September 30, 2015 RSS feed / Features

Cops Hunt Suspect In Steinway Street Shooting

Queens detectives are sorting out details of events that occurred at several Astoria nightclubs to determine circumstances that led to the fatal shooting of a 26-year-old Brooklyn man on September 28, law enforcement sources said.  More...

Annual Greek Festival At Church Of Saint Nicholas

The Greek Orthodox Shrine Church of St. Nicholas, 196-10 Northern Blvd., Flushing, will hold its annual Greek Festival on Friday, October 9, through Monday, October 12. More...

Hanging With Max Bratwurst

Max and his wife were spotted taking their red Mustang for a Saturday afternoon spin on September 26 following a delicious meal and good company at Max Bratwurst. More...

Learning To Drive On Location In Richmond Hill

Learning to Drive stars Academy Award nominee Patricia Clarkson and Academy Award winner Ben Kingsley, who portray two middle-aged characters in the midst of personal “mid-life” crises.  More...

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Yvonne Rose

Less than two weeks ago was the nationwide release of My First Wisdom Book, a children’s book that will direct young readers to the path of wisdom by author, Yvonne D. Rose.  More...

Cuomo Presents Pope With Twin Towers Cross

During Pope Francis’ visit to New York, on August 25 Governor Andrew M. Cuomo presented the Pope with a special cross cut from steel salvaged from the World Trade Center’s Twin Towers.  More...

Meng Invites Queens Priest To Pope’s Congress Address

US Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) welcomed Father Kevin McBrien as her guest for Pope Francis’ speech on Capitol Hill September 24. More...

Ask Dr. Universe

Dr. Universe: We read that it is very cold in space. Why is that?  -Tri-County Second Graders, Minnesota   Dear Tri-County Second Graders,  You heard right. More...

Blessing Of The Pets At Trinity Lutheran Church

Trinity Lutheran Church will be holding a Blessing of the Pets, next Sunday, October 4, during worship. “As the Feast of St. More...

100-Plus Years Of Vincentian Service

The Vincentian Family from across the Northeast gathered at St. More...

Dr. Asnis, Discovered West Nile Virus In Queens, Was 59

Thirty-eight people have died from West Nile Virus since Dr. More...

Fall Leaf Pickups Suspended

Department of Sanitation (DSNY) officials last week announced that leaf pickups have been suspended for the 2015 fall season. More...

Simotas Hosts Back To School Event

On September 17, Assemblymember Aravella Simotas and Mount Sinai Queens hosted “Back to School in Good Health” at the Muslim American Society of Queens.  More...

Officials Announce $1M In Funding For Astoria Dog Park

Officials announced on September 25 the allocation of $1 million of discretionary capital funding to build a dog park in Astoria. The funding was allocated as part of the FY16 city budget.  More...

Constantinides, Fortune Update Astoria At 114th Pct. CC

Councilman Costa Constantinides, in an update on the $78.6 billion city budget, said 1,700 more police officers are to be on patrol this year.  More...

Museum Of The Moving Image To Host Greek Film Fest

The ninth annual New York City Greek Film Festival comes to the Museum of the Moving Image (35th Avenue at 37th Street) in early October, bringing the latest films from Greece to Queens. All have English subtitles.  More...

Norwood Rexall Moving

The iconic Rexall Drugs, presently at Norwood Rexall Drugs, 31-12 Broadway in Astoria is scheduled to close as of October 1. For over 60 years the Rexall sign has been in Astoria. More...

Astoria Park’s Rock Fest

The ripping current under the Hell Gate Bridge was the perfect backdrop for Saturday’s second annual Rock Fest in Astoria Park on September 18. More...

Love Makes A Difference: Hour Children Gala Benefit

Hour Children of Long Island City was named to acknowledge the important hours that shape the life of a child with an incarcerated mother – the hour of their mother’s arrest, the hour of their visit, and the hour of her release.  More...

What Won’t She Do To Get Them To Read??

Children’s Librarian Susan Scatena at Queens Library at Whitestone annually challenges her summer readers: if they register for summer reading, and they read their quota of books, she will perform an outrageous stunt. This year, Ms. More...

Dancing Community Stars At Variety Boys & Girls Club

Variety Boys & Girls Club Of Queens is hosting their Dancing with the Community Stars Gala benefit on Saturday, November 7. More...

The Pulpit

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Schumer Meets Pope Francis

US Senator Charles E. Schumer, who had the opportunity to interact with Pope Francis both before and after the speech, issued the following statement. More...

Steinway Mansion Hits A Sour Note

Last week the Gazette reported the exciting news that the 157-year-old Steinway family home was potentially being transformed into a music school. More...

Full Lunar Eclipse Over Queens

The sun, the Earth and the moon lined up in a row at 9:15 pm on September 27 putting on a light show witnessed by people around the world. More...

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