April 30, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Dromm Joins Community In Co-Naming Street For Pioneering LGBT Rights Family

Councilmember Daniel Dromm and Councilmember Paul Vallone co-named the corner of 171st Street and 35th Ave. in Flushing “Jeanne, Jules, Morty Manford PFLAG Way.”  More...

Vanishing Cyprus

Revolution Of The Mind

The city-state of Sparta developed the most powerful war-killing machine ever known in ancient Greece. More...

NYPD Announces Career Day For Future Officers

The New York Police Department (NYPD) is offering two upcoming events for individuals considering police careers. One is for those immediately seeking employment while the second is for young people interested in learning about them. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

O LAVRADOR

Cheerful spring pansies greeted us as we approached the tile and stone façade of O Lavrador restaurant in Jamaica. More...

Editorials

Welcome Back To Our Side

The Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks is returning to the East River after a five year hiatus. More...

Letters to the Editor

Living Will / Care Proxy  Dear Friends,  There are two ways to help ensure that your healthcare wishes will be respected: A healthcare proxy and a living will.  A healthcare proxy form provides specific instructions and designates some More...

The Last Great World’s Fair

Sometime this week, think about taking a walk in the park. Not Central Park, but one that’s half again as big and is even more of a central park, located in the geographic and population bull’s eye of New York City.  More...

Whitestone Jubilee

On the eve of the 75th anniversary of the 1939-40 New York World’s Fair, area residents are recognizing another diamond jubilee for a structure that is as revolutionary and iconic as the fair itself. More...

Library Day Celebrated

Councilmember Costa Constantinides and Congressmember Joseph Crowley celebrated the services the city’s libraries and staff provide to the public at the Queens Library at Steinway Branch. More...

It’s In Queens! (May 1 to May 7)

A circus, a retrospective on a Japanese filmmaker, the mother of all parenting expositions and an ensemble musical are big ticket items this week. But there are also sheep-shearing, comedy, shopping, history and cleaning opportunities. More...

Proposed Changes To Nutrition Labels

While I have been dinking around for months, trying to lose five pounds, two of my friends have gotten serious about weight loss. Each of them is down 50 pounds. I’m pleased for them, of course, and truly impressed by their accomplishments. More...

Political Page

Crowley Welcomes Chance For Vote On Immigration

Until now, prospects that an immigration bill would be voted on during this session of Congress didn’t appear to be bright. More...

Seniors

Helping Americans With Disabilities

The World Health Organization held the first World Health Assembly in 1948, and, beginning in 1950, every year on April 7 the world comes together to observe World Health Day. More...

Personal Sound Amplification Products Can Help Seniors Hear Better

Dear Savvy Senior, What types of amplification products can you recommend to help people with hearing impairment? More...

Features

Genting Pays $1 Million Application Fee To The New York State Gaming Commission

Genting Americas today announced that it has paid the $1 million application fee to the New York State Gaming Commission as part of an application for a commercial gaming license in the Hudson Valley/Catskill region.  More...

Cops Offer $2G For Armed Police Impersonators In Rob-Spree

Police officials this week released surveillance photos (see photos) of two men wanted for impersonating NYPD officers in three armed robberies throughout Queens, including an April 1 robbery at a Steinway Street nail salon.Cops said the suspects hit More...

Brandon Cinemas Shuttered

The United Artists Brandon Cinemas, at 70-20 Austin St. in Forest Hills, closed its doors for good last week. More...

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