December 21, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Ground Broken On New Hotel At JFK Airport

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz was among those in attendance when Governor Andrew Cuomo presided over the December 15th groundbreaking ceremony for a $265 million renovation project that will convert the iconic TWA Flight Center at JFK Airport More...

SHAREing & CAREing: 6 Tips For Dealing With Everyday Anxiety

Here at SHAREing & CAREing we are very familiar with anxiety. However, you don’t have to be struggling with a cancer diagnosis to be impacted. Anxiety triggers exist in our everyday lives. More...

Hunters Point Civic Association Meeting Hosts City Planner Craig Chin

The Hunters Point Civic Association’s December meeting, held at the New York Irish Society, 10-40 Jackson Ave., welcomed Craig Chin, a planner in the office of the Queens borough commissioner, Department of Transportation, who answered questions and More...

Hunt Suspect In Attempted Bank Rob

Police are searching for a man who failed in an attempt to hold up an Astoria bank on December 14.Cops said the suspect walked into a Chase Bank branch at 31-05 30th Avenue at about 4:25 p.m. More...

Are You Ready To Put A Pet Under Your Christmas Tree?

Finding a puppy, kitten or other furry friend under the tree is sure to put a smile on the faces of children and adults on Christmas morning.If you are thinking of putting a puppy – or any other pet under your Christmas tree this holiday season, make More...

Renovations Underway At ‘Sean’s Place’

Construction crews recently kicked off a nearly $1 million reconstruction project at Sean’s Place, a city playground in Astoria dedicated to fallen NYPD Officer Sean Mc Donald, who was shot and killed in the line of duty in 1994.The children’s playgr More...

It’s In Queens! (Dec. 22 to Dec. 28)

The youngsters are home for the holidays, but they don’t have t be bored, mischievous or attached to their cell phones. Queens hosts various enrichment activities, including hands-on workshops, family-friendly musicals, and educational open houses. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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Restaurant of the Week

Nick’s Bistro

Anytime is the right time for a visit to Nick’s Bistro in Forest Hills. Duck in from the cold and the rush of the holiday season to enjoy a cozy, quiet meal with family or friends. More...

TELLY’S TAVERNA

Celebrate life and all its joy at Telly’s Taverna, where even on a rainy evening, groups of families, friends, and couples on dates came out to convene and enjoy consistently delicious Greek cuisine, served with pride.  More...

Editorials

Happiest Of Holidays To You!

Christmas and Chanukah are finally here, and we hope everyone has most of their preparations taken care of so they may unreservedly look forward to celebrating with loved ones. It is also the 50th anniversary of Kwanzaa.  More...

Letter to the Editor

Happy and Safe Holidays! More...

RING IN THE NEW YEAR AT RESORTS WORLD’S BAR 360!

Hollywood Hamilton, Tavares & France Joli Will Have You Dancing Into 2017; Special Guests to Include Sopranos Star Vincent Pastore

Celebration to Feature Performers From Around the World!  More...

Movie Review:

‘Diving Into Unknown’

Upon viewing the stunning film,  “Diving Into the Unknown” at the DOC NYC Film Festival 2016, Seventh Edition, this year in Chelsea, during a behind the scenes screening, it was illuminating as to the type of murky underwater scenarios that More...

St. Anastasia Knights of Columbus’ Christmas Party

The St. Anastasia Knights of Columbus, Council 5911 of Douglaston, held their annual Christmas Party at La Grotta Restaurant in Little Neck, on Friday, December 9th. Members were asked to bring gift cards to help the needy. More...

Justice for All Coalition Gathers For Last Meeting Of 2016

The December meeting of the Justice for All Coalition was held in a community room at the Ravenswood Houses, a few blocks south of the Community Church of Astoria, 14-42 Broadway, where the previous month’s meeting was held.  That signaled the d More...

Woodside Landlord Busted On Bribe Charges

A Woodside landlord is facing up to eight years behind bars, after she was caught trying to bribe an inspector from the city Department of Buildings (DOB) to overlook a series of violations, authorities said.Susan Escoban Cardena, 65, was arrested on More...

Cabbie Wanted In Kidnap/Molest Of 11-Year-Old Girl

Police are searching for the driver of a green cab who allegedly molested an 11-year-old girl in Astoria on December 11.The girl said she slipped out of her family home in Ridgewood at about 1 a.m. More...

Follow Santa’s Journey

The young at heart can tune in to follow the jolly old elf as he makes his annual holiday trek around the world!The Smithsonian Channel is presenting “Santa’s World Tour Marathon” beginning at 9 p.m. on December 23. More...

'The True Spirit...'

Christmas Comes To St. Mary’s

On Friday, December 16, Council Member Paul Vallone and his Student Ambassadors joined the Auburndale Soccer Club and Dwarf- Giraffe Athletic Association as they distributed hundreds of toys, collected throughout December, to the children at St. More...

Political Page

As Prez Electors Vote, Cries To Widen Hack Probe

Even as the Electoral College was getting ready to elect Donald Trump our next president last Wednesday, there were demands to extend the investigation into the reported cyber attack on the November 8th presidential election which Russia brazenly per More...

AVELLA ENTERS MAYOR RACE:

Next year, Mayor Bill de Blasio is up for reelection.  More...

Peralta-Barnwell Bill Requires Photo Evidence For Summonses

State Senator Jose Peralta and Assembly Member-elect Brian Barnwell unveiled on December 16th new legislation requiring city agencies to obtain photographic evidence when issuing summonses for certain civil violations that are reviewed by the New Yor More...

Features

Toys For Tots

St. Michael’s Cemetery hosted its sixth annual Toys for Tots program sponsored by the United States Marine Corps. Guests arrived at the cemetery’s All Souls Chapel on December 17th with all kinds of toys for children less fortunate.  More...

Durst Organization Acquires LIC Clock Tower Site

The developers of a 77-story “Super Tower” that was to be built next to the iconic clock tower building at Queens Plaza, have sold the property to the Durst Organization for $173.5 million.  More...

Toys For Tacos Toy Drive

Queens Bloc, a local organization founded by two Queens natives, Facia Class and Sana Hussain, held their first Toys for Tacos event at the Shillelagh Tavern, located at 47-22 30th Avenue in Astoria, More...

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