June 7, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Katz Speaks At York College

It was a joyous occasion on the campus of York College, CUNY, as 1,100 of the college’s students received degrees during the 2017 York College Commencement ceremony on June 2. More...

Queens Celebrates National Wonder Woman Comic Book Day

Wonder Woman made an appearance at Royal Collectibles in Forest Hills, to coincide with the opening of the new film, “Wonder Woman” and a new series of Wonder Woman comics. More...

Assemblyman Chad Lupinacci’s New Educational Proposal Just Might Work

The college and career readiness study recently released by the New York State Department of Education was widely scene throughout the state as a   long over due wake up call to teachers, administrators, elected officials, students and thei More...

Queens BP, Local Elected Officials Join Cuomo & DeBlasio At Israel Parade


Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio joined US Senator Charles Schumer, members of the State Legislature and the New York City Council forty thousands marchers and parade viewers to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Israel’s statehood. More...

108th Pct. Meeting Reviews Crime Stats

At the May meeting of the 108th Police Precinct Community Council, held at Sunnyside Community Services last week, Commander Captain Ralph Forgione said that the early weeks of 2017 were heavy with criminal activity but the situation had become bette More...

Political Page

I On Politics

TRUMP: WON’T BLOCK COMEY’S TESTMONY: President Donald Trump, who could have used “executive privilege” to block former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony before Congress tomorrow (Thursday June 8), declared this past T More...

Queens County Democratic Party Endorses Vallone For Reelection

Amid a groundswell of support from elected officials, as well as civic and community leaders, Councilman Paul Vallone was officially endorsed by the Queens County Democratic Party for reelection to t More...

I On Politics

CROWLEY REACTS TO TRUMP’S ‘ABANDONMENT OF PARIS CLIMATE ACCORD’: House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-Queens, Bronx) issued the following statement after President Donald Trump announced that the United States was withdra More...

Seniors

Coping With Ringing In Your Ears

Dear Savvy Senior, Are there any new treatments you know of that can help with constant ear ringing syndrome known as tinnitus? I’ve had it for years but it’s gotten worse the older I get. Ringing Louder at 62 Dear Ringing, More...

Editorials

Thank You For Letting Us Serve You

Thirty-five years ago, the Queens Gazette was created to fill a need for local news coverage in our community. More...

Letters to the Editor

Gazette Celebrates 35th Birthday!! More...

Star Journal

The Long Island Star Journal, 1881

The Greater Astoria Historical Society presents pages from the Long Island Star Journal By Dan McDonald.  Welcome to June 1881!  More...

Forest Hills Fest Of The Arts

On Sunday, June 11, the Forest Hills Chamber of Commerce presented the Forest Hills Fest of the Arts on Austin Street, from 69th to 72nd Road. More...

35th Anniversary

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Family Day Event Held As Part Of Gun Violence Awareness Month

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz showed her support for the fight against gun violence by attending the Gun Violence Awareness Month Family Day event at the 157th Street playground in Jamaica on June 3. More...

Police, Fire Officials Ready Crackdown On Illegal Fireworks

Police in Queens are planning to keep a lid on illegal activity over the upcoming July 4 holiday, including the possession, sale and use of illegal explosives (fireworks), drunk driving and other traffic safety violations. More...

Public Forum:

WHAT TO DO IF YOU GET A CITY-ISSUED SUMMONS

Borough President Melinda Katz, U.S. More...

Senate Approves Gianaris Dangerous Driver Bill

The state Senate last week approved legislation that would increase penalties for drivers who kill or seriously injure another person while driving with revoked, suspended or otherwise invalid licenses.Under the measure reintroduced by state Sen. More...

DeBlasio & Chancellor Farina Announce "Physical Education For All" Program

On Monday June 5 New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio and School Chancellor Carman Farina visited PS 81 in Ridgewood Queens to make a major education announcement. More...

It’s In Queens! (June 8 to June 14)

Music maestro! Actually, music is mucho in the borough this week. The big names include New York Pops, The Chainsmokers, George Clinton, and the Queens Symphony Orchestra. The genres include jazz, country, hip hop, classical, and big band. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Piccola Venezia

You know you’ve arrived in life when you’re seated at a cozy table at the legendary “Piccola Venezia” with its charming, venerable owner and founder, Ezio Vlacich. More...

Astoria World Manor

Astoria World Manor has been an icon of catering in the area for 63 years, offering personalized service for all of life’s special occasions. With six rooms that can accommodate from 50 to 1,000 people, you are sure to find one that suits you. More...

Portofino Ristorante

How many restaurants can you name that have been around for 42 years? You can probably count them on one hand and my number one choice would be Portofino Ristorante on the corner of Ascan Avenue and Queens Blvd. More...

Health Care

5 things men should know about hyperplasia of the prostate

Call it an age thing. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) will be present in about one quarter of men by the time they reach the age of 55. This figure reaches 50% of all men age 75 and older. More...

Features

Stars Are Gravitating Toward Our Orbit

Scanning through the highlights of the past 35 years for the Gazette 35th Anniversary Issue, we noticed the bounty of stars caught in our net as we gathered the news every week. More...

Central Astoria LDC’s Multicultural Celebration

The Central Astoria Local Development Coalition (CALDC), an Astoriabased not-for-profit organization, announced that it will host a Multicultural Celebration on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at Dutch Kills Playground on Crescent Street and 36th Avenue in L More...

Schumer To MTA, Amtrak: Use $400M To Finally Repair Sandy Damage

Germane to the Gazette Editorial of May 31, (“Mass Transit Should Take Front Seat”), US Senator Charles E. Schumer has addressed the ongoing situation with our mass transit: More...

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