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Safety Tips For Outdoor Turkey Chefs

Officials at the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA) are urging Queens residents to take extra precautions when lighting up a backyard grill or a deep fryer to cook their Thanksgiving turkey. More...

More New Astoria Housing

The owner of a parcel at 25-82 43rd Street in Astoria has filed applications for development of a three-story, eight-unit residential building at the site. Plans indicate the new building will feature parking spaces for eight vehicles and a laun More...

Corona Mob Mom Fit For Trial

A Corona woman charged with her family of running a massive cocaine operation from their family businesses has been found fit to stand trial next March. Federal Judge Raymond Dearie ordered Eleonora Giogliotti to undergo psychiatric testing in A More...

Hit-Run Driver Kills Man Lying In Street

Police are searching for a hit-run driver who fatally struck a homeless man who was lying drunk in a crosswalk at a Corona intersection on November 4, authorities said. Cops said the 46-year-old victim, whose name has not been released, was alle More...

Rangers Legend Ron Duguay To Greet Fans At Resorts World Casino New York City

Former New York Ranger Ron Duguay will come to Resorts World Casino New York Cityfor a meet and greet on Friday, November 11 from 6 ‐ 7 p.m., which will include an interview with ESPN’s very own Will Reeve! More...

Hit Show ‘Quantico’ Shoots In Forest Hills

The hit ABC series ‘Quantico’ took some time on November 4 to shoot scenes from their second season at Station Square in Forest Hills. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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Restaurant of the Week

Martha’s Country Bakery

f ollow your nose to Martha’s Country Bakery with four locations in Astoria, Bayside, Forest Hills, and the new outpost in Williamsburg. More...

Editorials

A Debt Of Gratitude

On November 11th, nearly one hundred years ago, four years of death and destruction came to an end. More...

Letters to the Editor

No Place For Haters To The Editor: There are among us people who simply hate. They cannot be debated with or even consider the reasons for their hatred. Their world is defined within their own narrow shadow. More...

Star Journal

The Guns Of WWI Fall Silent, Queens Rejoices In Peace

The Greater Astoria Historical Society presents pages from the Long Island Star Journal Welcome to November 1918! More...

The Society of Epirotes Anagenesis, the Ladies Auxiliary Souliotisses & Heritage Museum Celebrate Unique Events

        “Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without being lost.” — Thomas Jefferson, U.S. Founding Father. More...

Police Announce ‘Zero Tolerance’ Holiday Crackdown

Queens police officials this week issued a warning to motorists who party too hard and get behind the wheel drunk over the holidays. More...

Turkey Day Fire Safety Tips

Thanksgiving is traditionally a day for family gatherings, football rivalries, swapping memories and gobbling down a great meal. More...

Probe Astoria Construction Site Arson

Fire and police officials are seeking help from the public to help identify and locate the suspect(s) who vandalized and torched two construction vehicles, tools and equipment belonging to a contractor working on a small playground beneath the RFK Tr More...

Man Wanted In Five Gunpoint Robberies

Police are searching for a brazen gunman who pulled off five armed robberies on October 31, at businesses in Woodside and Jackson Heights. Cops said the gunman accosted 68-year-old employee at a Laundromat at 55-02 Roosevelt Avenue at about 5 a. More...

City Offers Tips For Great Gobblers

For most people, Thanksgiving marks the start of the holiday season. It’s a day we spend fighting over football rivalries, catching up on family news, eating too much and making plans for shopping and celebrating Christmas and the new year. More...

It's In Queens! (November 9 to November 16)

After a long, tough election season, the borough relaxes with gingerbread villages, environmental art, Korean movies, garbage (yes, garbage), Japanese folk art, and even a pajama party. Here’s the rundown. More...

A Special Message

From Dr. Ralph da Costa Nunez, President, Institute For Children, Poverty & Homelessness, Publication

Oh Yes, Right In Your Backyard!  More...

Honoring Our Vets

The annual Veterans Day Parade in Middle Village was held on November 6 along Metropolitan Avenue. The parade Grand Marshal was 92-year old Luke Gasparre, who fought in the Battle of the Bulge during WWII. His children Rosanna and son Luke Jr. More...

Rent Hike Derailed

On Friday, November 4th, Representative Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx), Vice Chair of the Democratic Caucus, along with State Senator Michael Gianaris, Assembly Member Aravella Simotas, and Council Member Costa Constantinides, were joined by local More...

Political Page

Kim Unveils ParentPatrol App

New York State Assembly Member Ron Kim (D–Queens) unveiled ParentPatrol, a new app that helps parents and caretakes report inappropriate behavor at kids playgrounds and parks throughout New York City. More...

Maloney Points To A Win

Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, on Election Day in Astoria, takes time to point out the W train, back in service in Queens, in front of the elevated subway station at 31st Street and 30th Avenue in As More...

Gianaris, Simotas Cast Their Votes

Seeking re-election, Senator Michael Gianaris and Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas headed to the polls to cast their votes for the 2016 presidential race, and local races, including their own. More...

Features

Shop Safe & Beware Identity Thieves On Black Friday

Merchants along Astoria’s commercial strips are hoping to hear bells on “Black Friday,” the day after Thanksgiving. More...

Counterfeit Merchandise Seized

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown (r.) and Assistant District Attorney Anna K. More...

Local Express

Mackenzie Perpich

Mackenzie Perpich, a recent graduate of Marymount Manhattan College, took the Miss Queens crown this year. More...

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