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Stay Cool & Win Big At Resorts World Casino New York City During Labor Day Weekend 2015

Escape the last heatwave of the summer at Resorts World Casino New York City this Labor Day Weekend! More...

Neighbors Lament C Town Closing

The C Town Supermarket at 29-02 Broadway closed its doors on September 7, but not before a manager vowed the store would reopen in about two years, as part of a new residential/commercial development at the site.The closing on September 7 marks the e More...

NYPD Vows To Increase Patrols Over Jewish Holidays

Queens police officials last week vowed increased patrols at synagogues and Jewish houses of worship during the Jewish High Holy Days, despite increased enforcement required during Pope Francis’ visit to New York City.Member of the NYPD’s top brass a More...

Goldfeder Talks Grants With Queens Library President

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder met with Queens Library Interim President and CEO Bridget Quinn-Carey to discuss the Assemblyman’s recently-announced plan to allocate $250,000 in state grants to the Far Rockaway and Peninsula library branches. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

Austin Public

Austin Public is Forest Hills’ neighborhood ‘pub’ which originally meant “publick house” where locals would gather, imbibe, eat, and catch up on the day’s events. More...

Seniors

Savvy Senior:

How To Choose The Best Place To Retire

Dear Savvy Senior, My wife and I will both be retiring in a year or two and are interested in moving to a smaller house in a better climate but could use some help. More...

Simplified Cellphones For Seniors with Hearing Problems

Dear Savvy Senior,  Can you recommend some basic simplified cellphones for seniors with hearing loss? More...

Features

Internet In Bloom For The Layperson

As one who has been following our global media for many years, recently the trend of gun violence has been overwhelming. This goes beyond the medium being the message or the importance of attracting sponsors to make a living. More...

Hollis Man Keeping Seas Free In The Middle East

A 2000 Springfield Gardens High School graduate and Hollis native is helping the US Navy keep sea lanes safe and open in the Middle East, serving on the mine countermeasures ship USS Dextrous (MCM-13).    More...

Ask Dr. Universe

Dr. Universe: What happens under a volcano? -Graylon W., 6, Milton, OntarioDear Graylon,Your question takes us on a journey deep into the Earth. Figuratively speaking, of course. It’s really hot under Earth’s surface. It’s so hot it can melt rock. More...

Astoria Slow Zone

Councilmember Costa Constantinides and the city Department of Transportation (DOT) Queens Borough Commissioner Nicole Garcia have announced the implementation of a Neighborhood Slow Zone along more than 55 blocks in Astoria, from Astoria Boulevard to More...

It’s In Queens! (Sept. 3 to Sept. 9)

The week’s big news is the re-opening of the Queens International Night Market in Jamaica. Other items include a silent disco, a photo exhibit on Rockaway, outdoor dance, and some end-of-summer staples, such as the Fresh Pond Road Festival. More...

Drone ‘Nitwit’ Faces Jail Time

Authorities have a nickname for the Manhattan teacher who flew his drone into the U.S. Open on Thursday night.“The guy’s a nitwit,” authorities said. “He’s a teacher at the Academy of Innovative Technology in Brooklyn, and a complete nitwit.”  More...

It’s A Slam ‘Dunk’ For Thirsty Doggies

The owner of a Long Island City delicatessen o showed his affection for our four-legged, furry friends when he recently opened this “Doggie Water” rest stop (see photo) outside his business on 35th Street near 35th Avenue.A man inside the deli told t More...

Lawmaker Joins Hunt For Jackson Heights Rapist

Councilmember Daniel Dromm took time out of his Labor Day Weekend to hit the streets of Jackson Heights in search of a masked man accused of raping a local woman on September 3.Drom handed out flyers to neighborhood residents walking on 35th Avenue n More...

No Charges For Daughter In Shooting/Burning

The 15-year-old daughter of a woman charged with murdering her Astoria boyfriend on August 29 will not face criminal charges, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. More...

Political Page

Dems To Choose Council Nominee For E. Queens Post

Democrats who reside in the 23rd City Council district in eastern Queens will go to the polls tomorrow to select from among the six candidates who are running for the vacant council seat in November. More...

D.A. Brown Vents Over Drone Near Miss

Fortunately, there were no spectators sitting in a section of the National Tennis Center last week when an unmanned drone landed there while a tennis match was in play on the court below. It could have caused mayhem otherwise.  More...

Gazette Endorsement

VOTE FOR GRODENCHIK

There’s a Democratic Party primary election tomorrow Thursday, Sept. 10 to select the party’s candidate for the vacant 23rd City Council district seat in Eastern Queens.  More...

Editorials

We’re Still Here

Reprinted from September 11, 2002  A year can seem like forever. Then again, it can seem as if no time had passed at all.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Being There Matters  To The Editor:  More...

Star Journal

The Beatles And Jets In The Fall Of ‘64

The Greater Astoria Historical Society presents pages from the Long Island Star Journal.  Welcome to September 1964!  More...

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