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Queens County Bar Association Holds Annual Dinner

The Queens County Bar Association held their 140th annual dinner and installation of officers and managers at the Terrace on the Park. More...

Miller Participates In Excalibur Reading Program In Glendale

Assembly Member Mike Miller visited the Excalibur Reading Program located at 80-17 78th Avenue in Glendale on April 29. More...

Hunt Stab Suspect In Astoria Road Rage Attack

An enraged motorist stabbed a cabbie during an apparent road rage attack in Astoria on May 2, police said. Cops said the cabbie was driving at 30th Avenue and Crescent Street in Astoria at about  6 a.m. More...

It's In Queens! (May 11 to May 17)

It’s well-known that Queens has the best moms. It also has the best Mother’s Day activities. Consider nature facials, Korean seaweed tonics, crime scenes, walking tours, miracles, orchestras, Marilyn Monroe, and a Pakistani megastar.   More...

Pheffer Amato Throws First Rockaway Little League Pitch

Assembly Member Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway) threw out the ceremonial first pitch of the Rockaway Little League season on the morning of Saturday, April 29 at Fort Tilden. More...

Pheffer Amato Appointed Chair of Child Safety Subcommittee

Assembly Member Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway) on May 8 announced her appointment as Chair of the Assembly’s Child Safety Subcommittee of the New York State Assembly’s Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee, making her one of the key New York S More...

Community Board 2 Holds May Meeting

It has been a longtime assumption that when the new Kosciuszko Bridge was built and spanned Newtown Creek as the old one had, parkland would be laid out at its bases on the Queens and Brooklyn side of the water.  At May’s Community Board 2 meeti More...

Resorts World Casino Hosts Powerball Power Cruise Drawing With Yolanda Vega

A five-night Caribbean Cruise with the chance to experience an unforgettable performance by the Goo Goo Dolls and to win up to $150,000 in onboard prizes was among the exciting prizes announced this weekend at Resorts World Casino New York City (RWCN More...

Mayor & Police Commish: "Crime Is Down In Queens"

Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYPD Commissioner held a press conference to announce the latest crime statistics. The final analysis: Crime has substantially dropped in Queens More...

Crowley Funds New Historic Streetlamps For Myrtle Avenue

Glendale businesses along Myrtle Avenue don’t often get the same resources as Myrtle Avenue Ridgewood businesses. More...

Forest Hills Student In State Forensic League Grand Championship Tournament

Last week, Loyola School sophomore and Forest Hills resident Isabelle McNamara-Angel reached the quarterfinals of the New York State Forensic League Grand Championship Tournament at Hofstra University.  The New York State Forensic League’s (NYSF More...

Chian Federation To Welcome Lawyer To Speak On Various Concerns

The Chian Federation has the distinct honor of hosting Ms. Maria Markous, Esq., on May 12 at 8 p.m. at the Chian Federation Cultural Center. Ms. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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Restaurant of the Week

VITE Vinosteria

You’ll feel like you’re in Italy even before you enter Vite Vinosteria as you pass the garden boxes on 34th Street filled with tomato plants, eggplant, and basil, stretching their tender limbs to the sun. More...

Health Care

Common potential causes of impotence

Just saying the word impotence sounds ominous. Saying or hearing it is one thing but having it another. More...

Features

City To Be Reimbursed $68M For Trump Security

Congress Member Carolyn B. Maloney (NY- 12), whose district is home to Trump Tower, Congress Member Nita M. More...

Peralta’s Bill Requires MTA Get The Lead Out Of The El

State Senator Jose Peralta and Assembly Member Jeffrey Dinowitz (D-Bronx) introduced legislation that will direct the Metropolitan Transit Authority and the New York City Transit Authority to conduct a study relative to the amount of lead paint at el More...

Family Day Honoring Helen Marshall

The East Elmhurst-Corona Civic Association presents Family Day, a day of Games, Crafts and Performances, on June 3, “In Loving Memory of Helen M.  More...

Ridgewood Democratic Club Commemorates Earth Day

On Friday, April 28, the Ridgewood Democratic Club (RDC) held its April meeting to commemorate Earth Day.  James Slevin, President of the Utility Workers Union, Local 1-2 spoke to members about the relationship between labor and the environment. More...

Mailman Admits To $20G In Package Thefts

A 54-year-old U.S. More...

Call For ‘Amber Alert’ System For Hit-Runs

The City Council is considering passing two bills that would help law enforcement capture hit-run drivers.   More...

Announce $17M For Thomson Avenue Safety

Mayor Bill deBlasio has announced a $17 million funding package for the redesign of a deadly intersection outside LaGuardia Community College. More...

Rozic Meets ’86 Mets At City Hall Celebration

Assembly Member Nily Rozic (D-WF, Fresh Meadows) joined state Senator Michael Gianaris (D-Astoria) and Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer (D-Sunnyside) on April 28 at City Hall, where a celebration was held for Dwight “Doc” Gooden, former pitcher for th More...

Christ the King High School Honors Class of 2021 Scholarship Winners

Christ the King hosted a dinner in honor of all incoming Class of 2021 freshman scholarship winners on the evening of April 28.  Parents and students of the incoming class enjoyed a lovely dinner and were awarded certificates for their scholarsh More...

Human Power & Compassion Connected In “Antigone”

A distinctive approach to Sophocles’ play “Antigone” was presented by the Pancyprian Association of America Cultural Division under the direction of Leonidas Loizides on Sunday April 9th. More...

LICP Welcomes EDC To Talk About Rail Yard Plan

The Long Island City Partnership welcomed the city’s Economic Development Corporation last week, so an EDC’s spokesman could explain parts of Sunnyside Yard and the Future of Western Queens, the study, some 200 pages long, that was issued in February More...

Nolan Gives An Update To Ridgewood Property Owners

Assembly Member Catherine Nolan gave an update on May 4 on many issues to Ridgewood Property Owners, including this year’s enacted state budget.  In addition, she introduced Michael Mirisola of the School Construction Authority, who gave welcome More...

Leading Criminologist Heather Mac Donald: The Ferguson Effect Is Real And Deadly

“My writings might have drawn the greatest amount of public attention to the term, ‘The Ferguson Effect’, but I am not the one who first used the term. Actually these three words were first coined by Sam Dotson, the chief of the St. More...

Festival Will Spotlight Community Voices And Diversity

Hearts Across Queens, Global Kids, Five Boro Story Project, Growing Up Green, and Socrates Sculpture Garden held a festival to promote diversity, truth, and community-building. More...

LIJ Forest Hills Enhances Stroke Treatment

When it comes to a stroke, time equals brain cognition, and every second counts. More...

Newtown Literary Is Open For Submissions

Newtown Literary has a lot going on this May! They finish their 2016-2017 free classes program with a class from their award-winning prose editor, Joe Okonkwo. More...

Internet in Bloom for The Layperson

On May 14, 1948, Project RAND—an organization formed immediately after World War II to connect military planning with research and development decisions—separated from the Douglas Aircraft Company of Santa Monica, California, and became an independen More...

Political Page

I On Politics

GOP WIN ON FIRST HEALTH BILL GIVES THEM FUTURE EDGE: After a very narrow 4-vote victory (217-213) to pass the House, Republicans are preparing for another cliffhanger when they bring the crucial American Health Care Act back for the do-or-die vote be More...

Nolan Meets With 108th Pct. Captain

Assembly Member Catherine Nolan recently met with Captain Ralph Forgione, Commanding Officer of the 108th Police Precinct. More...

Editorials

Happy Mother’s Day

On Sunday, May 14, each of us will honor the most important woman in our life, our Mom.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Appreciating Mom  To The Editor:  More...

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