February 26, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Lawmakers Call For ‘Vision’ On Deadly Western Queens Streets

Local lawmakers and traffic safety advocates are calling on members of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s “Vision Zero” Task Force to include several deadly western Queens intersections in their roadmap for safer streets.State Senator Michael Gianaris, Councilme More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

JAX INN DINER

Everyone is happy to be at the Jax Inn Diner on Northern Boulevard in Jackson Heights. More...

Editorials

Long Live The NYS Pavilion

On a recent walking tour in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, Queens Borough President Melinda Katz declared that the New York State Pavilion will be saved and should never be torn down. More...

Letters to the Editor

Library Board Statement  To The Editor:  More...

It’s In Queens! (February 27 to March 5)

Queens is the perfect place to discover Mumblecore this week. It’s also the right borough to learn about electroluminescence, Latin dancing, extreme environments and scientific research at Princeton University. More...

Announce Recommendations For Pedestrian Safety

Mayor Bill de Blasio last week launched his “Vision Zero” traffic safety plan, an initiative that will bring major changes in rules of the road for motorists and pedestrians throughout the city. More...

112th Pct. Cops Make Quick Arrest Of Robbery Suspect

Police in Forest Hills hit the ground running last week in search of a suspect who pulled off two violent robberies on February 19, near the Austin Street commercial strip. More...

Bridge Project Snarls Traffic

A new traffic pattern went into effect at the Queens approach roadway to the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge on February 20 as part of the $109 million reconstruction and rehabilitation project.  More...

Political Page

‘Vision Zero’ Plan Includes Gianaris’ Proposed Bill

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s far reaching “Vision Zero” plan, which aims to prevent traffic fatalities by firming up enforcement of speeding and failure to yield, also brought a promise “to work with state leaders” to prevent More...

Book Review

History Of Kew Gardens Told In New Book

Carl Ballenas, with the Aquinas Honor Society of the Immaculate Conception School present their latest contribution to the preservation of Queens history.  More...

Features

Transit Cops Hunt Subway Assault Suspects

City Transit Police officials last week released surveillance photos (see photo) of two suspects sought in connection with the brutal beating of a straphanger on Christmas Eve.  Cops said the suspects, a man and a woman, accosted the 51-yea More...

110th PCC, Dromm Present Cop Of The Month Award

Councilmember Daniel Dromm helped the 110th Precinct Community Council present its Cop of the Month award to Detective Squad Police Officer Gerard Wrenn at the council’s February 17 meeting held at Flanders Field VFW Post 150 in Corona. (L. More...

Cops Urge Queens Residents To Sign Up For iPod Etching

Police officials are urging Queens residents to participate in the NYPD iPod Etching Program that assists cops in their war on thieves who snatch electronic gadgets from borough residents.Under the “IDs for iPods” program, cops at local precincts and More...

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