November 27, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Cops Nab Six Vandals For Tagging Whitewashed 5Pointz

Queens police officials are sending out a message to anyone who plans to write anything on the 5Pointz building: do it and you will be arrested. Cops backed up their warning last week when they arrested three people who wrote farewells on the ne More...

Con Edison Ready For Rain And Winds

Urges Customers To Put Safety First

Con Edison crews are preparing to respond to any outages that may occur due to the severe rain and windstorms expected to hit New York City and Westchester County tonight and Wednesday. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

Astoria Bowl

Bowling, Lounge, Good Food, and Family Fun

Bowling is the largest participation sport in the United States. It’s also the great “equalizer,” as it is enjoyed by people of all ages, genders, and social strata. More...

Seniors

Check In With Social Security Before Traveling Outside The United States

Mark Twain once advised people to “Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” More...

Features

Motorists Rile Over Angle Tickets

Motorists who park on 31st Street between 20th and 21st Avenues are calling on city transportation officials to stop issuing tickets to vehicles that are parallel parked in a zone reserved for angle parking – simply because workers haven’t repainted More...

Google Nexus Tablets Now Available At Queens Library

As of November 20, library customers have been able to borrow Google Nexus Tablets using their library cards. You can simply go to the library, and check one out like you would a book. It is free, of course.  More...

Warning: Infants, Toddlers, Seniors Feel Frigid Temps

This week’s blustery chill marked the first appearance of Old Man Winter, with temperatures dipping well below the freezing mark. More...

Sports

LAGCC Women’s Basketball Team To Feed Homeless

The LaGuardia Community College women’s basketball team will trade in their basketballs for aprons and serving utensils when they volunteer to feed the homeless at a Manhattan shelter on Thanksgiving Day. More...

Vallone ‘Breaks The Ice’

On November 19, Councilmember Peter F. Vallone Jr. wrote a letter proposing an ice skating rink at Astoria Park. More...

Feast Of Thanksgiving And Festival Of Lights Converge

Sweet potatoes and potato pancakes converge this week, when Thanksgiving and Chanukah both fall on the same day, November 28. Chanukah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, will continue for eight days as Jews throughout the world gather to celebrate More...

Jackson Heights-Corona BID Announces Great Support

The new Jackson Heights-Corona Business Improvement District is building overwhelming community support for their effort to create a cleaner and safer community. More...

Political Page

A Welcome Home For Belle Harbor Homeowners

A pair of Queens lawmakers from the Rockaways—Assemblymember Phillip Goldfeder, a Democrat, and Councilmember Eric Ulrich, a Republican—perhaps blessed by the holiday season magic, worked out a bi-partisan deal that will allow a dozen Bel More...

Officials Congratulate Paul Vallone At Clinton Dems Club

The Clinton Democratic Club held its monthly meeting on November 20 at the law offices of Vallone & Vallone. More...

Editorials

Freedom, The Greatest American Blessing

Tomorrow is celebrated throughout the United States as a day for reflecting on the many things for which we have reason to be thankful. Among them, the fact that we live in a country where we are free to think and believe as we choose.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Still Missing JFK  To The Editor:  Few of us alive on Nov. 22, 1963 could conceive that 50 years would have passed since the murder of a president loved by many. That perhaps is the difference in every president since John F. More...

Reform Must Preserve The Affordable Mortgage

Despite all the progress that has been made in recovering from the Great Recession, a serious home lending hangover is causing some severe headaches in communities like Queens.  More...

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