January 22, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

High School Students Design Mock Database For Museum

With the aim of making their education more relevant, a teacher at the Grover Cleveland H.S. Academy of Information Technology has come up with the ultimate challenge for his students. More...

Hunt Astoria Gay Bash Suspects

Detectives at the NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force are seeking help from the public to identify and locate a group of suspects sought in connection with an assault on two patrons at an Astoria diner.Cops this week released surveillance photos of some of t More...

It’s In Queens! (Jan. 23 to Jan. 29)

Elvis impersonators, African drummers, hip-hop sensation J. Cole, piano virtuosos, classical quartets and roots musicians are coming to Queens. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

Off The Hook

"Off the Hook" is Astoria's newest Raw Bar and Seafood restaurant, opened just six months ago. Off the Hook is slightly off the beaten path but definitely on my radar and you should put it on yours too.  More...

Seniors

How To Choose A Continuing-Care Retirement Community

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you give me some tips on picking a good full-service retirement community that offers all levels of housing, from independent apartment-style to nursing home care? More...

Health Care

Be Of Service This Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 20 is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. On this day, we celebrate the birthday of the civil rights leader and nonviolent activist. To many people, the holiday is more than an observance of an American hero. More...

Knowing Your Family History Is Good For Your Health

A number of celebrities have graced recent headlines by making some drastic decisions about their health, and in turn, raising awareness for the importance of knowing one's family medical history.  More...

Easy Ways To Eat Like An Athlete

It is common to pair an exercise routine with a plan to cut calories and improve eating habits. More...

Tragic End

Body parts found along the shore of the East River in College Point have been matched by DNA to Avonte Oquendo, the teen who went missing more than three months ago, according to the city’s chief medical examiner.  More...

Schechter School Wins First Place In Science Competition

Seventh grade students at Solomon Schechter School of Queens (SSSQ) won first place in the Virtual Science Competition, a program sponsored by the Israel Center for Excellence through Education (E2K). More...

New Lessons For An Aging Geologist

When I was a young geology student, I learned the basics of petroleum production as they were then understood. Deep layers of sedimentary rocks, including shale, were the “source rocks” for hydrocarbons. More...

McResolution!

Assemblymember Ron Kim brings together elected officials and community service organization to address the rising tensions between a Flushing McDonald's and the group of senior citizens that occupy it daily More...

Rudy's Bakery And Cafe To Hold Dessert Tasting

On February 7 at Rudy's Cafe pastry chef Cristina Nastasi will have her fifth dessert tasting More...

Political Page

Queens Led Traffic Deaths Last Year

While Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration works furiously to develop an action plan to deal with spiraling traffic deaths, in the city which only a week ago the mayor had targeted with his “Vision Zero” strategy, the tragic fatali More...

KATZ WORKING WEEKEND:

On the first weekend following her swearing-in, Queens Borough President Melinda Katz visited several events around the borough. More...

Photo

The Queens Jewish Community Council (QJCC) held their annual legislative breakfast at Young Israel of Kew Gardens Hills. Seated in front are (l. More...

Editorials

Queens’ World-Class Health Care

At the turn of the last century, 1900, the average person could expect to live to about 45 years of age. Back then, infectious diseases regularly raced unchecked by any means save quarantine through the population. More...

Letters to the Editor

Roosevelt Ave. Crime  A copy of this letter was received at the Queens Gazette. January 14, 2014 William J. Bratton Commissioner New York City Police Department One Police Plaza New York, N.Y. More...

Features

Cops Hunt Steinway Street Burglar

Police officials last week released a surveillance photo (see photo) of a man wanted in connection with a break-in/robbery at a Steinway Street restaurant.  Cops said the suspect used the main entrance to break into the Riko Peruvian Cuisin More...

Youngsters Scout 114th Police Precinct

Police officials at the 114th Police Precinct last week welcomed members of local Boy Scout Pack 90 to the Astoria Boulevard stationhouse, where the youngsters were given a tour of holding cells and an NYPD van – along with instructions on what they More...

Melrose Ballroom Joins LIC Culture Stage

The stage is set at the Melrose Ballroom for some of the best entertainment this side of Manhattan.  Owners last month opened the doors to the entertainment complex at 36-08 33rd Street in Long Island City, for a series of premiere events l More...

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