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Leads Running Out In Search For Oquendo

More than 750 hours have gone by since Avonte Oquendo ran past a security guard at the Riverview School at 1-50 51st Ave. in Long Island City, through an unlocked side door at the school and vanished into the October afternoon – gone without a trace. More...

Two Female Officers Honored At 108h Precinct Meeting

In October, for the first time within memory, two female police officers were named Cops of the Month at a meeting of the 108th Police Precinct Community Council.  The crime report from Commander Captain Brian Hennessy revealed that the crime ra More...

Christ The King High School Celebrates Red Ribbon Week

In honor of Red Ribbon Week, the Prevention Leadership Club (PDHP) at CK celebrated by creating awareness posters, handing out awareness Red Ribbons during lunch periods, and going into various classes to discuss the dangers of drug use with their pe More...

Precinct Firebomb Suspect Held For Psych Testing

Police last week arrested a 26-year-old Flushing man who tossed a firebomb into the 109th Precinct stationhouse and trashed a patrol car parked outside the precinct.  Cops working inside the Union Street stationhouse were startled at about More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

Pasta Del Giorno

a s we entered the cozy, friendly environs of Pasta del Giorno, a festive, Friday night was well underway with nearly every table full of happy diners enjoying scrumptious Italian cuisine, fine wine, and exceptionally good service. More...

Seniors

Reassessment Time For Medicare Part D Beneficiaries

Dear Savvy Senior, I have been enrolled in the same Medicare prescription drug plan for three years now, but my pharmacist told me I should look for a new plan during the open enrollment period that would fit my needs a little better. More...

Editorials

Honor Veterans, Preserve Democracy

Next Monday, November 11, marks the 95th anniversary of the day the guns fell silent, ending what was then called “The War to End All Wars”. More...

Letters to the Editor

Meng Letter To PANYNJ  A copy of this letter was received at the Queens Gazette. Oct. More...

Sports

Stickball Post Season Begins

Now the second season begins.  The teams that have made their final  push come out in the playoff bracket.  They have gotten their squads  together for the big show.  Every game counts for or against the teams  playing i More...

Easy Victory For Katz

Melinda Katz won an easy victory in yesterday’s election to become the next Queens borough president, thanks to a heavy turnout of Democratic Party voters. More...

Queens Museum Celebrates New Expansion

On October 30, Mayor Michael Bloomberg joined Queens Museum Executive Director Tom Finkelpearl, former Queens Borough President Claire Shulman and current Queens Borough President Helen Marshall, elected officials, board members and museum supporters More...

Kennedy's Murder Examined At GAHS

The Greater Astoria Historical Society held a special event in honor of the 50th Anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination. More...

Con Edison Customer Seeing Sunny Savings After Sandy

Big Geyser, a Con Edison customer in Maspeth, Queens, was about to install an energy-saving white roof and solar panels on its warehouse building when Hurricane Sandy struck.   More...

Addabbo Honored As Man Of The Year By Italian Charities Of America

State Senator Joe Addabbo was recently honored by the Italian Charities of America as their Man of the Year at its October 20 luncheon at Roma View restaurant in Howard Beach. More...

Political Page

COLA Increase Coming In ‘14

CROWLEY APPLAUDS S.S. More...

Dromm Honors Life Of Civil Rights Leader Bayard Rustin

On October 30, to celebrate LGBT History Month and the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, Councilmember Daniel Dromm (D-Jackson Heights, Elmhurst) presented a City Council proclamation posthumously honoring the life of openly gay Civil Righ More...

Health Care

Hit A Home Run With Social Security

Baseball fans across the nation (and around the world) have just enjoyed the 109th World Series. Many fans are already looking forward to spring training, followed by cheering crowds filling giant stadiums as the new season gets under way.  More...

Vallone To Host Clinical Mammograms

Early detection of breast cancer can save lives! NO-COST DIGITAL MAMMOGRAMS AND CLINICAL BREAST EXAMS Look for the Care Clinic at: Office of Councilmember Peter F. More...

Features

J.D. Power Recognizes TD Bank

TD Bank Ranks Highest In Small Business Customer Satisfaction In Northeast

TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, is the Northeast’s highest ranked bank in small business customer satisfaction according to the 2013 J.D. Power Small Business Banking Satisfaction StudySM.  More...

Addabbo To Hold Holiday Canned Food Drive

State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo Jr., is calling for all his constituents to donate to a canned food drive at all three of his district offices, from now until November 22. More...

Van Bramer Marches With 600 In LIC Halloween Parade

On October 31, Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer marched with more than 600 local parents and children in Long Island City’s “Halloween Trick-Or-Treat” march. More...

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