January 13, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Homeless Booted From LaGuardia Airport

Port Authority (PA) officials are chasing the homeless from LaGuardia Airport overnight, by enforcing strict closing times, installing window-ledge guards and traffic cones along walls at the Queens airport.PA officials said workers are using “everyt More...

Florida Man Charged With Hate Crime In Astoria Assault

A 55-year-old Florida man charged with attacking an Astoria storeowner on December 10 after shouting, “I kill Muslims,” was arraigned on hate crime charges on January 4.Prosecutors said Piro Kobrani, of Jacksonville, Fla., was initially arrested on a More...

Call To Reopen Astor Park Restrooms

A group of Astoria parents and residents are calling on officials at the Queens Department of Parks & Recreation to speed up plumbing repairs at Astoria Park playground.More than 300 people have signed an online petition asking Parks officials to More...

Announce Fund To Aid Whitestone Slash Teen

The Chinese exchange student who was slashed twice in the face by a masked man on December 8 said she is on the road to recovery. JiaJia Liang, who was walking to school in Whitestone on the morning of the attack, said she has no intention of le More...

Unlock Greek Soul At "Sergiani In Epirus" Culture Events

    Epirus is a coastal region of northwestern Greece and southern Albania. The Pindus Mountains separate Epirus from the Greek regions of Macedonia and Thessaly to the east. The principal town in Greek Epirus is Ioannina. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

Madera Cuban Grill Steakhouse

It’s time to start thinking about your sweetheart, and Valentine’s Day, and staying cozy and warm this winter. Madera Cuban Grill Steakhouse provides the perfect setting for a cozy, romantic dinner with lots of Latin sizzle and flavor. More...

Features

Vallone, Rozic Launch NE’s First IDNYC Pop-Up Site

Councilman Paul Vallone and Assemblywoman Nily Rozic launched the first IDNYC pop-up site in Northeast Queens at Queens Library in Bayside on Monday. More...

Modernization Of Queens MTA Subways To Commence

Four N/Q subway stations in Astoria are going to be upgraded as part of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s transportation plan that will modernize several stations in the next two years.  More...

New Ferry Service Coming To Astoria, The Bronx, Brooklyn

The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) is set to begin an expansion of citywide ferry service, including a new landing in Astoria.  More...

Powerball Winning Tickets Sold In Queens

More than 80 New Yorkers took home prizes ranging from $50,000 to $1 million in the recent Poweball drawing in which the winning grand prize had reached an historic $1.3 Billion.    Here are the winning numbers: 4, 8, 19, 27, 34 and More...

It’s In Queens! (Jan. 14 to Jan. 20)

A member of Gospel music’s royal family performs in Flushing this week. Maybe he’ll attend a new exhibit on the King of Jazz in Corona while in town. Then again, maybe he’ll participate in a ping pong/art project. More...

Disgraced Ex-Teacher Pleads Guilty To Sex With Students

A disgraced ex-Queens gym teacher pleaded guilty last week to having sex with two of her underage students.Joy Morsi, 40, a married mother of four, was. More...

Ops Hunt Bo-Cutter Pervert

Police are searching for a man who threatened a 20-year-old woman with a box cutter on a Long Island City street last month.Cops said the woman was walking on 43rd Avenue at about 6:40 p.m. More...

Boyfriend Charged In First ’16 Slay

A 24-year-old Queens man was charged with second-degree murder on January 5, in the death of his 19-year-old girlfriend – the city’s first homicide of 2016.Fabian Maliza was charged in the murder of Jocelin Romo, 19, who was found dead in her bed on More...

CB2's McSweeney Discusses Amnesty Program

At the January meeting of Community Board 2, former board member and now City Clerk of New York Michael McSweeney was welcomed back, so he could discuss an amnesty program.  It has nothing to do with immigration but instead is an alert to indivi More...

Justice Vallone Jr. Sworn In

Hon. Peter F. Vallone Jr. takes the oath of office as Civil Court Judge of New York City with his father, former City Council Speaker Peter F. More...

Political Page

Crowley Leads Queens Dems Backing Obama’s Guns Stance

President Obama issued new executive measures last week to help prevent gun violence in America and was followed by Congressman Joseph Crowley’s statement of support. More...

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