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Nurses/Healthcare Workers Endorse Pheffer Amato

Stacey Pheffer Amato, candidate for State Assembly District 23, continues to build on her credentials as the champion of working families with her endorsement this week by both 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East and the New York State Nurses Ass More...

Peralta Calls For Stiffer Cabaret License Penalties

As part of his ongoing effort to clean up the Roosevelt Avenue corridor in Jackson Heights, State Sen. More...

30th Avenue Fruit Market To Close

The owner of a parcel at 32-12 30th Avenue in Astoria recently filed plans to build a three-story, mixed-use development at the site.Plans call for a three-story building with a basement on 5,586-square-feet of space. More...

FDNY: Remember These Fire Safety Tips

Queens fire officials are reminding city residents to remain alert to fire dangers inside their homes and are urging tenants and homeowners to make sure they have working smoke alarms installed in every room.Overloaded electric strips and a lack of w More...

On the Trail In Greece: Greek Gold From Russia At Acropolis Museum

President Vladimir Putin’s May 2016 visit to Greece began the “Year of Greece and Russian Cultural Events”. The traditional bonds of friendship and collaboration between the two countries gave hope to a country and people really suffering. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

The Buccaneer Diner

The Buccaneer Diner has been a fixture on Astoria Blvd. in Jackson Heights since 1976 and has been welcoming locals, Mets fans, passengers at La Guardia, and livery drivers for 40 years. More...

Seniors

How to Track Down Things You Routinely Misplace

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you recommend any products or devices to help seniors track down lost or misplaced items, like car keys, wallet, cell phone, etc. More...

Editorials

Vote! Vote! Vote!

We urge all of you, our esteemed readers, and everyone you know, to walk a couple of blocks and spend a couple of minutes, for the good of our community, to VOTE this Tuesday, September 13, in the Democratic Primary for State Senate, Assembly and Dis More...

Letters to the Editor

Sept. 11 – Patriot Day  To The Editor:  Look back and remember. More...

Armenian Genocide Is As Relevant Today As Ever

Op-ed

Why do Armenian life stories matter? The history of Armenians helps you better understand the history of the region, if not – in all modesty – the history of humanity.  More...

Tempers Flare, Lawmakers File Lawsuit To Stop Shelter

Tempers flared inside the Knockdown Center in Maspeth on August 31, where more than 800 homeowners and residents came face-to-face with city officials at a public hearing on the proposed homeless shelter at a Holiday Inn Express at 59-40 55th Road in More...

Kew Gardens Community Arts Day

If you are looking for a large, commercial art show, then this is not the event for you. More...

Ouch!

Police are investigating to determine the cause of a collision in Maspeth on August 31 that left one man with minor injuries. Police said the driver of a 2014 Acura SUV was traveling eastbound on Borden Avenue, near Hamilton Place, at about 5 p.m. More...

Queens Motor Inn Faces Wrecking Ball

The Queens Motor Inn, a controversial short-stay motel in Woodside, is facing a wrecking ball to make way for a new residential development at the site.The owner of the motel at 64-11 Queens Boulevard accepted a deal from a Woodside-based developer t More...

Bash The Trashman And Go To Jail

Impatient motorists who find themselves stuck behind city Department of Sanitation (DOS) trucks making curbside pickups will face stiff penalties if they take out their frustration on the garbage man.   More...

Resorts World Holds 9/11 "Run For Richie" Motorcycle Run

The Forest Hills Volunteer Ambulance Corps and Punishers LEMC will be hosting a 9/11 15th Anniversary Motorcycle Run in memory of Richard Allen Pearlman, an EMT with the Forest Hills Volunteer Ambulance Corps who gave his life on 9/11.& More...

It's In Queens! (September 8 to September 14)

It’s hard to say “Unique New York” five times, but “Unique Queens” is no problem. More...

'Back To School'

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz and Sarah Murphy, Director of Development for the Coalition for the Homeless, posed with the backpacks and other school supplies that were dropped off at Borough More...

Political Page

Gazette Endorsements

STATE SENATOR STAVISKY State Senator Toby Ann Stavisky, the first woman from Queens ever elected to the Senate in Albany, is being endorsed by the Gazette in Tuesday’s Democratic Primary as she seeks the party’s nomination when she runs More...

‘Democrats Only’ Election Tuesday

Primary Day for Democrats is on tap for Tuesday, as party members get to pick who they want as candidates for some legislative and party positions.  Polls are open from 6 am to 9 pm, and remember only registered Democrats can vote.  Seeking More...

Dealing With ‘Dreamers’

Let’s get right to the point. More...

Features

Calling All Performers & Vendors For Astoria Alive Fest!

Entertainment needed! Perform (for free) at the Astoria Alive Street Festival sponsored by the Astoria Restoration Association on Sunday, October 16, from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm. More...

Crowley Honors Astorian With Congressional Award

On Tuesday, August 23, Rep. Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx), Vice Chair of the Democratic Caucus, presented Astoria resident Thomas Flynn with the Congressional Award Bronze Medal at a private ceremony in his Queens District Office. More...

Gianaris Inducts World War II Vet Into Hall Of Fame

State Senator Michael Gianaris, joined by Councilman Costa Constantinides, honored World War II veteran, Luke Gasparre, during the FIAO Italian Night in Athens Square Park. More...

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