September 23, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

The Garden Players And Hot Jazz Jumpers

I wear two kinds of creative hats and I love them both: writing and directing my own original musicals for The Garden Players, and performing in both Hot Jazz Jumpers and Banjo Nickaru & His Western Scooches. More...

Police Investigate Sabbath BB Gun Shootings

Two Orthodox Jewish men were attacked in September in Kew Gardens Hills. The incidents are being investigated by police as possible hate crimes.   More...

St. Anastasia Knights Of Columbus Hold Fundraiser

St. Anastasia Knights of Columbus Council 5911 in Douglaston held their annual fundraiser in front of St. Anastasia Parish. The funds donated will go to help the disabled and will also go to the Special Olympics. (L. More...

Constantinides Bill To Conserve Energy Passed

The City Council overwhelmingly passed INT 850-A, sponsored by Councilman Costa Constantinides (D-Astoria) in conjunction with Mayor de Blasio, which reduces the city’s energy consumption. More...

Why The Asia Minor Catastrophe Is Still Important Today?

The 2015 Syrian refugees are flooding Greece and Europe. Why aren’t there any Middle Eastern Christians? More...

It's In Queens! (September 24 to September 30)

The Maker Faire began in the San Francisco area in 2006 and quickly spread to various cities. This week, the biggest and best one takes places in – where else? -- Queens. More...

Drone Pilot Charged In US Open Crash

The Manhattan science teacher was charged last week with reckless endangerment after he piloted a drone that flew into empty seats at the Louis Armstrong Stadium during the US Open Tennis Tournament on September 4.David Verley, 24, was using the dron More...

Deadly Queens Bridge Jump

The body of a 54-year-old man who jumped to his death from the Queens side of the RFK-Triborough Bridge on September 18 has been found, washed up on a rocky embankment two miles away, police said.Cops said the man jumped from the bridge at a site bet More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

KALAMAKI

Kalamaki opened just over a year ago and has established itself as a favorite spot for authentic Greek street food, prepared on the spot from locally sourced, organic ingredients. More...

Editorials

Take Delight In Autumn

The meteorological beginning of fall is September 1, meaning we start looking for autumnal weather as of that day. More...

CB1 Cabinet Meeting  To The Editor:  Regarding the Cabinet Meeting of CB1. More...

Shooting At Steinway Street Hookah Leaves One Dead

The NYPD is investigating a late-night shooting On Steinway Street that left a 26-year-old man dead early on September 28.The victim, who was found to be armed himself, was shot multiple times just before 4 a.m. More...

Apply Now For Holiday Jobs

Queens job hunters hoping to cash-in on holiday employment opportunities are being urged to apply early again this year.The annual holiday hiring period is currently underway in New York City, where retailers hire thousands of temporary workers to st More...

Katz Joins Labor Movement Celebration

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz joined with numerous other elected officials and members of labor unions in marching in the 2015 NYC Labor Day Parade, held in Manhattan on September 12. More...

Crowley Honors FDNY On 150 Years Of Service

On September 17, Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley presented a Proclamation to the Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY) to honor and celebrate its 150th Anniversary. More...

Addabbo To Hold Job Fair

State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo Jr. is preparing to host his annual Fall Job Fair next month, set to feature approximately 1,000 potential positions.   More...

Wonderful Woodhaven Street Festival On Jamaica Ave.

The Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation’s 35th Annual Wonderful Woodhaven Street Festival will be held on Woodhaven’s Jamaica Avenue, from 80th Street to Woodhaven Boulevard, on Sunday, October 18, from noon to 6 pm.  Bring the family! More...

St. Anastasia Knights Of Columbus Installs Officers

St. Anastasia Knights of Columbus Council 5911 held its Installation of officers at the St. Anastasia Annex in Douglaston on September 15. More...

What Is The Armenian Contribution To Hellenism And Orthodoxy?

           I was walking on second ave by N YU Langone hospital and saw a banner of “100: The Armenian Genocide.” I did not realize till later that I was in front of the St. More...

CB 1 Meets For The First Time Sans Hartmann

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...

Welcome Pope Francis!

The pope’s visit to New York is being met with great anticipation.  More...

Political Page

Support Grows For Permanent Extension Of Zadroga

A large contingent of 9/11 first responders, led by former TV host John Stewart, lobbied congressmembers in Washington to permanently extend the Zadroga Act. More...

Seniors

Savvy Senior:

Simplified Cellphones for Seniors with Hearing Problems

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

Financial Aid For Older Adults Going Back To School

Dear Savvy Senior,  Are there any financial aid resources you can recommend to baby boomers who are interested in going back to school? More...

Features

Where Can You Buy A Practical Luxury Bag?

Look for a handbag when travelling in Greece.” Said Despina Siolas, MD/Ph.D. “The touch and feel of a made in Greece handbag is extraordinary. The KEM quality is #1.” More...

FIRST ANNUAL FAMILY DAY

AT DIVERSITY PLAZA

Saturday, September 26th12PM – 4PMDiversity Plaza37th Road between 74th & 73rd StreetsBring the whole family to enjoy:12:00 PMAjna Dance Company performance12:30 PMDeum Band Performance1:30 PMZumba Class by Mimi2:30 PMTibetan Service Center Perfo More...

ANNUAL FALL RECYCLING FAIR

at the Forest Park Bandshell

Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., a member of the New York State Senate Environmental Conservation Committee, will host his annual Fall Recycling Event this weekend in partnership once again with Assemblyman Mike Miller.    More...

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