July 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

CLOCK TOWER RESTORATION

A four-sided clock tower with a timepiece that has been frozen in place for decades is about to be rejuvenated.  More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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Restaurant of the Week

Golden House Chinese Restaurant

Whether it’s too hot to cook or too cold to go outside, Golden House comes to you bringing forth freshly prepared, Chinese regional dishes to your home or office. More...

Seniors

Social Security Celebrates 79 Years

For the past 79 years, Social Security has maintained its place as an American cornerstone. Secure as its foundation is, Social Security has also been at the forefront of change. More...

When To See A Geriatrician

Dear Savvy Senior,  More...

Editorials

A Healthful Summer

A little sun is good for you; it helps your body create the essential vitamin D. But we all know too much is no good. Aside from a painful and dangerous sunburn, people can die from heat prostration. You need more water than you think. More...

Queens’ Diverse Population

Germany’s win over Argentina on July 13 marked the end of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.  For three weeks the games galvanized people of many different nationalities throughout the city.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Double Standards  To The Editor:  Too many find reason to oppose Israel in its occupation and seemingly hard-headed refusal to seek a negotiated peace with the Palestinians. This current conflict was not Israel’s fault. More...

Features

Vanishing Cyprus

Dear Mr. President

Dear Mr. President with all due respect things in Cyprus are not going as well as you so passionately promised. Your election campaign-pledges never actually materialized. More...

P.S. 16 PTA Gardening Club Beautifies Corona Plaza

On July 5, 27 volunteers came together from the P.S. 16 PTA Gardening Club to groom the Corona Plaza garden and plant new flowers in the green space on 104th Street, with the help of Adriana Jacykewycz, director of Horticulture, Queens at NYC Parks. More...

Van Bramer Oversees Participatory Budget Meetings

There were two participatory budgeting (PB) hearings on consecutive nights in City Council District 26 on July 8 and 9, at Sunnyside Community Services and Jacob Riis Settlement House in Queensbridge.  The 26th District’s representative, Council More...

Mets Coach Kids At Verizon Kids Clinic In Citi Field

On July 12, Verizon Wireless and the Mets gave 125 local children the unique opportunity to receive baseball instruction from Mets players and coaches on a Major League Baseball (MLB) field. More...

It’s In Queens! (July 17 to July 23)

No cabin fever this week as Queens hosts outdoor festivals featuring jerk chicken, Shakespeare, African dance, movies, beer, water games, health/wellness, a charity fun run, and music genres such rap, R&B, Top 40, and jazz. More...

DHS DECISION QUESTIONED

The United Community Civic Association (UCCA) has called an emergency town hall meeting to discuss the recent decision by city Department of Homeless Services to officially designate the former Westway Motel as a homeless shelter.  More...

Political Page

Liu Garners Katz Endorsement

Citing state senate candidate John Liu’s “surging campaign to bring effective Democratic leadership to the state senate”, Queens Borough President Melinda Katz last week endorsed the former city comptroller’s candidacy for Que More...

Constantinides Hosts Hallets Cove Playground Cleanup

Councilmember Costa Constantinides (D-Astoria) and community groups hosted a park beautification at Hallets Cove Playground. More...

Mark-Viverito, Vallone Announce Scholarship Restored

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark- Viverito and Councilmember Paul Vallone announced the reestablishment of the City Council CUNY Merit Based Scholarship.  More...

Health Care

Prosthodontics And Their Role In Cosmetic Dentistry

Are you self-conscious about your smile? If so, then prosthodontics can help you transform that insecurity into a confidence you never thought imaginable. More...

Make Summer Fitness Fun

For most people, there is typically one main motivator for wanting to get in shape for the warmer weather months - they want to fit into the smaller, more revealing clothing of the season.  More...

PAIN 101

Understanding and finding relief for body pains

Whether it’s sharp or dull, off and on or constant, pain can be a real pain at times. More...

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