April 8, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Clock Tower Safe, Building To Go Hi-Tech

A skyscraper planned for development near he Queens Plaza transportation hub in Long Island City will soon overshadow its 86-year old neighbor, the Manhattan Bank Building.But truth be told, the skyscraper will owe its height, if not its existence, t More...

108th Pct. Holds March Meeting, Discusses Crime Issues

The 108th Police Precinct Community Council held its March meeting on the last day of the month, welcoming a woman from the Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence, who talked about Family Justice Centers.  Also welcomed was Councilmember Jim More...

Crowley Hosts Ferraro Documentary Screening

In honor of Women’s History Month, Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley hosted a special screening of the documentary, Geraldine Ferraro: Paving the Way, at PS 290, the Geraldine Ferraro Campus in Ridgewood on March 27. More...

Goldfeder Urges Cleanup Of Cross Bay Bridge Parking Lot

With millions of tourists from all over the city and beyond set to visit Rockaway this coming beach season, Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder (D-Rockaway Beach) wrote a letter to the Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority (TBTA) calling on the agency to cle More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

GRAND CAFÉ

Spring is in the air at Grand Café, even if the temperature isn’t cooperating, the vibe at Grand Café is always fresh, lively, and promising. More...

Editorials

Kalo Pascha!

This year Greek and Eastern Orthodox Easter will be celebrated on Sunday, April 12. More...

Letters to the Editor

Intransigence  To The Editor:  The world is a mess. Terrorists strike individually or in groups, killing for the satisfaction of destroying the lives of families simply because they can. More...

It’s In Queens! (April 9 to April 15)

Some enrichment options head outdoors with such events as a carnival, a gardening extravaganza, and a guided walk. More...

Trapped On The 7 Line

More than 500 passengers were trapped inside a No. More...

Universal Pre-K Attendees On The Rise

The city’s universal Pre-K program is more than half way to the goal of enrolling 70,000 four-year-olds and the Department of Education (DOE) is looking for space. More...

Katz Commemorates Landmarks Law’s 50th

Borough President Melinda Katz proclaimed April 2015 as Landmarks Month in Queens and announced a series of events, including an upcoming special reception, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the New York City Landmarks Law. More...

St. Luke’s Church Presents Ariodante

St. Luke’s Church of Forest Hills presents the New York Opera Forum as they perform George Frideric Handel’s Ariodante. The concert performance, featuring conductor/pianist Richard Nechamkin, will be held on April 12 at 3 p.m. More...

Ridgewood Dad Shoots Family, Hangs Self

A 65-year-old Ridgewood man shot his wife and her daughter on Marc 31 and hanged himself as police were breaking into the family’s apartment.  Cops said the man shot his 54-year-old wife twice in the shoulder inside their Gates Avenue apart More...

Political Page

Crowley, King In Bipartisan Move For Homeland Security $

Congressmembers Joseph Crowley and Peter King, backed up by Mayor Bill de Blasio, announced they have launched a bipartisan effort to fully fund New York’s homeland security needs. More...

Seniors

Savvy Senior:

How To Protect Yourself From Osteoporosis Bone Fractures

Dear Savvy Senior, Can a person in their early 50’s have osteoporosis? When I fell and broke my wrist last winter the doctor that treated me told me I might have osteoporosis. What can you tell me?  Worried Ronda Dear Ronda,  More...

Features

Pelé, Beckenbauer Champions For Children’s Health

The New York Cosmos announced on March 31 details of Champions for Children’s Health Night on Saturday, April 18, when the Cosmos’ 2015 NASL Spring Season home opener kicks off against the Tampa Bay Rowdies at Hofstra University’s Shuart Stadium. More...

Katz, TSQ Distribute Passover Meals

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz joined volunteers from Tomchei Shabbos of Queens (TSQ) on March 29, as the organization conducted its annual delivery of Passover food items to people in need of extra help this holiday season. More...

Goldfeder Leads JASA Passover Celebration

Assemblymember Phil Goldfeder joined the seniors at JASA Rockaway Park Senior Center for their annual Passover celebration. More...

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