November 16, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Goodfellas ATM Machine Goes MIA

Police are searching for a team of crafty crooks who swiped an ATM machine from the entrance to the iconic Goodfellas Diner in Maspeth.A police source said when the diner owner arrived on the morning of November 8; he found the front door open and th More...

Mount Sinai Establishes Robotics Institute (MSRI)

Since the first minimally invasive robotic surgery to treat head and neck cancer at Mount Sinai in 2008 surgeons at Mount Sinai have been on the forefront of pioneering robotic surgery techniques. More...

Cops Hunt Subway Stabber

Police are searching for a suspect who tossed a bottle at a straphanger, then stabbed the victim during a dispute on an elevated train station in Woodside. Cops said the suspect was arguing with the 20-year-old victim on the platform at the Wood More...

It’s In Queens! (Nov. 17 to Nov. 23)

The Muppet Show celebrates its 40th anniversary this week in -- where else? – its Queens home. Lucky Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog, they can hang out with jazz masters, Black Panthers, Texas tenors, murder suspects, and gingerbread people. More...

Holidays In Woodhaven

The Woodhaven Business Improvement District is sponsoring once again this year, their “Holidays in Woodhaven Weekend.” Their “Christmas Tree and Menorah Lighting” ceremony will be held on Friday, December 2, at 6:30 pm at the Forest Parkway Plaza (in More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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Restaurant of the Week

The Astor Room

Escape the madness and uncertainty of the modern day with a visit to The Astor Room at Kaufman Astoria Studios with its Golden Age beauty. The fabled Astor Room originally opened in 1920 as the “commissary” for stars such as W.C. More...

Editorials

Post-Election Unification

The 2016 Presidential Election is finally over. After a campaign that seemed like a pregnancy lasting twice as long as normal, the suspense is over. The good news is that the spotlight was on New York. More...

Letters to the Editor

Presidential Mandate  The following letter was forwarded to us just before the election. We wanted to share it with our readers who may be interested.  Friend,  More...

What’s Going On Here?

City and local news outlets have been providing wrap-around coverage of neighborhood battles to stop Mayor Bill de Blasio and Human Resources Commissioner Steven Banks from converting hotels into homeless shelters.  More...

Sports

Queens College Basketball Update

Junior Kyheim Chaplin scored a career-high 27 points in the Queens College men's basketball team's 93-87 overtime victory over Assumption Friday evening in the team's season opener.  More...

Livery Driver Busted In Cop Assault

A livery cab driver illegally hustling fares at LaGuardia Airport struck a Port Authority officer and dragged him a short distance after the cop tried to arrest him, authorities said.Cops said Macias Rubin, 30, was working out a deal with two passeng More...

35-Years For Gang Member Who Shot At Cops

A Queens gang member who opened fire on two Elmhurst police officers in 2014 will be spending the next 35 years behind bars, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said.A Queens jury last month convicted “Any Body Killers” street gang member Christia More...

15th Anniversary of Flt. 587 Crash

Family and friends of the victims of American Airlines Flight 587 gathered on November 12 to remember the dads, moms, children and siblings who perished in the second-worst air disaster in U.S. history. More...

Community Board 1 Meets, HANAC Speaks

The Community Board 1 cabinet meeting for November had half a dozen designated guests, of which two were unavailable.  The meeting went fast but contained lots of information from those four remaining guests and those who were not on the agenda. More...

Talkin’ Tukey

The first Thanksgiving may be significant for bringing together the Pilgrims and Native American Indians. More...

NY Presbyterian Medical Group Queens/Weill Cornell Celebrates Grand Opening

NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Queens, in collaboration with Weill Cornell Medicine, celebrated the Grand Opening of the new, state-of-the-art Primary Care and Multi-Specialty Physician Practice with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Forest Hills. More...

Give Thanks & Reflect

Peralta, Woodside On Move Distribute 1,000+ Turkeys

State Senator Jose Peralta, in cooperation with Woodside on the Move and several cosponsors, donated more than 1,000 turkeys to community and faith-based organizations, senior and day care centers and schools in time for Thanksgiving Day. More...

Political Page

‘Pres’ Trump Moving Slowly

President-elect Donald Trump, having achieved his near-goal by having gained the office of President of the United States, is now moving steadily forward as he starts building the bulging office and selecting the huge work force to administer the off More...

Detailed Local Election Results 2016

In one of the most unexpected presidential elections in history, Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton in last week’s voting, duplicating his prior victory over more than a dozen Republicans in last spring’s primaries. More...

Katz Addresses Educators

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz spoke to the teachers, school administrators, elected officials, community education council members, community board members and other stakeholders who attended More...

Features

SHAREing & CAREing’s 22 Years Fighting Cancer

On November 10, hundreds of local residents and cancer survivors from Queens and Long Island gathered at Riccardo’s By the Bridge in Astoria to help celebrate the 22nd anniversary of the non-for-profit social service organization that credited More...

Garden School HS Students Collecting For Haiti Relief

When Hurricane Matthew devastated much of Haiti in October, Garden School high school students Arianna Nieto, Anthony Petruso and Merna Hagar knew they had to do something to help.  “We were horrified to hear about the devastation that Hur More...

Constantinides To Chair Hearing On Power Plants

City Council Member Costa Constantinides, Chair of the Council’s Environmental Protection Committee, will hold a committee oversight hearing on power plants within the city on November 28th. More...

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