October 1, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

It's In Queens! (October 2 to October 8)

The written word is alive and well in Queens this week with a poetry reading featuring a “Genius Grant” recipient, a presentation by the author of a new book on Steve Martin, the opportunity to recreate a historical figure, and a discussion with a pr More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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Restaurant of the Week

Manor Celebrates Octoberfest At Atlas Park

It’s Oktoberfest year-round at Manor Oktoberfest, both the Glendale and Forest Hills locations, but the weekend of September 27 and 28 brought a special Oktoberfest celebration just downstairs from the Bavarian restaurant in Glendale, at the gr More...

The Astor Room

Embark on a culinary and historic journey through the Golden Age of movies while you dine like a star at the famous Astor Room at Kaufman Astoria Studios. More...

Seniors

How To Get A Medicare Covered Power Scooter Or Wheelchair

Dear Savvy Senior,  What’s the process for getting Medicare to pay for an electric mobility scooter or power wheelchair? More...

Features

2014 Hermes Expo Aided Thalassemia Awareness

         Thalassemia originated in the Mediterranean region. It is a disorder caused by the weakening and destruction of red blood cells, caused by missing genes that affect how the body makes hemoglobin. More...

Why Should We Remember The Asia Minor Catastrophe?

           “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat,” George Santayana (1863-1952). More...

Maspeth Town Hall Celebrates 110 Years Of Service

On September 27, Maspeth Town Hall held its 110th anniversary with a cocktail party and dinner. More...

Four Frank Sinatra Students Hospitalized From Xanax

Four students from Frank Sinatra School of the Arts were taken to the hosptial on September 30 after they ingested the prescription drug Xanax. Ambulances arrived at 3 p.m. and took the four to Elmhurst Hospital. One student has been suspended. More...

Resorts World Casino New York City To Host "Cigars Under The Stars" Event

Resorts World Casino New York City will host “Cigars Under the Stars,” a one night event on October 3 showcasing a wide selection of well-known, high-quality cigars. More...

CELEBRATING BAYSIDE DAY

The Bayside Historical Society (BHS) at Fort Totten held a three-day celebration in recognition of the 100th anniversary of Bayside Day.  More...

Political Page

Area’s Reps Get $306,500 Grant For Key High Tech Plan

Area lawmakers in Washington congratulated Coalition for Queens (C4Q) last week upon receiving a $306,500 federal grant to promote economic opportunity and expand diversity within the existing tech community and develop a sustainable tech-cluster in More...

Vallone Introduces Full Service Animal Shelters Bill

At the September 23 Stated Hearing of the City Council, Councilmember Paul Vallone introduced a bill that would mandate full service animal shelters to be built in Queens and The Bronx. More...

Van Bramer’s Hit-And-Run Victims Act Passed

On September 23, City Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Transportation Committee Chair Ydanis Rodriguez were joined by the mother of Luis Bravo – who was killed by a hit-andrun driver &ndas More...

Editorials

We Welcome Cadillac HQ To New York

The big news in business is that General Motors is moving its Cadillac headquarters from Detroit, Michigan to Soho in Manhattan. More...

Letters to the Editor

To Not Bury The Past  To The Editor:  I have been at St. Michael’s Cemetery for nearly 15 years. The families I have met with over the years were each distinctive. It is not only faces that are particular to each human. More...

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