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QWFF UPDATE

 INDIVIDUAL LISTINGS: Hunters Point Parks Conservancy: For the 2nd year QWFF is partnering with HPPC group to augment their already wildly popular Cinema LIC series located at Hunters Point South. More...

Queens Judge Rules ‘Right of Way’ Law Unconstitutional

By LIZ GOFF

A Queens judge last week ruled that the Right of Way law is unconstitutional, heating up a debate between supporters, officials at the Transport Workers Union and city lawmakers. More...

Two More Woodside Realtors Busted In Client Fraud

As part of an ongoing investigation, two Queens real estate agents have been charged with defrauding 20 prospective tenants out of more than $65,000 in deposits and rents, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. More...

Assemblyman Goldfeder Fights Fading Spaces In Municipal Lot

After numerous reports of faded lines marking handicap parking spots, Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder is calling on the Parks Department to make necessary repairs to the municipal lot on Beach 94th Street, to ensure that handicap spaces are reserved for t More...

It's In Queens! (July 7 to July 13)

What a summer! Paul Simon and Dolly Parton are old news, while Bob Dylan and The New York Pops are heading to Queens this week. More...

Resorts World Casino NYC Supports One Orlando Fund

Resorts World Casino has made a $5,000 matching donation to the OneOrlando Fund, which was created to help serve the needs of the Orlando community in the wake of the Pulse Nightclub tragedy.  The Liberty also made a $5,000 donation. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

Burnside Biscuits

Burnside Biscuits is the perfect combination of hip, modern dining in a down home Southern setting. More...

Seniors

Savvy Senior:

How To Pick A Medicare Advantage Plan

Dear Savvy Senior, I’m approaching 65 and am interested in a Medicare Advantage plan to cover my health care and medications. What tips can you provide to help me pick a plan? Medicare Shopper Dear Shopper,  More...

Editorials

Dive In, The Borough’s Fine

Summer vacation is a wonderful thing when you are able to take time off from work and take a break from major responsibilities. When you are not able to get away, however, you are lucky enough to live in Queens. More...

Letters to the Editor

Refugees ARE Scrutinized To The Editor: To be an American means anyone can say anything, regardless of truth or reality. Trump has won the Republican primaries based upon claims that cannot be supported by the facts. More...

Real People, At Work

Op-ed

BY DENNIS M. WALCOTT PRESIDENT AND CEO, QUEENS LIBRARY   More...

9/11 Heroes Families Honored At Citi Field

The survivors of police and firefighters who died while responding to the World Trade Center attacks on September 11, 2011 were honored at a ceremony at Citi Field on June 30.Three family members of 9/11 heroes took to the field to throw out a first More...

318 Community Board Members Begin New Term

A total of 318 people who were recently appointed by Queens Borough President Melinda Katz to serve on one of the borough’s 14 Community Boards were sworn-in to their unpaid, volunteer posts on June 22nd. More...

LED:

Rep. Maloney For VP!

To The Editor: More...

Man Wanted For Molesting 11-Year-Old Girl

Police are searching for a man who allegedly groped an 11-year-old girl as she walked to school in Elmhurst on June 23.   Cops said the girl was walking near 79-17 Albion Avenue at about 7:45 a.m. More...

Vitoslavlitsy Museum Of Wooden Architecture

Driving into the countryside of provincial Russia opens a new world. Simple houses with sophisticated satellites dot the highway to Novgorod, the birthplace of Christianity in Russia, the largest Orthodox country in the world. More...

Mets Crush Five Home Runs In 14-3 Win To Sweep Cubs at CitiField

On Sunday July 3, the New York Mets, desperately in need of reducing the six game lead of the division leading Washington Nationals, assaulted the Chicago Cubs with a 13 run and 22 hit attack to sweep the Cubs at CitiField. More...

Woodside LIRR Crash Halts Service

Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) passengers faced major delays and cancellations during the evening rush hour on June 28, after a truck crashed into a bridge just west of the Woodside station, LIRR officials said. A delivery truck for the W.B. More...

Rocket's Red Glare

CALDC’s Independence Day Celebration

The Central Astoria LDC held another amazing Independence Day Celebration last Thursday, June 30th, on the beautiful waterfront in Astoria Park. More...

Political Page

Crowley Hails Supreme Court’s Health Care Ruling

CROWLEY HAILS SC RULING UPHOLDING WOMEN’S HEALTHCARE: Congressman Joseph Crowley (D–Queens, the Bronx), Vice Chair of the Democratic Caucus, released the statement below on the announcement of a decision by the U.S. More...

Markey Kicks Off Reelection Drive

Assemblywoman Margaret Markey, who represents the 30th Assembly District (Maspeth, Middle Village, Woodside, Sunnyside, Dutch Kills, Astoria, LIC) kicked off her reelection campaign at a gala event at Dazies Restaurant on Queens Boulevard on June 27t More...

Meng, ZAC Foundation Bring Water Safety To Queens

Congresswoman Grace Meng (D-Queens) has teamed up with The ZAC Foundation – a national leader in water safety education and drowning prevention – to educate the citizens of Queens and New York City on water safety through a local public s More...

Features

Peralta: Insurance Break For Dashcam Users

In efforts to further promote motor vehicle and road safety, state Senator Jose Peralta (D-East Elmhurst) and Assemblywoman Alicia Hyndman (D-Springfield Gardens) unveiled legislation on June 30th that will provide an automobile insurance premium dis More...

Crowley’s Roundtable On Preventing Gun Violence

Rep. More...

Local Express

Evangeline Douris

Philanthropia is a Greek word meaning “love for mankind,” and Evangeline P. Douris epitomizes this love. Born on the Greek island of Lemnos, Mrs. More...

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