September 6, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Assemblywoman Solages: Holding the LIRR’s Feet to the Fire

When Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages (Democrat, 22nd AD, 2012- Present) recently learned that some western Nassau County Long Island Railroad (LIRR) commuters were riding in very old and poorly air- conditioned trains, because LIRR officials had deci More...

City Tests Water At Rego Park Building For Legionnaires’ Disease

The city Department of Health (DOH) is testing drinking water at a Rego Park apartment building for signs of bacteria linked to Legionnaires’ Disease, after two tenants were stricken with the debilitating illness during the past 12 months. More...

Mayor Signs 18 Bills To Crack Down On Landlords Who Harass Tenants

Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law 18 bills that will strengthen legal protection for tenants and will crack down on landlords harassing their tenants. More...

Woodhaven Celebrates Back To School

One of the many clowns that were at the Woodhaven Business Improvement District (WBID) Back to School promotion on Woodhaven’s Jamaica Avenue.  For the Saturday, August 26 celebration, free face-painting and balloons were given to More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Calendar compiled by Bronwyn Davila. Dates & times More...

Restaurant of the Week

Sugar Freak

If you are already a fan of Sugar Freak, you will be over the moon about the new, enlarged Sugar Freak, just across from its original location on 30th Avenue. More...

Seniors

Senior Savvy:

New Medicare Cards Debut Next Year

Dear Savvy Senior, I just received my Medicare card in the mail and was surprised to see that the ID number is the same as my Social Security number. More...

Auto Safety Devices That Can Help Seniors with Older Cars

Dear Savvy Senior, More...

Editorials

We Shall Never Forget

Sixteen years later, we look back at one of the saddest chapters in our history, the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and Flight 93, the hijacked flight that crashed in Pennsylvania. More...

Rock The Vote Now

Tuesday, September 12, is the city’s mayoral primary election day. The Republicans are not actually holding a primary, since there is only one candidate running uncontested, Nicole Malliotakis. More...

Letters to the Editor

Safe Operation Of Ships  To The Editor:  More...

Star Journal

Long Island Star Journal: Welcome to September 1916!

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

It’s In Queens! (Sept. 7 to Sept. 13)

Love is Dead (which is a play) starts a long run in Queens this week. More...

A Queens’ Eye View Of Solar Eclipse 2017

Queens residents witnessed a celestial phenomenon on August 21. Starting at 1:23 pm and ending around 4 pm, the sun was covered three quarters of the way by the moon in an almost complete solar eclipse. The peak of the event happened around 2:45 pm. More...

On The Road In Greece: Seeing The Aktiou Tunnel & Pindus Mountains Of Epirus

“We will pass through the undersea tunnel of Aktiou,” explained Kostoula Kapogiannis, our tour guide on our three-day excursion was of Lefkada, Epirus and Central Greece with Kapogiannis Tours of Tripoli for 160 euros. More...

Daycare Worker Charged With Child Endangerment

A 32-year-old Queens daycare operator is facing child endangerment charges after he lost a four-year-old boy in his care, and then failed to notify police or the child’s parents of the child’s disappearance for four hours. More...

Visit With Author Of ‘Playing Catch With Strangers’

Three upcoming local events (and more to be announced shortly), will feature author, New York Times personal essayist, and executive, Bob Brody. More...

Pheffer Amato Takes Summer Swing Through The Point

Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Breezy Point) celebrated the end of summer on August 28 with a visit to both the Point Breeze and the Rockaway Point Associations. More...

Political Page

Endorsements For Tuesday’s Primary Elections

Next Tuesday, September 12, primary elections will be held for registered Democrats, who can go to the polls to make their choice of who will be their candidates for mayor, public advocate and also City Council positions.  The Gazette is endors More...

I On Politics

MALONEY CONDEMNS NORTH KOREA MISSILE LAUNCH OVER JAPAN: In response to reports that North Korea launched a missile test over Japan’s airspace in the early hours of August 29, Congresswoman Carolyn B. More...

Voters Head For Polls Next Tuesday

Voters registered as Democrats will head to the polls next Tuesday (September 12) to select their party’s candidates for mayor, public advocate and City Council seats for the next four years, and all indications appear to favor Mayor Bill de Bl More...

Book Review

Book Review: ‘April Unwrapped’

Have you ever had that horrible dream? You know the one: You are suddenly totally naked in public! Well, if you have, you are in good company. More...

Features

Internet In Bloom: For The Layperson

The origin of Labor Day is quite multifaceted and was created because of the numerous labor abuses present in the US, including rampant child labor use for long hours in horrid conditions.  Some records show that Peter J. More...

Brewster Buffalo, Famed WW II Plane, Was Manufactured In Long Island City

The New York Times reported that recently — just off the island of Midway, where the pivotal naval battle of the Pacific War was fought 71 years ago — archaeological divers discovered the remains of an historical rarity. More...

Phase-Out Plan For Holiday Inn Express Outlined

Assemblyman Francisco P. More...

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