October 26, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Miller Is Sponsoring Free Mammograms

Assemblyman Mike Miller is sponsoring a free mammography van visit from the American-Italian Cancer Foundation – Mobile Care Clinic. More...

Christ The King High School Hosts College Fair

Christ the King High School hosted its annual College Fair in the school’s cafeteria.  More than 50 colleges were on hand, providing information to students and their parents. More...

On the Road in Greece: Visiting Tinos Island

By Catherine Tsounis

Kapogiannis Tours advertised on their website an excursion to the island of Tinos. It is known for its miraculous icon discovered during the Greek Revolution of 1821. “You will be going with a church group,” said Maria of Kapogiannis Tours. More...

Cops Hunt Man In Teen Lure Attempt

Police are searching for a man who tried to lure a 13-year-old girl away from the lobby of her apartment building while she waited for a school bus on the morning of October 6.Cops said the girl was inside the building lobby near 81st Street and 41st More...

Astoria Hellenic Community To Develop Vacant Lot

The Hellenic Orthodox Community of Astoria recently filed applications to develop a six-story, 10-unit, mixed-use building in an empty lot adjacent to the t. More...

NYPD, State Expands Halloween Sex Perv Watch

Queens police and state Parole officials will be hot on the trail of the borough’s registered sexual predators again this Halloween, conducting surveillance to make sure they remain at home and stay a safe distance from young trick-or-treaters, polic More...

NYPD: Thieves Target Women At Rego Center Mall

NYPD officials are warning female shoppers at the Rego Center Mall to remain alert when shopping at the Rego Center Mall, where a team of thieves has been robbing women – and women with baby strollers.Cops said the thieves have struck four times in t More...

Steinway Street Hotel Rises To 289 Rooms

Developers have released revised plans for a massive hotel at the northwest corner of Northern Boulevard and Steinway Street, on a site formerly occupied by a Western Beef Supermarket and four adjacent parcels formerly controlled by the food retailer More...

Congress Maloney Visits Seneca Falls; Birthplace Of The Feminist Movement

On October 23, 2016, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney joined a panel of distinguished women’s rights activists for a paneled community dialogue, known as the Seneca Falls Dialogues, in the birthplace of the feminist movement. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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Restaurant of the Week

Sal, Kris and Charlie’s Deli

“THE SANDWICH KINGS OF ASTORIA”

In this day and age, so few things stand the test of time. Well, there’s living proof right on 23rd Avenue in Astoria at Sal, Kris and Charlie’s Deli. More...

Seniors

Health Tips and Advice For Senior Travelers

Dear Savvy Senior,  My husband and I are recently retired and would like to do some traveling both in the United States and abroad, but worry about health issues, such as insurance, finding a good hospital if we get sick, etc. More...

Book Review

“The Clancys of Queens”

What do you get when you pair the indomitable voice of a working-class, Irish-Italian New Yorker with often biting, but always clever humor?  More...

Features

Simotas’ Second Event To Help Seniors Avoid Scams

On October 25th, Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas brought speakers from the Queens District Attorney’s Office and the NYPD Community Affairs Unit, to talk with seniors at the Douris Senior Center, 27-40 Hoyt Avenue South, about financial frauds a More...

Cheesecake Factory Opens At Queens Center Mall

The Cheesecake Factory, known for its extensive menu, generous portions and legendary desserts, announced the opening of its newest restaurant in Queens.  More...

Halloween At Queens Botanical Garden!

Halloween at the Garden returns for its second year at Queens Botanical Garden! More...

Hit iTunes Song Celebrates Fresh Meadows History

A Fresh Meadows author and historian along with a local musician have created a best selling single on iTunes celebrating the neighborhoods past.This past summer Fred Cantor and Charlie Karp released, Endless Home Movie, to iTuens, cleebrating the no More...

Miller Honors 105-Year-Old Woman

Eleanor Gardiner received a Citation from Assemblyman Mike Miller on Saturday, October 15, in honor of her 105th birthday. She was born October 13, 1911 in Brooklyn and moved to Middle Village at age 10, where she attended St. Margaret’s School. More...

Fatal Accident in Ozone Park

Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. released the following statement after the fatal accident in Ozone Park on October 24: More...

The Athenian’s Society of New York 72nd Anniversary of Athens’ WWII Liberation A Success

        Two hundred persons attended the Athenian’s Society of New York 72nd Anniversary of Athens’ Liberation on October 12, 1944 at the Archdiocesan Hellenic Cultural Center at 27-09 Crescent St, Astoria, NY. More...

NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray Launches NYC WELL

New York City First Lady Chirlane McCray was joined more than a dozen mental health leaders and elected officials at a press conference on Monday October 24 held at Elmcor, a community support center in Corona to unveil a bold citywide initiative tha More...

Keeping Fido Safe On Halloween

With Halloween just around the corner, pet owners are advised to take extra precautions to keep their best friends safe, healthy – and candy-free.Animal lovers are urged to follow the following tips to keep pets safe during this sweet, spooky season: More...

Tight Security To Rule 2016 Marathon

Runners participating in the 2016 TCS New York City Marathon will once again find themselves running without “CamelBaks” – hydration backpacks filled with water as they mark their way along the annual 26-mile, 385-yard trek through the five boroughs More...

Rat Scams Residents With Fake Rodent Notices

Federal law enforcement officials snared a rat recently, who is charged with sending out dozens of fake Vermin Control Violations to unsuspecting Queens homeowners.Myong Hwan Han, aka David Han, 31, had 10,000 copies of the fake violation notices pri More...

Teacher Hailed As Lifesaver

A quick-thinking teacher trained in CPR and emergency response saved the life of a student at a Jackson Heights middle school on October 20.Amy Spears, 44, was teaching a math class at the Louis Armstrong Middle School on Junction Boulevard on Octobe More...

It’s In Queens! (October 27 to November 2)

The Halloween celebrations in Queens are downright spooky: Irish ghost stories, Mexican muertos, a haunted walk, scary films, not-so-scary youth activities, cockroaches, and car trunks. Great music, art, and chemistry as well. Here’s the rundown.Oct. More...

Homes For Vets

Elected officials came to Shore Boulevard and 20th Road along the waterfront to show support of the Marine Terrace renovation project in Astoria, and to dispel the rumors that the complex is going to be used as a homeless shelter.  More...

Political Page

Final Push Is On, No Doubt About It

With Election Day, November 8th, just 13 days away, candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump acknowledged last week there’s no further time for distractions (like debates) and other stuff, so let’s get out there, face to face with the More...

Van Bramer Presidential Debate Watch Party

Approximately 75 people attended Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer’s Presidential Debate Watch Party, held on Wednesday, October 19 at Claret Wine Bar in Sunnyside, including City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Council Member Daniel D More...

Maloney Awards Student With Congressional Award

Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) presented Rebecca Reich with the Congressional Award Silver Medal for her dedication to bettering herself and her community. More...

Editorials

The Spirit Of Halloween

Halloween originated with the Gaelic people, as Samhain, the Celtic word for November, and heralded the beginning of cold, long nights. More...

Letters to the Editor

Breast Cancer Awareness  To The Editor:  More...

Beg Pardon

We erroneously referred to Governor Andrew Cuomo as Mayor Cuomo in our October 12 editorial, “Ta-Ta to Toll Booths!” For this we apologize.   More...

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