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It's In Queens (December 12 Through December 18)

It’s In Queens! (Dec. 12 to Dec. 18) ’Tis the season to be jolly…and enjoy countless holiday concerts by local orchestras. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

TIERRAS COLOMBIANAS

For the rich, diverse cuisine of Colombia, visit Tierras Colombianas on Broadway in Astoria. If you’ve never been exposed to this flavorful cuisine, the helpful staff and bilingual menu will recommend the right dish for you. More...

Seniors

How To Get Cheap Or Free Internet Access At Home

Dear Savvy Senior,  Can you help me find a cheap Internet service for my house? I’m retired and live on a fixed income, and the Internet service I use now is too expensive.  Financially Squeezed  Dear Squeezed,  More...

Editorials

All In Our Own Backyard

As we all know, the holidays should bring cheer not drudgery; yet every year we face the annual quandary of what and where to find presents for our loved ones.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Previous Astoria Rink  To The Editor:  More...

Star Journal

Holidays Get Underway During The Roaring Twenties

The Greater Astoria Historical Society presents pages from the Long Island Star Journal.  Welcome to December 1922!  More...

Queens Baby Doc Killed By Car

Doctors and staffers at New York Hospital of Queens are mourning the death of a well-liked pediatrician who was struck by a car and killed on Monday evening.   More...

Holidays And Memories Of Our Woodhaven

Well, here we are in December, 2013. More...

CB2 Discusses Hunters Point

An issue from the past, a Board of Standards and Appeals application having to do with a large building project in Hunters Point, took up a lot of time at the Community Board 2 meeting for December, especially because several board members remembered More...

Feds Charge City Cop In Astoria Restaurant Extortion

A city cop remained behind bars this week, facing charges contained in a three-count federal indictment that states he and two reputed Albanian gangsters extorted “protection” payments from the owner of an Albanian restaurant in Astoria, federal auth More...

Political Page

Appoints Two Top Staffers

Getting ready to move into Borough Hall in Kew Gardens after January 1 and settle in as the new occupant for the next four years, Queens Borough President-Elect Melinda Katz last week announced the appointments of her two top aides.  Named were More...

Stavisky, Dromm Remember Typhoon Victims At Vigil

State Senator Toby Ann Stavisky (DCentral Queens) and Councilmember Daniel Dromm (D-Jackson Heights, Elmhurst) joined members from the National Alliance for Filipino Concerns (NAFCON) at St. More...

Liu Thanks Gazette

City Comptroller John C. Liu paid a visit to the Queens Gazette on December 5 to express his gratitude for the paper’s years of coverage of his office.  More...

Features

Viewpoint: The Unique Leader Of The Transfiguration Church Of Mattituck

             “I wanted to give back to the church community that supported me when I needed a family. More...

Marshall Dedicates The Forum At Borough Hall

Queens Borough President Helen Marshall (next to plaque) presided over dedication of “The Forum at Borough Hall”, on December 9. More...

Greece’s Living Heritage: Marseilles 2013

           “Greek civilization is alive; it moves in every breath of mind..." - Will Durant, historian and philosopher. More...

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