March 23, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Gunpoint Robbery At Woodside 7-Eleven

Police are searching for three armed bandits who held up a Woodside 7-Eleven store on March 14.Cops said one of the suspects entered the store at 50-92 Northern Boulevard at 4 a.m. More...

Teen, Man & Dog Stab Victims

A teenage boy and his dog were both stabbed while on a walk in Jackson Heights on March 13, police said. Cops said the 16-year-old was walking with his dog near 80th Street and 32nd Avenue at about 7:30 p.m. More...

QCC Welcomes Lieutenant Governor Hochul

Late last week, New York state Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul came to an afternoon meeting of the Queens Chamber of Commerce’s legislative committee.  She spoke to an audience at the Bulova Center that included former Queens Borough President More...

Profile Of Mr. Constantine Parthenis Educator Of Generations

“The object of education is to teach us love of beauty." (Plato, 427 - 347 B.C.) Educators shape students. Their impact lasts a lifetime. Each person has an educator who changed his/her life. Mr. Constantine Parthenis, a W.W.II Greek hero, of St. More...

Two Dead & One Injured In Elmhurst Fire

Two men died and another man was critically injured in a house fire in Elmhurst on March 21.  The fire broke out around 10:30 p.m. More...

The Catharsis: A New Car Made From Magic

The Catharsis, as it is called, by Cannar Production, is a music driven designed vehicle.It was designed by musician DVCK 0027 aka D. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

T-Bone Diner

For a remarkable 82 years, the landmark T-Bone Diner has been serving its faithful clientele delicious, home style meals made with quality ingredients and lots of heart. More...

Seniors

Financial Paperwork: What To Keep, What To Toss

Dear Savvy Senior,  How long should a person hang on to old receipts, stock records, tax returns and other financial documents? More...

Features

New Traffic Light Debuts On Astoria Boulevard

Councilman Costa Constantinides, Assemblymember Aravella Simotas, State Senator Michael Gianaris and the city Department of Transportation (DOT) Queens Commissioner Nicole Garcia announced the recent installation of a new traffic light on the interse More...

Flushing House Founders Hold 100th Anniversary Gala

United Adult Ministries (UAM) will hold a gala celebration commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the organization which founded Flushing House. The fundraiser is on April 21 at The Garden City Hotel, Garden City. More...

Astorian Named National Geographic Grosvenor Fellow

Heather Page, an Assistant Principal at the High School of Economics and Finance in Manhattan, has been named a 2016 Lindblad Expeditions and National Geographic Grosvenor Teacher Fellow.  The Astoria resident is one of only 35 educators from th More...

Fallen Light Pole In Astoria

A fallen light pole on 34th Street, just north of 30th Avenue in Astoria attracted the attention of passersby lucky not to have been hurt. More...

Man Shot In Attempted Robbery

Police are searching for a gunman who opened fire outside an East Elmhurst bar on March 20, shooting a man he was trying to rob.Cops said the victim was approached by two men who tried to rob him outside Pa Donde Tono Bar on 31st Avenue near 96th Str More...

Civics: Shelter Takes Steps To Increase Security

Dutch Kills Civic Association officials say operators are making small strides in an effort to curb violence at a homeless shelter located in the Long Island City community.Group president, Thea Romano, said operators of a shelter located in the form More...

Queens Chamber Of Commerce’s Holds St. Patrick’s Day Lunch

At the Queens Chamber of Commerce’s St. More...

Grimmett Of Delta Airlines Speaks At Queens College

Gail Grimmett of Delta Airlines has a reputation as a business dynamo, which she upheld well at a mid-March Queens College Business Forum breakfast.  She is Delta’s senior vice president in charge of development in New York, city and state.  More...

It’s In Queens! (March 24 to March 30)

Julius Caesar is coming to town for a two-week spell, but Brutus is waiting for him. More...

Goldfeder Secures Millions In Funding For Rockaway Beach Rail Line Study

In a major victory for transit-starved communities in Queens, Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder announced that this year's budget proposal submitted by the New York State Assembly will include funds for a feasibility study of reactivating the old Rockaway B More...

Camera, Action

A 5th grade inclusion class at PS 69, whose students have academic and language challenges, premiered five completed films they put together with the assistance of the Queens World Film Festival. More...

Political Page

Presidential Hopefuls Scramble For The Prize

Impatient Donald Trump is far closer to winning the Republican nomination for president than either opponents Ted Cruz or John Kasich, but all three were scrambling hard for the meager prize that was offered in yesterday’s primary fight. More...

Assemblywomen Honor Lt. Governor Hochul

Assemblywoman Margaret Markey and the NY State Assembly honored Lt. More...

Vallone Marches In St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Councilman Paul Vallone marched in the St. Patrick's Day Parade, celebrating with the Irish community. Vallone said, “I was proud to carry on my family's tradition of marching in the St. More...

Editorials

Have A Happy Easter

Easter is perhaps the most important holiday of the Christian faith. More...

Celebrating Greece’s Independence

March 25 marks the 195th anniversary of Greek Independence. More...

Letters to the Editor

Greetings From Walcott To The Editor: More...

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