June 24, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Celebrate With A Bang

Councilman Paul Vallone and the Bayside Historical Society joined members from Community Board 7, representatives from the 109th Precinct, the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation and Friends of Fort Totten Parks to formally announce the details More...

Forest Park Murder Suspect Nabbed For Public Drinking

Police last week arrested a suspect in connection with the brutal murder of a Flushing man who was found bludgeoned to death inside Forest Park.   More...

GWDC Dances Into Spring

The Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation Dance Into Spring dinner dance, held at the Woodhaven Manor was attended by (l. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

DAYBREAK CAFÉ Restaurant

Daybreak diner is the go-to place for breakfast and lunch for people who live and work in the area of 34th Ave and 45th Street in Astoria, and it has been since it opened five years ago. More...

Features

Rebirth Of A Church: Transfiguration Of Christ Church, Mattituck, 1978-2015

“Take charge of your thoughts. You can do what you will with them”. Plato (428-327 BC). More...

Driving Safely With Dementia And Knowing When To Quit

Dear Savvy Senior, Is it safe for seniors with dementia to drive, and if so, when should they stop? My dad has early Alzheimer’s disease but still drives himself around town just fine. Looking Ahead Dear Looking,  More...

Crowley Rallies For Queens Library Funding

Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley joined students and her colleagues in government to rally outside of the Ridgewood Library, advocating for the administration to include more funding for Queens Library in its Executive Budget. More...

Santander Bank On Broadway Robbed By Man In Wheelchair

A man in a wheelchair robbed the Santander bank in Astoria at 37-10 Broadway at 2:30 int he afternoon (June 29). Police say the man wheeled into the branch and passed a teller a note demanding cash.He fled with $3,500. More...

Floating Pool Might Be Coming To LIC

Astoria and Long Island City may soon be getting a new pool. And it will be located in the middle of the East River. More...

It’s In Queens! (June 25 to July 1)

Live music is everywhere in Queens this week, and most of it is outdoors. Ditto for movies, and again most are outdoors. There are also surf competitions, festivals, and an International Mud Day celebration. More...

CM Crowley, PS 68 Students Beautify School Grounds

This year, the elementary students at PS 68, the Cambridge Family School learned the art of horticulture through the Cultural After-School Adventure (CASA) Program in conjunction with the Queens Botanical Garden. More...

Offer $2.5G For Sunnyside Bandit

Police are searching for a brazen bandit who kicked in the plate glass door at a Sunnyside pizzeria on June 14, where he made off with a wad of dough.Cops said the bandit broke into Lenny’s Pizzeria Restaurant at 44-03 Greenpoint Avenue at about 2:50 More...

Political Page

Simotas Scores Major Women’s Health Care Victory

Both houses of the State Legislature in Albany passed significant bipartisan healthcare legislation last week which will allow women who become pregnant to apply for health insurance at any time, and guarantees access for any woman to vital prenatal More...

Editorials

33 Times Around

We are celebrating the Gazette’s 33rd anniversary in an understated, simple way – we are not planning a big, extravagant edition – only putting our regular issue out, as we have done these past 1,700-plus issues.  As you can im More...

Letters to the Editor

Great Teddy Roosevelt  To The Editor:  More...

Any Rent Increase Is Unjustified

I was certainly pleased in 2014, when through legislative action, the Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) and Disability Rent Increase Exemption (DRIE) income limits were raised from $29,000 to $50,000. More...

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