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Hung Armed Astoria Purse Snatcher

Police in Astoria are seeking help from the public to identify and locate an armed suspect who swiped a woman’s purse and fled with the bag on March 16.Cops said the 36-year-old victim was walking on 38th Street near 30th Avenue at about 1:55 a.m. More...

Elmhurst Hospital Opens Women’s Pavilion

On March 28, New York City Health and Hospital Corporation’s Elmhurst Hospital Center officials and community leaders marked the completion of the hospital’s new 17,370 sq ft, $16.3 million Women’s Pavilion. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

GRAND CAFÉ

The Grand Café is simply put, the go-to spot to see and be seen, for everything from a robust coffee and pastry or crepe, to a warm, pressed panini, or a full entrée, and anything in between. More...

Seniors

In Iditarod And Retirement, Prep Is Key

The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, held each March in Alaska, is one of the harshest, most challenging races known to man (or dog). Mushers embark on a race from Anchorage to Nome that takes between nine and 15 days. More...

Automobile Aids That Can Help Elderly Drivers

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you recommend any products that can help older drivers with their vehicles? More...

Editorials

Celebrating And Honoring The World’s Fair

The 50th anniversary of the 1964-65 and 75th anniversary of the 1939-40 World’s Fairs are upon us and the entire borough is gearing up for months of festive events that will include concerts, special exhibits at the Queens Museum and area histo More...

Letters to the Editor

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MTA Updates On Latest No. 7 Line Shutdowns

On March 27, the latest No. More...

Zac Brown Band To Perform In Forest Hills Stadium

The Grammy-winning country group, Zac Brown Band, will be performing on June 21 at the historic Forest Hills Tennis Stadium. More...

Lawsuit Challenges Use Of Community Name

A so-called turf war between two Long Island City bar owners is much more than a battle over the use of a name, legal experts said.Mixologist Richard Boccato, owner of the Dutch Kills Bar at 27-24 Jackson Avenue, filed a lawsuit in Brooklyn Federal C More...

It’s In Queens! (April 3 to April 9)

French wine mixes with Frogtown this week, and orchids mix with a meditation extravaganza. The Manhattan Transfer comes to town, and a series on contemporary European films kicks off. All this and the opening of baseball season: Let’s Go Mets! More...

Parents Concerned Over Townsend Harris H.S. Special Ed Admissions Criteria

Concerned parents of students at Townsend Harris High School (THHS) are upset over the Department of Education’s (DOE) decision to admit 11 students this fall who do not meet the standard selection process.  More...

Political Page

Catsimatidis Would Like Another World’s Fair In Queens

Former mayoral candidate John Catsimatidis, the supermarket billionaire, said last week he would like to see another World’s Fair in Queens as he offered funds to renovate the crumbling New York State Pavilion in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.&n More...

Honoring Greek Independence At City Hall

Councilmembers Costa Constantinides, Paul Vallone and Vincent Gentile, with the support of City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, celebrated the 193rd anniversary of Greek Independence. More...

Book Review

Subway Book Examines The Routes Not Taken

Robert A. Van Wyck, mayor of the greater city of New York, broke ground for the first subway line by City Hall on Mar. 24, 1900. It took four years, seven months, and 3 days to build the line from City Hall to West 145th Street in Harlem.  More...

Features

Con Edison Pumps Up Payments To Customers In Energy-Saving Demand Response Programs

Con Edison’s Green Team has dramatically increased the incentives it pays to large customers who agree to conserve electricity when energy use is high, such as on blazing hot New York summer days.      More...

Katz Presents Proclamation To DA Brown’s Exec-Assist.

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz presented a proclamation to Eileen M. Sullivan, executive assistant district attorney for Queens County District Attorney Richard Brown, during a ceremony in Katz’ office on March 28. More...

Goldfeder, American Red Cross Hold Sandy Roundtable

Assemblymember Phil Goldfeder joined the American Red Cross of Greater New York for an update on their efforts with Superstorm Sandy recovery and storm preparedness at the Queens Elected Official Roundtable hosted by Assemblymember Michelle Titus. More...

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