July 3, 2013 RSS feed / Features

QCP Honors Ballato, Caliendo And Franco At Gala

Queens Centers for Progress, formerly United Cerebral Palsy of Queens, hosted their annual gala on June 25 at Terrace on the Park to recognize individuals who truly deserve thanks and admiration for their service to the community. More...

Applaud SCOTUS Decision For Marriage Equality

The U.S. Supreme Court’s historic decision to strike down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) last week, and open the way for LGBT couples to have the same rights and benefits as other married couples in the U.S. More...

The Role Of Bone Grafts In Dental Implant Procedures

Dental bone grafts are a common procedure performed to increase bone density in areas of the mouth where dental implants are desired. More...

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Taxation without representation! That was the battle cry of the 13 colonies in America who were forced to pay taxes to England’s King George III with no representation in Parliament. More...

Protest Doubling Of Student Loan Interest Rates

Congressmembers Carolyn Maloney (NY-12), Charles Rangel (NY-13) and Gregory Meeks (NY-5) stood in solidarity with students and members of higher education advocacy groups near Hunter College on June 29 to demand that Congress act immediately to stem More...

APAC Celebrates End Of A Successful Season

Astoria Performing Arts Center (APAC) held their End of Season Celebration and fundraiser at Five Napkin Burger on June 26, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30pm. More...

CEC Ecohouse Comes To Queens Botanical Garden

The Community Environmental Center (CEC) and Queens Botanical Garden, two Queens nonprofit organizations committed to sustainability, have announced that they will co-host the Community Environmental Center EcoHouse at the Garden. More...

Peter Latos, Astoria Attorney, Was 48

Greek American attorney and co-owner of New Greek TV, Peter (Panagiotis) Latos, passed away on June 29 after a long struggle with prostate cancer. He was 48 years old. More...

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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...

Maloney Receives Philip Hart Public Service Award

Congressmember Carolyn B. More...

Quinn Building Hosts Central Astoria LDC Info Center

The Central Astoria Local Development Coalition (CALDC) rolled out their Community Information Center located in the Thomas M. Quinn Building lobby at 35- 20 Broadway. More...

Brandeis Awards Scholarships

The Brandeis Association recently awarded its annual scholarships to two deserving Queens County law students. More...

Kiwanis Honors NYPD And FDNY

The Kiwanis Club of Astoria/Long Island City honored five NYPD officers for various career achievements during its general meeting at Ponticello Ristorante on June 26 in Astoria. More...

It’s a grand old flag

For more than 200 years, the American flag has been the symbol of our nation’s unity, as well as a source of pride and inspiration for millions of citizens. Here are the highlights of its unique history. More...

Independence Celebration Lights Up The Night

The Central Astoria Local Development Coalition’s (CALDC) 31st Annual Independence Day Celebration was held on June 24, along the Astoria Park waterfront. More...

Local-Express

Local Express will be a question and answer interview column in the Queens Gazette. The name implies a duality of sorts. The emphasis of course is local as in the Queens Gazette coverage area…the local people of Queens. More...

Independence Day Celebrations Around The World

Independence and national days are special moments of great glory meant to highlight a country’s achievements. Though many of us celebrate the Fourth of July, we also identify with other countries as sources of nationalistic pride. More...

Astoria Residents Enjoy Annual Carnival

On June 29 thousands of people gathered to enjoy the festivities at the Astoria Park Carnival in Astoria. Running for the second year in a row, the carnival was filled with people of all ages. More...

Cub Scouts Awarded Arrow Of Light At St. Demetrios

Cub Scout Pack 23 of St. Demetrios Cathedral, Astoria, recently awarded the prestigious Arrow of Light to two of its Webelos Scouts, Chris Skouras and Tommy Zouvelos. More...

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