May 22, 2013 RSS feed / Features

Nevada Diner Opens In Elmhurst

The Nevada Diner recently opened at 80-26 Queens Boulevard in Elmhurst. Aside from having a wide selection of gourmet dinners, including steaks, chops and seafood, Nevada has free delivery. More...

Clinton Democratic Club Hosts Lewandowski, Stavisky

The Clinton Democratic Club held its monthly meeting on Wednesday, May 15 at the law offices of Vallone & Vallone. More...

Causes And Treatments For Halitosis

Halitosis is a difficult and uncomfortable problem to manage when you are constantly interacting with people. More...

Queens County Democratic Party Endorses Paul Vallone

Amidst a groundswell of support from elected officials, as well as civic and community leaders, Paul Vallone was nominated and officially endorsed on Monday, May 20 by the Queens Democratic Party for the 19th City Council District. More...

Van Bramer, DOT Inform Businesses On New Cycling Laws

On May 14, Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer sponsored an interactive Commercial Cycling Safety workshop at Sunnyside Community Services to educate businesses about the new safety laws. More...

Social Security Honors All Who Serve

Every day of the year, Americans across the nation remember friends and family members who have served and sacrificed for their country. More...

Marshall Thanks Queens Taste Event Supporters

Queens Borough President Helen Marshall thanked sponsors and supporters of Queens Taste 2013 event at Citi Field on Tuesday, May 14. More...

Borough President Hopeful Comrie Visits Gazette

Councilmember and candidate for borough president, Leroy Comrie, paid a visit to the Queens Gazette for a discussion on what he plans to do for Queens if he is elected to succeed Helen Marshall.  More...

Willets Point Mall Approved

The Willets Point Mall, which is planned to be built alongside Citi Field in Flushing was approved by Community Board 7 (CB 7) during a meeting on May 13.  More...

Team Kermit Needs Your Help To Wipe Out Cancer

“It’s that time of year again when something magical happens. More...

Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia, is a military cemetery in the United States of America, established during the American Civil War on the grounds of Arlington House, formerl More...

Chamber To City: ‘Support Small Business’

It was another Chamber of Commerce meeting covering the topic of small business when the Long Island City/Astoria Chamber met in May for its meeting.  More...

The Pulpit

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Weprin, NSAIF Push For Passage Of Alice’s Law

Assemblymember David I. Weprin (DFresh Meadows) and David M. More...

Spruce Up For Rachel Carson Playground

Nearly all Flushing’s ethnic, cultural and religious populations were represented among the 120 youth volunteers working side-by-side on May 18 for It’s My Park Day. More...

Social Security Reveals NY’s Most Popular Baby Names

The Social Security Administration announced on May 16 the most popular baby names in New York for 2012. Michael and Sophia topped the list.  The top five girls’ names for 2012 in New York were Sophia, Isabella, Emma, Olivia and Ava. More...

Simotas Endorses Vallone For Borough President

A group of influential Astoria women gathered on the afternoon of May 17 in Astoria Park, as Assemblymember Aravella Simotas endorsed Peter Vallone Jr.’s 2013 campaign for Queens borough president. More...

Vallone Presents Citations At Petrosino Assn. Dinner

On May 14, Councilmember Peter F. Vallone Jr. attended the annual dinner dance of the Lt. Det. Joseph Petrosino Association in America in Howard Beach. More...

Hundreds Attend Job Fair

Nearly 400 job seekers met with employers at a job fair sponsored by state Senator Jose Peralta in conjunction with Elmcor Career Pathways and United Healthcare on May 11. More...

Astoria Nurse Honored For Heroism

Astoria resident Kellyann Tobin was recognized by Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr., with a City Council Citation for her heroic actions, which saved an elderly man’s life.  Tobin, a nurse and former Gazette employee, was food shopping at a More...

Robert Walsh Visits Sunnyside Chamber Meeting

At the May meeting of the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce (SCC), at Dazies Restaurant, Robert Walsh, city commissioner of Small Business Services (SBS) all through the administration of Mayor Michael Bloomberg, went over the good things he believes hav More...

Steinway Family Dental To Hold Anniversary Celebration

Just over one year ago, in June 2012, Steinway Family Dental Center celebrated the opening of their Steinway location and the realization of a dream to expand the services of Steinway Family Dental Center. More...

Democratic Club Honors Queens Community Leaders

The Powhatan Regular Democratic Club honored local community leaders at its annual dinner dance. More...

NRG Astoria Gas Turbine Holds Global Giving Day

NRG Astoria Gas Turbine’s Global Giving Day, an annual project by NRG to give back to the community, was held this year at the Astoria Park Shoreline, where the crew from NRG cleaned the shorel More...

QBG Hosts Lecture Series On Future Of Sustainable Roses

On Saturday, June 1, the Queens Botanical Garden will host the 13th annual Great Rosarians of the World (GROW) East Coast Lecture Series, a full-day event which will include panel discussions on sustainable rose gardening, as well as a presentation h More...

Memorial To The Many Fallen

The final resting place for 1,102 (75 were recovered) crewmen of the U.S.S. Arizona who lost their lives on December 7, 1941. They are still entombed within the Arizona herself. More...

The Origins of Memorial Day

Three years after the Civil War ended, on May 5, 1868, the head of an organization of former Union soldiers and sailors - the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) - established Decoration Day as a time for the nation to decorate the graves of the war dea More...

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MARSHALL MARKS EMS WEEK: Queens Borough President Helen Marshall presented a proclamation to a delegation of the city Emergency Medical Services (EMS) members who visited Borough Hall last Friday to More...

Astoria Celebrates Steinway Street Sidewalk Days

  Bobo the Hobo paused for photo ops with lucky admirers like Isabelle. Animal balloons, face painting and magic were only part of the fun with Bobo the Hobo, Queens’ favorite clown. More...

QEDC, Citi Announce StartUP! Business Plan Winners

The Queens Economic Development Corporation (QEDC) and the Citi Foundation on May 14 announced the three winners of the seventh annual Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition, a five-month challenge-andinstruction course. More...

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