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Middle Village Block Co-Named In Honor Of Frosch

Steven Frosch was a member of the New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) when he tragically lost his life in June 2014. More...

It’s In Queens! (May 14 to May 20)

The Queens New Music Festival headlines a jam-packed week of entertainment in Queens. Choose between comedy, lectures, Japanese films, performance art, book-making, outdoor art, and free trees. Here’s the rundown. More...

Third Avenue Exit On Whitestone Bridge Re-Opens

The Third Avenue Exit, which has been closed to allow for construction since January 2013, is now open.   More...

LIC Clock Tower Designated Landmark

The historic clock-tower in Long Island City’s Queens Plaza has been designated a landmark by unanimous vote of the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

MI CANDELA…

Authentic Puerto Rican Cuisine

Mi Candela offers a unique dining experience with the most traditional Puerto Rican cuisine outside of abuela’s house. More...

Editorials

De Blasio Hops A Train

We are glad that the mayor took the time to ride the subway, albeit as the mayor, but he still got to experience the train like the rest of us do, to see how crowded it is, and he had to wait 20 minutes. More...

Letters to the Editor

EPA Better Suited  A copy of this letter was received at the Queens Gazette. April 30, 2015 Gina McCarthy Administrator Environmental Protection Agency 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20460  De More...

Studies Cost Millions

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Apple Bank for Savings Comes To Jackson Heights

Apple Bank has announced the upcoming opening of its newest branch office in New York City in Jackson Heights, Queens at 78-01 37th Avenue.  The branch is scheduled to open for business on Thursday, May 21 at 9:00 am. More...

Bridge Rescue Cops Honored

NYPD and local officials joined Long Island City residents at the Sunnyside Community Services Center on April 28, where they honored four NYPD officers who helped save the life of a woman who was threatening to jump from the Kosciuszko Bridge on Apr More...

Dowtown Jamaica To Get Wifi Kiosk

Jamaica will soon be among the first neighborhoods in the city to have a WiFi kiosk. The Jamaica downtown corridor is included in the Phase I LinkNYC rollout that will ultimately install up to 10,000 kiosks, 7,500 during the next six years, with More...

DOT Announces Nicole Garcia As Boro Commissioner

The city Department of Transportation (DOT) Commissioner Polly Trottenberg announced on May 8 the appointment of Nicole Garcia to the position of Queens Borough Commissioner. More...

HANAC Harmony Art Show

The HANAC Harmony Art Show will be held from May 11 through the 15 from 10 a.m. More...

Councilman Mark Weprin To Resign, Will Work For Governor

Councilman Mark Weprin is resigning. The announcement came as a result of Weprin, who has been in office since 2010, to take a job with Governor Andrew Cuomo. More...

Bid Online

Bid on Military Clothing May 18 - 20 More...

Political Page

Crowley, Meng: ‘Grant Temporary Protected Status To Nepalis In US’

In the wake of Nepal’s devastating earthquake, Congressmember Joseph Crowley and Grace Meng are leading an effort to grant Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to Nepali nationals currently residing in the United States so they are not forced to re More...

Seniors

Handy Aids For Achy Hands

What products can you recommend for seniors with hand arthritis? I really struggle with anything that requires gripping and turning, which makes most activities difficult. More...

Features

CB 2 Meets, Announces Participatory Budget Results

Community Board 2’s May meeting was long, much of it being filled with three events:  first, a highly contentious session—how could it be otherwise?—with the board and a representative from Access-a-Ride; then, a presentation about new bicycle r More...

Peralta Honors Founder Of Make Queens Safer

State Senator Jose Peralta (D-East Elmhurst) recognized Cristina Furlong, a founding member of Make Queens Safer, with a Women of Distinction 2015 award given by the New York State Senate during its 18th annual award celebration. More...

De blasio Announces Queensbridge Houses To Receive Major Roof Repairs

On May 10, New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio joined New York City Housing Authority Chair Shola Olatoye to announce a program to attack the mold problem that has caused havoc at many of our city’s public housing projects including the Queensbridge H More...

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