April 29, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Donato, Hartmann To Retire

The year was 1972. Richard Nixon, Nelson Rockefeller, John Lindsay and Donald Manes were, respectively, President, Governor, Mayor and Borough President. It was also the year Vinicio Donato joined Community Board 1. More...

Officials Warn Of Dangers Of Unlicensed Vendors' Food

City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOH) officials are once again warning Queens residents to take caution when purchasing food from unlicensed street vendors.   More...

Turkish Cultural Center Holds Annual Friendship Dinner

The Turkish Cultural Center Queens held its 12th annual friendship dinner and award ceremony at Flushing Town Hall last week.  In the words of Turkish Cultural Center representatives, the dinner and awards ceremony brings together community lead More...

Astoria Man Paralyzed In Alcohol-Fueled Crash

A 21-year-old East Elmhurst woman is facing multiple felony charges after she mowed down and partially paralyzed an Astoria man while driving in a drunken stupor, authorities said.Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said Gisel Carchi allegedly sha More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

GYRO WORLD

Gyro World is Ridgewood’s new addition to the wide array of international food available on the bustling Fresh Pond Road, just a block from the M train station. More...

Editorials

Donato And Hartmann Will Be Sorely Missed

At the April 21 meeting of Community Board 1, its Chairman Vinicio Donato announced his departure after 43 years of service in August. More...

Letters to the Editor

Left Holding Empty Bag  To The Editor:  More...

Middle Village Bank Robbed

On April 29, at 3:25 pm, the Cross County Savings bank located at 80-10 Eliot Avenue in Middle Village was robbed by one male perpetrator described as 40 years of age, height five feet, six inches, apx. 230 lbs. More...

Resorts World Casino Invites You To Enjoy "Cigars Under The Stars"

Resorts World Casino New York City will host “Cigars Under the Stars,” a one night event showcasing a wide selection of well-known, high-quality cigars on May 1. More...

A Coyote In Middle Village

On the morning of April 27, a coyote was spotted in Middle Village. Police officers were called to the scene following phone calls they received since as early as 5 am, regarding the sighting in Juniper Valley Park. More...

Bike NY Student Ambassadors To Ride In Bike Tour

For many cyclists, this year’s TD Five Boro Bike Tour (May 3) will be their first; for some, it will be their first large-scale organized ride ever. More...

It's In Queens! (April 30 To May 6)

Louis Armstrong, Chazz Palminteri, and renowned Korean folk artist Jae Choon Kim headline another busy week in Queens. More...

A Riveting Othello From Titan Theatre Company

Shakespeare on overdrive is how I would describe Titan Theatre Company’s rocket-fueled production of Othello, currently on the boards at Queens Theatre. More...

Political Page

BP Katz’s Workshop Aimed At Saving 5,504 Queens Properties

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz has launched a last-ditch effort to save 5,504 homes in the borough whose owners owe the city back taxes and other bills and are in danger of having them sold out from under them.   More...

Crowley Unveils Plan To Help Americans Save

In a major policy speech last week, Congressman Joseph Crowley unveiled his plan to tackle the savings and retirement security crisis in America by giving American families the ability “to better save for the future and retire with dignity.&rdq More...

Features

2015 Hermes Expo Turns New Page As Messenger Of Business Transactions

Hermes was the Greek god of commerce, son of Zeus and Maia. More...

Cops: Imposter Stole Copper Cell Tower Wire

Police in Astoria are searching for a man wanted for stealing copper wire from a rooftop cell tower.Cops said the man impersonated a Sprint cell phone employee to make his way to the roof of an apartment building on 42nd Street and 31st Avenue at abo More...

Sunnyside Chamber Returns To Dazie's

After an absence of more than a year, the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce held its monthly luncheon meeting in April at Dazie’s restaurant on Queens Boulevard.  The return, if only for the month, would have been happier if Lily Gavin, the owner, h More...

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