September 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Police: Beware Phone Payment Scammers

Queens police officials last week issued a warning to residents to be alert to phone scammers who call their victims demanding cash for kidnapped relatives; as a payoff to access big bucks Lotto winnings; to prevent utility firms from cutting off the More...

Off the Beaten Trail: The Moscow Metro

“Hold on to your purses,” said our Moscow guide. “There are pick pockets who will grab your purse on our Moscow subways.” This was my introduction to this clean subway system A 2016 U.S. More...

The Yankee Captain Comes To Queens

More than one hundred Little Leaguers players got the chance of a lifetime to meet their hero of heroes, their baseball icon of icons.  Former Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter came to the Al Oerter Recreation Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

Mexi BBQ

Kitchen & Draught

Celebrating 6 years in Astoria, on 30th Avenue, Mexi BBQ Kitchen and Draught offers the perfect combination of great food, beers, cocktails, and ambience that puts it on my short list of favorite spots since it opened. More...

Editorials

The Presidential Debates

Presidential debates have piqued our curiosity since JFK vs Nixon in 1960. The media raised questions about perceived character based upon shallow observation of looks, mannerisms, and demeanor (even then).  More...

Letters to the Editor

TPS For Ecuadorians A copy of this letter was received at theQueens Gazette.September 22, 2016Dear President Obama: More...

Cops Answered 641 Calls At Dutch Kills Shelter

Civic and local leaders are trying to figure out how the city chooses clients for its homeless shelters, and why so many people with a history of mental or psychiatric conditions are dumped in the shelter system, rather than being placed in facilitie More...

Weathering The NYC Hurricane Season

Nothing changes like the weather, especially during the hurricane season when strong winds and flash flooding can wreak havoc on neighborhoods. More...

Martin ‘Marty’ Adler, 1932-2016

Marty Adler was a giant among men not just in stature, but in the love and kindness he shared with family, friends – and certain small animals. I drove by Marty on a very rainy day in 1986, and wondered why he was holding an umbrella at arms len More...

On The Road In Greece: 2016 KEM Bags

A bright purple and bright orange leather bags was my dream wish. These bags are seen in the fashion magazines. The KEM store at Ethnikis Antistasseos St., Tripolis, Greece had an unbelievable selection you cannot find in our New York City stores. More...

It's In Queens! (September 29 to October 5)

The Maker Faire, Kanye West, and Oktoberfest are part of another great week in Queens that includes the Last Mambo King, a Bessie-winning dancer, Pete the Cat, and the Saw Lady. Here’s the rundown.  More...

Political Page

Queens Republicans Also Running Slate Of Candidates

THE PARTY’S OVER!! After the debate this past Monday evening at Hofstra University between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, what’s next? More...

Good Intentions Not Enough

Last Monday’s “DEBATE OF THE CENTURY” started off properly enough, with debaters Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton agreeing to use first names. More...

Features

Queens North New Top Cop Charts History

Northern Queens’ new top cop is highly regarded as a hard taskmaster with a large heart – and a family legacy of service to the people of New York City.Newly appointed Assistant Chief Juanita Holmes was sworn in as commanding officer of Patrol Boroug More...

Crowley Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

On Monday, September 19, Rep. Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx), Vice Chair of the Democratic Caucus, hosted the community’s annual Hispanic Heritage Month celebration. More...

2016 Hispanic Heritage Awards

Council Member Julissa Ferreras-Copeland has invited the public join her in honoring outstanding community leaders for the role they have played in the progress of the Latino community. More...

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