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Monserrate Joins With Three Gold Star Mothers In Honoring The Fallen

On Memorial Day May 29, 2017, the East Elmhurst Corona Alliance joined with former Councilman Hiram Monserrate and Three Gold Star Mothers: Maria Duran, mother of Alex Jimenez: Gladys Ciro mother of More...

New memoir, ‘Playing Catch with Strangers: A Family Guy (Reluctantly) Comes of Age’

Like most of us, Bob Brody has never cheated on his wife, abused drugs, run with a gang, attempted suicide or killed anyone – but he decided to write a memoir anyway. More...

Internet in Bloom for The Layperson

The other night as I was watching the PBS Masterpiece Theater TV Series SHERLOCK, the super sleuth risked his life repeatedly to solve crimes as only the world's greatest detective could, I thought of my experience in the real world as a law libraria More...

E. Crowley Hosts Forest Park Memorial Drive Street Co-Naming Ceremony

Forest Park Drive in Forest Park is lined with memorial trees, dedicated to veterans of World War I. More...

CB2 Announces Passing Of Gert McDonald

Community Board 2 District Manager Debbie Markell Kleinert and Chairwoman Denise Keehan Smith announced the passing of Gertrude McDonald: More...

Design Safe Crossings On Vision Zero Map

City transportation officials are reminding Queens residents to jump on the information highway with suggestions on ways to increase pedestrian safety at dangerous intersections. More...

Boy Shoots Teacher Accidentally With BB Gun

An 11-year-old boy accidentally shot his teacher with a BB gun at his Elmhurst school on May22, police said.  Cops said the boy brought the BB gun into Intermediate School 5 on 51st Avenue at about 2 p.m. More...

It's In Queens! (June 1 to June 7)

Is there life after such a fantastic Memorial Day Weekend? Queens continues the positive vibes with more barbecues, Grecian rock operas, GIFs, world music, fun runs, books, birds, and horseshoe crabs.June 1, Opening for GIF Elevator, 7 pm. More...

King Of Ragtime Honored On Centennial Of His Passing

More than 400 fans of ragtime music came from as near as Astoria and as far away as Europe to enjoy the annual salute to Scott Joplin, the creator of Ragtime. Held on May 27 at St. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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Restaurant of the Week

Armondo’s Italian Restaurant

Armondo’s has always been a classy, classic Italian restaurant serving excellent cuisine from all regions of Bella Italia. For the past 44 years, Armondo’s has been serving the Queens community as well as diners who travel from More...

Health Care

Do bald men have an increased risk of heart attacks?

Does seeing a man who is bald make you think, “He is a heart attack waiting to happen?” That has been the message over the years, that men who are bald or balding having higher rates of coronary heart disease. More...

Features

Honoring McManus For Memorial Day

The United Community Civic Association (UCCA) held a wreath-laying ceremony on May 28, on the day before Memorial Day at McManus Park in Astoria Heights.  The park, located just off of 82nd Street and Ditmars Boulevard, was named in honor of Fra More...

Local-Express

John Miller

John Miller serves as National President and CEO of the Tourette Association of America (TAA), the premier national non-profit organization serving the Tourette syndrome and tic disorders community. More...

Anti-Crime Cops Honored At 114th Precinct Meeting

Two Anti-Crime officers were the recipients of Aprils Cop-of-the-Month honors, awarded at the May 23 meeting of the 114th Precinct Community Council held at Riccardo’s by the Bridge in Astoria.  More...

Boulevard Gardens Holds Annual Memorial Day Ceremony

On May 29 at 10 a.m. the American Legion, Post 1836, Boulevard Gardens (BG), held its annual Memorial Day ceremony.  The ceremony honored our service members and commemorated the sacrifices they made in honor of duty and country. More...

Memorial Remembrances

Woodside Catholic Vets Hold Memorial Parade

Woodside Catholic War Veterans, St. Sebastian’s Post 870 held its 71st annual Memorial Day Parade in Woodside on Monday, May 29. The Grand Marshal was Lt. Col. More...

Maspeth Memorial Day Parade

The 33rd annual Memorial Day Parade in Maspeth was held on Sunday, May 28, honoring servicemembers lost as a result of defending our country, and celebrating the 75th anniversary of the USO. More...

Addabbo Hosts Free Prostate Screening In Howard Beach

Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. More...

Crowley, USPS Rename Jackson Heights Post Office After Late LGBT Rights Advocates

On Saturday, May 20, Rep. More...

Addabbo, Pheffer Amato Host Rain Barrel Giveaway

Recently, New York State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. More...

Street Marks: Shades Of Things To Come

Residents and business owners in neighborhoods throughout Long Island City and Astoria have been questioning the meaning of various colors that are spray painted on local streets and sidewalks.   More...

Call For Independent Monitor To Oversee Fire Fix-Up

Tenants at an Elmhurst apartment building destroyed by fire on April 11 are heading to court this week to call for an independent administrator to oversee renovations and other issues regarding their apartments. More...

On the Road In Greece: Vlychada Cave Of Diros

Writer on a punt boat in the Diros cave. |width=250|height=178|link=node|align=left]Visiting the Vlychada Cave of Diros has been my plan during a Greece trip. The Diros caves were closed or under construction each time I was in the Peloponnese. More...

Political Page

I On Politics

TRUMP PROBE CONTINUES, KUSHNER IMPLICATED: President Donald Trump returned home from the first overseas journey of his administration last week to find some pesky unfinished business – Russian intrusion into the 2016 election – still wait More...

Seniors

Savvy Senior:

How Working in Retirement Can Affect Your Social Security Benefits

Dear Savvy Senior,  I’m considering retiring later this year and starting my Social Security benefits, but would also like to work part time. Will this affect my benefits, and if so, how much? Ready to Retire Dear Ready,  More...

Editorials

Mass Transit Should Take Front Seat

Transportation nightmares seem to be a given lately – we have lamented about trying to drive anywhere in New York – the obstacles often seem insurmountable. More...

Letters to the Editor

Grant Variance  To The Editor:  More...

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