October 16, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Hatzipolihronis Of Whitestone Missing

The NYPD is seeking the public's assistance with the whereabouts of Hatzipolihronis, Maria who went missing from the confines of the 109th Precinct. More...

Refrain From Rinsing Raw Poultry

Cooking is part necessity, but it’s also partly cultural. The way we cook says a lot about the societies we live in and the traditions that influence our families. More...

Public Hearing On Co-Location At Van Buren H.S.

A joint public hearing regarding the proposed opening and co-location of a new high school with Martin Van Buren H.S. beginning in 2014-2015 has been scheduled for 6:00 p.m. More...

Cirabisi Comes To CB 1

At October’s Community Board 1 cabinet meeting, held as usual at Kaufman Astoria Studios, the 114th Police Precinct commander and representatives from Con Edison, the Taxi & Limousine Commission and the Mayor’s Community Affairs Unit were among t More...

Parents Blast DOE On Bryant Trailer Mold

Outranged parents of students attending classes in a trailer outside William Cullen Bryant High School last week charged Department of Education (DOE) officials with trying to cover up a mold problem by cleaning out the dangerous growth in the days b More...

Scaring Up Queens’ Scariest Spectors

Halloween haunts lay hidden throughout Queens, in places where scary specters rise to welcome the fearful and those who believe in things that go, “bump” in the night. More...

Drunk Driver Kills Boy, 2

A drunken, 35-year-old Queens motorist remains jailed this week after he struck and killed a 2-year-old boy who was walking with his mother in Jackson Heights on Friday night.  Cops said Gilbert Echeverria slammed his 2011 Acura MDK into Ja More...

Parents Blast DOE Over Bryant Trailer Mold

Outranged parents of students attending classes in a trailer outside William Cullen Bryant High School last week charged Department of Education (DOE) officials with trying to cover up a mold problem by cleaning out the dangerous growth in the days b More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Dates & times are subject to change. Recurring More...

Restaurant of the Week

NEW METRO

As you celebrate “Steinway Days” or any day for that matter, you ought to include a visit to Metro Coffee Shop on Steinway Street. More...

Gazette Review Reprint

Gazette Restaurant of the Week  April 3, 2013

“Welcome to Moe’s” is exactly what you’ll hear when you walk in the front door of Queens’ first Moe’s Southwest Grill. The friendliness of the staff doesn’t stop after their initial welcome. More...

Features

North Shore-LIJ And EmblemHealth Sign Agreement To Offer More Integrated Health Care To 170,000 Members

Performance-based incentives for quality of care and efficiency will benefit EmblemHealth members in an agreement announced today between North Shore-LIJ Health System http://www.northshorelij.com/hospitals/home and EmblemHealth  The three-year More...

Key Food Opens In Ozone Park

On October 11, state Senators Joseph Addabbo Jr. and Malcolm Smith, Assemblymembers Mike Miller and David Weprin and Councilmember Leroy Comrie attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony at Key Food Fresh & Natural Grand Opening at 102-02 101st Ave. More...

Hometown Hall Of Famer Lombardi Honored At SFP

Local Allstate Agent Kevin Spann of Middle Village joined Allstate and the Pro Football Hall of Fame, to honor the late Vince Lombardi as a Hometown Hall of Famer, at St. Francis Preparatory H.S. on October 2. More...

Citywide Search Continues For Missing Queens Teen

Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly made an urgent plea to the public on October 11, asking for help in the NYPDs search for an autistic teenager who has been missing since October 4. More...

Woman Attacked On LIC Street

An early morning attack occoured between 3 and 6 am on 34th Avenue between 43rd and 44th Streets in Long Island City. According to reports an unidentified female victim was confronted by a male suspect who allegedly attacked her. More...

Throgs Neck Bridge Weekend Closure: October 18 - 21

One Queens-bound lane at the Throgs Neck Bridge will be closed from the toll plaza across bridge beginning 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27 through 5 a.m. Monday, Sept. 30 for binder and asphalt replacement work. More...

Crowley Arrested At Immigration Reform Rally

Congressmember Joseph Crowley was among seven other lawmakers, all Democrats, arrested on October 8 outside the Capitol building where they were among a huge crowd calling on Congress to address comprehensive immigration reform. More...

Queens Taliban Backers Busted

Police arrested two Queens men on October 9 who said they “hate Americans” and admired Bin Laden after investigators learned they were stockpiling equipment they planned to send to the Taliban, court papers state.   More...

Traffic Headaches Loom For Queensborough Bridge Motorists

Local arteries leading to the Queensborough Bridge were backed up last weekend as crews began a series of repairs on the span.  City Department of Transportation (DOT) crews started installing two, 26-foot-long, 1.5 ton custom replacement b More...

Baby Hope Raped, Smothered In Astoria

The truth is out. More...

Political Page

Lhota Blasts De Blasio On Crime Stance

Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota really has only one major issue—Stop, Question and Frisk—that he can use against his Democratic rival, Bill de Blasio, but it’s doubtful he has enough time to catch up to de Blasio in the 25 da More...

Seniors

Savvy Senior:

How To Find Affordable Cremation Services

Dear Savvy Senior,  Can you offer any tips for finding low-cost cremation services? I don’t want to stick my kids with a big funeral bill after I die. Still Alive   Dear Alive,   More...

Health Care

Social Security Column:

Share A Social Security Tip With Your Wise Elders

While the baby boom era is behind us, the effects will live on. The number of people reaching the autumn season of life is higher than ever. More...

Editorials

End The Shutdown Now

The shutdown of the government began on October 1 because the House and the Senate could not agree on a bill to fund the government.  Since then, many federal agencies have had to shut their doors and send their employees home, from departments More...

Letters to the Editor

To Justice Scalia   A copy of this letter was received at the Queens Gazette.  To Justice Scalia from Elmhurst:  More...

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