September 16, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

CB 1 Moves Forward With New Leadership

The September Community Board 1 cabinet meeting was the first since Lucille Hartmann retired as CB 1 district manager, after an eight-year term.  Succeeding Hartmann as district manager is her former assistant, Florence Koulouris.  In the t More...

Five Charged In Baruch College Hazing Death

Five members of the Pi Delta Psi fraternity from Baruch College will face murder charges for their involvement in the death of a freshman who was hazed during a rural retreat in 2013.    More...

Con Edison Wins Award For Technology That Supports Big Solar Jobs

Con Edison has earned recognition for a smart grid innovation that lets customers install super-sized photovoltaic arrays and continue to receive reliable service More...

It’s In Queens! (September 17 to September 23)

A change in season must be taking place, as fun Queens events are heading indoors. A runway show, theater, cooking, classical music, film, and history are coming up, while outdoor events include Shakespeare and a Poseidon parade. More...

Common European Culture Through Greek Colonization Explored At Thessaloniki Exhibit

A 2015 will be known as the Refugee Crisis summer. My Armenian jeweler Greg understands when he says “they are fighting against each other.” Greece of 2015 is very sensitive to the refugee crisis. More...

Dutch Kills Housing Boom

A two-story commercial eyesore in Long Island City is about to undergo transformation into a 6-story residential complex with indoor parking.   More...

Security Guard Busted For Police Impersonation

Police on routine patrol in the 110th Precinct nabbed a restaurant security guard on September 3 who was pretending to be a real cop, authorities said. Police said the cops pulled over just before midnight on September 3, to break up a dispute i More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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Restaurant of the Week

Astoria World Manor

Astoria World Manor has been an icon of catering in the area for 59 years, offering personalized service for all of life’s special occasions. More...

Villa Brasil Café

No matter how often you visit Villa Brasil Café Grill on 34th Avenue, you’ll always see three things: an astounding variety of freshly prepared hot and cold Brasilian specialties, a smiling staff, and a crowd of loyal customers piling their pla More...

Features

Lens Lab

Back to School Sale

Super Back To School Sale!!!Free ExamWith Frame& PolycarbonateLensesFor Just$99Restrictions apply. Cannot be combined with unions or insurance. More...

Short Takes

Gator Spotted In Flushing Meadows Corona Park   More...

Doors Of Memory/Porte della Memoria At QCC Gallery

Doors of Memory/Porte della Memoria, at the QCC Art Gallery, is a photographic essay showcasing a collection of 25 original photographs of old doors and windows taken in Avella, Italy. In it, artist/poet Eleanor M. More...

Assemblyman Ron Kim Makes Citizen Arrest

Assemblyman Ron Kim went from being a lawmaker to a law enforcer after making a citizen’s arrest of purse snatcher in downtown Flushing.  More...

Launch Lennon Tour Bus

Yoko Ono, Councilman Daniel Dromm and Deputy Mayor Richard Buery hosted a kickoff ceremony at City Hall for a five borough tour of the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus.  More...

CB 2 Reconvenes For Fall

The September Community Board 1 cabinet meeting was the first since Lucille Hartmann retired as CB 1 district manager, after an eight-year term.  Succeeding Hartmann as district manager is her former assistant, Florence Koulouris.  In the t More...

Mets Announce 2016 Schedule

The New York Mets today announced that the club will start the 2016 regular season with a two-game road series vs. the Kansas City Royals Monday, April 4 and Wednesday, April 6 at Kansas City. Opening Day at Citi Field will be on Friday, April 8 vs. More...

Goldfeder Flies Into Labor Day With Award-Winning Airplane Float

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder, together with his family and staff, brought their homemade airplane float to the Hamilton Beach Baby Parade and the Broad Channel Mardi Gras during the Labor Day weekend. More...

Goldfeder Pauses To Honor Local 9/11 Heroes At Tribute Park

On September 11, Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder joined first responders, members of the community, as well as family and friends of those lost for a moving ceremony to commemorate the 14th anniversary of the terrorist attacks. More...

Hunt Suspects In Woodside Hit-Run Rob

Police last week released surveillance photos of two men wanted in connection with a hit-run robbery near a Woodside nightclub. Cops said two black males chased the 29-year-old victim out of the Medusa Lounge at 25-18 50th Street at about 2 a.m. More...

Cops Seek Your Help To Nab Subway Thugs

Queens Transit police are seeking help from the public to identify and locate two suspects who robbed and assaulted a female straphanger on August 22. Cops said the 35-year-old woman was riding on a southbound No. 7 train at about 1:50 p.m. More...

Mugging Victim, 80, Fingered Her Killer

An 80-year-old Corona woman died last week of injuries she suffered during a September 5 mugging – but not before she identified her attacker, police said. More...

Political Page

Grodenchik-Concannon Battle Set For Vacant City Council Seat

Having won the Democratic Party’s nomination last Thursday for the vacant 23rd district City Council seat in northeast Queens, Barry Grodenchik now will square off against Republican Joe Concannon for the election to be held on Election Day, No More...

Seniors

Simplified Cellphones For Seniors with Hearing Problems

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

Editorials

Raring To Go Back To School

As the old Robert Hall clothing chain’s ad jingle went, “School bells ring and children sing, it’s back to Robert Hall again” – it’s that time of year most parents love and most children hate – Back to School More...

Letters to the Editor

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