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Train Plows Into, Drags Truck

On Rust Street and 57th Place in Maspeth, a tractor-trailer was struck by a freight train traveling at 10-15 miles per hour a 1 am in Wednesday July 8. More...

Remember: Water Street Trees During Summer Months

City Department of Parks officials this week are urging Queens residents and businesses to remember that street trees need watering during hot summer months..  Officials are asking Queens residents to water street trees each evening during More...

Gaynor, Nightingale Coming To Resorts World Casino NYC

Disco legends Gloria Gaynor and Maxine Nightingale are coming to Resorts World Casino New York City for a show-stopping performance of their greatest hits on Saturday, July 11, from 9 pm to 11 am. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

OFF THE HOOK

Off the Hook recently celebrated its 2-year anniversary serving outrageously fresh and delicious oysters and raw bar, seafood, steak, and much more to an appreciative clientele. More...

Editorials

Queens Library Returns To Six-Day Service

Last week, the City Council announced and celebrated its victory in restoring sixday library service.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Family Day Success  To The Editor:  A big thank you to all of you who helped to make MacNeil Park Family Fun Day 2015 a success!  More...

Celebrating Independence

In an unprecedented turnout, more than 4,000 people attended the first annual fireworks spectacular at Fort Totten in Bayside. The July 1 event marked the return of a professional fireworks show to the area in almost 20 years. More...

It’s In Queens! (July 9 to July 16)

George Clinton and Funkadelic highlight a series of free outdoor concerts this week. More...

5 Point Artists Seek Damages For Lost Artwork

Attorneys for nine of the 5 Pointz graffiti artists filed a lawsuit in Brooklyn Federal Court on June 12, seeking punitive damages from developers Jerry and David Wolkoff who, they say, destroyed their artwork in a “disgracefully crude, unprofessiona More...

Astoria Girl, 2, Critical In Home Accident

A 2-year-old Astoria girl suffered critical head trauma on June 30 when a dresser she was climbing on fell on top of her, police said.Cops said the girl was playing at her home on 30th Street just before 1 a.m. More...

108th Pct. CC Meets Before Summer Break

Commander Captain John Travaglia began the last 108th Police Precinct Community Council meeting before the summer break by saying that the past year has been highly successful, largely owing to the work done by his 10-officer anti-crime team.  B More...

Political Page

$6.6 Million Included In Budget For Phys Ed

BUDGET FUNDS FOR PHYS ED IN CITY: Following through after a press conference and public hearing discussing Proposed Intro.  More...

Seniors

How To Search For Lost Pension Money

Dear Savvy Senior,What tips can you offer for tracking down a lost pension from a previous employer? About to RetireDear About, More...

Book Review

Food For The Soul Takes The Faithful On Historic Journey

Readers are in for an enthralling history lesson on Catholicism and a word of caution from author Alex LaPerchia in his latest book, Food For The Soul. More...

Features

Homeowners Activism In Upholding Their Rights Expressed At Barbecue

On June 20, The Hellenic American Taxpayers and Civic Association of Southold Town (HATCAST) held a barbecue picnic on Saturday afternoon at the South Harbor View Park in Southold. More...

Community Education Council Starts New Term

Dr. Philip A. Composto began his 12th year as Community Superintendent and the new Community Education Council started a two-year term in District 30 on July 1. More...

Resorts World Honors Employees And FDNY

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder joined hundreds of local families for an FDNY Chili cook-off at the Resorts World Employee Appreciation Day. More...

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