June 26, 2013 RSS feed / Features

Steinway Astoria Partnership Holds Annual Meeting

On Wednesday, June 19, the Steinway Astoria Partnership gave their annual report at Tu Casa restaurant on Steinway Street to landlords, merchants and residents and highlighted recent accomplishments and future goals. More...

Schwab Discusses Mount Sinai’s Future

Caryn Schwab has been the executive director of Mount Sinai Queens for the past 14 years. In that time, the need for a bigger hospital in Astoria has become apparent.  More...

G and R Train Service To Be Suspended Starting In July

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will be suspending service on the G line, between Brooklyn and Queens, and the R line, between Manhattan and Brooklyn, to repair damage done to subway tunnels by Hurricane Sandy.  More...

AT&T Ready To Charge Up Borough's Technology

New Yorkers needing a little extra charge will have a new option this summer.  The city and AT&T will install 25 solar-powered charging stations in parks across the five boroughs. More...

Variety Boys & Girls Honor Their Own At Awards Dinner

The Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens held its annual Keystone Awards Dinner and Ceremony.  The June 20 event honored the excellence of its members with an award presentation and free dinner. More...

Crossing Guard Retires After 10 Years On Same Corner

  Paula Kleva, who has been a crossing guard on the corner of 43rd Street and 31st Avenue for 10 years, retires on Wednesday, June 26. Kleva said, “The 26th is the last day of school. More...

Quontic Bank Hosts Serious Fun Students Art Exhibit

  Bank Vice President Michael Serao said, “Today’s event is not only to inform our community of this great program, but to allow the children to show off their creativity to the public. More...

James Gandolfini’s Connection To The Queens Gazette

It was sad to read about the passing of James Gandolfini. Born in 1961, he was 51 years old. His unexpected, premature death reminded me of the time he was at the Gazette office many years ago, when The Sopranos was in its infancy stage in 1999. More...

Inc. Magazine’s Top-Rated Waxing Is In Forest Hills

European Wax Center recently celebrated its Grand Opening at 70-10 Austin Street in Forest Hills, providing facial and body waxing services to men and women in a luxurious setting at affordable prices.  More...

Cub Scouts Visit The Gazette

Cub Scout Pack 90 visited the Queens Gazette on Wednesday, June 19. More...

Van Bramer Dedicates George S. Kaufman Courtyard

On June 18, Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer hosted a dedication ceremony for the newly completed George S. Kaufman Courtyard at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria. More...

Dr. Damian Martino Joins Krieger Chiropractic Office

On May 1, Dr. Damian Martino joined the Krieger Chiropractic office at 38-04 31st Ave. in Astoria. Martino is board certified in both internal medicine and pain medicine. More...

Get Ready For The Astoria Park Festival By CALDC

It’s summertime and school’s out! More...

EXPO Colony: Artists Living And Working Communally

Located in the MoMA PS1 courtyard, the EXPO Colony is being built and will start hosting guests at the end of the month. The EXPO Colony was designed and built by the Argentinian architecture firm, a77. More...

MSQ In Top 10 Percent For Adopting Electronic Records

Mount Sinai Queens has been recognized by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, or HIMSS, for reaching “Stage 6” status on the HIMSS Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM), making it one of only 518 of the m More...

Vallone Speaks At CB 1

Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. is a familiar figure at Community Board 1 and his visit at the June 18 meeting, the final one before the September 10 primary election, offered a chance to reflect. More...

WWII Veteran And Performer, Buddy Clayton, Was 92

World War II veteran Buddy Clayton passed away on June 11 from double pneumonia. He was a long-time resident of Astoria and a quasi-celebrity. More...

The Pulpit

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Ciafone Attends St. Anthony Abate Festival On Ditmars

John J. Ciafone campaigned for the 22nd Council District, at the Fraternal Society of Castrofilippo San Antonio Abate Street Festival held from June 20 to the 23 on Ditmars Boulevard. More...

Cadiz On The Road With Traveling Directions For Women

Long Island City author Dr. Sharon Cadiz has recently released her newest book entitled, Traveling Directions for Women. More...

St. Andrew Avellino Intermediate Girls Soccer Champs

The St. Andrew Avellino eighth grade girls won their soccer championship title game on June 16, against St. Patrick’s 2-1. The St. More...

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