August 27, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Documentary: Jamaica Bay Lives Near Completion

This article was received at the Queens Gazette from Dan Hendrick, Producer, Co-Director and Project Founder of the documentary, Jamaica Bay Lives.Documentary filmmaking sounds pretty sexy, doesn’t it? More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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Restaurant of the Week

POLLOS A LA BRASA MARIO

Before you even walk inside Pollos a la Brasa Mario, you’ll be enticed by the aroma of the famous rotisserie chicken cooking inside that has made this traditional Colombian eatery so famous. More...

Seniors

Low-Cost And Free Cellphone Options For Seniors

Dear Savvy Senior,What are the cheapest cellphone options available today to seniors living on a shoestring budget? I only need it for occasional calls.Seldom Calling SeniorDear Seldom, More...

Health Care

Child-Specific Dental Procedures

Pediatric Dentistry:

Pediatric dentistry is essential for ensuring healthy teeth and gums in children and also for teaching children about proper dental hygiene, such as brushing and flossing techniques, among other things. More...

Features

Addabbo Hosts Vets BBQ

“Last weekend I had the honor to host my annual barbecue for our veterans. Men and women from some of history’s biggest military conflicts – World War II, Korea, Vietnam – came to enjoy each other and the afternoon. More...

Vallone Welcome Italian Dignitaries

This past weekend, Councilmember Paul Vallone welcomed the Mayor of Borgetto, Sicily Gioacchino De Luca, and other Italian dignitaries of Borgetto, as well as administrators of the Borgetto Cultural Association M.S.S. Addolorata del Romitello. More...

Markowitz Meets And Seats Katz At London Lennie’s

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz was Marty Markowitz’ first guest of the evening on August 22, when the former Brooklyn borough president  made an appearance as a guest maître d’ at London Lennie’s. More...

It’s In Queens! (August 28 to September 3)

It’s U.S. Open time, and roughly 800,000 tourists will visit the USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park during this internationally renowned, two-week competition. But that’s not the only outdoor fun on the horizon in Queens. More...

BAYSIDE RESIDENT HONORED

Councilmember Paul Vallone hosted a street co-naming ceremony in honor of Benjamin Fried, a beloved, lifelong community activist and small business owner, who passed away last year at age 98. More...

Political Page

Liu-Avella Contest Will Hold Most Interest On Primary Day

Primary elections, where political party members vote for whoever they want as official party candidates in challenged contests— are coming up on September 9, and they will be somewhat changed than in previous years here in Queens, mainly becau More...

Liu Unveils Veterans’ Plan

Democrat John Liu announced a wideranging plan to expand and improve services for veterans and their families. More...

Stringer Endorses Stavisky For Reelection

City Comptroller Scott Stringer enthusiastically endorsed state Senator Toby Ann Stavisky for reelection to the New York state senate. More...

Editorials

Celebrating American Workers

“Labor Day differs in every essential way from the other holidays of the year in any country. More...

Letters to the Editor

Designate A Driver To The Editor: Whether at a backyard barbecue or on the water this Labor Day weekend, remember to celebrate responsibly and include a designated driver or skipper if your plans include alcohol. More...

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