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Friends of Station Square Celebrate 25th Anniversary

Friends of Station Square (FOSS) in Forest Hills celebrated their Silver 25th Anniversary Benefit on Sunday, April 30 at the West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills. More...

City Department of Parks To Build Healing Garden For Cancer Patients

The City Department of Parks and Recreation has plans to fight cancer by building a healing garden in Queens where oncology patients can take a breather and enjoy nature in between treatments.   The garden will be located acr More...

Honoring A Hero The Holocaust

On Sunday, April 23, dignitaries, community and legislative leaders, and local residents gathered for the 35th Anniversary of the dedication Of Raoul Wallenberg Square, located at the intersection of Metropolitan Ave and Park Lane South in Kew Garden More...

Amazing Network Opportunities At “A Taste of Hellas”

Hermes Expo is the Premier Business Trade show and Exhibition conference since 1992. More...

New Greek Language Pedagogical Program Initiated By Greek Archdiocese

A spring workshop series for Teachers of the Greek Language is being held at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Flushing, New York. Mrs. Maria Makedon, Director of the Direct Archdiocesan District Office of Education with Dr. More...

Mayor Announces All Queens School Classrooms To Be Air Conditioned By 2022

On Tuesday April 25, a day before presenting his Executive Fiscal Budget to the New York City Council Mayor Bill De Blasio was joined by School Chancellor Carman Farina and members of the City Council to announce that all classrooms will be air condi More...

‘Astor Broadway’ To Debut This Fall

Construction crews are wrapping up work at a five story, mixed unit building at 29-10 Broadway in Astoria, featuring a mix of 1-and 2-bedroom apartments, a rooftop barbecue area, outdoor workout accommodations, a gym, a landscaped courtyard, a librar More...

Cops Get Tough On Crime Prevention

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

'Major Milestone'

Grand Opening: New Kosciuszko Bridge

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the grand opening of the first span of the new Kosciuszko Bridge – the first new bridge constructed in New York City since the Verrazano Bridge in 1964. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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Restaurant of the Week

Sabor De CUBA

Sabor de Cuba is the perfect cure for a bad day at work. As soon as you step through the door you’ll feel the vibe of the gentle Cuban rhythms change your mood. More...

Editorials

Excelsior Scholarship: Make The Most Of It

The Excelsior Scholarship that provides free tuition to the CUNY and SUNY university system just enacted by Governor Cuomo will certainly improve access to college for some disadvantaged members of our society. More...

Letters to the Editor

Anti-Muslim Hate Crime To The Editor: Mr. Anwar Syed has been driving yellow cabs, and now with Uber, since the 1990s. He is an American who lives with his family, including his teenage son and daughter, in Long Island. More...

Star Journal

LI Star Journal: May 1955

The Greater Astoria Historical Society presents pages from the Long Island Star Journal by Dan McDonald.  Welcome to May 1955!  More...

Mayor's Wife Holds Baby Shower Event

On April 22, first lady Chirlane McCray and Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Richard Buery co-hosted a Children’s Cabinet Baby Shower luncheon conference at the New York Hall of Science to share with parents with children how they can receive many o More...

It’s In Queens! (May 4 to May 10)

Pollen is in the air. Queens responds with a dog whisperer, sheep shearing, a food blowout, a few street festivals, a musical, various walking tours, and klezmer.      More...

Broadway Connections

Three LinkNYC kiosks are up and operating on the Broadway commercial strip, including this one on Broadway near 34th Street. More...

Senior Single New Yorker Event At 112th Forest Hills Police Precinct

On Saturday, April 29, a special event was enjoyed at the 112th Police Precinct in Forest Hills for senior single New Yorkers.  Judy Berman, the administrator for the Facebook group, Senior Single New Yorkers reached out to 112th Polic More...

7 Train Delay Still Ongoing Since The Afternoon

Due to mechanical problems at 111th Street in Corona, the No. 7 train is experiencing major delays. More...

On The Road In Greece: An Excursion To Delphi

Sanctuaries and oracles such as Delphi were centers of information and advice on colony planning and shaping a consciousness of a Hellenic identity. This was the navel of the Ancient Greek world. More...

Off the Beaten Track: Entering Vladimir Lenin Tomb in Red Square

Vladimir Lenin is to the Russians what George Washington and Abraham Lincoln is to Americans. Except there is a major difference: he was made the representative of a socialist religion that replaced Russian Orthodoxy. More...

District Council 9 Union Workers Head To Bayside To "Keep It Teal" For Earth Day

On Saturday, April 22, a robust group of volunteers from District Council 9 (DC 9), IUPAT Painters & Allied Trades will show up bright and early, with paint brushes and rollers in hand, to kick off Earth Day 2017 with an environmentally friendly More...

Seven Years For Pastor In Child Sex Abuse

A 46-year-old Woodside man was sentenced last week to seven years in prison for sexually abusing a 6-year-old girl his wife was babysitting at her apartment in the Woodside Houses. More...

Teacher Charged In Student Assault

Police arrested a 52-year-old Jackson Heights Middle School teacher on April 26 for allegedly grabbing a student’s hand and twisting it – causing the student to suffer a sprained finger. More...

108th Police Precinct Community Council Meeting

The April meeting of the 108th Police Precinct Community Council was brief and conducted before an audience that might have been larger had the weather not been so windy and rainy.  Commander Captain Ralph Forgione did not have a Cop of the Mont More...

Political Page

I On Politics

BIPARTISAN CONGRESS VOTE KEEPS U.S. IN BUSINESS: Shutting down the U.S. government will be avoided as Congress approved the funding last Thursday, April 28, sparing everyone in Washington any embarrassment. More...

Health Care

9 signs of low testosterone men should not ignore

The male hormone testosterone is a potent chemical messenger directly influencing an array of physiological processes. More...

Features

Gianaris Denounces Homophobic ‘Obama’ Hate Graffiti

State Senator Michael Gianaris released the following statement condemning hate graffiti located on 23rd Street, between 28th and 29th Avenues.  More...

Stavisky Announces Winner Of Earth Day Poster Contest

State Senator Toby Ann Stavisky (D-Flushing) announced 5th grader Bing Ling Wu of P.S. 163 as the winner of the Senate District 16 Earth Day Poster Contest. More...

St. John’s Prep Serves...

Fifty-five St. John’s Prep students joined alumna Nancy Perez ’86 and the NYC Parks Department in caring for trees in their Astoria community. More...

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