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Internet in Bloom for The Layperson

Had enough of the 2016 U.S. Presidential mudslinging?  Long for the campaigns that concentrated on issues and not character assassination?  If so, the following websites should be of interest. More...

On the Road in Greece: Visiting Tinos Island

            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. More...

Solar Power From Con Edison Roofstops To Benefit Low-Income Customers

Con Edison proposed a pilot program today to build solar arrays on its company-owned building rooftops and properties to make clean, renewable energy available to low-income customers, a residential sector that has little access to the burgeoning roo More...

Cops Target Suspects In Astoria Gunfire

Police at the 114th Precinct have identified and are searching for two suspects who opened fire outside an Astoria food market on October 13.Cops said the gunmen drove up outside the Fatima Food Market at 21-37 21st Avenue at about 7 p.m. More...

Teen Lure Coward Busted

The fiend accused of trying to lure an Elmhurst teenager to accompany him on October 15 showed his true colors when cops arrived at his apartment last week to arrest him, a police source said.Police said Jamie Arias tried to jump from a window in his More...

Pence Plane ‘Arrested’ In LaGuardia Skid

Federal investigators are continuing their probe to determine what caused a plane carrying Indiana Gov. More...

LIJ Forest Hills Unveils New Imaging Center

Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center at Forest Hills debuted on October 28 a new, state-of-the-art Imaging Center, part of an $8.2 million expansion of the hospital’s radiology and obstetrics/gynecology (OB/GYN) departments. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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Restaurant of the Week

JOE’S PRIME STEAK HOUSE

Joe’s Prime Steak House opened just one week ago, on Broadway and 45th Street in Astoria, on the former site of the venerable Ponticello which held the fort for nearly 30 years. More...

Editorials

We Are All Voting!

The big day is nearly here. So much has been said and done for the past 18 months, and yet the final outcome could not be more difficult to predict. One thing we do feel is sure there will be a record turnout of voters.  More...

Letters to the Editor

GOP Demise Deserved To The Editor: Following the reelection of President Obama in 2012, the Republican Party concluded that it had to widen its appeal or forfeit winning a national election. More...

It's In Queens! November 3 To November 9

Yes, there is life after Halloween! In Queens, there’s also salsa-dancing, polkadot-acting, pumpkin-smashing, momo-crawling, marathon-cheering, and Spamalot. Here’s the rundown.  More...

Woodside on the Move Meets

Woodside on the Move is a civic organization that has existed for several years, but it seems to have assumed a new look lately and, since September anyway, has adopted a theme of “jobs-homes-‘hood,” along with an impulse to get beyond the neighborho More...

25 To Life For Kidnap Mastermind

A 42-year-old New Jersey man was sentenced last week to 25 years to life in prison for abducting, torturing and holding a Woodside man for ransom in April 2013, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. More...

108th Police Precinct Community Council Holds October Meeting

At October’s 108th Police Precinct Community Council meeting, Captain Dominic Carosella presided in place of Commander Deputy Inspector John Travaglia.  He oversaw a brief meeting that included a Cop of the Month ceremony honoring two patrol off More...

Veteran Aviation Journalist Christine Negroni Speaks At Vaughn College

Veteran aviation journalist and author Christine Negroni was a guest speaker at Vaughn College on Tuesday, October 25. More...

No Bail For Unlicensed Driver In Baby Van Horror

The parents of an 8-month-old boy who was killed when his stroller was struck by a van in Jackson Heights on October 28, expressed outrage when the driver was released without bail at his arraignment at Queens Criminal Court.Family members said unlic More...

Union: Byrne Killers Should Leave Jail ‘In Coffins’

The head of the city’s largest police union appeared before members of the State Parole Board on October 28, where he urged the panel to deny a third bid for freedom by four crackheads who slaughtered a young Queens cop in 1988.“We pledge that we wil 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...

Botched Break-In Leads To Astoria Drug Bust

A botched break-in by two goblins at an Astoria home on October 7 led cops to a big drug bust, police said.Cops said two men wearing green and red goblin masks attempted to break into a home at 30-44 32nd Street on October 7. More...

Thornton Arms Honors Forest Hills’ Past With Lobby Exhibit

Forest Hills author and historian Michael Perlman has helped turn the lobby of a 1960s apartment building into a living testament to his neighborhood’s historic legacy. More...

Political Page

Gazette Endorsements 2016

The 2016 campaign for the Presidency of the United States has been, without a doubt, the most bitter, hard-fought battle in memory, as Hillary Clinton, the Democratic Party standardbearer and Donald Trump, the Republican Party candidate, battle down More...

Voting Starts Tuesday, FBI Still Searching Emails

With the FBI still examining the latest pile of Hillary Clinton’s emails, voting on her election with Donald Trump is scheduled to take place next Tuesday to decide who will be the next president of the United States. More...

Clinton – Trump Top Ballot On Tuesday

Capping a long, bitter and divisive campaign for this country’s presidency, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will get the final decision next Tuesday evening after the nation’s voters have cast their ballots and the final count is in. More...

Features

Resorts World Casino NYC Celebrates Five Year Anniversary

Resorts World Casino New York City (RWNY) is marking its 5-year anniversary today, celebrating the amazing success it has experienced since opening its doors on October 28, 2011. More...

UCCA Hosts Annual Halloween Bash

Hundreds of youngsters and their families gathered at Central Lounge in Astoria to celebrate and dance at the annual Children’s Halloween Costume Party, hosted by the United Community Civic Association (UCCA).  More...

Dromm On Protecting LGBT, Vulnerable Students

Chair of the NYC Council Committee on Education Daniel Dromm held an oversight hearing on protecting LGBT and other vulnerable students from bullying and harrasment in NYC schools. More...

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