August 13, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Dinosaurs Are Coming...To Atlas Park!

Dinosaurs will be coming to The Shops At Atlas Park on August 12 at 11 a.m. The event called Dinosaur Education Day will take place on the Center Green.     More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

BQE Billiards and Bar

For a day or night of pure fun for everyone, check out BQE Billiards and Bar on 34th Avenue in Jackson Heights. More...

Seniors

Committing Fraud Is Stupid And Illegal

If you’ve ever watched funny videos showing thieves undoing themselves, or read weird news stories about criminals who do stupid things, you have an idea of how we feel at Social Security when we learn about some of the people who try (and fail) to d More...

Ergonomic Tools That Can Ease Gardening Pains

Dear Savvy Senior,Can you recommend some good ergonomic gardening gear for seniors? My 72-year-old mother loves to work in the garden, but has been plagued by various gardening injuries this year.Looking for SolutionsDear Looking, More...

Features

Live Music In Woodhaven

Another Music Evening featuring Plastic Soul will be held on Saturday, August 16, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Forest Parkway Plaza. The event is sponsored by the Woodhaven Business Improvement District. More...

Unity In Faith At Transfiguration Church In Mattituck

The Vespers and Feast Day of the Transfiguration of Christ Church on Breakwater Road, Mattituck, New York  were well attended. On the August 5th evening Vespers, Rev. Sarantis Loulakis, St. Markella Church, Wantaugh; Rev. Elias Nikolaou, St. More...

KC Remembers Days At Shea With His Sunshine Band

KC and the Sunshine Band are still as widely popular today as they were when they first danced into the music scene 40 years ago. More...

Grand Opening Of Boys & Girls Club Of Metro Queens New Clubhouse

On Tuesday, August 19 at 11 a.m., the Boys & Girls Club of Metro Queens will be hosting a Grand Opening Ceremony for their new $10 million Clubhouse at 110-04 Atlantic Avenue in Richmond Hill.   More...

It’s In Queens! (August 14 to August 20)

Say the genre and Queens has it. Catch a Rock & Roll, R & B or Rap concert this August, including Drake vs Lil Wayne at Forest Hills Stadium. More...

Political Page

Solid Dem Backing For Liu As Primary Nears

With 28 days to go to the crucial September 9 Primary Day voting, former City Comptroller John Liu is still picking up valuable labor endorsements to bolster his campaign strength against state Senator Tony Avella in their battle for the Queens Democ More...

Meng’s ‘Desecration Of Cemeteries’ Bill Passed

Legislation sponsored by Congressmember Grace Meng to make desecration of cemeteries a violation of religious freedom anywhere in the world was passed by both Houses of Congress last week.  More...

Crowley Strongly Condemns Attack On Sikh Businessman

Congressmember Joseph Crowley, a staunch opponent of hate crimes committed against Sikhs, condemned the attack on a Queens Sikh businessman who was injured after being run down by a pickup truck outside his office last week.  Last Wednesday, Cro More...

Editorials

It’s The Latest, It’s The Greatest

“A library outranks any other one thing a community can do to benefit its people. More...

Letters to the Editor

Buses Quicker, Simpler  To The Editor:  More...

Star Journal

Billy Loes Of LIC Plays For Brooklyn, 3rd Ave. L Retires

Get into a conversation with a longtime Queens resident and you’re likely to discover a subscriber of the Long Island Star–Journal, a daily paper that informed the community about local and world news until it folded in 1968.  More...

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