February 11, 2015 RSS feed / Features

Resorts World Invites Media To Behind-The-Scenes Tour Of Championship Title Boxing

Come out to Resorts World Casino New York City for a behind-the-scenes look at what goes into setting up one of the hottest sporting nights in town – Championship Title Boxing. More...

Cops Hunt Subway Perv

Police last week released a photo (see photo) of a man who was caught touching himself aboard an R train near the Queensborough Plaza station on January 23.Cops said the pervert was sitting on the train at about 5:40 p.m. More...

Wacky Weather Wreaks Havoc For Astoria Residents

Residents at an Astoria apartment building had a rude awakening on February 6, after exploding manholes caused carbon monoxide levels to rise in the building.Firefighters and police who responded to 911 calls of flaming manholes along 38th Street nea More...

Valentine’s Day ‘Did You Know’

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner – a day of celebration for lovers young and old.The Gazette is offering the following “Did You Know” quiz for your entertainment and education, in recognition of the sweetest day of the year! Did You Kno More...

IDNYC Meeting Held At La Guardia Community College

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

UCCA Unites Legislators And Community At Breakfast

On February 6, the United Community Civic Association (UCCA) held its annual Legislative/Executive Breakfast, where many social and political issues concerning the residents of Queens were discussed.  More...

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Paul The Cat Guy

This column was originated in July 2013 by Nicollette Barsamian  More...

Community Leader Leads LI LGBT Center To Queens

At a February 3 press conference at Borough Hall, LGBT Network CEO David Kilmnick announced that the organization would be opening up Q Centers in Queens over the next three years, with the first set to open at the Samuel Field Y in Little Neck on Fe More...

St. Michael’s Holds Annual Valentine’s Concert

The sounds of violinist Olga Tourkina and pianist Philipp Petkov at St. More...

Honoring Our Presidents

Established in 1885 to recognize President George Washington, Presidents’ Day is a holiday celebrated on the third Monday in February. It is still officially called Washington’s Birthday by the federal government.  More...

QEDC’s Entrepreneur Space Fourth Birthday Celebration

With everything from spicy fried chicken to gluten-free graham crackers and designer marshmallows, more than 250 food-makers and food-lovers celebrated the Entrepreneur Space’s fourth birthday party on February 3.  More...

MTA Proves Unreliable In Snow

Commuters were left stranded without public transportation during the morning rush on February 3, when E and F trains were pulled out of service from Jamaica to Forest Hills for about two hours due to a track fire. More...

China’s Year Of The Goat

Spring Festival, widely known as Chinese Lunar New Year in the West, is the most important traditional festival and biggest celebration for Chinese families. More...

Crystal Window & Door Systems Celebrates 25 Years

On February 7, Crystal Window & Door Systems, one of the top 40 fenestration manufacturers in North America, celebrated its 25th Anniversary. More...

Fat Tuesday, What Does It Mean?

For most Americans, Mardi Gras in the U.S. More...

'Cheap' Umbrella, Ice Freeze No. 7 Line Service

A cheap umbrella dropped on the third rail of the No. More...

Cops Nab Fatal Hit-Run Driver

Police last week arrested a 53-year-old Brooklyn man, one day after he fled the scene of a fatal accident.Cops said Kamil Goski, 36, of San Marcos, California, was making his way across Metropolitan Avenue near 62nd Street at about 8 p.m. More...

FDNY: Beware ‘Silent Killer’ Carbon Monoxide

FDNY officials are urging Queens residents to make sure they own a working carbon monoxide detector to help prevent cold weather tragedies. “Carbon monoxide is often referred to as the “silent killer” for good reason,” fire officials said. More...

Goldfeder Samples Rockaway's Best Chili Cook-Off

Assemblymember Phil Goldfeder joined the 100th Precinct Community Council for its 5th Annual Chili Cook-off Contest at the Knights of Columbus. 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...

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...

Area Residents Protest Westway

East Elmhurst and Astoria residents held a massive Saturday morning rally in front of the Westway after the city Department of Homeless Services (DHS) placed a sex offender and his family in the former motel turned homeless shelter.  More...

Rent Laws Up For Renewal

Important Information Regarding NYC/NY State Rent Laws  More...

Manhole Fire Causes Elevated Carbon Monoxide Levels

More than two dozen residents were evacuated from their apartments in Astoria after a possible carbon monoxide (CO) leak was detected. More...

The Pulpit

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Queens Library’s Board Of Trustees Elects Officers

Queens Library’s Board of Trustees has elected new officers. More...

Square Hardware To Close Doors After Six Decades

Square Hardware was opened in 1955. More...

Townsend Harris Takes 39 Medals At Science Olympiad

February 7 was the New York City Science Olympiad. Fifty-eight teams competed in this event and Townsend Harris High School fielded three teams. More...

This Valentine’s Day, See Cinematic Love Gone Wrong

This Valentine’s Day, couples across America will get cozy in their homes or local movie theater to watch classic romantic dramas and comedies.  Here is a very brief list of films that break away from the traditional ones viewed every Febr More...

Van Bramer, Reynoso, LICP Announce $100K Investment

On February 9, City Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer, Councilmember Antonio Reynoso and Elizabeth Lusskin, President of the Long Island City Partnership, announced a significant expansion of funding which will increase services and financial More...

CEC Elections Are Underway For 2015

The 2015 Citywide and Community Education Council election process has begun.  “I encourage all parents to consider applying for a seat,” said Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña about the election held later this spring.  More...

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