March 18, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

It's In Queens! (March 19 To March 25)

It’s In Queens! (March 19 to March 25)This is the biggest Saturday on record with 16 entertainment options, including everything from a half marathon to kite-flying to Japanese drumming. More...

NYPD: Spring Is Spring, Run & Jog Safely

As Queens residents prepare to welcome spring and bid farewell to the recent frigid conditions, NYPD officials are reaching out to the public with a series of tops designed to increase the safety of folks that run and jog on local streets.Never run a More...

Cops Urge Queens Residents To Utilize Gadget Etching Program

Police officials are urging Queens residents to participate in the NYPD iPod Etching Program that assists cops in their war on thieves who snatch electronic gadgets from borough residents.Under the “IDs for iPods” program, cops at local precincts and More...

Elderly Woman Struck And Killed By Car In Astoria

An 80-year-old woman was struck and killed by a car while she was crossing an East Elmhurst street on March 17 just before 3 p.m., according to the NYPD.   More...

TD Charitable Foundation Honors Jackson Heights Non-Profit

The following local non-profit received a grant from TD Bank's Charitable Foundation.    Chhaya Community Development Corporation   More...

Year Of The Goat Celebrated At Key Luck Club New Year Celebration

          2015 is the year of the “Goat” for all who celebrate the Chinese Lunar calendar. Persons born this year will have good health and a great job outlook. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

Mia Pizza

Mia Pizza is a neighborhood favorite, especially when it comes to take-out, located on Ditmars Blvd. and Crescent Street in Astoria. Mia Pizza is run by a local Astorian for the local market. More...

Seniors

How To Take Care of Your Kidneys

Dear Savvy Senior, What can you tell me about kidney disease? My mother died from kidney failure a few years ago at age 76, and I’m curious what my risks are and what I can do to protect myself. Kidney Concerned Dear Concerned,  More...

Features

An Interview With Harvey Weinstein

Johanna Bennett’s and Mandy Ward’s third annual celebration of first time filmmakers concluded on March 9 with a tribute to no one other than Harvey Weinstein. More...

Attempted Murder Labeled A Hate Crime

Queens detectives are seeking help from the public to identify and locate a suspect who slashed the throat of a 24-year-old Ridgewood man on March 12 as he was walking with his girlfriend on Seneca Avenue at about 2:20 a.m. on Thursday morning. More...

Miller Recognizes Students Of The Month At St. Thomas

On March 13 Assemblyman Miller (D-Woodhaven), visited St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Academy located at 87-49 87th St. Woodhaven, to recognize the Students of the Month. More...

Breaking News - 3/19/2015 3:02 PM

Crossing Guard Struck By Vehicle In Jackson Heights

A 75-year-old school crossing guard suffered serious head injuries after a car hit her and knocked her to the ground at the corner of 34th Avenue and 82nd Street in Jackson Heights.The woman, who's been a guard for seven years and lives on 81st Stre More...

Holy Cross Student Breaks Pi (π) Day Record

Holy Cross students celebrated National Pi Day on Friday, March 13, 2015 (3/14/15) with a competition to see who could recite from memory the most digits of this apparently infinite number that expresses the ratio of the circumference to the diameter More...

Cops Hunt Suspects In Nightclub Stabbing

Police, community leaders and city officials are calling on the State Liquor Authority to investigate and take appropriate action in connection with a bloody brawl that erupted on March 6 inside a Dutch Kills gentlemen’s club. More...

108th Police Precinct's Commander Captain John Travaglia Comes To Hunters Point Civic Meeting

The Hunters Point Civic Association welcomed Commander Captain John Travaglia of the 108th Police Precinct to its March meeting, held at the New York Irish Center on Jackson Avenue.  The captain has been precinct commander since mid-November and More...

Wall Collapses In Astoria Home

A partial wall collapse in Astoria forced evacuations in Astoria on the evening of March 17 night.The collapse occurred in the basement of a vacant home on 41st Street.As a precaution, the homes on both sides of the house have been evacuated. More...

Memory And Wisdom At Geros Tou Morea Book Presentation

              The Geros Tou Morea Chapter #1 of the Pan Arcadian Federation of America held a successful Book Presentation on Tuesday, March 10th at 2 p.m. More...

Political Page

Who’s Running NYC Schools, Gov Or Mayor?

Governor Andrew Cuomo’s schools program and budget proposal have mostly emphasized teacher evaluations, and the teachers and their unions have in turn responded and made this the central focus of the 2015 fight over education.  More...

VAN BRAMER, NOLAN RAP 7 LINE AS UNTRUSTWORTHY:

One story headline capped City Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer’s litany of complaints about the 7 subway line’s abominable service record accurately: “RIDERS FED UP WITH NO.  More...

Editorials

Tolls Defeat The Purpose

It does not make sense to start charging for the East River crossings when we paid for them already years and years ago, with our taxes. More...

Letters to the Editor

Investigate FEMA   More...

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