September 11, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

It’s In Queens! (Sept. 12 to Sept. 18)

Start your engines! An antique motorcycle festival and a car show roll into Queens this week. More...

Rocky Roads

Motorists making their way around Long Island City and Astoria last week found themselves maneuvering some rough terrain, thanks to street maintenance performed by the city Department of Transportation and the Department of Design and Construction.&n More...

Paul Vallone Gets The Win

With five candidates seeking the Democratic Party nomination for the 19th Council District seat in Northeast Queens in yesterday’s primary, Paul Vallone is the unofficial winner. More...

Need A Holiday Job? Apply Now!

Queens job hunters hoping to cash-in on holiday employment opportunities are being urged to apply early this year.  The annual holiday hiring period is currently underway in New York City, when retailers hire thousands of temporary workers More...

Cops Link Forest Park Fiend To Six Sex Attacks

Police officials last week did an about-face in their search for a sexual predator with a stun gun – linking the attacker to a spree of five other sexual attacks in and around Forest Park since September 20001, including four recently released incide More...

EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care Events For September

The following are free September 2013 events at EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care for publication, calendar listings and media interview opportunities. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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Restaurant of the Week

15 Years of Fun at McCann’s Pub & Grill

McCann’s Pub & Grill is the place to go for good food, perfectly poured pints, cocktails, Monday night football and more! More...

Editorials

Honoring 9/11 One Community At A Time

Today marks the 12th anniversary of the worst act of terror on American soil.  Almost everyone who lived through the event can remember where they were on Sept. 11, 2001.  More...

Letters to the Editor

To Forget Is To Give Up  To The Editor:  Why are certain events of our national history remembered, honored, grieved or become occasions for celebration? More...

Star Journal

Fireworks And Criminal Mischief In September 1905

The Greater Astoria Historical Society presents pages from the Long Island Star Journal.  Welcome to September 1905!  More...

Constantinides Gets The Win

De Blasio Leads Dems For Mayor Riding a huge wave of support, Bill de Blasio defeated four other candidates in yesterday’s elections to become the Democratic Party’s candidate for mayor of the City of New York in the fall general electio More...

110th Precinct Observes 9/11 Anniversary

An anniversary ceremony was held this morning outside the 110th Precinct in Elmhurst commemorating the victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack and honoring the memory of the officers who died as a result of the attack. More...

Wanted!

Police this week are continuing their search for the man wanted for shooting a cops in Astoria on August 22.  Cops plastered “Wanted” posters featuring a color photo of suspect Gary Sarback, 62, a predicate felon with a 44-year history of c More...

Where There’s Smoke!

Fire officials last week provided a reason why Dutch Kills was so smoky on August 21.  The heavy, black smoke that covered most of the Long Island City community was caused by water used by the owners of a lot at 30-27 Greenpoint Avenue to More...

DMV: No Faking New License

Motorists who renew their driver’s license had better think twice now, before lying to cops and law enforcement officials.   More...

NYPD Officials Offer Crime Prevention Tips

Police officials are urging borough residents and business owners to stay alert – and take measures to prevent becoming a crime victim.  “Don’t become a target for thieves and other criminals,” police officials said. ”Criminals walk ar More...

Blaze Hits Middle Village

A massive five-alarm fire destroyed several row houses along 68th Avenue in Middle Village. The fire started at around 8 p.m. on September 9 and involved 200 firefighters, 11 of whom suffered minor injuries. More...

Political Page

Maloney Urges Caution On Syria

As President Obama deals with the sticky problem of whether or not to take action against the Syrian government for allegedly using poison gas against its own people and reportedly killing many, Congressmember Carolyn Maloney (D–Queens/Manhatta More...

Seniors

Social Security: Questions And Answers

General Question: I need proof of my Social Security income. Can I get verification online?  More...

How To Get Paid For Being A Family Caregiver

Dear Savvy Senior,  I have been taking care of my elderly mother for nearly three years and it’s taking a huge toll on my finances. Are there any resources you know about that can help family caregivers get paid? More...

Features

There’s A Party Coming To LIC

A party in the form of a brand, spanking new Food Bazaar Supermarket, soon to open its doors at 43rd Street and Northern Boulevard –  at the former home of a Pathmark Super Center that closed its doors in August 2012. More...

Vallone, Principal Cut Ribbon On LICHS Renovated Field

On September 3, Councilmember Peter F. Vallone Jr. attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the renovated athletic field at Long Island City H.S. Vallone was joined at the rededication ceremony by Long Island City H.S. Principal Vivian P. More...

Thompson, Squadron, Katz Join Peralta’s Gifting Event

Former City Comptroller Bill Thompson, state Senator Daniel Squadron, Assemblymember Michael DenDekker and former Councilmember Melinda Katz joined state Senator Jose Peralta in giving out free book bags and school supplies in Corona on August 31. More...

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