June 1, 2016 RSS feed / Features

Constantinides Calls For More Sustainable Heating

City Council Member Costa Constantinides, joined by environmental groups and others, rallied in support of his bill INT. 642 on May 25. More...

Graduate Credits, Scholarship For Teachers

The Taft Institute for Government and the Museum of the City of New York will collaborate to offer a seminar for teachers, K-12, on civic education including attention to the presidential election, political activism, immigration, and city planning. More...

News From Variety Boys & Girls Club

YOUTH OF THE YEAR: Mr. More...

Celebrating Memorial Day Festival On Broadway

The Broadway Memorial Day Festival was held on Monday, May 30th, from Steinway Street to Crescent Street. More...

114th Precinct To Get New Officers; Honors Top Cops

The 114th Precinct will receive five new police officers from this year’s crop of academy trainees. The recruits are currently at the 114th getting a feel for their next assignment. More...

Katz Funds First Queens Vietnam Veterans Memorial

At the Memorial Day Observance Ceremony on May 26 at Borough Hall, Borough President Melinda Katz announced that the long-awaited Queens Vietnam Veterans Memorial project – the first borough-wide memorial to honor all Queens residents who died More...

Peralta’s Inductee Into State Senate Vets’ Hall of Fame

State Senator Jose Peralta inducted on May 24 Andrew P. Jackson Sekou Molefi Baako into the New York State Senate Veterans’ Hall of Fame, which pays tribute to New Yorkers whose gallantry in the U.S. More...

Telephone Scam Seeks Thousands In ‘Back Taxes’

Peter F. Vallone Sr., former Speaker of the New York City Council released a statement advising the public about a scam going on now. More...

A Stand-Up Guy: Blake Winston Rice

The Gazette recently caught up with a young, dynamic talent making the show business rounds and the nightlife scene in Queens. More...

‘79 Parts’ Opening In Soho

The world premiere of “79 Parts,” featuring John Solo, is part of the Soho International Film Festival. More...

Science And Research On Display At St. Francis Prep

On Thursday, June 2nd, St. Francis Prep’s vaunted Science Research Program will host their annual symposium at the school. The night highlights the work of sophomore, junior, and senior students. More...

The Pulpit

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Man Falls From Ditmars Train

A 27-year-old Astoria man was critically injured on May 27, after he fell from the roof of a subway car at the Ditmars/31st Street elevated train station, police said.  Cops said the unidentified man was standing on the platform at about 5:40 a. More...

Dromm Marches In City’s First Nepali Day Parade

On Sunday afternoon, May 22nd NYC Council Member Daniel Dromm joined Nepali Day Parade Convener Luisang Waiba, Permanent Mission of Nepal to the United Nations Representative Sewa Lamsal Adhikari and other Nepali community leaders for NYC’s fir More...

Queens Pride Grand Marshals

NYC Council Member Daniel Dromm joined Queens Pride Co-Chair Andrew Ronan and Queens Pride Business Manager Bill Meehan in announcing the selection of three remarkable leaders as Grand Marshals for the 24th Annual Queens Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Tr More...

Meng, NASA Discuss Airplane Noise Over Queens

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Restoration Of Historic Flushing Property Starting

Restoration work is about to begin at 33-37 163rd Street in Flushing. The old Ferrigno historic Broadway-Flushing property was purchased by Dr. Kim. More...

St. John’s Prep Spring Concert Wows Audience

The St. John’s Prep Spring Concert was a feast for the eye, the ears, and the heart. More...

Gianaris Honors Astoria WW II Hero, Luke Gasparre

State Senator Michael Gianaris honored lifelong Astoria resident and World War II hero, Luke Gasparre, as an inductee into the New York State Senate Veterans’ Hall of Fame. More...

Flushing House To Host Elder Law Seminars

As in prior years, Flushing House has scheduled three “Elder Law Seminars” for Spring 2016. More...

Local Express

Jack Gilliat

Jack Gilliat is a British-born actor who was raised in France and is now living in Queens. More...

The Club’s Got Talent

The Variety Boys & Girls Club announced a rental agreement with Lincoln Center. More...

CALDC’s Dutch Kills Family Movie Night Double Feature

Central Astoria Local Development Coalition presents the Dutch Kills Family Movie Night Double Feature: “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” (7 pm) and “Edward Scissorhands” (8:30 pm) on Friday, June 3rd. More...

Immaculate Conception To Celebrate Two Ordinations

Immaculate Conception Parish is celebrating TWO priesthood ordinations.  More...

Kim’s Bill For State Insurance Includes Acupuncture

Assemblyman Ron Kim, a strong advocate for acupuncture and eastern medicine, has introduced new legislation (A. More...

‘Hero’ Sanitman Busted With Weapons

A 38-year-old Queens sanitation worker was arrested on May 13, after cops in Astoria who spotted him driving without headlights discovered a cache of dangerous weapons in his vehicle.  More...

DA: Jilted Thug Hired Whitestone Slasher For Revenge

The slashing of a Chinese exchange student on December 16 appeared to be a twisted act of violence, until the man behind the attack gave cops the break they needed to bring him to justice.  More...

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