March 12, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Judge Refuses Trial Delay For Queens Pols

A federal court judge has refused to delay the June 2 corruption trial of embattled state Sen. Malcom Smith, former City Councilmember Dan Halloran and Queens GOP Vice Chairman Vince Tabone. More...

It's In Queens! (March 13 to March 19)

It’s an intellectual upcoming week in Queens with changes to learn about genocide, Kitty Genovese, Nazis and Quakers. More...

Victim’s Family To Sue City For $10M In Astoria Beat-Death

A man convicted of beating his girlfriend to death in their Astoria apartment sent a bizarre note to the victim following his arrest in June 2012, saying the murder might have been prevented if police had responded to a 911 call the victim is alleged More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

DEE’S

Dee’s is a wonderful place to celebrate the coming of spring. More...

Seniors

When ‘Storms’ Hit, Social Security Has You Covered

You’ve probably noticed the unusually cold and stormy weather we’ve been experiencing this year. That makes it more appropriate than ever to recognize National Umbrella Month this March.  More...

How To Tell If You Have Prediabetes

Dear Savvy Senior, My 62-year-old sister was recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and was surprised when the doctor told her that she’s probably had it for many years. More...

Editorials

Happy St. Patrick’s Day To All

This Monday is a significant holiday for New York City and the nation. On St. Patrick’s Day everyone is Irish. More...

Letters to the Editor

Put Putin In His Place  To The Editor:  History has the power to educate if one is willing to learn. Hitler increased the size of Germany by the Anschluss with Austria in August, 1938. More...

Christ The King Honored By Bishop DiMarzio

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio honored Christ the King High School at a special ceremony in recognition of its efforts as the leading Catholic high school in the Brooklyn/Queens Diocese for blood donations.   More...

Brute Faces Life In Prison For Astoria ‘Slay Tape’ Murder

In the end, it was Danielle Thomas who provided a Queens jury with indisputable evidence that led to the conviction of her killer.It took a jury in Queens Criminal Court less than a full day of deliberations to determine that law school grad Jason Bo More...

Cops Catch Astoria Child Predator

NYPD officers arrested Houshang Hakimi, a homeless man who allegedly tried to abduct a 12-year-old Astoria girl last week. More...

Political Page

Astorino Joins Race Vs Cuomo

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, who last week announced his candidacy for the Republican Party’s nomination for governor against Governor Andrew Cuomo in this year’s election, has set a challenging target for himself.  More...

Brown Appoints Nine Assistant District Attorneys

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced on March 7 the appointment of nine law school graduates as assistant district attorneys.  More...

Crowley To Host Pedestrian Safety Town Hall

Congressmember Joe Crowley announced he will host a Pedestrian Safety Town Hall in conjunction with Councilmember Costa Constantinides, state Senator Michael Gianaris and Assemblymember Aravella Simotas and panelists including representatives from th More...

Book Review

WFAN And Its Queens Origins Explored In New Book

WFAN, or “The Fan”, was a pioneer in 24-hour all-sports radio. The station began broadcasting its underdog concept in New York in 1987, thanks to a few men with a shared dream.  More...

Features

Goldfeder Demands DDC Expedite Street Project

Assemblymember Phil Goldfeder recently sent a letter to Acting Commissioner of the Department of Design and Construction (DDC), David A. More...

Van Bramer Highlights Importance of Pre-K Programs

On March 7, City Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer visited one of the pre-kindergarten programs at Sunnyside Community Services. More...

Francis Lewis H.S. ‘Transformed’ Into Robot City

Francis Lewis H.S. More...

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