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Remarkable Achievement Awards Students Recognized by Chancellor Farina at CitiField

On Monday July 17 New York City Public School’s chancellor Carmen Farina recognized 100 school graduates who have ea More...

Over $250,000 Allocated To Cleaning Services In Astoria

NYC Councilman Costa Constantinides announced on July 14 his Fiscal Year ‘17 budget allocation of over $250,000 to cleaning services in Astoria. Several groups will provide cleaning, weeding, and graffiti-removal services. More...

Money Magazine Ranks Queens College In Top 10%

Queens College has been ranked in the top 10% of colleges nationwide in Money magazine’s 2017-18 “711 Best Colleges for Your Money.” It “stands out” for its affordability, made possible by a combination of low tuition an More...

The Long Island Star Journal: Welcome To July 1940

The Greater Astoria Historical Society presents pages from the Long Island Star Journal   More...

Casa Theodoro: A Brazilian Twist On A New York Favorite

Pizza is ubiquitous in New York; it makes its way casually into the diet of most city dwellers, beloved by all for its simplicity and convenience. Sometimes, however, pizza can become a little too plain. At Casa Theodoro the pizza is never too plain. More...

Our Continuing Celebration Of The Gazette’s Milestone

The Queens Gazette’s 35th Anniversary Issue was enthusiastically received by so many readers and the response was overwhelming. More...

Panayila ‘Kiki’ Poulos

“Kiki” Andreadis was born on November 20, 1930 and grew up in Verona, Greece. Her mother was from Pondi, and had to leave Turkey after WWI. More...

Nonprofit Vows New Mural Won’t Spark ‘Hate’

Memories of the late rapper, Prodigy, will live on. More...

Fruit Pie Contest

The third Jamaica Market was held on July 5 in downtown Jamaica along 160th Street. The highlight of the event was the annual “Baked Fruit Pie” Contest. All the homemade pie entries were made with fruit purchased at the Jamaica Market. More...

Fake Realtor Agrees To Return $94K To Scam Victims

A Woodside woman who pretended to be a real estate broker to scam unsuspecting apartment seekers out of more than $94,000 will be forced to reimburse her victims as part of a deal reached with Queens prosecutors. More...

Standing Against Latest ACA Repeal Bill

Congresswoman Carolyn B. More...

DOT Releases Lower Montauk Branch Rail Study

The Department of Transportation (DOT) has recently been informing the public about its Lower Montauk Branch Rail Study, which assesses the possibility of reviving a passenger train line that was discontinued almost 20 years ago because of what was t More...

Mayor De Blasio Visits Astoria For Town Hall

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s weeklong stay in Queens as part of his “City Hall in Your Borough” initiative travels today, July 19 to Astoria for a town hall meeting. More...

Dancing With New York Bee Gees And Viewing ‘Finding Dory’

The Central Astoria Local Development Coalition’s 2017 Waterfront Concert Series continues on Thursday, July 20 at 7:30 p.m., when the New York Bee Gees will take the stage at the Astoria Park Great Lawn on Shore Blvd., between the Hell Gate Br More...

Don’t Miss Out On Dim Sum

Walk down Flushing’s Main Street, and you should not be surprised to see three dim sum restaurants on the same block. Dim sum, or little Chinese snacks, are popular eats in Chinese culture. More...

The Pulpit

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Hunt Suspects In 30th Avenue Assault/Robbery

Police are searching for two suspects in connection with the assault and robbery of a 29-yearold Astoria man on July 13.  Officers said the victim was outside 34-16 30th Ave. at about 6:20 p.m. More...

Realty Executives Today Has The Most Productive Agents In Queens

Realty Executives Today announced its agents closed the most sales transactions per agent in Queens from April 1, 2016 to March 31, 2017, according to The Real Deal magazine. More...

Local-Express

Nelly DuBarry

Nelly DuBarry is an Astorian singer-songwriter, and Toy Animals front-woman. She is the founder of Venus Envy, a coalition of women with creative talent in music and arts in Astoria. More...

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