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Cops Hunt Liquor Store Thief

Police are searching for a brazen bandit who crawled under a gate at the entrance to a Long Island City liquor store where he stole cash and a bottle of wine.Cops said the suspect slithered under a gate, shattering glass above the front door of S& More...

Hunt Man & Woman In Drunken Ambush Rob

A drunken man got more than he was hoping for when he brought a woman he had just met to his Elmhurst hotel room on February 22, police said.Cops said the 45-yer-old intoxicated man met the unidentified woman just before 4:30 a.m. More...

Homeowner Battles To Void Historic District

A Queens homeowner is asking a Manhattan Supreme Court judge to declare the Jackson Heights Historic District “null and void” in an effort to keep a newly-installed fence around her property.The problem started in 2014k when homeowner Yu Chen Li repl More...

Livery Driver Shot in L.I.C.

A livery driver was shot in the head while picking up passengers in Astoria on 37th Avenue and 36th Street. The victim was taken to Elmhurst Hospital where he is in critical condition. Police are investigating. Photos by Vinny DuPre More...

Bridge Needs A Facelift

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Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

Napoli Pizza and Pasta

When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie it’s….Napoli Pizza and Pasta. More...

Features

Van Bramer Helps Install ‘People’s Stop Sign’

The cold rain and wind couldn’t stop several parents and their children from gathering with Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer on February 26 at 5th Street and 46th Avenue in Hunters Point, across from PS/IS 78, to protest both the lack of a stop sign More...

Verve Nerve: Hundreds Of Shelter 911 Calls

Crime statistics released last week by NYPD officials clearly demonstrate how criminal activity is seeping through cracks in the management of a Long Island City homeless shelter and into the Dutch Kills community. More...

Vallone Holds Town Hall Meeting With Mayor

On February 29, Councilman Paul Vallone held a Town Hall Meeting with Mayor Bill de Blasio at Selfhelp Clearview Senior Center in Bayside. More...

114th Precinct Launches Crackdown On Electric Scooters

Police at the 114th Precinct recently launched a crackdown on operators of illegal electric bikes and scooters and on restaurant owners that use them for food deliveries.Cops assigned to the Astoria Boulevard stationhouse seized and summonsed 12 elec More...

Child Sex Predator Hunted In Jackson Heights

Police in Jackson Heights are on the lookout for a child sexual pervert who grabbed a 17-year-old girl by the buttocks on February 17 and slapped a little girl’s buttocks on February 23.Cops said the pervert approached the teen and grabbed her buttoc More...

Cops Scour Broadway For Armed Bandit

Police at the 114th Precinct are scouring streets along a section of the Broadway commercial strip for a knife-wielding bandit who held up six businesses within a seven-day period last month.The armed suspect struck a string of businesses, including More...

Cops Urge Crime Prevention To Lock Out Rego Park Bandit

Police at the 112th Precinct are urging Rego Park residents to work with officers at the Austin Street stationhouse to put a lock on a suspect responsible for at least five local burglaries in the last two months.Cops said the suspect first struck on More...

Pitch To Sing For Mets

City crooners are invited to gather outside CitiField on March 22, to vie for a chance to sing the National Anthem for the Queens Boys of Summer at the Mets annual Subway Series on August 2.  Audition for the Mets annual Anthem Search will More...

Senator Peralta and Assemblymembers Moya and DenDekker host a town hall meeting on student and public safety

In response to the recent uptick in slashings and stabbings Citywide, and the attempted kidnapping of a 10-year-old girl on her way to school locally, State Senator Jose Peralta (D-East Elmhurst), along with Assemblymembers Francisco Moya (D-Jackson More...

Political Page

Super Tuesday! Bonanza Or Bust?

Yesterday was Super Tuesday, the day that 22 presidential primary elections were held in the U.S. – 11 by Democrats and 11 by Republicans More...

Editorials

Let’s Keep It The Safest

New York City is still the safest large city in America, according to the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law, and in the top 10 of the safest cities in the world, as reported in CNN.com about a year ago, and that is good, More...

Letters to the Editor

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