August 5, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

It's In Queens! (August 6 to August 12)

Pets gone wild! Activities this week include a doggie ice cream party, a dragon festival, an exhibit on how cats are taking over the internet, and a screening of the movie ET. More...

Cyclist Fights For Life, Drunk Driver Charged

A Queens bicyclist continues to fight for his life this week after a drunk driver slammed into him at the Queens Plaza transportation hub in Long Island City on July 28. Police said the unidentified victim, in his 20s, was pedaling along Queens More...

North Shore-LIJ And GoHealth Urgent Care Unveiled

An eight-year-old boy has fallen off his skateboard and has a broken arm. A 72-year-old woman is feeling woozy and is out of her medications; her family is worried. A 32-year-old pregnant woman is nauseous and concerned for her unborn baby. More...

Overnight Break-In At Dutch Kills Home

Police are searching for a brazen bandit who broke into a private home in Dutch Kills while the homeowner was sleeping upstairs. Cops said the burglar entered the home on Crescent Street near 41st Avenue through the basement between 2 am and 4 a More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

Reef Restaurant and Bar

If you can’t escape to the Mediterranean this summer, then you must get over to Reef Restaurant in Forest Hills for the cuisine, ingredients, and flavors that taste like they came straight from those sunny shores. More...

Editorials

Make Every Night A ‘Night Out’

Last night’s 32nd annual National Night Out Against Crime was gratifyingly well attended. More...

Letters to the Editor

Animal Abuse Scourge  To The Editor:  I am hoping you will find it in your heart to get the word out on animal cruelty and the consequences of it in your paper.  Animal cruelty must be stopped. More...

Star Journal

Advances Made During The Dog Days Of Summer 1901

The Greater Astoria Historical Society presents pages from the Long Island Star Journal.  Welcome to August 1901!  More...

Get Ready For National Bowling Day

Grab some bowling shoes and head down to the alley because Saturday, August 8th is National Bowling Day! More...

National Frozen Custard Day Is Coming!

Mark your calendars because August 8 is National Frozen Custard Day. Frozen custard is similar to ice cream with an almost identical taste, but the process of making these desserts differs.   More...

Announce School Supply Giveaway

More than 2,000 Queens youngsters will face a tough reality on August 8 – school bells will soon be ringing in the new year.    More...

Dutch Kills On The Rise

A former two-story factory building at 36-27 31st Street in Dutch Kills is being transformed into a seven-story residential/retail complex. Plans filed by the owner with the city Department of Buildings reveal the new, seven-story building will More...

Astoria Resident Pens Political Commentary

Mario Paul’s I Was Just Thinking is a collection of guidelines and viewpoints about the current state of our nation.The Astoria resident has penned a 69-page book that covers everything from American politics and the economy to baby boomers and “Th More...

Political Page

Meng Gives 1st ‘No’ To Iran Nuke Treaty

Congresswoman Grace Meng became the first lawmaker in Congress to make a decision on supporting President Obama’s treaty with Iran or rejecting it. The Flushing lawmaker announced her decision last week: she rejected it.  More...

On 50th, Crowley Vows To Fight To Preserve Medicare

On July 30, Rep. Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx), Vice Chair of the Democratic Caucus, released the statement below on the 50th anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid:   More...

Features

Military Online Auction

Aug. 10th - 12th

BID ONLINE!   Military Clothing  To Include: G-1 U.S Navy Jackets  Sizes: 34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48, 50, 52 Sheepskin Hats Line Snaps Knit Waistband & Cuffs  Location:  Long Island City, NY Bid Dates: August 10t More...

APEC’s Summer Nature Kids

Summer Nature Kids have been exploring the ocean all summer learning about life down under through stories, pictures, and interactive hands-on activities. More...

MTA Motorman Charged In Road Rage Death

Police arrested an MTA motorman on July 30 for the road-rage murder of a celebrity jeweler who failed to get out of the street fast enough, authorities said. More...

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