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Malliotakis For Mayor

Malliotakis Endorsed By Four GOP Leaders

Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis, a Republican in the race for mayor, was endorsed on Saturday, June 17 by four Republican leaders at an afternoon news conference held in front of the 105th Precinct  in Bellerose. More...

Pheffer Amato Announces New Momentum On Rockaway Beach Rail Line

Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway) has released a statement after a letter exchange with representatives from the MTA, announcing new momentum on an evaluation of the possibility of reactivating the long-dormant Rockaway Beach Rail Line More...

Happy Anniversary To Calvary Baptist Church Senior Housing

Calvary Baptist Church Senior Housing celebrated its 25th anniversary during a festive June 14 event attended by Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, who presented a Proclamation recognizing the anniversary to site manager Michelle Chance Haynes. More...

Resolution Passed In The New York State Assembly To Honor Firefighter William Tolley

On June 13, Assemblyman Mike Miller introduced a resolution in Firefighter William Tolley’s name for his sacrifice to our city.  Tolley, who was a member of Ladder Company 135 in Glendale, died in April while battling a blaze in Ridgewood.  More...

Modern Spaces Seals The Deal On Court Square Assemblage

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Search On For Two Men In Maspeth Sex Assault

Police are searching for two men wanted for questioning in connection with the sexual assault of a teenager who was found unconscious and half-naked in Maspeth.A passerby found the 17-year-old girl sprawled on a sidewalk at 70th Street and 47th Avenu More...

Assemblyman Weprin Denounces Hate Graffiti At Holliswood Hospital Site

After personally seeing hate graffiti at the site of the former Holliswood Hospital in his neighborhood this past weekend, Assemblyman David Weprin stood with Councilman Barry Grodenchik, Senator Leroy Comrie, religious leaders and civic groups from More...

Driver Dies, Passenger Critical In LIC Crash

A 28-year-old Woodside man died and his 17-year-old female passenger was critically injured when his car slammed into an 18-wheeler early Saturday, June 24.Cops said Steven Narvaez was heading west on Skillman Avenue in his white, 2013 Toyota Corolla More...

Dogs & Cats Can Suffer Heat Stroke, Too

Veterinarians and animal advocates are urging pet owners to learn proper care of pets that can become overheated or dehydrated during summer months – especially when the city is hit with a heat wave.“It doesn’t have to be 90-degrees for pets to becom More...

Set Groundbreaking For School At White Castle Site

City and local officials will break ground at 2 p.m. More...

Call To Reactivate FDNY Engine Co. 261 In Dutch Kills

Neighbors, local lawmakers, union officials and local leaders gathered outside a Dutch Kills firehouse on June 23, to send a wake up call to FDNY and city officials to reactivate FDNY Engine Co. 261.  More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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Restaurant of the Week

Exo Café

Exo Café is your ‘go to’ eatery for casual dining for lunch or dinner, and a great weekend brunch. More...

Health Care

Early Warning Signs of Cardiac Arrest

Cardiac arrest! Heart attack! The very words seem to shout with a sudden, out-of-the-blue urgency. And that's how most everyone has come to understand heart attacks: they hit hard, with no warning. More...

Features

The Fourth Annual Long Island City Summit Sees Big Turnout

The fourth annual LIC Summit, convened once again at the Museum of the Moving Image by the Long Island City Partnership, had an introduction and six panel meetings.  The 2017 session seemed to temper the enthusiasm shown by the earlier summits, More...

Search On For Two Men In Maspeth Sex Assault

Police are searching for two men wanted for questioning in connection with the sexual assault of a teenager who was found unconscious and half-naked in Maspeth early on June 25th. More...

To Your Health! Mount Sinai Queens Celebrates 18th Anniversary

Mount Sinai Queens marked its 18th anniversary of delivering high-quality health care to Queens on June 22 with a hospital-wide celebration, including awards for outstanding staff and clinicians and EMS Paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians. More...

Senator Stavisky Stands With Jomar Car Wash Employees

State Senator Toby Ann Stavisky (D-Flushing) presented a petition to the manager of Jomar Car Wash of Flushing, demanding better conditions for the employees. More...

Glendale Supermarket Fire Sends Eleven Firefighters To Local Hospitals

On the evening of June 24, the Farmer’s Market, located at 72-10 Myrtle Avenue, Glendale caught fire, sending residents to the streets and 12 to local hospitals, including 11 firefighters.The blaze broke out around 9:30 p.m. More...

Queens College Holds Alumni Reception

Queens College held an Alumni Reception on Wednesday, June 21, at the Benjamin Hotel at 125 E. 50th Street in Manhattan. The event was attended by alumni from the Accounting, Economics, Business and Finance Departments. More...

Upgrades For Redwood Playground Unveiled

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz joined City Councilman Barry Grodenchik (third from r.), Queens Borough Parks Commissioner Dorothy Lewandowski (second from l.), Community Board 8 Chair Martha Taylor, (second from r.), Community Board 8 District More...

Addabbo Remarks On Fire In Glendale

Over the weekend, 11 New York City Firefighters were injured after responding to a four-alarm fire at 72-10 Myrtle Avenue in Glendale, early Sunday morning, after heavy fire engulfed the roof of a mixed occupancy dwelling and the extension into the c More...

It’s In Queens! (June 29 to July 5)

Independence Day Weekend is coming, and yet again Queens is the best place to watch the Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks show. More...

More Than 60,000 Spectrum Customers Left Without Service

Vandalism Is To Balme For Massive Disruption In Power That Lasted More Than 12 Hours

Thousands of Spectrum customers in Queens were left without cable thanks to an act of vandalism. The outage happened about 2 a.m. on June 26 and caused more than 60,000 residences to be without service for more than 12 hours. More...

Concert Season Starts With A Bang

Queens exploded with music, with four fabulous concerts in one week: The New York Philharmonic, and at Forest Hills Stadium, Hall & Oates and Tears For Fears in a double bill, Jack Johnson and Sigur Ros.The New York Philharmonic performed on June More...

Queens Cops Help Keep Fireworks View ‘Extraordinary’

Queens police officials will dispatch dozens of uniformed and plainclothes officers to the Long Island City waterfront on July 4th, where crowds will gather to celebrate American independence as they view Macy’s 41st July 4th fireworks extravaganza. More...

Hunt Dutch Kills ‘Tips’ Thief

Police are searching for a man they say stole tips from a jar at a Dutch Kills bagel Store on May 29th.  Cops said the suspect walked into the LIC Bagel store on 36th Avenue near 31st Street on May 29th where he grabbed cash from the jar an More...

$2.5G Reward For Corona Drive-By Gunman

Police are searching for an enraged gunman who opened fire on a couple leaving a baby shower in Corona early Saturday morning. More...

FDNY Continues Probe Of Glendale Inferno

Fire marshals are investigating the cause of a 5-alarm blaze that erupted in a Glendale farmer’s market on June 24.The inferno started at about 9:15 p.m. in the ceiling of the first floor flea market on Myrtle Avenue near 72nd Street in Glendale. More...

Political Page

I On Politics

GOP HEALTHCARE REPLACEMENT BILL LOSING SUPPORT: More...

Simotas Announces Passage Of Baby Box Bill

Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas announced that the NYS Assembly passed her bill to establish the “Newborn Health and Safety Pilot Program,” also known as the “Baby Box Bill” (A6044). More...

Seniors

Savvy Senior

What to Do with Cremated Ashes? Dear Savvy Senior, When my father passed away a few months ago we had him cremated, but are now wondering what to do with his ashes. More...

Editorials

Independence Day – A Heritage To Revere

As our most important national holiday, Independence Day deserves celebration, but perhaps observance is the better word, as Independence Day represents the foundation of our country. More...

Letters to the Editor

Unintended Consequences A copy of this letter was received at the offices of the Queens Gazette. Dear DOT Commissioner Trottenberg, More...

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