October 30, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Jamaica Station Celebrates Centennial Anniversary

Queens Borough President Helen Marshall addressed an audience on October 23 inside the Long Island Rail Road’s Jamaica Station during a ceremony marking its 100th anniversary. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

Rèst-âü-Ránt

Get off the beaten path and treat yourself to a singular dining, drinking, and socializing experience at Rèst-âü-Ránt, also known as RAR Bar. Those “in the know” have been coming to Rèst-âü- Ránt since it opened six years ago. More...

Book Review

Tolstoy’s 'Anna' Comes To Rego Park

“Anna K. was not the only pale woman in black shearling to glide along 108th Street in Rego Park, but she was the most striking.” More...

Editorials

Exercise Your Rights – Vote

Since the Gazette’s inception, we have urged all registered voters to make their way to the polls for almost every election. This year is no exception. See our endorsements in this issue and coverage of the various races and candidates.  More...

Proposition 6

At the very end of the ballot on Election Day next Tuesday, voters will find a proposed amendment to the state Constitution which asks:  “Should the age of retirement for state judges be increased from 70 to 80 years of age?”  T More...

Letters to the Editor

Meng: Resist Extremists  To The Editor:  It is long overdue, but the federal government is open and the debt ceiling is raised. More...

Sports

SJP Red Storm Varsity Vollyball Has Perfect Season

St. John’s Prep Girls Varsity Volleyball Team, last week defeated Nazareth H.S. to complete a perfect 16-0 season.  St. More...

Governor Cuomo Endorses Constantinides

Costa Constantinides, Democratic Nominee for City Council’s 22nd District, More...

Simotas Installs Arts Council Board Of Trustees

On October 22 in Astoria, Assemblymember Aravella Simotas of the 36th District installed the fiscal year 2013-2014 Queens Council on the Arts (QCA) board of trustees. More...

Braunstein Presents Citation To Pearl Webster On Her 100th Birthday

On October 26, Assemblymember Edward C. Braunstein presented a State Assembly Citation of Merit to Little Neck Nursing Home resident Pearl Webster. Ms. Webster was born in Barbados in 1913 and emigrated to the United States with her husband. More...

Political Page

City Council Seats On Ballot

In next Tuesday’s contest for City Council seats, seven Democrats and one Republican will face challenges for their seats; three Democrats up for re-election face no opposition and are assured reelection; and four are races involving newcomers More...

Seek Judge Positions

Three state Supreme Court justices and three Civil Court judges will be on the ballot on Tuesday for election.  Five candidates are competing for the three Supreme Court seats. Voters must vote for three. More...

Election Finale Set For Next Tuesday

Voters will go to the polls next Tuesday to elect the next mayor of the City of New York, the remainder of the citywide ticket, a new Queens borough president, the borough’s City Council delegation and a slate of new judges. More...

Features

Kelly Visits Search For Missing Teen

An NYPD School Safety van rolled own 51st Avenue in Long Island City on Sunday afternoon, the driver pausing briefly to catch a glance at a crowd of more than 150 people who turned out for a rally to support the search for missing teenager Avonte Oqu More...

First Ever Korean Restaurant Week Begins In Flushing

State Senator Toby Ann Stavisky, Assemblymember Ron Kim and Councilmember Peter Koo kicked off Flushing’s first Korean Restaurant Week by sampling Korean fare at Shinjung Galbi. More...

Slasher Fan Busted In Mets Threats

A scary baseball fan was busted at his West Haven, Conn. home last week after he allegedly tweeted threats to blow up CitiField, threatened Mets players and plotted to “skin alive” Mets manager Terry Collins.   More...

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