February 11, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Cops: Astoria Man Killed Scholar Over Failed Real Estate Deal

Detectives at the 114th Precinct Squad last week unraveled events leading to the murder of a 42-year-old Croatian scholar whose body was discovered on January 31, near the pool at Astoria Park. Cops said William Klinger was found inside Astoria More...

CB 2 Holds Monthly Meeting

There was an angry buzz at the beginning of February’s Community Board 2 meeting as many of those in attendance conversed about Mayor de Blasio’s state of the city speech a couple of days before.  What had them agitated was the mayor’s suggestio More...

How To Keep Tabs On an Elderly Parent When You Can’t Be There

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you recommend any caregiving devices or technology products that help families keep an eye on an elderly parent that lives alone? More...

Safety Briefing

District Attorney Richard A. Brown briefed city, state and federal elected officials from Queens at his annual legislative breakfast held at his Kew Gardens offices on February 6. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

The Thirsty Koala

You know when you stumble upon one of those restaurants that changes everything you thought you knew about great food in Astoria? Such was my experience at The Thirsty Koala (35-12 Ditmars). More...

Editorials

Crowley Offers Plan To End Female Genital Mutilation

Legislation aimed at ending the harmful practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) in the United States has been introduced in Congress by Congressmembers Joseph Crowley and Sheila Jackson Lee from Texas.  More...

Don’t Let Winter Get You Down, Curfew Or Not

Valentine’s Day is the day when we aim to show our love more directly than any other day of the year.  More...

We Salute Our Presidents

The holiday popularly referred to as Presidents’ Day, which occurs on the third Monday of every February, has evolved from celebrating our first and 16th Presidents, George Washington’s and Abraham Lincoln’s birthdays separately, wi More...

NYPD Backs Off Original Protest Enforcement Plan

Police officials last week backed off a plan presented by NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton that would have created a new, eliote unit of 350 cops to combat terrorist threats and police large-scale demonstrations.In his January 29 “State Of The NYPD” ad More...

Ferreras Takes Paws To Help Pet Rescuers

A Queens lawmaker this week introduced a resolution that would give a $100 state tax break to New Yrokers who open their hearts to homeless and rescued animals. City Councilmember Julissa Ferreras submitted the resolution to state lawmakers who More...

It's In Queens! (February 12 To February 18)

Romance anyone? Actually, romance everyone! As usual, Queens is bursting at the seams with great Valentine’s Day bargains and activities. More...

How To Keep Tabs On an Elderly Parent When You Can’t Be There

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you recommend any caregiving devices or technology products that help families keep an eye on an elderly parent that lives alone? More...

To Feed Or Not To Feed?

During the winter I like to feed the birds. I have a very simple arrangement for this: pouring a mix of seeds on a flat railing outside my dining room window. I regularly attract several species of small birds to the seed.    More...

Military Online Auction

Feb. 16th - 18th

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Political Page

Mayor Presents Ambitious Plan

A year ago, Mayor Bill de Blasio sprung a surprise as he highlighted his first budget request with a call to fund pre-kindergarten education expansion far beyond dimensions previously considered.  Surprisingly, his request was well accepted and More...

Health Care

Causes And Treatments For Halitosis

Halitosis is a difficult and uncomfortable problem to manage when you are constantly interacting with people. More...

Features

Addabbo Visits Maspeth H.S. Courtroom

State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo Jr. visited Maspeth High School’s courtroom to present Citations to four students for their outstanding community service. More...

Miller Awards Certificates To Students At St. Pancras

On January 14, Assemblymember Michael Miller (D-Woodhaven) presented Student of the Month certificates to the Students of St. Pancras School in Glendale. More...

Internet in Bloom For The Layperson

Considering the tri-state area recently got hammered by two blizzards in less than a week, you may be expecting me to review a multifaceted and very reliable weather forecasting website, such as www.NOAA.gov. More...

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