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It's In Queens! (August 21 To August 27)

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Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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Restaurant of the Week

Pizza Classica

89-89 Union Turnpike Glendale, NY  718.847.5001

Come one come all to Pizza Classica in Glendale where great Italian food, wine, families, and friends converge for a great lunch or dinner in a fun, friendly environment. More...

Seniors

Alternative Lodging Options For Retirees Who Travel

Dear Savvy Senior,Since retiring, my husband and I love to travel but hotel costs eat up our budget so fast we can’t stay as long, or go as often as we’d like to. More...

Questions And Answers

General Question: I got married and I need to change my name in Social Security’s records. What do I do?   More...

Editorials

Steps Taken To Avoid Tragedy

We applaud the signing of Avonte’s Law by Mayor Bill de Blasio. The law is so nicknamed in memory of Avonte Oquendo, the Queens teen with autism who went missing when he ran out of his school on Oct. 4, 2013. More...

Letters to the Editor

Klein Farm Zoning  A copy of this letter was received at the Queens Gazette. August 12, 2014 Ziming Shen, President Fresh Meadows Children’s Farm LLC 194-15 73rd Avenue Fresh Meadows, New York 11365  Dear More...

Resorts World To Host Dj Marley Marl To Benefit Boys & Girls Club Of Metro Queens, Jamaica YMCA

Resorts World Casino New York City will host its largest fundraiser of the summer this Friday, August 22, 2014 at 9:00 p.m. to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Metro Queens and the Jamaica YMCA. More...

Resort World To Help Rebuild Hamilton Beach Playground

Resorts World Casino New York City announced today that it is partnering with New York State Senator Joseph Addabbo, New York State Assemblymember Phil Goldfeder, New York City Council Member Eric Ulrich and the New Hamilton Beach Civic Association t More...

Resorts World Casino To Host The Legends Of Ol’ Skoo

Resorts World Casino in Jamaica will host the Legends of Ol’ Skool Concert and Dance Party this Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 9:00 p.m. More...

CENTRAL LIBRARY UNVEILING

Workers finished unwrapping the new circulation area which opened at the Central Library in Jamaica on August 13. More...

Political Page

Crowley Introduces Democracy For All

Congressmember Joseph Crowley last week joined with House Democratic colleagues to introduce the Democracy for All Constitutional Amendment which would reverse “destructive” U.S. More...

Goldfeder Endorses Schneiderman For Reelection

Assemblymember Phil Goldfeder (23rd District) announced on August 18 his support for State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s reelection bid. More...

LIU Joins Push For Women’s Equality Agenda

State senate candidate John Liu came out solidly in support of the Women’s Equality Agenda if he’s elected, promising to help defeat the Republican Party’s opposition to a woman’s issue the GOP has already blocked on different More...

Features

Astoria Is Home To City's Oldest Dwelling

As one drives down the narrow one-way path of 19th Road in Astoria Heights they might notice an ancient yet beautiful home constructed in the early Dutch style surrounded by shrubbery and almost hidden from view. More...

Malcolm X Lived In Elmhurst On Eve Of His Assassination

A small brick house, now covered with green aluminum siding, was the only home on the block when it was built in 1924 in East Elmhurst. From the back yard you could see all the way across to Flushing Bay. More...

Queens Gets A Lyft

Lyft, the San Francisco-based company that gives riders access to transportation with the click of a smartphone app, made one of its first appearances in the city in Queens at a recent meeting of the 114th Precinct Community Council.   More...

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