens Native Sworn In As Yonkers Acting Fire Commissioner

On August 31, Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano swore in the city’s new acting Fire Commissioner Robert Sweeney, a Douglaston Queens resident. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

To be considered for the Calendar listing, event More...

Restaurant of the Week

Village Grill

Village Grill is a welcome addition to this residential section of Forest Hills, serving Greek and American sandwiches, salads, entrée platters, and more. More...

Editorials

Gazette Primary Endorsements

Primaries 2012

After weighing the qualities of candidates seeking election and nominations in the primary elections next Thursday, the Queens Gazette issued the following endorsements.  More...

US Open Welcomes All To Queens

The stars of 2012 are converging on Flushing Meadows-Corona Park for the two-week stint known as the US Open. On and off the court, the excitement is building and at times more stars are to be found in the stands than on the courts.  More...

Vote In A Primary, If You Can

A week and two days from now, voters in several precincts will be faced with the responsibility of choosing the candidates who will become the electorate’s choice in November. We wish them success in their endeavors.  More...

CB2 Holds First Post-Summer Gathering

The first post-summer meeting of Community Board 2 had several speakers in attendance to make public comments. More...

Kew Gardens Man Charged in Synagogue Break-Ins

Queens District Attorney Richard A. More...

Health Insurance Options For Pre-Medicare Spouses

Dear Savvy Senior, My wife, who’s 60, is on my health insurance plan through my employer. When I retire in a few months at 65, and go on Medicare, what happens to her? More...

Corona Bank Robber Sought

The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the following suspect wanted in connection with a bank robbery within the confines of the 115th Precinct. More...

Cops Search For Motive In Sunnyside Murder/Suicide

Queens detectives are trying to determine what caused a Sunnyside husband to slash his wife’s throat—and then jump off an elevated subway platform to his death on August 30. More...

Queens Dad Busted For Leaving Baby In Car

Police last week arrested a man who left his seven-month-old daughter in his stifling hot car August 26. More...

Boro-Wide Blotter

108th Precinct Man Critical In Queens Plaza Accident A 61-year-old Long Island City man is fighting for his life after he was struck by a car near a deadly Queens Plaza intersection. Police said the victim was crossing Queens Plaza Sou More...

Queens Attic Body Was Missing Manhattan Teen

Queens detectives are trying to determine how the body of a Manhattan teenager ended up in the attic of a Richmond Hill home where tenant, Devendra Autar, 32, committed suicide on July 20—leaving a note behind that read, “I’m going to go to hell for More...

Con Edison Volunteers ‘Cool’ Roof At Lincoln Center Theater

Con Edison volunteers climbed atop the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center this week to spread a second white coating on the 26,000-square-foot roof and boost energy savings.The theater has been home to the New York City Ballet since 1964. More...

Political Page

Primary Races Heat Up

With only eight days to go until the Thursday, September 13 primary elections, candidates are making themselves heard as they attempt to build support and score a victory. Here’s what’s going on around the borough.  More...

Maloney Speaks At Dem Convention

Congressmember Carolyn B. Maloney has been selected to speak at the Democratic National Convention this week in Charlotte, North Carolina about the huge gains women made with the passage of President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare reform. More...

Dole, Rumsfeld Endorse Reyes

The Reyes campaign announced that he has received endorsements from former U. S. Senator Bob Dole, pictured with Reyes, and former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld. More...

Features

Increased Transcript Requests For Deferred Action

The new school year begins Thursday, September 6 for almost one million city public school students across the five boroughs. More...

New Development Proposed For Hallets Point

New developments proposed for the Astoria waterfront are on the drawing board in an attempt to beautify the neighborhood, with high-rises, esplanades and shopping centers.  Alma Realty is looking to build 1,800 housing units on the East River wa More...

Van Bramer, Community Install Drug-Free Zone Signs

Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer joined representatives of Communities of Maspeth and Elmhurst Together (COMET), Maspeth Town Hall, as well as children and their parents from P.S. More...

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