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SHAREing & CAREing's March Events

SHAREing & CAREing breast cancer support services announced the following workshops and programs fro the month of March: • Workshop: Aging Gracefully – Nutrition & Health (Feb. More...

It's In Queens! (March 2 - March 8)

Get ready for The Chieftans, the Panorama Challenge, an all-inclusive St. Pat’s Parade, and a film festival on people with disabilities. Prepare for African music, the divine female, sand art, and black coffee. More...

Bunny Ban

Pet stores throughout New York City are now banned from selling bunnies.  City Councilmember Elizabeth Crowley called for a change in an existing law in 2014, after animal rescue groups provided examples of the horrors faced by bunnies purc More...

Cops Warn Seniors To Beware Home Repair Scammers

Police in western Queens are again reaching out to senior homeowners in the area, warning them to remain alert to a team of con artists who pose as home repair contractors each springtime to steal their cash. More...

‘STOP’ For School Buses Or Lose Your License

State law enforcement officials are reminding motorists who repeatedly pass stopped school buses that they could face stiffer penalties if caught in the act. Under current law, motorists who are caught passing a stopped school bus two or more ti More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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Restaurant of the Week

On 14th Street Sports Bar

“On 14th Street” is not just a location…it’s a new bar that opened recently on the Western edge of Astoria. On 14th Street is a local bar with friendly folks, from the staff to the locals that frequent it. More...

Editorials

March Comes In Like A Lamb

March has come in like a lamb instead of a lion, and let’s hope it stays that way.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Days Are Numbered  To The Editor:  Rational thought concerning the Trump presidency would indicate that this is really the beginning of the Pence presidency. More...

Astoria Man Critical In 30th Avenue Attack

A 32-year-old Astoria man remains hospitalized in critical condition this week, following a late night knife attack on the 30th Avenue commercial strip, police said.Officers said the victim and a second man, 39, were walking on 30th Avenue, near 38th More...

Over 500 New Seats Coming To Francis Lewis High School To Relieve Ovecrowding

The New York City School Construction Authority (SCA) announced recently that the agency will begin design on an annex to reduce overcrowding at Francis Lewis High School, in Fresh Meadows. More...

George Maragos Supports Greece at Federation of Hellenic American Educators Day

“We have a responsibility to Greece in the Diaspora,” said Mr. George Maragos, Comptroller of Nassau County, NY and 2017 Democratic candidate in the primary for Nassau County Executive. Mr. More...

Astoria Man Critical In 30th Avenue Stabbing

A 32-year-old Astoria man remains hospitalized in critical condition this week, following a late night knife attack on the 30th Avenue commercial strip, police said. Cops said the victim and a second, 39-year-old man were walking on 30th Avenue More...

City Puts The Brakes On Traffic Violation Scofflaws

Officials at the city Department of Finance (DOF) are warning motorists that it doesn’t pay to ignore traffic tickets. More...

Speak Out On Traffic Safety

City transportation officials are renewing their request for Queens residents to jump on the information highway with suggestions on ways to reduce traffic-related fatalities in their communities. More...

UCCA Holds Annual Breakfast

The United Community Civic Association (UCCA) held their annual Legislative/Executive Breakfast on Friday, February 24th, at the LaGuardia Marriott Hotel. More...

Political Page

I On Politics

TRUMP’S GETTING BUDGET READY, FINALLY!!: Determined to show his serious side and that he can present a sound, balanced budget, President Donald Trump took to the airways last night, and delivered a speech to a joint session of Congress that kno More...

Seniors

How to Organize Your Affairs

Dear Savvy Senior,  My wife and I would like to get our personal and financial affairs in order so our kids will know what’s going on if we get sick or die. What tips can you offer?  Procrastinating Paul Dear Paul,  More...

Features

Educator Vasiliki Filiotis Describes The Value Of Greek At Major Event

“GREEK the language they gave me; poor the house on Homer’s shores. My only care my language on Homer’s shores…,” Axion Esti by Odysseas Elytis. More...

Stella Kokolis: Celebration Of The Greek Language

“The Greeks have given us one of the most beautiful words of our language, the word "enthusiasm" — a God within. The grandeur of the acts of men are measured by the inspiration from which they spring. More...

Internet in Bloom for The Layperson

"I don't need to know everything.  I just need to know where to find it, when I need it."  One may think a librarian said the above quote, but actually it was a famous physicist named Albert Einstein.  The source is www.quoteinvestigat More...

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