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Reward Reaches $6G For Info On Murdered Lefrak City Mom

A reward for information leading to the whereabouts of an ex-con who allegedly murdered a 27-year-old Lefrak City woman and her unborn baby has risen to $5,000, police said.The $6,000 reward for the arrest and conviction of the killer includes $2,000 More...

It's In Queens! (December 11 To December 17)

There’s no doubt about the season as upcoming events include A Christmas Carol, holiday concerts with Handel’s Messiah, gift-wrapping workshops, tree lightings, and Santa, Santa, Santa. More...

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Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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Restaurant of the Week

Bella Lena’s

Bella Lena’s is the perfect, corner Italian restaurant offering “Everyday Italian with Old World Charm”, goes their slogan, and that’s just what you’ll get at this fabulous eatery located in the cozy village of Ridgewood More...

BROUSKO

After over a year of waiting, Brousko has finally opened on the site of the former Punta Dura on 34th Avenue in Astoria, where many episodes of The Sopranos were filmed at their favorite fictitious restaurant called “Vesuvio”. More...

Seniors

How To Improve Your Balance As You Age

Dear Savvy Senior,  I’ve always been a walker, but when I fell last month my doctor suggested I start doing some balance exercises. Is this really something I need to practice? More...

Editorials

Keeping Better Track Of DOE Expenses

City Comptroller Scott Stringer’s audit of the Department of Education resulted in the discovery that nearly $200 million worth of computer equipment for various schools throughout the city are gathering dust, or missing. More...

Letters to the Editor

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LinkNYC, Catalyst For New Opportunity In Queens

Access to high-speed Internet is critical to Queen’s ability to thrive in the 21st century and become a hub for technology and innovation.  More...

Star Journal

A Time Of Renewal In Queens 1963

Get into a conversation with a long-time 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...

Cops Nab Cold-Hearted Sunnyside TM Crooks

Police last week tracked down and arrested two heartless thieves who beat  and robbed an 81-year-old Sunnyside man on October 26.Cops said Thomas Fullwood and Terrel Blanding stalked 91-year-old William Eichorn as he was withdrawing money from a More...

Hubby Kills Wife, Fakes Suicide Note

A 47-year-old Queens man is facing life in prison after he confessed tor knifing his estranged wife to death inside her Corona apartment on December 4, police said.Cops said Maria Paguay, 37, who was separated from her husband, Luis Paguay, had recen More...

Tips For Giving…And Getting Holiday Gift Cards

Gift cards, the new millennium form of holiday cash, are considered by some people to be the best holiday gift. More...

Gotcha!

Two perpetrators who stole the wreath and American flags from the World War II Monument on Forest Parkway Plaza have been apprehended. More...

Political Page

Surprise 80th Birthday Party For Vallone

Peter Vallone Sr. started his political career in 1974 at age 40, getting elected as the 20th City Council District representative covering his home area of Astoria in Queens. More...

LaMura Retires, Served Four Queens BPs

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz presented a Proclamation to Jerry LaMura, who retired on December 5 after 36 years in city government, 30 of which were in the office of the borough president. More...

Addabbo Attends Ferraro Campus Ribbon-Cutting

State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo Jr. released a statement on the naming of P.S. 290 A.C.E. Academy for Scholars the Geraldine A. More...

Book Review

Astoria Bookshop’s Best Books Of 2014

It is that most wonderful time of the year, when booksellers everywhere get to look back on the previous 12 months, reflect on their favorite new books, and make lots of joyful noise about how you should read them all, too. More...

Features

Archbishop Demetrios Speaks Out

“The Power of the Saints and Martyrs have saved Christianity ,” said His Eminence, Archbishop Demetrios, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church of America, in his historic speech before over five hundred persons, Friday evening, December 5th ,2014 at t More...

Ribbon-Cutting For The Geraldine Ferraro Campus

Assemblymember Catherine Nolan along with city Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina, School Construction Authority President and CEO Lorraine Grillo and P.S. More...

Christ The King H.S. Collects For Food Pantry

Christ the King H.S. held its annual Thanksgiving Canned Food Drive. The collection of more than a dozen boxes of food along with a monetary donation of $100 went to the St. Matthias Food Pantry. More...

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