October 21, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Broadway Street Closing

Workers last week completed construction of a sidewalk shed outside the former C Town Supermarket at 92-02 Broadway in Astoria, a sure sign that a wrecking ball is in the near future of the one-story building.   More...

Drugged Up Driver Charged With Manslaughter, Homicide

A drugged up, 57-year-old Queens man is fading homicide and manslaughter charges after he fatally struck a female cyclist in Maspeth on October 14, police said.Cops said Anna Rodriguez, 34, of Ridgewood, was biking westbound on 58th Road at about 8:4 More...

Joseph Risi Elected CB 1 Chair

Community Board 1 went back to the drawing board and elected Joseph Risi Jr. as chairperson after a previous vote ended in a deadlock last month.   More...

St. Francis Prep Walks For Future

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114th Precinct Cops Rescue Four From House Fire

Police officials and the Astoria community are heralding the heroic efforts of five Astoria police officers who risked their own lives to save four men trapped inside a blaze at a home on 28th Street.Cops said the officers, from the 114th Precinct, w More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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Restaurant of the Week

Carioca Grill Brazilian BBQ

Carioca Grill on Broadway in Astoria exemplifies the delicious diversity and variety of Brazilian cuisine. More...

Features

Nadler: ‘We Should All Be Ashamed’ Zadroga Expired

First responders Alex Sanchez and Manuel Checo and medical professionals Dr. Michael A. Crane and Dr. Philip Landrigan joined Congresswoman Carolyn B. More...

Dennis Syntilas Way

The legacy of Dennis Syntilas was honored with a street co-naming at 30th Street and 30th Avenue on October 17 in front of Athens Square Plaza.  Syntilas, a civic leader and community organizer, helped make Greek culture an enduring part of the More...

Historic ‘Tent Of Tomorrow’ Preserved And Beautified

Queens Parks Commissioner Dorothy Lewandowski joined President of the New York Structural Steel Painting Contractors Association (NYSSPCA) Kieran Ahern, current Business Manager for the International Union of Painting and Allied Trades Local 806 Dist More...

Breaking News - 10/23/2015 12:24 PM

Water Main Ruptures On Queens Boulevard; Massive Delays

A water main ruptured in Elmhurst early this morning sending hundreds of gallons of water into the streets causing evacuations and transit delays.The call came in shortly after 8 a.m. about a water main break at 51-35 Reeder St. More...

Mets Defeat Dodgers, Cubs Head To World Sereis

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Honoring Officer Cardillo

It was a day of remembrance more than 43 years in the making.  Hundreds of uniformed officers of the NYPD, elected officials, friends, and the family of Phillip Cardillo came to the NYPD Academy in College Point to honor the patrolman who was sl More...

Federal Drone Registry On Tap

The federal government is set to announce a new policy that would require anyone purchasing a drone to register the high-flying toys with the U.S. More...

Goldfeder Shops Local At Beach 116th Street Fall Festival

Joining thousands of local families on a picture-perfect autumn day, Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder stopped by the 2nd annual Beach 116th Street Fall Festival. More...

Cops Hunt Laundromat Groper

Police last week released a surveillance photo (see photo) of a man wanted for groping a woman at a Corona Laundromat.Cops said the suspect walked into the Laundromat on National Street near 102nd Street at about 4 a.m. More...

Political Page

Kim Makes Visits To S. Korea And Japan

Assemblymember Ron Kim (D–Flushing) has been visiting South Korea and Japan since October 12 and is due back in four days or so, when we’ll get a chance to ask him how the trip turned out.  More...

Editorials

The Bounty Of World’s Boro

One of our favorite happenings, QEDC’s Queens Restaurant Week 2015 is in full swing, until October 29. More...

Mets In Championship Series

As we go to print, the New York Mets are halfway to the World Series! Having easily won the first two games of the National League Championship Series against the Chicago Cubs, this is the closest they have come to the World Series since 2000. More...

Letters to the Editor

A Safe Halloween  To The Editor:  More...

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