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It’s In Queens! (Dec. 5 to Dec. 11)

Holiday season magic is in the air. So are classic concerts, Irish ballads, the Marimba, doo woop and the Boston Pops. More...

Briarwood Community Association Donates To Library

On November 14, Queens Library at Briarwood formally recognized and thanked the Briarwood Community Association for its generous gift of $4,250 to the library.  The funds were used to purchase two public-use laptop computers, new books and DVDs More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

La Vigna Italian Restaurant

Plan your holiday event at La Vigna Italian Restaurant where top notch, Italian cuisine and a warm, inviting dining room go well with your budget. More...

Seniors

How To Create A Living Will

Dear Savvy Senior,  Can you recommend some good resources that can help seniors create a living will?  Getting Old  Dear Getting,  More...

Features

Test Your Knowledge Of Holiday Trivia

Each year at this time, the Gazette gathers little known facts and trivia for readers who want to test their knowledge of the holiday season.  We hope you take a few moments to spice up the season by testing the skills of friends and family More...

Avoid Pitfalls Of Holiday Shopping

The New York City Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) is urging shoppers to take proper precautions to avoid becoming a victim of scammers and unethical merchants who prey on the public during the holiday shopping season.  DCA officials ha More...

Council Mulls Lower ‘One Way’ Speed Limits

The City Council is moving quickly on a plan that would make city motorists slow down.  A council spokesperson last week said members are hoping to pass a bill that would lower the speed limit in much of the city to 25 mph from the current More...

A Day For Giving Thanks

For the 24th consecutive year the Greek American Homeowners Association (GAHOA) provided a full Thanksgiving Day dinner to the Western Queens community consisting of individuals and families in need. More...

Kaufman Cuts Ribbon On New Backlot

A special ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on December 3 to celebrate the opening of the new backlot at Kaufman Astoria Studios. More...

Goldfeder Welcomes Veterans At P.S. 232

Assemblymember Phil Goldfeder welcomed veterans from the community at "Take a Vet to School Day" hosted Principal Lisa Josephson at P.S. 232 in Lindenwood. More...

Killer Boyfriend Charged In Elmhurst Slay

Queens cops last week arrested an Elmhurst man who shot his girlfriend to death in their apartment while her five-year-old son was hiding in another room. Authorities say that Ronaldo Perea, 35, allegedly came home drunk to the apartment he shar More...

Political Page

Vallone: ‘Drop Koch Name From Queensboro Bridge’

In a surprise move, Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. has introduced legislation to restore the Ed Koch-Queensboro Bridge back to its original name—the Queensboro Bridge, he announced. More...

Jackson Heights, Elmhurst Oppose ‘Roar Of Airplanes’

About 150 residents spoke about the increase of noisy airplanes plaguing Jackson Heights and Elmhurst at the event hosted by Councilmember Daniel Dromm (D-Jackson Heights, Elmhurst) on November 25.  More...

Editorials

Remembering Pearl Harbor

This December 7 will mark the 72nd anniversary of the “date which will live in infamy”, the day that America’s naval base was attacked by the Japanese at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii.  The early Sunday morning air raid came without w More...

Letters to the Editor

Justice, Crime, Scandal  To The Editor:  More...

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