May 28, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Woodside Honors Vets

On May 26, Veterans’ Day was celebrated throughout Woodside as the Catholic War Veterans, (St. More...

Hess Stations To Clse In Marathon Move

Say goodbye to the iconic green-and-white Hess sign and make way for the red, white and blue.  Hess Corporation announced last week that it has agreed to sell its gasoline stations to Marathon Petroleum for $2.6 billion. .  More...

Flushing House To Host Elder Law Seminars By Experts

As in previous years, Flushing House has scheduled three “Elder Law Seminars” for spring, 2014.  These seminars will focus on how changes brought about by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Medicaid Re-Design/Expansion  in New York state are More...

Greater Jamaica Development Corporation Holds 47th Annual Members Meeting

On May 21, The Greater Jamaica Development Corporation held its 47th Annual Meeting of the Members. It was held at the Jamaica Performing Arts Center in downtown Jamaica. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

Republic Bar Pizza

Republic is Astoria’s newest and hottest addition to its already sizzling dining and lounge scene. More...

Seniors

How Medicare Covers Your Eyes

Dear Savvy Senior,  What does Medicare cover when it comes to eye care? I currently have good vision insurance through my employer but will lose it when I retire.  Looking Ahead Dear Looking,  More...

If You Give A Man A Mouse

Happy National Poetry Month. More...

Editorials

Raise 9/11 Memorial Funds Tastefully

On this past Memorial Day, Americans across the country took time to remember those who fought and died in the name of defending freedom.  On Sept. More...

Letters to the Editor

To State Re: Library  A copy of this letter was received at the Queens Gazette. Senator Dean Skelos Temporary President and Majority Coalition Leader Legislative Office Building, Room 909   More...

Breaking News - 6/2/2014 10:07 AM

Martin Luther King H.S. Evacuated

Martin Luther King H.S. was evacuated after reports of a gasoline smell in the building.The FDNY received a call just after 9 a.m. that the school on Maspeth Avenue in Maspeth, was being cleared. More...

Markey And Crowley Host E-Recycling Day In Woodside

Dozens of residents discarded old computer equipment, cell phones, printers and other unused electronic equipment at a successful E-Recycling spring cleaning day on Saturday, May 31, in Woodside.  Assemblywoman Margaret Markey and Congressman Jo More...

It's In Queens (June 5 to June 11)

Is Queens a ghost town? A fascinating, open-invitation paranormal investigation is set for a Bayside cemetery this weekend. More...

Queens Theater To Hold 25th Anniversary Gala

Queens Theatre (QT) is proudly celebrating its 25th Anniverary with a Gala on June 2 at 6 p.m. at Queens Theatre (14 United Nations Avenue South, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, NY 11368). More...

NYPD Launches Summer ‘Vision Zero’ Enforcement

Summer’s back – and so is increased enforcement of driving and traffic rules by the NYPD.Police from the Queens Highway Patrol Unit and Borough Task Force cops hit the streets this week in the kickoff of the NYPD’s annual summer crackdown on drunk dr More...

It’s In Queens! (May 29 to June 4)

Spanish operas and dances, a Polish street fair, Japanese movies, a Puerto Rican play, a Chinese book reading, a Caribbean drama about South Africa, and a celebration of Turkish food are on tap. More...

Political Page

Cuomo’s Renomination Convention Brings Unity

Coming off a first term in which he won major legislative gains; imposed a property tax cap and achieved a $2 billion surplus, Governor Andrew Cuomo declared proudly last week in accepting the Democratic nomination to seek a second term that “W More...

Vallone Calls For Increased DFTA Funding In FY2015

Councilmembers Paul Vallone (chair, Subcommittee on Senior Centers), Margaret Chin and Julissa Ferreras held a joint hearing of the Aging and Finance Committees on their response to the mayor’s Fiscal Year 2015 Executive Budget.  More...

Meng Speaks At State Democratic Convention

Congressmember Grace Meng (DQueens) spoke at the New York state Democratic Convention on May 20.  Meng addressed the crowd at the request of Governor Cuomo. The convention took place at the Huntington Hilton in Melville, Long Island.  More...

Features

Strike Out Pancreatic Disease In New York On June 1

Join the National Pancreas Foundation and our national sponsor Aptalis Pharmaceuticals on Sunday, June 1st, for an afternoon of bowling for a great cause! More...

P.S. 214 Holds Heart Assn. Plant Day Celebration

P.S. 214 The Cadwallader Colden School had their second season Plant Day Celebration with a Zurich sponsored American Heart Association Teaching Garden as part of an education initiative to help build healthy bodies and minds. More...

CALDC Is Taking A Stand Against Bullying

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