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Wanted: For Attempted Sexual Assault

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Cops Hunt Forest Hills Butt-Knife Brute

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Queens detectives are searching for a violent suspect who followed a man into a Forest Hills bodega on September 9 and repeatedly stabbed him in the buttocks.Cops are seeking help from the public to identify and locate the brute who attacked the 48-y More...

New York Mets Honor Memory Of Firefighters Lost On 911

On September 10, a day before the 11th Anniversary of the worst homeland disaster in America’s history New York Mets All-Star third baseman David Wright accompanied by Mets Vice President and COO Jeff Wilpon and Mets Vice President for Media Relation More...

Zumba Time For Seniors

Resident’s at Queens Boulevard Extended Care facility, located at 6111 Queens Blvd., in Woodside have been participating in Zumba sessions at the nursing facility. Instructor Pilar Montero is a zumba gold specialist who caters to older adults. More...

Turner Assesses Tornado Damage In Breezy Point

On September 8, a tornado, measuring EF-0, hit Breezy Point. The twister was 150 feet wide and packed winds up to 70 miles per hour, according to the National Weather Service. More...

Resorts World Casino's Weekend Of Music Celebration Draws Thousands

Queens’ latest entertainment hotspot, Resorts World Casino New York City, continued its full schedule of entertainment events this past weekend, hosting the legendary KC and the Sunshine Band and crowned Crossing Midnight the victor of the inaugural More...

Kaufman Studios Worker Charged In Drug Bust

An electrician at the Kaufman Astoria Studios was arrested last week after security guards intercepted a shipment of marijuana that was addressed to him at the studio complex.   More...

Halloran Opens Campaign Office In Glendale

Congressional candidate Dan Halloran has opened his campaign office in Glendale. More...

Social Security And Women

August 26 is known as Women’s Equality Day. On that date in 1920, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was signed, giving women the right to vote.   More...

Parker Jewish Institute For Health Care And Rehabilitation Celebrates Grandparents Day

Parker Jewish Institute residents, patients and their families enjoyed the Grandparents Day celebration on September 9. More...

Goldfeder To TSA: ‘Keep Your Hands Off Our Neighborhood’

Assemblymember Phil Goldfeder has called on the Department of Homeland Security’s Transportation Security Administration (DHS-TSA) to provide on-site parking for agency employees or recommend action be taken to make use of public transportation. More...

Addabbo To Host End Of Summer Event

Enjoy a free concert featuring professional vocalist and entertainer Sally Dee. More...

Addabbo To Give Changes to EPIC Senior Lectures

State Senator Joseph P. More...

Crowley Renews Call For Investigation In Glendale Flooding

For the second time in less than a month, a severe storm caused significant flooding in the Glendale and Middle Village area. More...

Three Community Leaders Join QSAC's Board Of Directors

On September 5, Quality Services for the Autism Community (QSAC) welcomed three new members to its Board of Directors. Each member brings a passion for QSAC's mission to serve the autism community of New York City and Long Island. More...

Senator Toby Ann Stavisky, Supporters And Elected Officials, Rally To Get Out The Vote Thursday

Today, following the endorsement by Governor Andrew Cuomo, Senator Toby Ann Stavisky (D-Queens) was joined in downtown Flushing by electeds officials, community and faith leaders and dozens of supporters to kick off the last leg of the Democratic pri More...

De Blasio Backs Miller For Assembly

Public Advocate Bill de Blasio announced his endorsement today for Assemblyman Michael Miller, who is running for re-election in this coming September 13th primary election. More...

At Democratic National Convention In Charlotte

Assemblymember David Weprin (District 24) attended the Democratic National Convention last week in Charlotte, North Carolina. More...

Parks Worker Fatally Knifed In Flushing Meadows

A seasonal worker with the city Department of Parks and Recreation knifed a co-worker to death on September 4 at a recreation center inside Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, authorities said.   More...

Goldfeder Celebrates 25 Years Of Russo’s On The Bay

Assemblymember Phil Goldfeder honored Frank Russo, Jr. with a New York State Assembly proclamation for his excellent service to the Howard Beach community at Russo's on the Bay's 25th Anniversary Dinner. More...

Goldfeder Tours Breezy Point Tornado Damage

Assemblymember Phil Goldfeder joined volunteers of the Point Breeze Volunteer Fire Department  to survey the damage from the tornado that ripped through Breezy Point on September 8 More...

Community Board 1 Meeting September 11

Community Board 1 will be holding their regular monthly meeting and public hearing on September 11, at 7 p.m. at the Astoria World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd., Astoria. Their next regularly scheduled board meeting will be on October 16. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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Restaurant of the Week

Golden House Chinese Restaurant

Let’s face it….there are times you don’t want to cook and don’t want to get dressed up and go out to a restaurant. When Astorians turn to take out, Chinese food is king. More...

Features

Mayor Bloomberg Invited To German Consulate To Kick Off German-American Friendship Month

On September 10, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg greeted more than one hundred guests at the German Consulate to celebrate the start of German-American Friendship month. More...

Three Charged With Selling 32 Stolen Vehicles For Scrap

Queens District Attorney Richard A. More...

Miller Sponsors Self-Defense Class For Seniors

Assemblymember Mike Miller sponsored a self-defense class at the Forest Park Senior Center. Evon Reyes, founder of Fearless Fighting Females and a certified self-defense instructor facilitated he event at the senior center. More...

2012 Primary Results

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Elected Officials Speak Out Against Woodside Sex Attack

 On September 13, Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer and State Senator Michael Gianaris joined community leaders to speak out against a recent sex attack that left a woman in Woodside with a broken nose.  More...

In Remembrance Of 9/11

Yesterday, Tuesday, September 11 marked the 11th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon.  People around the city, country and the world gathered to partake in the numerous memorials honoring the more than 3,0 More...

Vallone Helps Secure Cell Phones

On September 7, Councilmember Peter F. Vallone Jr. joined officers of the 114th Precinct to register the cell phones of his constituents outside of the Verizon Store on Steinway Street. More...

Marshall Visits School Of Heroes

Queens Borough President Helen Marshall and Principal Adelina Tripoli examine Flag of Heroes with names of those who died on 9/11 during visit to The School of Heroes on Grand Avenue to mark 11th anniversary of the attack on America. More...

Roadway Resurfacing Planned In Community Board 5

According to District Manager of Community Board 5 Gary Giordano, the following roadways are planned for upcoming resurfacing: •Bleecker Street from Seneca Avenue to Cypress Avenue •Grove Street from Seneca Avenue to Saint Nicholas Avenue.& More...

Goldfeder Tours Breezy Point Tornado Damage

Assemblymember Phil Goldfeder joined volunteers of the Point Breeze Volunteer Fire Department to survey the damage from the tornado that ripped through Breezy Point on September 8 in the late morning.   More...

Police Officials Offer Crime Prevention Tips

Police officials are urging borough residents and business owners to stay alert – and take measures to prevent becoming a crime victim.“Don’t become a target for thieves and other criminals,” police officials said.“Criminals walk around neighborhoods More...

Boro-Wide Blotter

104th PrecinctDeadly PassengerPolice arrested a 36-year-old Queens man on August 19, after he shot a hole in the roof of a car traveling on Myrtle Avenue in Glendale.Cops said Bryan McMenamin opened the rear driver side door of a 2006 Dodge that was More...

Resources To Help Seniors With Low Vision

Dear Savvy Senior, What resources can you recommend to help seniors with incurable vision impairment? My wife has macular degeneration and has become very discouraged. Looking for Help Dear Looking, More...

Autograph Hound Busted At US Open

An over-enthusiastic tennis fan found himself behind bars on September 5 after he was busted by security officers at the US Open when he ran onto a court at the tennis tournament championship matches at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park—to get an autograp More...

Turner Now Accepting Applications For Service Academy Nominations

Congressmember Bob Turner has announced that the application process for fall  2013 service academy nominations has begun.    More...

Parks Employee Arraigned In Stabbing Death

Queens District Attorney Richard A. More...

DA Brown Appoints 15 Assistant DAs

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown has announced the appointment of fifteen law school graduates as Assistant District Attorneys. More...

Resorts World Casino New York City Presents The 2012 Battle Of The Bands

Resorts World Casino New York City, the premiere destination for gaming and entertainment, presents the Resorts World Casino 2012 Battle of the Bands finale. More...

Fan Arrested After Storming Court At US Open

Queens District Attorney Richard A. More...

Queens Gas Station Death Ruled A Homicide

The drunken Flushing man who went berserk on September 6 and lashed out at a gas station attendant in Long Island City died from forcible neck compression, a spokesperson for the city Medical Examiner’s office said.The medical examiner officially rul More...

Attempted Queens Cop Killer Had Weapons Cache

A Manhattan man charged last December with attempting to gun down two Jackson Heights cops may have been planning mass carnage with an attack at a Queens police precinct or city landmark, law enforcement sources said.   More...

Teen Pleads Self Defense In Queens Brother Slay

A lawyer for Yocairis Diaz told a judge at the teen’s arraignment that the 17-year-old plunged a knife in the neck of her 20-year-old brother after he came at her with a heavy chain wrapped around his knuckles. More...

Roosevelt Elk Calf Debuts At Wildlife Conservation Society’s Queens Zoo

A Roosevelt elk at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Queens Zoo peeks out from behind a tree.    A Roosevelt elk calf was born at the Queens Zoo in Flushing Meadows in July. More...

New York City Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association Endorses Assemblymember Grace Meng For Congress

Assemblymember Grace Meng, the Democratic candidate for Congress in New York’s 6th district, today received the endorsement of the New York City Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association. More...

LaGuardia Community College Holds Its 40th Commencement On September 21

To culminate LaGuardia Community College’s yearlong 40th anniversary celebration,  Dr. Sandra Hanson, one of the College’s founding faculty members, will be givingthe keynote address at the 40th Annual Commencement Exercises onSeptember 21.Dr. More...

It’s In Queens!

It’s In Queens! How and where do you like your live music? Upcoming events include a crooner in a park, a chamber ensemble in an historic building and even complementary compositions in a theater while movies show on a screen. More...

Baby-Shake Sitter Gets 11 Years, Deportation

A Corona babysitter last week was sentenced to 11 years in prison for shaking a three-month-old boy to death during the December 2010 blizzard.Ana Delarosa, 28, pleaded guilty in June to manslaughter and first-degree assault for violently shaking Add More...

Political Page

Cuomo Endorses Stavisky In Tomorrow’s Elections

In a surprise development in tomorrow’s elections, Governor Andrew Cuomo issued a warm, personal endorsement on Monday of “my good friend Toby Stavisky” and praised the Whitestone lawmaker as a “fierce advocate” for Quee More...

Editorials

Gazette Primary Endorsements

Primaries 2012

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

Jewish Ritual Looks Inward To Future

On Sept. 17 and 18, 2012, Jewish people around the world will celebrate the Jewish New Year, by frequent use of the words “rosh hashanah”. More...

Letters to the Editor

Elder Abuse Widespread  To The Editor:  Elder abuse is a widespread problem that doesn’t get much attention, despite the fact that there are 5.4 million Americans suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and large numbers of baby boom More...

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