October 5, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

What To Say (Or Not) To Loved Ones With Cancer

One of the most challenging tasks we are faced with when someone we love has cancer is to manage our own strong reactions. This is not easy to do. When hearing upsetting and surprising news we can feel a sense of disbelief, shock, anger, and grief. More...

First Court Square Civic Association Is Held

Amadeo Plaza, founder and president of the Court Square Civic Association, hoped he would draw about 25 to the association’s very first meeting, held last Thursday evening in a room at MoMA PS 1.  At first it appeared that 25 might be too great More...

QCC Breakfast Holds Meeting On NY Sales Taxes

The Queens Chamber of Commerce held one of its Breakfast Before Business meetings last week, welcoming speakers from the Manhattan accountancy, CohnReznik LLP, who talked to attending businesspersons about sales and use taxes in New York state.  More...

It's In Queens! (October 6 To October 12)

Van Morrison, Bette Midler, Doug E. Fresh, and Biz Markie are coming. So are ravens, owls, and an underpants-stealing squirrel. Good thing there’s plenty of pumpkin giveaways, cider-making events, and free admission at a great museum. More...

Massive Hotel Planned For Jackson Avenue

Japanese hotelier Toyoko Inn Co. More...

Food Emporium Coming To Broadway

A sign posted last week at the site of a former C Town Supermarket on Broadway in Astoria announces that a new Food Emporium Supermarket will open at the site in the spring of 2017.   More...

Roommate Confessed To Ridgewood Stab Slay

A 26-year-old aspiring artist was drinking heavily and smoking pot jut before he stabbed his roommate to death on September 28, prosecutors said.Render Stetson-Shanahan told police he “smoked a lot of weed” and “drank a lot of beer” just before he st More...

Off the Beaten Track: St. Peter and Paul Cathedral of Petergof, Russia

          “We must stop and see this Cathedral on the way to Peterhof Gardens,” said our guide Olga of Expressrussia.com/Intourist.com tours. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

Gaudio’s Pizzeria and Restaurant

There’s a reason why Gaudio’s has been successful since 1958. When you offer delicious, honest Italian food including great pizza, pasta, meat, and fish entrees, all at fair prices, the locals find a path to your door. More...

Seniors

How to Find Financial Assistance for Elderly Parents

Dear Savvy Senior,Where can I go to locate financial assistance programs for seniors? I have been helping support my 70-year-old mother the past couple years and really can’t afford to do it any longer.Feeling OverwhelmedDear Overwhelmed, More...

Meal Service Delivery Options for Seniors Who Don’t Cook

Dear Savvy Senior What types of healthy meal delivery options can you recommend for seniors who live at home, but don’t cook and don’t get out much? Since mom passed away, my dad’s diet is terrible and I worry about his health. More...

Features

Peralta Unveils Bill Tackling Speeders In School Zones

State Senator Jose Peralta (D-Queens) and Assemblywoman Deborah Glick (D-Manhattan) unveiled legislation on September 29 intended to tackle drivers who speed in school zones to reduce traffic accidents around schools. More...

Council Passes Constantinides Clean Heating Oil Bill

The New York City Council voted overwhelmingly to pass INT. 642-A, sponsored by Council Member Costa Constantinides. More...

Astoria Rocks For St. Jude

The Third Annual Astoria Rocks for St. Jude was held at Central Bar Restaurant (20-30 Steinway Street, Astoria) on Sunday, October 2, from 4 pm to 8 pm. Participants donated $45, benefiting St. More...

Notice Of Public Hearing

On October 13, 2016 at 10:00 a.m., a Public Hearing will be held in the City Council Committee Room, 2nd Floor, City Hall, Manhattan, for the purpose of considering a local law which authorizes an increase in the annual amount to be expended in the W More...

The Warriors Come Out To Play For Coney Island Reunion

Inspired by Homer's the Odyssey and Anabasis, author Sol Yurick penned his 1965 pulp classic The Warriors. Fourteen years later it was adapted into one of the greatest cult movie classics of all time. More...

Internet In Bloom For The Layperson

Motel 6 is a major chain of budget motels with more than 1,100 locations in the United States and Canada. Motel 6 also operates Studio 6, a chain of extended stay hotels. More...

CB 2 Holds Forum On Woodside Church Expansion

A community information forum sponsored by Community Board 2 met at St. More...

Republican Candidate Elaine Phillips: Hoping to Keep the State Senate Under Republican Control

“I am not at all surprised that this election is receiving a great deal of   statewide attention”, Elaine Phlilips, the Republican candidate for the New York State District 7 Senate seat in this coming November’s election, stated during a r More...

As I See It

On The Ohi Day IV

A QUESTION!  Here’s a question for those in my reading audience who consider themselves history buffs.  What was the turning point during World War II that led to the defeat of Nazi Germany?  For some, it was Churchill’s resolute stand More...

More New Housing On Broadway

The owner of a one-story building at Broadway and 38th Street in Astoria has filed plans to expand the property by adding three stories to the existing structure.Plans call for the building at 38-02 Broadway to be converted to mixed-use, commercial a More...

Off the Beaten Trail: Red Square and the Kremlin at Night

Walking through Red Square and the Kremlin at night is a magical experience. Lights transform the Kremlin, Red Square and surrounding streets of Kitay Gorod. It is a Unesco site with the Kremlin walls, St. More...

Library Nears Completion

Hunters Point Library Revealed

The Queens Public Library at Hunters Point has been years in the making and has suffered occasions when it seemed it might never become reality. More...

Political Page

Giuliani Advises Don, ‘Skip Debates’

Former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani was among those who objected to the way Lester Holt moderated the first debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton last week. Giuliani felt Holt treated Trump poorly during that session.  More...

DA Brown Appoints New Counsel

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced on September 30 the appointment of Linda M. Cantoni, Deputy Executive Assistant District Attorney for Investigations, to serve as Counsel to the District Attorney. Ms. Cantoni will succeed Lois M. More...

Schumer Seeks New Term, Eyeing Greatest Move

In virtually a lifetime that has taken Charles Schumer from Brooklyn to Howard, to becoming one of the youngest (at 23) to win an Assembly seat, followed by a couple of decades in the House, as a prelude to toppling Alfonse D’Amato to earn a se More...

Editorials

Columbus Day Represents Determination

In 1937, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt proclaimed October 12 a national holiday, but we have been celebrating Columbus Day in the United States since its 300th anniversary, in 1792. More...

Letters to the Editor

Mandate Auto-Brakes  To The Editor:  More...

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