March 4, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

St. Pat's For All

It’s that time of the year again for the St. Pat’s For All parade on Skillman Avenue in Sunnyside. More...

Katz Honors Black History Month

Among several Black History Month celebrations in Queens this month included one presented on February 25 at York College in Jamaica by Borough President Melinda Katz. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

DEE’S…Since 1993

Dee’s is celebrating its 22nd year in Forest Hills welcoming the community it serves with a friendly smile, a memorable meal, and if you’re lucky, a hug from Dee Arabian, the charming, gregarious owner of Dee’s. More...

Editorials

Life Is Complicated Enough

We need to stop changing the clocks every other minute. Okay, we change them every six months, but at our age, it feels like every other day at least. Changing the clocks is an archaic tradition that really no longer serves any purpose. More...

Salute To Women’s History

According to one source, Women’s History Month came about in the 1980s, when it was brought to people’s attention that less than five percent of the content in our history books was devoted to women. More...

Letters to the Editor

Happy Dominican Indep.  To The Editor:  I want to share with you the wonderful events we had this week.  In Albany, we honored baseball great, pitcher Pedro Martinez, as part of the celebrations for Dominican Heritage Month. More...

Breaking News - 3/5/2015 3:40 PM

Delta Plane Skids Off LaGuardia Runway Immediately After Landing

At approximately 11:10 a.m., Delta flight 1086 from Atlanta skidded off the runway number 13 at LaGuardia Airport right after it landed, according to a Federal Aviation Administration official. More...

Family Charges Bad Rx Led To Bank Heist

The parents o a 35-year-old Queens man who held up a Long Island City bank on February 23 told investigators their son suffers from a medical disease that turned him to a life of crime, law enforcement sources said.Cops said James Hellman walked into More...

Cops Identify Suspect In Fatal Stabbing

Police last week released a photo (see photo) of a suspect wanted in connection with the fatal stabbing of a 25-year-old Jackson Heights man on December 19.Cops said Steven Shimabuira was returning home to his basement apartment on 90th Street in Jac More...

It's In Queens! (March 5 to March 11)

Two upcoming events are clear signs that the weather is about to get better: a St. Patrick’s Day parade and a workshop on vegetable gardening. More...

North Shore LIJ Is Recognized For Reducing Sepsis Deaths

The North Shore-LIJ Health System announced that it received The Joint Commission and the National Quality Forum’s (NQF) 2015 patient safety award for its work since 2009 to lower sepsis mortalities. More...

Political Page

Maloney: ‘Terrorists Plot Vs N.Y., As GOP Plays Politics’

Congressmember Carolyn Maloney blasted House Republicans last week for threatening to cut off Homeland Security funds, while at the same time, three men were arrested in Brooklyn for plotting to aid the Islamic State and “possibly launch attack More...

City Council Passes Vallone’s Veterans Reporting Bill

On February 26, the City Council unanimously passed Councilman Paul Vallone’s bill that requires the reporting from certain city agencies of the number of veterans receiving their services. More...

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PERALTA COMMENTS ON ASSEMBLY’S PASSAGE OF DREAM ACT: State Senator Jose Peralta (D-Jackson Heights) issued this comment after the Assembly passed the Dream Act: “I applaud the Assembly fo More...

Features

108th Precinct Police Holds February Gathering

Bad weather forced a cancellation of January’s 108th Police Precinct Community Council meeting, so its Cop of the Month award, won by two patrol officers, was carried over to February, when the latest Cop of the Month award went to two more patrol of More...

Sunnyside Chamber Holds Meeting

The Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce met at the Dog and Duck restaurant on Skillman Avenue for its February meeting, to hear Dan Hendrick, an environmentalist who lives nearby but concentrates his environmental interest on Jamaica Bay, at the south end More...

Through My Eyes: St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church Flushing, New York 1987-2014

Catherine Tsounis will be discussing her book Through My Eyes: St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church Flushing, New York 1987-2014 on Tuesday March 10 at 2 p.m. at Oasis Cake & Bakery. For more information, email ctsounis@aol.com. More...

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