June 17, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Cops Hunt Suspect In Forest Park Homicide

Police have identified a suspect in the murder of a 23-year-old man whose body was discovered in Forest Park. Zoltan Forai, 44, is wanted for questioning in the bludgeoning death of Diego Piedrahita, whose body was discovered by passersby, face More...

Forest Hills Gardens Flag Day Celebration 2015

Forest Hills Gardens celebrated Flag Day a day early on Saturday, June 13. The ceremony commenced with a welcome message by FHG Corporation Board Member and Master of Ceremonies, Tony Barsamian. More...

LeAp Arts Continuum Art Show

More than 200 parents and students from PS 209 and JHS 194 attended the final LeAp Arts Continuum Art Show on Tuesday June 2. Parents were amazed at the quality of the work the students produced over the past several months. More...

It’s In Queens! (June 18 to June 25)

Van Morrison, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Met Opera stars, and the Muppets are the world famous celebrities providing entertainment and enrichment in the borough this week. More...

Cop Dad: ‘Hell Raiser’ Should Rot In Hell

If the father of murdered NYPD Detective Brian Moore had his way, Demetrius Blackwell would rot in hell – and the heartbroken dad would be the one to “pull the switch: to send the career criminal on his way.“I wish New York City had the death penalty More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

Sac’s Place

Few restaurants can say they’ve been around for more than a quarter century and if they can, it’s because of unparalleled food, service and commitment to quality. More...

Editorials

Happy Father’s Day

As Father’s Day approaches, we contemplate the important role fathers play in our lives. Fathers and the quality of their parenting have a huge impact on their offspring.  More...

Rent Regulation

A copy of this letter, dated June 14, was received at the Queens Gazette.  To Landlords of Rent Regulated Units:  Re: Landlords’ Legal Obligations Irrespective of Rent Regulation Expiration  More...

Beg Pardon

Last week’s edition of the Gazette, “St. Anastasia Blood Drive,” incorrectly named blood donor Marie Morra.   More...

NY Pops To Play At Forest Hills

The NY Pops will soon share the same stage once graced by The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix and recently The Who. More...

Hartmann Conducts Her Final CB 1 Meeting

The June Community Board 1 cabinet meeting was the last to be conducted by Lucille Hartmann, who has served as CB 1’s district manager for eight years and been in city government for 36.  Hartmann announced before the meeting that she was retiri More...

Forest Hills Festival Of The Arts

The Forest Hills Chamber of Commerce presented the 15th Annual Forest Hills Festival of the Arts on Sunday, June 14, in the heart of Forest Hills for a day of family fun, food, and live music. More...

Staub Hosts Family Day

On June 10, The New York Fire Widows’ and Children’s Benefit Fund continued a tradition that started more than three decades ago. More...

Van Bramer Marches In Annual Flag Day Parade

On June 13, City Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer marched with elected officials and community leaders in the annual Sunnyside/Woodside Flag Day Parade. More...

TD Bank Surveys Queens Residents On Parks And Greenspaces

TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank has released findings from its first Rooted in NYC Survey showing that 95 percent of city residents agree that forests and other natural areas are important to the health of their community, and 90 percen More...

Political Page

Going To Bat For Yogi Berra

Before last week’s Annual Congressional Baseball Game in the nation’s capital, Congressmembers Joseph Crowley, Bill Pascrell Jr. More...

Seniors

Social Security Offers Lump Sum Payouts To Retirees

Dear Savvy Senior, I’ve heard that Social Security offers a lump-sum payment to retirees who need some extra cash. I have not yet started drawing my benefits and would like to investigate this option. More...

Features

Six Asian Americans Honored At AAPI Heritage Month

Assemblymembers Nily Rozic and Edward Braunstein, City Comptroller Scott Stringer, Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, Senator Toby Ann Stavisky, and Councilman Mark Weprin honored six Asian Americans for their dedication and hard work during the More...

A New Way of Telling a Classic Fairy Tale

             A classic fairy tale has been sweeping the theatrical scene of Modern Greece.  A new way of telling a folk tale that appeal to young and old is “To Sklavi” (son of a slave) More...

Sweeping Win For Greek Americans At May Primary Elections In Philadelphia

This 2015 May Primary Election Pennsylvania was an exciting one for the Greek American community, garnering three solid spots on the ballot for three prominent Greek Americans in the local community.  The Primary Election was held across the sta More...

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