August 10, 2016 RSS feed / Features

Crowley, Electeds Distribute Back-to-School Supplies

Congressman Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx) hosted two back-to-school events on August 3 to distribute much-needed supplies to Queens students attending local community summer programs. More...

Honoring Community Wishes, DII Will Preserve Facade

Morris Dweck, the owner of the DII Store at 36-11 Broadway in Astoria, has apprised the Gazette of his progress in the renovations at the building he recently rented next door, 36-01 Broadway, previously occupied by Rite Aid. More...

Triborough Playground C Upgraded Design Hailed

Renovations will soon begin at Triborough Bridge Playground C, and they include a new dog run and an upgraded basketball court.  More...

Flushing House Resident Celebrates 106th Birthday!

Roselyn Siegfried, the longest living resident of Flushing House, will celebrate her 106th birthday in August! More...

Bratton Resigns, O’Neill Tapped To Run NYPD

The city’s soon-to-be new Police Commissioner, NYPD Chief of Department James O’Neill, was one of a group of NYPD cadets that graduated from the Police Academy in 1983 – a class of extraordinary law enforcement officers who changed More...

Developer Promises New Life For RKO Keith’s Site

After decades of turmoil, decay, legal action and changes in ownership, the iconic RKO Keith’s Theater is about to undergo a transformation that will bring new life to the gateway of Flushing.  More...

DA, Katz Host Hate Crimes Forum

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown, in collaboration with Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, hosted a Hate Crimes Forum on August 3, with featured speakers and organizers (l. More...

East River Kiwanis Creates A Special National Night Out

Serving the children of the world is the Kiwanis mission. East River Kiwanis served over 300 children at the annual National Night Out, on Tuesday, August 2. More...

Peralta Distributes 3,000 Full Backpacks To Schoolkids

With the upcoming academic year just a month away, State Senator Jose Peralta, local organizations and volunteers distributed backpacks and school supplies to students during the Senator’s seventh annual Back to School Giveaway in Corona. More...

Steinway Family Dental Center Brings Big Smiles

Steinway Family Dental Center’s doors opened bright and early at 10 am sharp for Free Dental Day; however, patients had been gathered outside since 8:30 am to take part in the dental center&rsq More...

Maloney Celebrates World Breastfeeding Week

Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) joined mothers from across New York City for the New York Breastfeeding Caravan to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week and raise awareness for a mother’s right to breastfeed.  More...

Astoria Bank’s New Branch

Paul Halvatzis and Christina Halvatzis of Amorelli Realty, long-time clients of Astoria Bank, are welcomed to the newest branch of the bank which just opened at 26-26 Jackson Avenue, Long Island City More...

State Test Scores Up

Council Member Danny Dromm, Chair of the Council’s Education Committee, during a Mayoral announcement of the improvement in students’ state test scores at the Tweed Courthouse. More...

Local Express

Aida Zilelian

Aida Zilelian is a writer and the curator and founder of the longest-running reading series in the borough of Queens – Boundless Tales. More...

The Pulpit

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Sunnyside’s Night Out

Last week’s Night Out Against Crime celebration in Sunnyside’s Torsney Playground was very well attended and provided kids and their parents with a lot of enjoyment and safety information.  The festivities included three inflatable More...

Vallo Transportation Encourages Summer Reading

This year marks the fifth annual Summer Read Aloud and Crafts Program sponsored by Vallo Transportation, an independent school bus transportation company located in Queens. More...

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