February 19, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Call For New, Improved Enforcement On Roosevelt Avenue

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton is redesigning operation of th4 NYPDs highly successful “Operation Impact” program to provide more guidance to rookie officers – and to ensure that the program falls in line with newly established NYPD “Stop and Frisk More...

Farrington’s Station, Serving College Point For 146 Years

A Mustang owner getting gas at a College Point service station would be fascinated to know that the business has been catering to mustangs since 1868. Well, to those that traveled on four legs that is. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

Napoli Pizza and Pasta

Dining at Napoli Pizza and Pasta is like eating at mom’s house, that is, if mom is an extraordinary Italian cook! More...

Editorials

Winter’s Radiant Lining

Do not let the recent days of sub-zero wind chills and below freezing temperatures get you down. Queens has lots of activities to offer those who might be suffering from cabin fever. More...

Letters to the Editor

Investigate Insurers On January 24, Congressmember Joseph Crowley called on the New York state Department of Financial Services (DFS) to investigate reports of insurers using Rikers Island crime statistics to raise premiums for auto, homeowners and More...

RFK Bridge Ramp To Close Overnight Intermittently For Two Weeks Starting Feb. 24

There will be multiple, intermittent closures of the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge ramp leading from Manhattan to Queens nightly between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. More...

It’s In Queens! (February 20 to February 26)

What season is it anyway? Queens hosts a camp fair and various performances (dance, film, theater) inspired by civil rights efforts during Freedom Summer 1964. More...

Goldfeder Awards Station Liquors As Small Business Of The Month

Assemblymember Phil Goldfeder honored Tom Hughes and family of Station Liquors, a longtime Rockaway family business, with an official New York State Assembly Proclamation as February's Small Business of the Month. More...

Political Page

Changes For Meals-on-Wheels; Plans For New Power

Amid criticism that the city Meals-on- Wheels program has degenerated into a one-dish-fits-all menu, Councilmember Paul Vallone feels there should be more choice for the city’s seniors who are served by the program. More...

Seniors

2014 Tax Season Filing Requirements For Seniors

Dear Savvy Senior,What are the IRS income tax filing requirements for seniors this tax season? My income dropped way down when I retired last year, so I’m wondering if I need to even file a tax return this year.Recently RetiredDear Recently, More...

Features

Maspeth Basketball Teams End Season Undefeated

Maspeth H.S. announced both their Girls and Boys Varsity Basketball teams completed their inaugural seasons with undefeated records – the girls team finished 6-0 and the boys team finished 8-0. More...

Slain Guardsman’s Mom Wants Detective Fired

The mother of a National Guardsman who was shot and killed in 2012 by an NYPD detective during a traffic stop on the Grand Central Parkway is calling on police officials to fire the officer.The family of Noel Polanco, 22, was paid $2 million in settl More...

2014 Sochi Olympics Opening Ceremony: Remembrance Of Greek And Byzantine Heritage

The Olympics tries to follow the Ancient Greek philosophy that the success of democracy depends on the moral character its citizens. More...

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