March 30, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

It's In Queens! (March 31 to April 6)

Julius Caesar and Sherlock Holmes go head to head for a few days this week. More...

Three Dead In Elmhurst House Fire

Three people were killed in a blaze that ripped through two homes in Elmhurst on March 21, fire officials said. The fire broke out at about 10:30 p.m. More...

Gunman Steals Gold, Gems From Sunnyside Jeweler

Police are searching for a brazen thief who held up a Sunnyside jewelry store at gunpoint on March 25, making off with $15,000 in gold and gems.Cops said the suspect walked into ADL Jewelers at 39-38 Queens Boulevard at about 3:30 p.m. More...

Police Warn iPhone Users To Stay Alert

Queens police officials are again urging iPhone users to remain alert and use common sense when walking or jogging alone at night, plugged into the electronic devices.Officials are urging the public to avoid plugging their ears with iPhones that prev More...

Queens Man Charged Ins Machete Attacks

Police arrested a 20-year-old Queens man on March 20, just hours after he slashed three men with a machete outside a Corona restaurant.Cops said Guillermo Torres became enraged when one of the victims approached his girlfriend inside the Cibao Restau More...

Mets Remember One Of Their Own, Shannon Forde

Shannon Forde, Senior Director of Media for the New York Mets lost her battle with cancer two weeks ago and was remembered by the Mets with whom she worked for the last 22 years. More...

Maloney Launches Reelection Campaign

Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney announced her intention to run for reelection in the 12th Congressional District surrounded by her friends and supporters. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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Restaurant of the Week

O LAVRADOR

Since 1981, O Lavrador has been serving the cuisine of Portugal and Spain with a wide variety of dishes for every taste. More...

Book Review

‘Hidden Waters Of New York City: A History And Guide...’

“Hidden Waters Of New York City: a History and Guide to 101 Forgotten Lakes, Ponds, Creeks, and Streams in the Five Boroughs” by Sergey Kadinsky has just been released. More...

Features

Celebrate Women’s History

On March 24, Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas and Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney hosted a luncheon to commemorate Women’s History Month in The Astor Room at Kaufman Astoria Studios. More...

LaGuardia Airport Transformation Moves Forward

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the comprehensive redesign of LaGuardia Airport has taken a major step forward, with a crucial approval vote by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. More...

East River Kiwanis Golden Gloves Fundraiser

The Daily News Annual 2016 Golden Gloves Tournament Semifinals, presented by the East River Kiwanis was held at the Chian Federation Wednesday, March 23, at 44- 01 Broadway, Astoria. More...

GET INKED IN QUEENS: RESORTS WORLD NYC HOSTS UNITED INK NO LIMITS TATTOO EXPO

Largest Event Space in Queens to Feature Internationally-Acclaimed Tattoo Artists, Reality T.V. Stars and Burlesque Models More...

Constantinides Casts Participatory Budgeting Ballot

Councilmember Costa Constantinides kicked-off the start of Participatory Budgeting in his district by casting his ballot for his favorite projects.  The Participatory Budgeting program gives residents the opportunity to vote on how to spend $1.5 More...

Queens, Brooklyn & The Bronx Fastest Growing Boroughs: NYC Population Now 8,550,405

Such growth not experienced since the 1920s   Queens, Brooklyn and The Bronx, in that order ­– led the City and all New York State counties in numerical population growth over the last year, the U.S. More...

15-Story Residential Development In Dutch Kills

First shovels hit the ground recently in the development of a 15-story, 43-unit residential development in the Dutch Kills section of Long Island City.The building will feature rental apartments that average 800-square-feet of space and a series of a 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...

Queens Man Made Terror Threats, 35 Fake 911 Calls

City fire marshals last week arrested a man who confessed to making 36 false alarm calls, including one where he faked a Middle Eastern accent and said he had a bomb attached to his body on the rooftop of a Briarwood building.Kenneth Campbell, 47, wa More...

The Hellenic Paideia Of America Organization Direction In 2016

  “The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future life.” Plato, The Republic. More...

Sunnyside Chamber, Boro Prez Say Farewell To Pastor Joe

A talk about smartphones (or iPhones also) and a fond send-off to a local clergyman who was being transferred to another pastorate were the highlights of the March luncheon of the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce, held at Bliss 86 Bistro, 43-20 46th St. More...

Political Page

Senate Passes Package Of Anti-Terror Bills

SENATE PASSES ANTI-TERROR BILLS, ADDABBO SAYS: Citing “the need to be ever vigilant in the face of continuing threats to the security of our city, state, nation and international community,” Senator Joseph P. Addabbo Jr. More...

Seniors

Savvy Senior:

Could You Have COPD?

Dear Savvy Senior,I have struggled with some shortness of breath for the past five years or so. More...

Editorials

Do Not Cut Anti-Terror Funds

Our heartfelt condolences and prayers go out to the people of Brussels, the scene of horrifying terrorism at an airport and train station packed with people. More...

Tolls Still A Bad Idea

It is still early in 2016, yet we are moving quickly toward the end of the budget process for state and city lawmakers. More...

Letters to the Editor

Trump Reenacts 1934  To The Editor:  On August 2, 1934 the German Army assembled and stated with arms raised, “I swear by God this sacred oath to the Leader of the German Empire and people, Adolph Hitler….” On March 5, 20 More...

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