January 11, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Dirty Dozen’ Tax Scams

Officials at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) are renewing a warning to taxpayers to beware a list of 12 scams most often used by con artists out to steal your identity, cash and sense of security. Fraudsters are out to get you at this time of More...

NYPD: Reclaim Seized Property Before Auction

NYPD officials are urging city residents to claim property that was seized at crime scenes, as evidence in criminal cases, along with property confiscated from emotionally disturbed, intoxicated or deceased individuals.   More...

Hunt Jackson Heights Stab Suspects

Police are searching for three suspects who stabbed a 56-year-old man during a mugging in Jackson Heights on December 20. Cops said the victim was walking at 75th Street and Northern Boulevard at about 10 p.m. More...

NYPD Takes Over Security At City Homeless Shelters

Officials announced last week that the NYPD has been handed the task of overseeing security at the city’s troubled homeless shelters. More...

Cops Hunt Woodhaven Bank Bandit

Police are searching for a brazen bank bandit who walled away with thousands of dollars in cash in a plastic shopping bag on January 6. More...

Elected Officials Appear At CB 2 & Discuss 2017 Plans

The New Year began for Community Board 2 welcoming to the new commander of the 108th Police Precinct and appearances by a few elected officials, the city comptroller among them. More...

Officer Steven McDonald 1957-2017

NYPD First Grade Detective Steven McDonald, who was shot in the line of duty in 1986 but later forgave the gunman, died on January 10 at the age of 59. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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Restaurant of the Week

CAFÈ OLÉ RESTAURANT

It doesn’t get much cozier than the dining room at Café Olé Restaurant. More...

Editorials

Rev. King’s Message Still Resonates

The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be celebrated on Monday, January 16. The courageous visionary and Nobel Peace Prize winner would have been 88 this year. He was taken from us much too soon, in the prime of his life, at age 39. Dr. More...

Letters to the Editor

Kicking The Can  To The Editor:  More...

Features

Cuomo Proposes Free College Tuition For Middle Class

Governor Andrew M. More...

Simotas To Chair Assembly Rulemaking Oversight Commission

Assembly Member Aravella Simotas announced that on the first day of the 2017 legislative session in Albany, she was appointed to head the powerful Administrative Regulations Review Commission (ARRC), by NYS Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie. More...

Long Island City BID Expansion Passes City Council

The New York City Council unanimously voted on January 4th to expand the boundaries of the Long Island City Business Improvement District, effective on July 1, 2017.  More...

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Events For January 2017!

Monthly Events:Thursday, January 5th 7:00pm-8:00pm (RSVP via Facebook)Storytelling Show! More...

It’s In Queens! (Jan. 5 to Jan. 11)

The new year begins with new art, film, virtual reality experiences, video games, and a Korean rock concert. Plus, annual traditions such as MulchFest and candlelight tours return. Here’s the rundown.   More...

Crystal New Aluminum Window Earns Industry Award

Series 8500/8600 Aluminum Window Named 2016 US Glass Readers' Choice

Crystal Window & Door Systems is pleased to announce that one of its new products has recently earned a national industry recognition.  The Crystal Series 8500/8600 aluminum projected window line, available in a variety of styles and feature More...

City Urges Property Owners; Clear Snow Around Hydrants

Officials at the city’s Office of Emergency Management (OEM) and the FDNY are asking for help from the public to clear snow from fire hydrants throughout Queens and the other boroughs. OEM officials issued the request during the snowstorm that d More...

Man Wanted In Phone Store Robbery

Police are searching for a man who stole 20 cell phones and $350 cash from a Metro PCS Store near the Queensbridge Houses on January 5. Cops said the suspect walked into the store on 40th Avenue near 13th Street at about 12:30 a.m. More...

Police Officials Offer Crime Prevention Tips

Police officials are urging borough residents and business owners to stay alert – and take measures to prevent becoming a crime victim. “Don’t become a target for thieves and other criminals,” police officials said. More...

Suspect Wanted In Turkish Grill Break In

Police are searching for a man who broke into a Sunnyside restaurant on January 4 and swiped $15,000 cash from a store register. Cops said the suspect entered the Turkish Grill Restaurant on Queens Boulevard near 42nd Street at about 12:30 a.m. More...

Officer Steven McDonald 19 -2017

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Reset For 2017

Life doesn't always give you a chance to reset, but after the roller coaster through collective insanity that was 2016, we all needed to hit the reset button. More...

Political Page

Confirmation Of Trump Cabinet Designees Starts

US Senate confirmation hearings for nominees to cabinet positions in President-elect Donald Trump’s administration began yesterday, with Democrats poised to hear nominees’ answers to questions that might reflect how they feel about the pr More...

Meng Selected For House Appropriations Committee

US Rep. More...

Maloney Sworn In; Outlines Priorities For 115th Congress

Following being sworn in to the 115th Congress, Congress Member Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) released the following statement:  More...

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