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When In Need Mission Of Mercy Foundation: Saving The Displaced In Nigeria

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QCC Holds Inaugural Real Estate Expo

The Queens Chamber of Commerce held its first Queens Real Estate Expo last week at Terrace on the Park.  It lasted more than six hours, beginning with breakfast and a couple of panel discussions; ending with an event summary and final remarks.&n More...

Hunt Suspect In $25G Medical Equipment Theft

Police are searching for a man who made off with a piece of medical equipment worth $25,000 from the lobby of a residential building in Long Island City on June 4.Coos said the suspect walked into the building near 28th Street and 41st Avenue at abou More...

Son Of Sam Denied Parole For 15th Time

David Berkowitz liked pretty, young women with long hair. He thought women in Queens were “the prettiest of all” – to kill, that is.l.The “Son of Sam” killer-turned-prison-preacher is once again lobbying for release from prison. More...

LIC Construction Site Robbery

Police are searching for two men who entered a construction site near Queens Plaza on May 31st and made off with an undisclosed amount of copper pipe and fittings.Cops said the two suspects were captured on surveillance footage breaking a padlock and More...

DOT: Parking Permit Holder Info Stolen

Department of Transportation (DOT) officials are alerting motorists who hold Parking Permits issued by the agency that their personal information may have been compromised – more than seven months ago.In a letter dated June 20, 2016, DOT Assistant Co More...

Crystal Windows Supplies Historic Harlem Restoration

Crystal Window & Door Systems' proud tradition of supplying fenestration for historic landmark restoration projects continues with the completion of the first phase of a very unique Manhattan rehabilitation project.  Work on 22 of the histor More...

Addabbo Meets With Tuskegee Airmen

Last week, Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. had the honor of meeting a group of Tuskegee Airmen who visited Albany for the day. More...

New York’s Bravest Unions Endorse Maloney

FDNY Uniformed Fire Officers Association President Jake Lemonda joined dozens of firefighters and officers to rally and endorse Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney for Congress. More...

Italian Charities President Celebrates 90th Birthday

Italian Charities of America held a birthday party celebrating the 90th birthday of Rose Sproviero, their very active, long-time President. More...

Rename Jackson Heights PO After LGBT Rights Advocates

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CB 1 Approves Bike Route Safety Changes

Community Board 1 has approved, with stipulations, a proposal by the Department of Transportation (DOT) for changes and safety implementations to 31st Avenue, including a bicycle route running from Flushing Bay and Jackson Heights in Community Board More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

BareBurger

Declare independence from cooking this holiday weekend by eating at Bareburger, and declare independence from unhealthy food with hormones, chemicals, and transfats. More...

Editorials

‘America Was Created By Philosophy’

Here comes summer – time for vacations, picnics, street fairs, carnivals and festivals, and the beach. And the season is rung in as always, with a bang – literally. More...

Letters to the Editor

Plan Ahead, Have Fun To The Editor: More...

Summer In LIC, The Place To Be

Born and raised in Western Queens, I’ve always known that Long Island City has much to offer, for residents and visitors alike. Through firsthand experience, I watched LIC develop over the years into the dynamic community it is today.  More...

MALONEY, DROMM APPLAUD OBAMA’S DESIGNATION OF STONEWALL A NATIONAL MONUMENT:

Following the White House’s announcement on June 24th that President Obama will designate a new national monument at the historic site of the Stonewall Uprising in New York City to honor the broad movement for LGBT equality, Congresswoman Carolyn B. More...

NEIR’S TAVERN DENIED LANDMARK STATUS, ADDABBO RESPONDS:

NEIR’S TAVERN DENIED LANDMARK STATUS, ADDABBO RESPONDS: “Neir’s Tavern is a staple of our community that helped build the history of Woodhaven and shape the neighborhood into what it is today. More...

Visioning Session Held On BQX Extender

At one of the recent “visioning sessions” about the Brooklyn-Queens Connector (BQX), held at CUNY Law School in Hunters Point, Elizabeth Lusskin, president of the Long Island City Partnership, was referring to the perceived importance of the proposed More...

Another Residential Hi-Rise In Dutch Kills

The owners of a parcel at 42-22 Crescent Street last week filed plans to develop a nine-story, mixed residential/commercial building at the site.Plans call for 29 apartments and 1,400-square-feet of commercial space on the lot near the Queens Plaza t More...

Central Astoria Celebrates Independence With A Bang…

Prepare for an evening of tribute and flag waving on Thursday, June 30th when the Central Astoria Local Development Coalition (CALDC) presents its annual Independence Day Celebration at Astoria Park.The Independence Day celebration will begin at 7:30 More...

Cops Hunt Astoria Laundromat Pervert

Police are searching for a suspect who “pleasured” himself inside an Astoria Laundromat on June 18.Cops said a 53-year-old customer witnessed the crude move at the ET Laundromat on 31st Street near Broadway at about 10:30 a.m. More...

Taxi Inspection Center Has A Sinking Feeling

A Taxi & Limousine Commission (T&LC) building in Woodside is sinking, officials said.A portion of the building at 24-55 Brooklyn Queens Expressway West, that houses offices and the agency’s main taxi and livery cab inspection center, is slowl More...

On the Road in Greece: Comedy in Tripoli, Arcadia

            Educators are dedicated and serious on improving the quality of life in Greece. It is not a job to them. It is a ministry. More...

Queens Elmhurst Hospital LPN Tamara Aqil Wind Eye Bank

Queens Elmhurst Hospital LPN, Tamara Aqil, is one of two winners of The Eye-Bank for Sight Restoration’s 2016 Young Ambassador Scholarship. More...

GWDC, ROTC Students Refresh Mural

Before: ROTC students and Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation Executive Director Maria A. Thomson start a mural repainting project.After: A view of the completed project from across the street. The shields will be done later. More...

APEC Celebrates Their 40th Anniversary At Green Gala

APEC celebrated their 40th Anniversary at their annual Green Gala at Terrace on the Park on the evening of June 20th. The festivities included the unveiling of their new logo and branding, designed by Janet Chiang. ERM, Inc. More...

Mayor Attends Queens Museum LGBT Pride Celebration

Mayor de Blasio spoke at a reception celebrating LGBT Pride Month at the Queens Museum on June 23rd. More...

Mayoral Control Over Public Schools Extended One Year

With time running out, mayoral control of New York City’s public schools was extended for one year, through June 30, 2017, by the State Legislature. More...

Honoring Excellence

MSQ Celebrates Anniversary, Honors Employees

Mount Sinai Queens celebrated its 17th anniversary with an Employee Appreciation ceremony recognizing staff members individually or in teams who were nominated by fellow staff.  More...

Seniors

Savvy Senior:

Simplified Tablets Designed For Tech-Challenged Seniors

Dear Savvy Senior,I’m interested in getting my 78-year-old mother a tablet for video calls and email but want to get one that’s super simple to use. What can you recommend?Shopping AroundDear Shopping, More...

Features

Celebrating The Legacy Of The Fair

In 1939 and 1964, the world came to Queens for the World’s Fair. And on June 7, the world returned to celebrate its anniversaries. More...

Democratic Party Primary Elections Held Yesterday

The polls were open yesterday (Tuesday) throughout the borough for Democratic Party members to cast ballots involving Queens Congressmembers Carolyn Maloney, Nydia Velázquez and Gregory Meeks, each of whom filed to be nominated to run for reelection More...

Maloney Gets Out The Vote In Astoria

Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney was flanked by supporters as she campaigned on 30th Avenue and 31st Street in Astoria. More...

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