February 1, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Mt. Sinai Health Systems Cardiologist & Cardiovascular Surgeons Offer Tips For Preventing Heart Disease

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S. About 610,000 people die of heart disease in the United States every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). More...

Internet in Bloom for The Layperson

Tort: An injury to one person for which the person who caused the injury is legally responsible. More...

Cops Hunt Suspects In Astoria, Bronx Burglaries

Police in Astoria are searching for a man and woman who were captured on surveillance footage stealing several packages from the lobby of an apartment building on 30th Avenue.Cops said the suspects entered the building at about 3:30 p.m. More...

New Name For Local Crime Prevention

Meet recently appointed 114th Precinct Crime Prevention Officer, Gabriel Tovar, who has more than a decade on the job, an eye on crime and a message he hopes to share with the community.   More...

Queens Vice Cops Bust Illegal Elmhurst Casino

Queens Vice Squad cops armed with a search warrant raided an illegal casino on January 25 that operated on the third floor of two Elmhurst businesses, police said.The cops entered one gambling den at Broadway Fashion Optical on Broadway near Dongan A More...

Suicide At Wife’s Gravesite

An 83-year-old widower shot himself in the head in front of his wife’s grave at a Middle Village cemetery on January 27.Cops said Robert Gallo was standing in front of his wife’s black marble headstone at St. More...

Valentine’s Day Fillers

Love Notes  Approximately 25 per cent of all greeting cards purchased each year are Valentines! According to the Greeting Card Association, all the Valentines exchanged each year add up to approximately 1 billion love notes.   More...

Justice For All Hears Voice In Opposition To BQX

        In January, the Justice for All Coalition (J4A) traveled to the Jacob A. More...

A Vision Of The Future

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz delivered her third annual State of the Borough address on January 27 at York College, where she offered highlights of Queens milestones in recent years, some of the challenges that continue, and her vision for t More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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Restaurant of the Week

Las Margaritas

Start your night off right with a frosty, frozen margarita at Las Margaritas Restaurant and Lounge on Broadway in Astoria. More...

Seniors

Savvy Senior:

How To Create A Safe 'Aging-In-Place' Home

My husband and I are thinking about making some modifications to our home so we can remain living there for as long as possible. Can you recommend some good resources that can help us with aging-in-place ideas?Staying PutDear Staying, More...

Editorials

State Of The Borough: Robust

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz is leading the way, and, as we could see in her State of the Borough address, the borough has never been better. More...

Letters to the Editor

Arts Cuts Soul-Crippling A copy of this letter was received at the QueensGazette.Dear President Trump: More...

Queens Resident Awarded 2016 Queens Ambassador

Irene Cheung, humanitarian and founder of the Key Luck Club at Catholic Charities Bayside Senior Center, was named 2016 Queens Ambassador on January 26 at the LaGuardia Plaza Hotel in East Elmhurst. More...

LIJ Forest Hills Plans to Increase Maternity Capacity

Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center at Forest Hills will be converting three underutilized beds in the hospital’s inpatient pediatric unit to beds for maternity patients. More...

It's In Queens! (February 2 to Febraury 8)

Some birds have all the luck! More...

Corona Mob Mom Delivers Guilty Plea

The matriarch of a coke running Corona family admitted in Brooklyn federal court on January 23 to smuggling the drugs through the family’s pizzeria.Eleonora Gigliotti, 56, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to import cocaine As part of a plea More...

Hunt Suspects In Nightclub Assault

Police are searching for two suspects who assaulted a patron at a Woodside nightclub on January 20.Cops said the suspects approached the victim at about 4 a.m. More...

Man Killed By Elmhurst Subway

A man was struck and killed by a subway in Elmhurst on January 27, after he leaned into the path of the oncoming train, police said.Oops said the unidentified man was apparently intoxicated when he waited with a friend for a train at the Grand Avenue More...

Six Arrested At Astoria Drug Dens

Police at the 114th Precinct arrested six suspects and seized several firearms, drugs and assorted drug paraphernalia during an early morning raid at two Astoria apartments.Cops said officers who responded to a 911 cal of an assault in progress at th More...

Sunnyside Woman Beaten And Robbed

Police are searching for a heartless thief who viciously beat a 54-year-old Sunnyside woman early on January 26.Cops said the woman was walking south on 46th Street between 39th and Skillman Avenues at about 6:30 a.m. More...

On The Road In Greece: Greek Colonies Legacy In Delphi

        “The rulers of Syracuse built a treasury house in Delphi to commemorate their victory,” said guide Antony Fragopoulos, of our Classic Greece Dolphin Hellas/G.O. Tours excursion. More...

Lt. Gov. Hochul Again Addresses QCC

In late January, New York state’s Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul addressed the Queens Chamber of Commerce at the Bulova Corporate Center for the second straight year (the first time was last March), perhaps establishing an annual practice.  Sh More...

Political Page

Trump’s Travel Ban Adjusted

Looking back, President Trump’s travel ban, which had been designed to keep terrorists out of this country, was concentrated on seven nations said to be “predominantly” Muslim. More...

Gianaris’ Legislation Would Prohibit PA Resources From Supporting Travel Ban

Following President Donald’s Trump executive order to halt the admittance of all refugees and suspend immigration from seven countries to the United States, including green card holders, Senator Michael Gianaris announced legislation to prohibi More...

Seek To Reopen Immigration Office In Queens

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) operated a field office in Long Island City from January 2012 to January 2015, but USCIS “temporarily” closed that office after a flood caused significant damage. More...

Features

Van Bramer Leads MMI Protest Against Hate

City Council Majority Leader Member Jimmy Van Bramer held a rally attended by over 1,000 Queens residents at the Museum of the Moving Image to protest the act of alleged white supremacists that undermined the purpose of actor Shia LaBoeuf’s art More...

New Name For Local Crime Prevention

Meet recently appointed 114th Precinct Crime Prevention Officer, Gabriel Tovar, who has more than a decade on the job, an eye on crime, and a message he hopes to share with the community.  More...

Community Board 3, Elections

On January 19th, Community Board 3 held the election of its executive officers. Philip Papas was elected Chair of Community Board 3, by majority. The following officers were also elected:   More...

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