March 11, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Feds Investigate Pilot’s Speed In LaGuardia Crash

Federal investigators are trying to determine if excessive speed played a part in the March 5 crash of a Delta jet that nearly wound up in Flushing Bay. More...

Greek Independence Day Celebration

All are invited to a very special Greek Independence Day Celebration. It will be held on Friday, March 13, at 6 p.m. at the Archdiocesan Hellenic Cultural Center, 27-09 Crescent St. in Astoria. More...

Trinity Lutheran Church Welcomes 22 New Members

On March 8, Trinity Lutheran Churchwelcomed 22 new members into official membership at Trinity. Fellowship was held in their honor downstairs to offer a Trinity welcome. More...

Cops Nab Suspect In LIC Club Shootout

Police last week arrested a 23-year-old Queens man in connection with a gunfight outside a Long Island City nightclub on October 19.Traevon Robinson was charged with weapons possession, four counts of felony assault and three counts of reckless endan More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

Village Grill

Dina is the driving force behind the success of Village Grill with its family-inspired Greek dishes, American favorites and outrageously delicious desserts, such as chocolate hazelnut mousse, banana cream mousse, and home made baklava. More...

Features

Queens Man Charged In Fatal Stabbing

Police last week arrested a 22-year-old Queens man in connection with the fatal stabbing of a 25-year-old Jackson Heights man on December 19.  More...

Mets Host Slain Cop’s Kin At Spring Training Camp

The families of two NYPD officers who were ambushed and executed in their patrol car on December 20 joined the Mets at their Spring Training Camp in Florida last weekend.Team officials extended the invitation to the families of Police Officers Rafael More...

Hunt Armed Suspects In Car Service Heist

Police last week released surveillance photos (see photos) of four men wanted in connection with the armed robbery of an East Elmhurst car service.Cops said one of the men acted as a lookout when three others walked into Stride Limo at 23-57 83rd Str More...

National Trust To Sell Historic Home

A home in Broadway-Flushing and the real estate company selling it will be leaving their mark on local history.  More...

Schumer, Goldfeder Urge Army Corps: Release Study

US Senator Charles E. Schumer and Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder urged the US Army Corps of Engineers to immediately hold public community forums regarding their plans for the long-delayed Rockaway Reformulation Study. More...

Stolen Picasso Found In LIC Warehouse

Federal agents last week said a Picasso painting stolen from a Paris museum in 2001 was recovered by them inside a warehouse in Long Island City. Authorities did not reveal the location of the warehouse and said US law enforcement officials have More...

It’s In Queens! (March 12 to March 18)

The diversity marches on! This week, Queens hosts one film festival dedicated to people with disabilities and a second festival dedicated to movies that influenced the creator of Mad Men. More...

Ten Years For Halloran In Foiled Ballot Bribe Scam

Disgraced former Councilmember Dan Halloran was sentenced last week to 10-years in prison for masterminding a scheme to help former State Sen. More...

Political Page

Queens Village GOP Club To Celebrate 140th Lincoln Dinner

 William Kristol, one of the nation’s leading proponents of Republican conservatism and known to national Sunday morning television audiences as a political commentator on ABC’s This Week, will be the keynote speaker at the 140th Anniversary Lin More...

Editorials

St. Patrick’s Day Unity

This year, St. Patrick’s Day will be celebrated for at least the 250th time with a parade up Fifth Avenue, the largest St. Pat’s parade in the world. More...

Letters to the Editor

Addabbo: Transparency  A copy of this letter was received at the Queens Gazette. February 26, 2015 Honorable Andrew Cuomo Governor, State of New York Executive Chamber State Capitol Building Albany, NY 12224 &n More...

Sunnyside Yards Development Needs Local Input

Rumors of congestion pricing have been circling since the early days of Mayor Bloomberg’s administration and I want to take a moment to discuss reasons for my opposition to the congestion pricing plan. More...

Star Journal

Nazis And KKK; Music And Movies In 1923 Queens

The Greater Astoria Historical Society presents pages from the Long Island Star Journal.  Welcome to March 1923!  More...

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