October 28, 2015 RSS feed / Features

The Warriors Return To Coney Island

Michael Beck, who played the leader Swan, signed autographs and replica Warrior vests for thousands of fans.Fans came to Coney Island dressed as their favorite Warrior character. More...

Wonderful Woodhaven Street Festival 2015 By GWDC

At Wonderful Woodhaven Street Festival 2015 were (l. to r.); Stephen Esposito, President Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation (GWDC); state Senator Joseph P. Addabbo Jr.; Maria A. More...

Resorts World Casino Prez Honored For Philanthropy

Resorts World Casino New York City (RWNY) President Ryan Eller was honored at the City & State Reports Hospitality, Gaming and Tourism Awards on Tuesday, October 20. More...

United Nations Celebrates 70th Anniversary

The United Nations Association of the United States of America, a program of the United Nations Foundation, Queens Chapter held a United Nations 70th Anniversary Celebration on October 24, the anniversary of the day in 1945 when the UN’s signed More...

Maureen O’Hara In Astoria

Formerly a crossing guard for Most Precious Blood, Patricia Pickford, a resident of the Astoria neighborhood was lucky enough to meet and converse with actress, Maureen O’Hara at a St. More...

Person Of The Year

Ira D. Rothfeld MD FACS. is a practicing otolaryngologist in New York City. He was honored October 18 by the Shomrim Society of the New York City Police Department as “Person of the Year.” Dr. More...

Mt. Sinai Queens Hosts Breast Cancer Forum

A medical panel from Mount Sinai Queens hospital (MSQ) held a meeting in Long Island City last week, during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, to discuss types of cancer affecting women. More...

Demasi Worked On The ‘Pile’

Firefighter and longtime Astoria resident Nicholas (Nick) Demasi passed away on October 21. He was stationed at Engine Company 261 on 29th Street in Long Island City for many years. More...

Monarch Butterflies Dwindling; We Can Help

A monarch butterfly in a Bayside backyard drinks nectar from a milkweed flower. Scientists are very concerned about the dramatically decreasing population of monarch butterflies. More...

Astoria Family Halloween Parade

Kids of all ages came out and showed off their costumes on October 25 at the annual Astoria Family Halloween Parade held along Ditmars Boulevard in Astoria. More...

Three Parrots In A Row

A trio of wild parrots perched on a tree were spotted in Astoria where they held a conversation as they glanced out at the local scenery.“They’re probably talking about us,” an onlooker said. More...

LNG Project A Disaster

A copy of this letter was received at the Queens Gazette October 19, 2015 Honorable Andrew M. 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...

UCCA’s Annual Children’s Halloween Costume Party

The United Community Civic Association’s Annual Children’s Halloween Costume Party will be held Friday, October 30, and the fun starts at 6:30 pm and goes until 9:30 pm at Central Restaurant / Lounge, 20-30 Steinway Street. More...

The Pulpit

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Community Board 1 Approves Proposed Priorities

The new fiscal year is underway as Community Board 1 approved its proposed priorities for both the 2017 Capital and Expense Budgets.  “It’s a three and a half month process,” said CB 1 Second Vice Chairperson and Capital/Expens More...

DenDekker Brings WWII Vet On Tour Of Blue Bloods Set

Assemblyman Michael DenDekker recently had the opportunity to bring WWII veteran Ben DiGregorio on a tour of the set of the television show Blue Bloods this week. More...

Bayside Shocked Over Airbnb Shooting

The owner of the Bayside home where two young men were shot during a party has been arrested.  According to police, at around midnight on October 25 a verbal dispute between the two victims and an unknown suspect took place in the apartment&rsqu More...

Local-Express

Roy Fox

Roy Fox has been the caretaker of Rufus King Manor in Jamaica since 1989. More...

The ‘Scoop’ On Pumpkins

It is finally autumn and ‘tis the season for pumpkin picking. More...

Astoria House Of Horror

Bring on the ghosts and ghouls and the spooky specters that rise from Astoria’s Halloween haunts! More...

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