October 17, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Martin Luther School To Hold Open House And Harvest Fest

Martin Luther School (MLS), located at 60-02 Maspeth Ave. in Maspeth invites all students and their families to join them on Saturday, October 20 for their Harvest Festival and Open House, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.   More...

Sunnyside Chamber Holds Luncheon

Assemblymember Cathy Nolan was the guest speaker at October’s Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce luncheon at Dazie’s restaurant.  She went through her long career in Albany, where she has served since 1985, commenting on the changes that have occurre More...

Electeds At Annual Woodhaven Street Fair

The Annual Woodhaven Street Fair was held on Sunday, October 14. Local elected officials (l. More...

Vallone Discusses Saftey Issues With Seniors

On October 12th, Councilmember Peter F. Vallone Jr. More...

Dutch Kills Holds Civic Meeting

When a member of the police force comes to a meeting to talk about identity theft, there’s usually an eager audience waiting to hear about it.  There was such an audience at October’s meeting of the Dutch Kills Civic Association to hear P.O. More...

Nude Joint Owners In 3rd Try For State Liquor License

The owners of a controversial Long Island City strip club twice denied a state liquor license will be taking their case to Albany on October 25, where the State Liquor Authority (SLA) will reconsider their most recent application..   More...

Cops Offer $2G Reward For Armed iPhone Thief

Detectives at the 114th Precinct Squad are seeking help from the public to identify and locate a well-dressed suspect who assaulted and robbed at least eight women in the Dutch Kills community in Long Island City since August 1.   More...

FDNY: October Is Fire Safety Month

Fire officials last week marked October as Fire Safety Month, pointing to electric space heaters with faulty wiring as the “Number One Cold Weather Killer,” and the leading cause of fires during cold weather months.  Sparks from electric he More...

Tips For A Pet-Safe Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner and pet owners are being urged to take extra precautions to keep their best friends safe, healthy – and candy-free.  Animal lovers are urged to follow the following tips to keep pets safe during this swee More...

Electronic Payments: The Best (And Soon Only) Way To Get Your Benefits

Chances are, if you receive Social Security benefits, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), or any federal payment, you receive it electronically. More...

Most Successful Recycling Day Ever

State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo Jr. and Assemblymember Mike Miller collected  14.8 tons of electronics, 5,660 lbs. of paper, about 5,000 lbs. of clothing and textiles, plus household goods (altogether totaling 5.7 tons) and 800 lbs. More...

Weprin, Wills Hold South Richmond Hill Town Hall

Assemblymember David Weprin (D-Little Neck) joined Councilmember Ruben Wills (D-Jamaica) in welcoming more than 150 members of the South Richmond Hill community to a Town Hall meeting on October 11 at Villa Russo. More...

Marshall, Weprin Speak At Council On Aging Forum

Queens Borough President Helen Marshal, Assemblymember David Weprin  and other officials participated in the Queens Interagency Council on Aging’s (QICA) 30th Annual Legislative Forum at Queens Borough Hall on Oct. 12. More...

Meng, Holtzman Discuss Future Of Medicare

Assemblymember Grace Meng and former Congressmember Liz Holtzman today stood with seniors to discuss key issues, including Medicare, in front of the CCNS Bayside Senior Center in Bayside. More...

Vallone, DenDekker Push For Free Motorcycle Parking

On October 11, Councilmember Peter F. Vallone Jr. More...

Markey, Kilkenny Open Exhibit Of Irish Erie Canal Builders

Irish Consul General Noel Kilkenny and Hanora O’Dea Kilkenny were guests of honor as Assemblymember Margaret Markey and the Board of Directors of Maspeth Town Hall opened an historical exhibition about the contributions of Irish Americans in building More...

99-Year Lease For Kaufman

U.S. Senator Charles E. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

Gaudio’s Pizzeria and Restaurant

Gaudio’s has been a family-run affair and a fixture in Astoria on 30th Avenue, since 1958 when Papa Gaudio first opened this classic Italian restaurant. More...

Health Care

Prosthodontics And Their Role In Cosmetic Dentistry

Are you self-conscious about your smile? If so, then prosthodontics can help you transform that insecurity into a confidence you never thought imaginable. More...

Editorials

Use Bike Lanes With Common Sense And Courtesy

Traffic lanes exclusively for the use of those two-wheeled conveyances known as bicycles have sprung up throughout the city. Some have been welcomed; others have been rejected as nuisances, hazards and dangers to public health and safety. More...

Letters to the Editor

Deny Parole  A copy of this letter was received at the Queens Gazette. More...

No Heat? Call 311 For Assistance

The leaves are falling, the apples are ripe and temperatures are taking a dip – giving Queens residents a taste of fall frost.  The heating season kicked off on October 1, prompting officials at the city Department of Housing, Preservation More...

Queens Student To Play At Library Gala

Evan Georgakis, who won first prize playing the song “Angelina” on his guitar at the “Local Talent Show of Children and Teens” of East Flushing Library, located at 196-36 Northern Blvd., Flushing, was asked to perform at the Queens Library Foundation More...

It's Hot Dog To The Rescue

Queens Borough president Helen Marhsall (second from left, foreground) watches roof "rescue" of "Hot Dog" as part of the FDNYs fire prevention demonstration at Queens Borough Hall, Tuesday, October 16. More...

A Unique Centennial Symposium of Panchiaki Korais Society

Panchiaki Korais Society is known for its philanthropic work in the United States and Greece. More...

Subway Comes To Flushing's Skyview

Subway, the world’s largest submarine sandwich chain, opens its newest location at Sky View Center, the 800,000-square-foot, multi-level regional mall in downtown Flushing. More...

CB 1 Holds Meeting

Community Board 1’s cabinet meeting for October had three health care matters, if parking problems at Mount Sinai Queens could be counted as one of them; the other two definitely were direct, concerning breast cancer and asthma.  There were appe More...

Spooks, Spirits and Queens’ Haunted Place

Some people believe in them. Some people don’t. But everyone loves a good ghost story.  Marking their place in the eerie annals of history, the ghosts of Queens’ past cast a specter over some of the borough’s most historic haunts.  More...

Keeping Little Ghosts And Goblins Safe At Halloween

Halloween is a haunting eve, when spooks and specters hover over local streets in search of some ghoulish fun and treats.  Police and fire officials are offering parents the following tips to keep your little ghosts and goblins safe as they More...

Cops Offer $2G Reward For Armed Astoria Bandits

Detectives at the 114th Precinct Squad last week released photos (see photos) of two armed suspects wanted in connection with the August 18 shooting and robbery of a 34-year-old Astoria man.   More...

New Safety Menu For Take-Out Bikers

The City Council last week passed a menu of regulations designed to crack down on rogue cyclists who are notorious for running stop signs and red lights, mowing down pedestrians and peddling the wrong way along busy streets.   More...

K-Rod Busted In Milwaukee Domestic Assault

Ex-Met hurler Francisco Rodriguez (K-Rod) found himself behind bars on September 18 after he allegedly beat his girlfriend in their home on the outskirts of Milwaukee.   More...

Vaccination Options For Seniors This Flu Season

Dear Savvy Senior, Are there any new or different types of vaccines being recommended to seniors this flu season? More...

WRBA Supports City Council Redistricting Proposal

The Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association (WRBA) has submitted testimony to the city Districting Commission, praising the body’s proposal for placing nearly all of Woodhaven within the same City Council district. More...

LIC Marathoner Returns To Help

Former Long Island City resident Ryan Light has been selected to run in one of the largest marathons in the world, the New York City Marathon on November 4. More...

Weprin Marches In Annual Queens Dominican Day Parade

Assemblymember David Weprin marched in the Fifth Annual Queens Dominican Day Parade on October 7 in East Elmhurst. Assemblymember and Congressional candidate Grace Meng (l.) and Assemblymember Michael DenDekker (r.) joined him at the parade. More...

Goldfeder Joins St. Helen’s Harvest Festival

Assemblymember Phillip Goldfeder speaks with Rockaway small business owner, Stacy Sand at the Queens Chamber of Commerce business network event held at Resorts World Casino New York City. More...

Van Bramer, LIC Residents Commend New Stop Sign

On October 12, Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer, local families, community leaders, members of Community Board 2, as well as students and faculty from P.S. More...

Addabbo, Avella, Sierra Club Host Anti-Fracking Press Conference

On October 11, state Senator Joe Addabbo Jr. More...

Time Warner Cable Invites New Yorkers To Enjoy Intrepid

TWC Customers Can Receive Exclusive Discounts to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum More...

DA Brown Honors Judge Joseph Zayas With 7th Annual Hispanic Heritgae Award

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced today that New York State Court ofClaims Judge Joseph A. More...

Political Page

GOP Eyes Borough’s State Senate Seats

Queens Republicans and the party’s strategists in the state senate saved the bulk of their energies and financial resources in this year’s elections to apply them to four candidates running against as many Democrats in hopes of scoring so More...

Weprin, Dromm Want Illegal Sign Fines Raised

Councilmembers Mark Weprin (D-Oakland  Gardens), Daniel Dromm (D-Jackson Heights) and  Queens civic leaders called for better enforcement and higher fines for illegal signs in city neighborhoods. More...

Van Bramer Safety Bill Passed

On October 11, the City Council passed legislation (Intro 683) introduced by Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer which improves the safety of city streets for pedestrians, vehicles and commercial cyclists.   More...

Features

Queens Botanical Garden Announces Evergreen Endowment Fundraising Challenge

 Queens Botanical Garden announced today the public launching of a $100,000 fundraising campaign to build its Evergreen Endowment Fund.  The campaign is inspired by a $100,000 Challenge Grant offered by Saul and Gail Kupferberg, QGB’s Treas More...

Stella Kokolis Honored At The 25th Anniversary Of HNA

“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all” – Aristotle, 384 B.C.-322 B.C. More...

Reality Star, Entrepreneur Visits Small Business Owners

The small business owner needs all the help he can get in this day and age to make ends meet and keep their business afloat.  Enter Bill Rancic, winner of the first season of The Apprentice, and expert at owning and operating a small business.&n More...

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