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Kew Gardens Festival of Cinema Presents Over 150 Films

Kew Gardens Festival of Cinema, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, is proud to announce its first-ever film lineup at the inaugural 10-day event taking place August 4-13 at Kew Gardens Cinemas, Maple Grove Cemetery in Kew Gardens and at the Que More...

Our Lady Of Mount Carmel Feast 2017

On Saturday, July 8, the ongoing OLMC Feast 2017 continued, the festivities held in honor of Our Lady of Mount Carmel and San Paolino Di Nola. More...

Queens Council On The Arts: Get Grants; Commission Artists, More!

Are You Interested in Commissioning Artists to Create New Art Works? More...

‘Ridgewood Tower’ Sparks Concern For Future Zoning Plans

A 17-story tower in Ridgewood has been planned for development since August of 2015, but has met opposition for nearly two years from Assemblywoman Catherine Nolan and local residents. More...

A Message From QEDC Executive Director Seth Bornstein

To The Editor: I’ve done a triathlon. More...

Reopen Astoria Diving Pool

A copy of this letter was received at the offices of the Queens Gazette.     More...

It’s In Queens! (July 13 to July 19)

“Free” and “Outdoor” are catchwords this week with 14 different summer programs offering concerts, films, and performances throughout the borough. History, improvisation, recycling, and a multi-waterfront event are also on tap.   More...

Know What You Nosh From Food Vendors

It’s that time again. With hot summer temperatures searing local streets, officials at the city Department of Health (DOH) and the NYPD are warning the public to remain alert when purchasing food items from street vendors. More...

Two Life Sentences For Elmhurst ‘Voodoo’ Slayer

A Queens Supreme Court justice handed down two life sentences on July 6th to a former East Elmhurst construction worker convicted of using a claw hammer to bash his girlfriend and her daughter to death in January 2014. More...

On The Road In Greece: Patriotism In Tripoli’s Procession

The United States of America is a secular government. The Founding Fathers incorporated a distinct separation of church and state in the constitution. They came to America to escape the religious wars of Europe and a better way of life. More...

Queens Native Serves Nation Abroad In Spain

A Jamaica High School graduate and Queens native is serving in the U.S. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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Restaurant of the Week

United Miners Soccer Club

One of the best things about living in New York is discovering hidden places to eat and explore, well off the beaten path. More...

Seniors

Savvy Senior:

Nifty Gadgets That Can Help Seniors With Hearing Loss

Dear Savvy Senior, What types of products can you recommend to help people with hearing problems? More...

Health Care

The link between baldness, testosterone and prostate cancer

Very few men relish the thought of their hair deliberately falling out as they age. Up to 20% of men beginning already in their twenties will have male pattern baldness, with the rate increasing among men with each decade of life. More...

Features

Majority Of The House Majority Supports American Women’s History Museum

Congresswoman Carolyn B. More...

Simotas Honors Students

On June 28, Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas hosted Astoria elementary school students who participated in her Women’s History Drawing Contest, giving them official New York State Assembly Certificates of Merit.   More...

Bikers Against Breast Cancer Ride

SHAREing & CAREing sent out a big thank you to everyone who came out to support them at the 2017 Bikers Against Breast Cancer Ride on June 4. More...

Final Design For Frank Principe Park Unveiled By Crowley, Parks, CB 5

After a thorough, collaborative design process regarding the redesign of Frank Principe Park in Maspeth, the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation unveiled the final renovation plan for the park.The park has not seen any significant upgrad More...

Queen Of Country

Queens resident Cheryl Ann McCullagh, 25, is currently entered in America’s biggest country music competition, “NASH Next 94.7 FM.”The third annual music contest is the brainchild of major record label Big Machine Label Group, and is supported by rad More...

Open Call Entries For The Panorama Handbook

The Queens Museum is seeking entries for “The Panorama Handbook: Thoughts and Visions On and Around the Queens Museumʼs Panorama of the City of New York,” a mini-encyclopedia of over 100 key concepts about the phenomenon of the panorama, in all its v More...

Jamaica Bay Wildlife Rescue: “Chance Encounters, to Molly” Tribute Exhibit

The Jamaica Bay Wildlife Rescue, in affiliation with photographer Corey Rubin, put on an exhibit dedicated to Molly Adams, bird watching enthusiast and founder of the Feminist Bird Club, on Saturday, July 8. More...

Addabbo Congratulates Rabbi On Work At Adult Center

State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo and NYS Assemblyman Mike Miller visited the Middle Village Adult Center to thank its administrator, Rabbi Richard Levy, for his efforts. More...

Mayor To Host City Resource Fair In Queens

On Tuesday, July 18, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Queens Borough President Melinda Katz will host a City Resource Fair during City Hall in Your Borough week. More...

Queensbridge Tenant Association Holds Annual Family Day

Assemblywoman Catherine Nolan attended the annual Queensbridge Tenant Association Annual Family Day on Saturday, July 8. More...

Cit Pulls Contractor’s License In Astoria Building Collapse

The city Department of Buildings (DOB) has pulled the license of a contractor in connection with a building collapse in Astoria that trapped and seriously injured three workers underneath thousands of pounds of construction materials on June 20. More...

Hunt Suspect In July 4th LIC Shooting

Police are searching for an armed suspect who shot a man two times during a violent dispute on July 4th. Cops said the suspect and his 35-year-old victim were arguing opposite 38-38 Vernon Boulevard in Long Island City at about 9 p.m. More...

Durst Files Plans For 63-Story Building Next To LIC Clock Tower

The Durst Organization has filed plans to develop a 63-story tower in a lot next door to the landmarked Clock Tower Building at Queens Plaza in Long Island City. More...

Reps. Maloney and King Join with Law Enforcement and Advocates to Call for End to Shell Company Secrecy

Congresswoman Carolyn B. More...

Immigrant Worker Freedom Act

Crowley: Green Cards For Undocumented 911 Workers

Rep. Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx), Chair of the House Democratic Caucus, was joined on Sunday, July 9, by U.S. Reps. Jerrold Nadler, Nydia M. More...

Political Page

I On Politics

TRUMP STUMPED FIGHTING MEDIA: Donald Trump, getting nowhere with his speeches of late, tweeted that phony wrestling stunt last week trying to get some reaction, but all he’ll get if that keeps up is a lot of laughs from the public. More...

Barnwell, Community Celebrate Independence Day

Assemblyman Brian Barnwell and Maspeth Federal Savings Bank hosted a public reading of the Declaration of Independence during an Independence Day celebration on June 30. More...

Van Bramer Files For Re-Election

NYC Council Majority Leader and Councilman for the 26th District Jimmy Van Bramer on July 10 filed for reelection with the New York City Board of Elections with 6,500 petition signatures. More...

Editorials

Mourning New York’s Finest

Another NYPD officer has been senselessly assassinated at her post in a police mobile command vehicle. She was finishing her shift for the night, after the Fourth of July revelries.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Lhota To LIRR Customers   A copy of this letter was received at the offices of the Queens Gazette.  Dear LIRR Riders,  As you know, Amtrak is beginning emergency repairs at Penn Station Monday, July 10. More...

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