September 26, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Sunnyside And Jackson Heights Kids Take The Stage

Unity Stage Company’s After-School Musical program, now underway in Sunnyside for a fourth season, is celebrating by adding a second location in Jackson Heights as well as continuing its Teen Drama program in Sunnyside for a second year.    More...

Sunnyside And Jackson Heights Kids Take The Stage

Unity Stage Company’s After-School Musical program, now underway in Sunnyside for a fourth season, is celebrating by adding a second location in Jackson Heights as well as continuing its Teen Drama program in Sunnyside for a second year.    More...

Crowley Joins Volunteers For Love A Library Day

Councilmember Elizabeth S. Crowley joined volunteers at Queens Library at Ridgewood for Love a Library Day on September 22 to share with residents the benefits of local libraries. More...

Marshall, Addabbo Celebrate Richmond Hill Boys And Girls Club New Wing

Queens Borough President Helen Marshall and state Senator Joseph Addabbo Jr. tip their helmets, September 18 to progress on expansion of the South Queens Boys and Girls Club addition in Richmond Hill. More...

Turner, Miller Appeal USPS Glendale Zip Code Decision

Congressmember Bob Turner (R-C-Queens, Brooklyn) and Assemblymember Mike Miller (D-Woodhaven) are continuing their work to secure a unique zip code for Glendale. More...

Addabbo Honors Howard Beach Eagle Scout Brothers

On September 22, state Senator Joseph P. Addabbo Jr. attended the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) Troop 139’s Court of Honors Ceremony at St. Helen’s School, 83-09 157th Ave., Howard Beach. More...

Marshall Welcomes New Citizens

Queens Borough President Helen Marshall congratulates new citizens during a swearing-in ceremony on September 27 at King Manor Museum on Jamaica Avenue in Jamaica. Next to Marshall is Councilmember James Gennaro. More...

Vallone Parties With Astoria Seniors

On September 17, Councilmember Peter F. Vallone Jr. attended the Senior Appreciation Party at the Peter Dellamonica Senior Center in Astoria. More...

Bay Terrace Country Club Fall Flea Market Festival Coming Soon

The Bay Terrace Country Club, 217-14 24th Ave., Bayside, is having a Fall Flea Market Festival on Saturday, October 6, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. The rain date is Sunday, October 7. They are seeking vendors with new merchandise. 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...

Offer $2G Reward For Gentlemen’s Club Shooters

Detectives at the 114th Precinct Squad are seeking help from the public to identify and locate seven men allegedly involved in a September 14 non-fatal shooting at an Astoria strip club, police said. More...

GWDC Bringing 32nd Wonderful Woodhaven Street Festival To Jamaica Ave.

The Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation’s (GWDC) 32nd Annual Wonderful Woodhaven Street Festival will be held on Sunday, October 14, from 12 p.m. More...

Van Bramer Launches Third Annual Anti-Graffiti Initiative

On September 21, Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer stood on the corner of 65th Place and 53rd Drive in Maspeth to take a stand against illegal graffiti. More...

Cops Issue iPhone, iPod Alert

Faced with a recent rash of attacks and thefts of electronic gadgets on women in Western Queens neighborhoods, police officials last week urged owners of iPods and iPhones to use common sense when walking alone at night while plugged into the music l More...

QCC Guest Goldfeder Discusses Economic Growth

Assemblymember Phillip Goldfeder attended a business roundtable with the Queens Chamber of Commerce as their guest speaker to discuss ways to improve local economic development through community partnership. More...

Turner Helps Induct Two Howard Beach Brothers Into Eagle Scouts

Congressmember Bob Turner helped introduce two brothers, Matthew and Thomas Caiazza of Troop 139, into the elite Boy Scouts of America fraternity known as the Eagle Scouts. More...

Vallone Helps “Shine Light” On Women's Safety Issues

On September 19, Councilmember Peter F. Vallone Jr. More...

LaGuardia Community College Celebrated Its Annual 40th Commencement Exercises

Faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends of the College gathered in the Jacob K. Javits Center North on September 21 to celebrate the conferring of degrees on LaGuardia Community College’s 40th graduating class, the Class of 2012. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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Restaurant of the Week

Antika Family Style Pizzeria

Antika Family Pizzeria opened on 30th Avenue just about two months ago and is already a hit, thanks to delicious, fresh made pizza, pasta, salads, entrees, and sandwiches for everyone. More...

Editorials

Astoria-Long Island City Kiwanis Salutes National Trait

On September 20, the Kiwanis Club of Astoria-Long Island City honored 25 years of service by the organization’s past presidents with a cocktail party at Riccardo’s by the Bridge.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Poll Sites Have Changed  To The Editor:  More...

Cleaning Up Willets Point Lifts Up Queens Economy

Federal data released this week shows that more than one in five New Yorkers live below the federal poverty level, a one percentage point increase over the previous year. More...

Goldfeder Swims At Far Rockaway H.S.

Assemblymember Phillip Goldfeder joined a class of young adults and parents for swimming lessons at Far Rockaway H.S. More...

Social Security: Questions And Answers

GeneralQuestion: How do I change my citizenship status in Social Security’s records?Answer: To change your citizenship status shown in Social Security records:•Complete an application for a Social Security card (Form SS-5), which you can find online More...

Hit And Run Driver Kills Bicyclist Outside Queens Criminal Court

Early this morning, a bicyclist was killed by a hit-and-run driver on Queens Boulevard, near the intersection of Hoover Street. According to City Room, the bicyclist was later pronounced dead at Jamaica Hospital.     More...

Key Luck Club Hold Mid-Autumn Festival

The Key Luck Club at the Bayside Senior Center has offered unique Asian Culture to the Community.  On September 8th, over one hundred and twenty members and friends of the Key Luck Club celebrated its first Mid-Autumn Festival. More...

East Flushing Library Presents Talent Show

A “Local Talent Show” of Children and Teens was presented at the in the East Flushing branch, located at 196-36 Northern Blvd., Flushing, New York. The program was free. Persons of all ages attended. More...

Greek Americans Win Awards In East Flushing Library Talent Show

Greek American Youth won top awards in the “Local Talent Show of Children and Teens” of East Flushing Library, located at 196-36 Northern Blvd., Flushing, New York on September 20th.. More...

Sand Replenishment Progress

Queens Borough President Helen Marshall checked up on the progress of the sand replenishment program at Beach 91st Street in Rockaway on September 24 with Queens Parks Commissioner Dorothy Lewandowsky. More...

Miller Teams With National Medicine Abuse Project

Assemblymember Mike Miller (D-Woodhaven) teamed up with the nonprofit organization, DrugFree.org to promote the national campaign, the Medicine Abuse Project. The project aims to build awareness of increasing prescription drug abuse in teens. More...

110th Precinct Community Council Presents Awards

Assemblymember Francisco P. Moya joined the 110th Precinct Community Council in presenting the Cop-of-the-Month award at its September 17 meeting held at VFW Post No. 150 in Corona, Queens. (L. More...

Addabbo Tours Senior Housing Site With Students

State Senator Joseph Addabbo Jr. was invited on September 20 to tour the new senior housing property being built in Howard Beach, led by Monsignor LoPinto from nearby St. Helen’s Church, and Catholic Charities, owner of the facility. More...

Forest Hills Gardens Location For TV Show Set In Germany

Station Square in Forest Hills Gardens, with its cobblestone streets and European feel, was transformed into a town straight out of Germany for the set of the new ABC TV series Zero Hour on September 19. More...

114th Precinct Crime Watch

Residential Break-In Police in Astoria are searching for a suspect who burglarized an apartment on Newtown Avenue on September 12 and made off with an assortment of electronic devices. Cops said the suspect picked a lock at the apartment at More...

Ex-Boyfriend Pleads Guilty In LIC Sculptor Slay

A Long Island City man pleaded guilty on September 12 to fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend in December 2009, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Tigran Tambiev, 49, pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter and admitted he repeatedly More...

Midway Theatre Turns 70!

The Midway Theatre on Queens Boulevard in Forest Hills turned 70 years old on September 24.Designed by Thomas W. More...

Addabbo And Miller Sponsor Recycling Day

State Senator Joe Addabbo and Assemblymember Mike Miller are sponsoring a Recycling Day on Sunday, September 30, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., rain or shine, at the George Seuffert Sr. More...

Paying For Nursing Home Care With Medicaid

Dear Savvy Senior, What are the eligibility requirements to get Medicaid coverage for nursing home care? Looking Ahead Dear Looking, More...

Koslowitz Flooding Meeting

To The Editor: On September 27 at 7:45 p.m. More...

New York Landmarks Conservancy Celebrates Autumn And Back To School

Throughout autumn, the New York Landmarks Conservancy celebrates the beginning of the new academic year and explores New York City’s historic public schools.  To better appreciate New York City’s extraordinarily rich architectural heritage, the More...

Political Page

Avella Asks Silver To Resign Speaker’s Job

About a month ago, the surprising fall of the powerful Assemblymember Vito Lopez startled Albany and the political establishment, and also revealed the major role played by powerful Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, who then became the central focus o More...

Health Care

What You Need To Know About Dental Sealants

Thousands of patients across the globe, as well as in the metropolitan New York area, receive dental sealant procedures every year in order to keep their teeth as healthy and viable as possible.  More...

Features

Viewpoint: Descendants Of Asia Minor Catastrophe Look Back

September 23, 2012 commemorates the ninetieth anniversary of the “Burning of Smyrna”. Churches and Greek organizations in the United States and Abroad held a moment of silence to remember the dead martyrs. More...

Robbery Suspect Wanted By 114th Pct.

The New York City Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating the following suspect who is wanted in connection with robberies that occurred within the confines of the 114th Precinct.  The details are as follows:  More...

Poppenhusen Institute Of College Point Celebrates October Fest

More than a century ago, College Point and the neighborhoods of the borough's North Shore, possessed a peculiar claim to fame. The area featured more beer gardens and saloons than any place else in the entire country. More...

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