December 30, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Greetings from Captain Peter Fortune, Commanding Officer of the 114th Precinct.

Greetings from Captain Peter Fortune, Commanding Officer of the 114th Precinct.  I would like to take this opportunity to wish all of our residents a very safe and happy New Year.  The 114th Precinct has experienced another successful year More...

New Year Traditions In Gazette Country

The emergence of a new year held special significance for young men and women living in Astoria in the early 1900s. Young men carried small, ornately designed “calling cards” to present to young women – a sign of their desire to begin a courtshi More...

Bill Bans Surcharges On Dismissed Traffic Tickets

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Grinch Arrested On Christmas Package Theft

District Attorney Richard A. More...

It’s In Queens! (Dec. 31 to Jan. 6)

Even during a slow week when some venues are closed, Queens is buzzing with fun things to do. First of all, a two-time Grammy-winner will give a concert in the borough. Second, there are some great tours on the radar screen. More...

Only In Woodhaven

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DA's Annual Toy Drive

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown (c.) stands among the hundreds of toys that were donated by office staff. The toys were distributed to less fortunate children this holiday season. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

PORTOFINO RISTORANTE

Portofino Restaurant is proud to be celebrating 41-derful years in Forest Hills. More...

Editorials

Making Each New Year Better

The celebration of a New Year seems to be nearly universal among all peoples, even though they do not all occur at the same time.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Harlem Has To Wait  To The Editor:  The legacy of former State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver in the area of transporation leaves much to be desired. More...

Three Kings Day Parranda

Three Kings Day Parranda in Queens: Music, joy and tradition are coming to the streets of Jackson Heights and Elmhurst. More...

Off-Duty Cop Saves Man From Mall Suicide

An off-duty NYPD officer is being hailed a hero for stopping a disturbed man from jumping to his death at a Queens mall.Cops said off-duty Police Officer Christian Campoverde, who is assigned to the 40th Precinct in the Bronx, was shopping with his w More...

NYPD Reminder: Zero Tolerance For New Year’s Drivers

Police officials are reminding partygoers and party givers of stepped up enforcement designed to snare drunk drivers, drivers who use electronic devices and those who fail to buckle up before they get behind the wheel over this New Years holiday week More...

Probe Ongoing In Whitestone Teen-Slash

Police are seeking help from the pubic to help identify and locate the heartless suspect who brutally slashed the face and neck of a 16-year-old exchange student, in broad daylight, on a residential street in Whitestone.Cops said the man was dressed More...

Christmas Temps Hit A New High

Santa sweats his way over the baked Apple? Christmas Eve shoppers in shorts? Say it wasn’t so, Santa!The calendar may have sad it was Christmas, but Old Man Winter had a surprise up his short sleeve for New Yorkers last weekend. More...

Cops Close Show Palace; Probe Reveals Drug Sales

A controversial Long Island City nude club was shut down on December 18, after investigators discovered employees were serving more than juice to patrons, authorities said.The club was shuttered after a series of investigations by officers at the NYP More...

The Heroic Kurds: America’s Mistreated Ally

Kurdish freedom fighters, quietly allied with America, made international headlines this year when they liberated from the beastly rule of ISIS the Syrian city of Kobani in January, and again ten months later when they freed the Iraqi city of Sinjar. More...

104th Ptct. CC's Cop Of The Year Award Dinner 2015

The 104th Precinct Community Council held its Cop of the Year Award Dinner 2015 honoring PO Geraldo Gonzalez on December 20, at Villa Erasmo. More...

Political Page

Paid Parental Leave For City Employees, Mayor Announces

MAYOR ANNOUNCES PAID PARENTAL LEAVE FOR CITY’S EMPLOYEES: Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a new paid parental leave policy for New York City employees “that puts the city at the forefront of city and state policies around the country.&rdqu More...

Seniors

How To Choose A Good Nursing Home

Dear Savvy Senior,Can you give me some tips on picking a good nursing home for my mother who has Alzheimer’s disease? More...

Required IRA And 401(k) Withdrawal Rules for Retirees

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you give me the details on required IRA and 401(k) distributions? I turned 70 this year, and want to be clear on what I’m required to do, and when I’ll have to do it. Planning Ahead Dear Planning, More...

Features

Women’s City Club Honors Katz

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz was one of the female elected leaders honored by the Women’s City Club (WCC) of New York during the Club’s Centennial Celebration on December 16. More...

Vallone, Buery Tour Pre-K

Councilman Paul Vallone joined Deputy Mayor Richard Buery for a tour of the Pre-K for All program at PS 29 in College Point on the morning of December 23. More...

108th Pct. Community Council’s Annual Holiday Party

On Saturday, December 19 the 108th Precinct Community Council held its Annual Holiday Party at Sunnyside Community Services. More...

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