June 1, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Forest Hills Memorial Day Parade

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz pays tribute to our fallen military service members by marching with her sons Carter (l.) and Hunter (r.) in the Forest Hills Memorial Day Parade on May 29th. More...

Cops Hunt Biker In LIE Shooting

Police are searching for an armed biker who shot a motorist several times while both were riding on the Long Island Expressway on May 29.Cops said the biker was heading east on the Long Island Expressway, near exit 21 in Corona at about 11 p.m. More...

Cops Hunt ‘Hole In The Roof’ Bank Bandits

A crew of crafty crooks cut holes in two backyard fences and borrowed a homeowner’s ladder to reach the roof of a Rego Park bank on May 21, then cut a hole in the roof of the bank and made off with the contents of several safe deposit boxes, police s More...

Cops: ACES Out In Temporary Shut Down

Police at the 114th Precinct orchestrated a multi-agency raid at the ACES New York Gentlemen’s Club on May 20, where owners of the club were slapped with 58 violations and notified of several licensing issues that resulted in the temporary shutdown o More...

Sanitation Trucks Seek New Astoria Home

Officials at the Queens West One (QW1) Sanitation garage are searching for a new home for supervisors, workers and their fleet of collection trucks.Department of Sanitation (DOS) officials said the garage at 34-28 21st Street has housed QW1 for more More...

Con Edison Forecasts Summer Savings; $1.6 Billion Invested For Reliability

Con Edison customers in New York City and Westchester County can expect slightly lower electric bills this summer compared to last year, and can save even more with energy efficiency upgrades in their homes and businesses. More...

Tribute To The Fallen

The annual Memorial Day Parade presented by the Catholic War Veterans marched through the streets of Woodside before a crowd of hundreds.  More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Dining Review

El Coyote

Anytime is the right time for a visit to El Coyote, perched above Austin Street in Forest Hills. On perhaps the first summery evening of the season, we dined al fresco on the covered terrace overlooking the bustle of Austin Street below. More...

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...

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...

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...

‘What If?’ – A Family Garden Players Musical

Whether or not you have noticed, a magical thing is taking place in Forest Hills. More...

Shake Shack Opens In Forest Hills

Lines are out the door at the Grand Opening of Shake Shack on Thursday May 26 on Austin Street in Forest Hills. More...

Community ‘Overwhelmingly’ Against DOT, MTA SBS Plan

The Department of Transportation and MTA held an open house on May 25 that was well-attended by people from Woodhaven and other communities affected by the proposed Select Bus Service (SBS) plan along Woodhaven and Cross Bay Boulevards. More...

NYPD Keeps The Peace Each Summer At Flushing Meadows

A formidable line of defense will keep people safe in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park this summer – the same team of police and law enforcement agents that kept watch over the US Open Tennis Tournament last August.Queens police officials said published More...

Woodside Realtor Busted In $7.5G Client Fraud

A Woodside realtor was arrested at JFK Airport on May 16 and charged with taking tens of thousands of dollars in security deposits, agent fees and rental payments from 19 prospective tenants for apartments that were unavailable, Queens District Attor More...

25-Years To Life For Astoria Rage Stabber

A 39-year-old Astoria man was sentenced on May 16 to 25-years to life in prison for stabbing a man to death in 2012, during a booze-fueled dispute at his Steinway Street apartment.A Queens jury found Wahid Elawame guilty of second-degree murder on Ap More...

World Champions Richar Abril & Yuri Foreman Headline In Separate Bouts At Resorts World

On June 3, Broadway Boxing returns to the beautiful Resorts World Casino New York City in Queens, NY, featuring former world champions Richar Abril (19-3-1, 8KO's) and Yuri Foreman (33-2, 9KO's) headlining in separate bouts. More...

It’s In Queens! (June 2 to June 8)

The outdoors is everywhere! This means live music, a beer festival, running races, performance art, movies under the stars, nature programs, guided tours, a flea market, and even volunteer opportunities en plen air. More...

Memorial Day Tribute

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz joined other elected officials, service members and dignitaries at the Whitestone Memorial Day parade on May 30th. More...

Political Page

Final Presidential Primaries Approach

I On Politics

With the Republican Party having conferred their presumptive presidential nomination for 2016 upon Donald Trump, the final similar activity for the Democratic Party remaining will occur next Tuesday, June 7th, when five states – California, New More...

Editorials

Film Thrives In Queens

As the Gazette’s cover story last week shows, the film industry is booming here in “Hollywood East,” with Kaufman Astoria Studios and Silvercup Studios, two giant film studios that have made their home here, bringing the industry to More...

Letters to the Editor

Clinton For Stability  To The Editor:  Narcissus was a man who fell in love with his own reflection. A neophyte is a person new to a subject.  More...

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