October 14, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Feds Smoke Out Massive Pot Cache, Nab Six In Elmhurst

A crew of six marijuana dealers busted with more than 3,000 pounds of marijuana valued at more than $3.3 million, are facing more than five years behind bars, law enforcement officials said.Federal Drug Enforcement agents nabbed the dealers on Octobe More...

Cops Release Photo Of Woodside Mug Suspects

Police in Woodside are searching for two thugs who mugged a 33-year-old man on September.Cops said the victim was walking along 61st Street at about 3:35 a.m. More...

Addabbo Holds Job Fair

On October 2, state Senator Joseph P. Addabbo Jr. hosted another successful job fair, helping hundreds of job seekers connect with more than 80 potential employers. More...

Queens Chamber Of Commerce Holds Meeting On Workplace Cultural Diversity

The Queens Chamber of Commerce held a meeting last week on cultural diversity in the workplace, as part of its service to educate and inform.   It was conducted by Joshua E. More...

110th Precinct Community Council Meeting Highlights

The 110th Precinct Community Council presented the Cop-of-the-Month award to Police Officers Christopher Sanchez and David Meo during the council’s Thursday, October 8 meeting held at Flanders Field VFW Post 150 in Corona. (L. More...

U.S. Ambassador To Mideast To Speak In Forest Hills

US Mideast Ambassador Dennis Ross will speak in Forest Hills on Sunday, October 25 at 3 p.m.at the 19th Annual Author’s Cafe of the Central Queens Y. More...

Tracking Halloween Child Pervs

Queens cops and state Parole officials will be hot on the trail of the borough’s registered sexual predators again this Halloween, conducting surveillance to make sure they remained at home and stayed a safe distance from young trick-or-treaters, law More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

Trattoria Lucia

Trattoria Lucia is proud to celebrate 10 successful years in Bellerose, and as a “grazie” to its loyal clientele and newcomers alike, they are graciously offering a 10% discount on meals here. More...

Editorials

Rooting For Our Home Boys

It is the New York Mets’ first time back to the post season since 2006 and we are excited! In spite of some inexplicable and painful losses, the Mets have had more wins and we hope the trend continues.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Hispanic Heritage Month  Dear Friends,  As we observe National Hispanic Heritage Month, I would encourage all of you to learn about the crucial roles Hispanic Americans play in constructing our great nation. More...

NYPD Offers Safety Tips For Little Goblins

Queens police officials are offering a series of tips for parents to follow to make sure that youngsters remain safe while trick-or-treating this Halloween:Make sure an adult examines all Halloween candy and other treats before allowing children to e More...

Follow These Tips For A Pet Safe Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner and pet owners are being urged to take extra precautions to keep their best friends safe, healthy – and candy-free.Animal lovers are urged to follow the following tips to keep pets safe during this sweet, spooky se More...

Cops: Keep Texting Crime Tips

Police are reminding the public that texting crime tips to cops at local precincts is a simple, easy way to provide anonymous information to help put criminals behind bars.By utilizing the NYPD’s “CRIMES” text message system, eyewitnesses and others More...

Clerk Foils Dutch Kills Hotel Rob

A determined clerk foiled an early morning holdup at a Dutch Kills hotel on September 29.Cops said the suspect entered the County Inn and Suites Hotel at 40-34 Crescent Street at about 6:45 a.m. More...

It's In Queens (October 15 to 21)

With Open House New York coming up, the chances to explore Queens are many and varied. This is on top of an extremely busy week with everything from India film to Patti LaBelle to a cupcake race. Here’s the rundown.  More...

Remembering Avonte With A March To Save Others

Vanessa Fontaine’s greatest fear became reality on October 4, 2013, the day her 14-year-old autistic son, Avonte Oquendo, bolted out a side door at the Riverview School in Long Island City, and was never seen alive again. More...

Christ The King HS Trains Future Forensic Scientists

Christ the King High School’s Forensic Science class created scale models of crime scenes and had fellow students investigate the scenes.  Students applied tools, techniques and scientific principles of crime scene investigations to solve the cr More...

Transit Cops Hunt Knockout Performer

Queens Transit cops are searching for a subway performer who assaulted a 55-year-old straphanger on an E-train in Long Island City.Cops said the Manhattan-bound E-train was puling into the Queens Plaza station at about 1:45 p.m. More...

Political Page

Nolan Targets School Discipline

A coalition of national, statewide and local organizations are supporting legislation introduced by Assemblywoman Catherine Nolan which aims “to reverse the disturbing school-to-prison pipeline, which starts with excessive use of suspensions, o More...

Seniors

Savvy Senior:

How Seniors Can Stop Robocalls

Dear Savvy Senior, What can I do to stop the perpetual prerecorded robocalls I keep getting? More...

Features

Pop Star D-VVINE: A Singer Who Can Never Be Separated From Her Song

D.H. Lawrence, the celebrated early 20th century British novelist, lectured his readers and fellow writers on the need to separate the writer from the tale he was telling. More...

OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL

175th ANNIVERSARY COMMITTEE PRESENTS “A VISIT WITH ST. PAUL” Sunday, October 18, 2015 – 6:30PM – Lower Church

OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL 175th ANNIVERSARY COMMITTEE PRESENTS “A VISIT WITH ST. PAUL” Sunday, October 18, 2015 – 6:30PM – Lower Church More...

Candidate Brings New Vision for Marple Newtown School Director

It has never been about “how much money do you make?” for me. But rather, “what are you doing for your community?”, explained Ms. Stavroula Kotrotsios. More...

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