February 8, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Cops Eye Heart Ailment In Astoria Infant Death

Police are awaiting a ruling by the city Medical Examiner’s office to determine the cause of death of a five-month-old Astoria girl.Police said little Malak Alzouhanni was found unconscious by her mother inside her family’s apartment on 34th Street n More...

Universal Church Makes Final Appeal At Community Board 2 Meeting

The February meeting of Community Board 2 was known long in advance to be the occasion for a final vote on the Universal Church’s application to the Board of Standards and Appeals for a zoning variance that would allow it to tear down its current hea 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...

So, You Have The Flu

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Seven-Story Complex To Change 37th Avenue

Big chang3es are in store at 34th Street and 37th Avenue in the Dutch Kills section of Long Island City, where a seven-story residential and commercial complex is about to change the local landscape.The project includes two buildings developed in two More...

'Diversity Is Our Strength'

Rally For Justice

A rally was held in support of the Muslim American community in Astoria, and throughout the country. The rally was held in response to the presidential executive order banning travel from several Muslimmajority countries. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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Seniors

Savvy Senior:

How to Spot and Fix Medical Billing Mistakes

Dear Savvy Senior,  After a recent hospital stay, I have a stack of confusing medical bills at home I need to decipher. I’ve heard these bills frequently contain mistakes. More...

Savvy Senior:

Locating Lost Life Insurance Policies

Dear Savvy Senior,  When my mom passed away, we thought she had a life insurance policy, but we have no idea how to track it down. Do you know of any resources that might help? Searching Susan Dear Susan,  More...

Features

Nikoloz Chkheidze: A Heroic Georgian Patriot

The day April ninth, 1989 will always remain fixed in the mind of Nikoloz Chkheidze. More...

NewYork-Presbyterian Queens Celebrates Lunar New Year

NewYork-Presbyterian Queens celebrated the Lunar New Year with an event on Wednesday, February 1. Guests were treated to a display of traditional Chinese and Korean entertainment. More...

Rally To Install People’s Stop Sign

City Council Majority Leader Van Bramer, parents, students, and community members rallied on February 1st for the installation of a stop sign at 5th Street and 51st Avenue in Long Island City. More...

Comptroller’s Statement On ACS Investigation

“We, as a city, are defined by how we treat our kids. More...

Christ the King Students March For Life In Washington

Students from Christ the King High School headed to Washington, DC on January 23rd to participate in the March for Life.  The annual protest march, held in our nation’s capital, marks the anniversary of the US Supreme Court’s 1973 decision estab More...

It’s In Queens! (February 9 to February 15)

As to be expected, the borough gets a bit romantic during the upcoming days. But there’s still time for alligators in sewers, Puerto Rican music, Italian movies, French jazz, Spanish dance, Dominican food, African birds, and Dutch living. More...

108th Police Precinct Community Council

Captain Ralph Forgione was appointed commander of the 108th Precinct in November but had to wait until the last day of January to conduct his first community council meeting. More...

Glow-In-The-Dark Senior Safety

Welcome to New York City, home of glow-in-the-dark seniors.Cops at local precincts in Queens are again distributing reflective decals to seniors for use on their walkers, canes and clothing, to make it easier for them to be seen by cyclists and motor More...

13½-Years For Kidnap/Torture Accomplices

Two Queens men were each sentenced last week to 13½ -years in prison for abducting, torturing and torturing a Woodside man for ransom in April 2013, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said.Christian Acura, 38, of Corona and Dennis Alves, 36, of E More...

Call For Hit-Run Driver Alerts

The City Council is considering legislation that would create Amber Alert-type messages to help nab hit-run drivers. Under the measure introduced by Manhattan councilmember Ydanis Rodriguez, the city would send text and e-mail alerts to the medi More...

QCA Launches ArtHotel Residency Program

Officials at Queens Council On The Arts (QCA) last week launched a new Artist Residency Program that will provide artists with a safe place to create their craft, while giving the public an opportunity to view the artists at work.QCA has chosen two l More...

Year Of The Rooster!

The annual Asian Lunar New Year parade was held in downtown Flushing on February 4th. On hand to celebrate the Year of the Rooster were Council Member Peter Koo, former Comptroller John C. More...

Political Page

Trump’s Immigration Ban Moves Slowly

US President Donald Trump, both in his private past life and his present situation as President of the United States, clearly appears to demand quick responses to what he wants – and that includes the travel ban he has proposed concerning Syria More...

DA Brown’s Annual Legislative Breakfast

Joining Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown (at podium) at his 25th Annual Legislative Breakfast are (l. to r.); former Councilman Archie Spigner, Council Members I. More...

State Of The District

Council Member Costa Constantinides thought he knew what he would say in his State of the District speech.  “Each year I’ve been in office, I have hosted one of these events to update the community on what I have been working on in t More...

Editorials

The Sweetest Holiday: Valentine’s Day

The roots of St. Valentine’s Day actually go all the way back to Roman times at least. It may be connected to a fertility celebration, no doubt signaled by the first inklings of spring with milder weather and longer days. More...

Letters to the Editor

Sanctuary District Dear Friends: In a political climate defined by President Trump’s un-American executive order on immigration and his anti-immigrant rhetoric dating back to his campaign, I want you to know that the 13th Senatorial District is More...

Proposals To Protect Seniors, Middle Class, Crime Victims

I have been in office for a month now, but wanted to write you all to let you know some pieces of legislation I have proposed. My policies focus on the middle class and seniors; both groups that I feel have been ignored for too long. More...

Star Journal

Remember The Maine – And Astoria Ferry – In 1898 Queens

The Greater Astoria Historical Society presents pages from the Long Island Star Journal, compiled by Dan McDonald  Welcome to February 1898!   More...

The Pulpit

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