October 19, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Gianaris Speaks At Dutch Kills Civic Association

The Dutch Kills Civic Association has been a little unmoored recently, after Thea Romano, its president, moved to Florida, reportedly saying that living in New York had become too expensive for her.  Monthly meetings were managed in September an More...

Irene Jedrlinic, 68, Mother Of Former Daily News Journalist & Jackson Heights Native

Irene Jedrlinic, the mother of former Daily News reporter Nicholas Hirshon, has died. More...

Cops: Beware ‘Mail Fishing’ In 114th Precinct

Police at the 114th Precinct are searching for a team of suspects responsible for a recent uptick in “mail fishing” within the command.Cops said suspects involved in mail “fishing” schemes attach an assortment of sticky or adhesive objects to a strin More...

FDNY Probing Astoria Fire

City fire marshals are sifting through charred debris to determine the cause of a fire that injured four residents at an Astoria apartment building on October 10.   More...

It’s In Queens! (October 20 to October 26)

Judy Collins, the St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble, and Capitol Steps are the internationally recognized acts in Queens this week. Plus, the borough hosts the country’s largest Diwali festival, dance galore, films, tours, storytelling, and Mingei. More...

GWDC’s Wonderful Woodhaven Street Festival 2016

Pictured at the Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation-sponsored Wonderful Woodhaven Street Festival 2016 are (l. More...

Thomas Mackell, Jr. Was 74

Thomas J. Mackell, Jr. More...

Addabbo Praises Student For Anti-Bullying Club

In a continuing effort to raise awareness of bullying in our schools, state Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. met with a local 8th grader who runs an anti-bullying club in his school. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

Salvatoria Kitchen and Bar

Salvatoria is a sparkling new addition to Astoria’s dining scene, offering cool, casual dining, and hearty, flavorful cuisine from El Salvador. More...

Editorials

Our Kids Are Watching

The New York Daily News referred to Bronx High School of Science students as “dorks” on its front page when a few held a fight club on school property (“Put Up Your Dorks,” October 12).  More...

Reclaim A Beloved Tradition

It is unfortunate that we have allowed a few wacky weirdos to hijack a treasured archetype – the clown. More...

Letters to the Editor

Historic Site For School A copy of this letter was received at theQueens Gazette.October 12, 20I6Lorraine GrilloPresident, New York City School ConstructionAuthority30-30 Thomson AvenueLong Island City, NY 11101 Dear President Grillo, More...

Star Journal

Queens And The Roaring ’20s Are In Full Swing

The Greater Astoria Historical Society presents pages from the Long Island Star Journal by Dan McDonald  Welcome to October 1927!  More...

Eating and Shopping at Arbat, Russia

           Out tour group left us at the Arbat to dine and shop. We saw that many items for sale were made in China. There were many shops with Chinese tourists. More...

Bayside Restaurants To Donate Portion Of Profits To St. Mary’s Hospital For Children

Starting October 18, local Bayside restaurants will kick off St. Mary’s week to support the children at St. Mary’s Hospital for Children. More...

CB 1 Meets; Floating Hospital Talks About Healthcare

The October Community Board 1 cabinet meeting at Kaufman Astoria Studios seemed an exceptionally quick affair after the first four scheduled speakers were done and the fifth was absent.  Florence Koulouris, CB 1’s district manager and moderator More...

Shelter Video Scuffle

The war between the deBlasio administration and a group of Maspeth resident protesting over a proposed homeless shelter in their neighborhood turned ugly last week, when the city unleashed a video campaign depicting the residents as hate mongers who More...

Eye On Safety At Queens Library Branches

Three additional western Queens library branches have been equipped with security cameras to ensure they remain safe havens for patrons, young and old, library officials said.As part of $400,000 in funding recently secured by City Councilmember Julis More...

FDNY: October Is Fire Safety Month

Fire officials have again dubbed October as Fire Safety Month, pointing to electric space heaters with faulty wiring as the “Number One Cold Weather Killer,” and the leading cause of fires during cold weather months.Sparks from electric heaters with More...

Addabbo, Girl Scouts Revive Glendale Intersection

After nearly two months of working with various city agencies to address the problem, Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. recently partnered with a local Girl Scout Troop to bring much-needed restorations to a run-down street corner in Glendale. More...

Ridgewood Democratic Club’s Monthly Meeting

The Ridgewood Democratic Club (RDC) held its monthly meeting on Friday, October 14, to hear an update on this year’s campaign and election season. More...

Addabbo’s Annual Job Fair

State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. hosted his annual fall job fair, welcoming more than 600 job seekers who connected with more than 125 companies looking to fill various positions. More...

Breakfast Bullies Bash Goodfellas Diner Owners

Police are searching for two men who tried to bail on a breakfast bill at a Maspeth diner made famous by the gangster movie, “Goodfellas,” and then attacked the 83-year-old owner and his wife when they tried to stop them from leaving, they said. More...

Political Page

Debate Tonight Most Crucial

The final debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is scheduled for today, and there’s every indication that it will be the most watched, the most dramatic, and have the most impact on the November 8th presidential election, which is a m More...

Seniors

How to Prevent Falls at Home

Dear Savvy Senior,My 79-year-old mother, who lives alone, has fallen several times over the past year. Are there any extra precautions we should take that can help prevent this?Worried DaughterDear Worried, More...

Features

UCCA Holds Shredding Event

On October 15, the United Community Civic Association (UCCA) held another successful Free Shredding Event sponsored and hosted by UCCA President Rose Marie Poveromo.  Many area residents came to the community event at St. More...

Local Express

Michelle Marie

Michelle Marie, the founder and director of the music performance program, MMRockcamp, has performed with many R&B artists, including Mary J. More...

Astoria-LIC Kiwanis Honors Community Activists

On Thursday, October 6, the Astoria-Long Island City Kiwanis Club held their Annual Cocktail Party. More...

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