September 27, 2017 RSS feed / Features

LIC Construction Worker Trapped, Critically Injured

A construction worker was critically injured on September 22, when a Bobcat machine fell on top of him, trapping him at a job site on Northern Boulevard and 46th Street in Long Island City. More...

Urban Upbound’s Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

On Tuesday, September 19, Bishop Mitchell Taylor, Congresswoman Carolyn B. More...

Mount Sinai Queens Opens New Satellite Multi Specialty Department

Patients in Queens now have access to high quality, advanced medical care for a wide range of ear, nose, and throat (ENT) conditions at Mount Sinai Doctors Queens, the hospital’s multi-specialty medical practice located at the Mount Sinai Queen More...

On Behalf Of A Grateful Community

The Queens Gazette bids a reluctant farewell to Dep. Inspector Peter Fortune who, as Commanding Officer of the 114th Precinct, was an asset to the community and architect of an extremely effective police-community relationship.  More...

DOE To Bring In Comfort Dogs To Help Calm Students

BY RICHARD GENTILVISO A Department of Education pilot program bringing comfort dogs into selected schools began its second year at IS 204 in Long Island City. More...

Hell Gate Centennial Committee Holds Anniversary Fun Run

The Hell Gate Bridge’s 100th anniversary was celebrated in Astoria Park with the Hell Gate Road Runners, a Kids’ 100-Meter Dash and a 5K Fun Run through the park. More...

Saint Nicholas Annual Festival

The Greek Orthodox Shrine Church of St. Nicholas, 196-10 Northern Blvd., Flushing (718) 357-4200, will hold its annual Greek Festival Thursday, October 5 through Sunday, October 8. More...

NYC Greek Film Festival 2017 Opens Tomorrow

The New York City Greek Film Festival 2017 will open tomorrow, Thursday, September 28, at the Directors Guild Theater with “Perfect Strangers,” a comic morality play for the digital age. More...

The Pulpit

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Crowley: House Democrats Petition To Force A Vote On DREAM Act

House Democratic Caucus Chair Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after signing a discharge petition to force a vote on the bipartisan, bicameral DREAM Act, legislation that would put the over 800,000 DREAMers in this country on a path More...

Former Congressman Weiner Is Off To Prison

Anthony Weiner is going to jail.  The former congressman and Forest Hills resident was sentenced on September 25 to 21 months in federal prison for sexting with a minor.  More...

Cabbie Robbed At Knifepoint, Suspect Sought

A Queens cabbie was robbed at knifepoint on Thursday night, while dropping off a fare near the Steinway Street commercial strip.  Cops said the cabbie picked up a fare outside the Crescent Grill at 38-40 Crescent Street in Dutch Kills at about 1 More...

Fundraiser For Breast Cancer Awareness To Be Held On Oct. 1

A Breast Cancer Awareness Fundraiser, sponsored by the Hunters Point Parks Conservatory, the Long Island City Partnership, the Hunters Point Civic Association and others, will be held October 1, from 10 am to 5 pm. More...

Oldest Historic Documents On Queens Discovered In Municipal Archives

Deep in the vast holdings of the New York City Municipal Archives there are many historic treasures, that tell the epic story of one of the world’s greatest metropolises. More...

Historic Poppenhusen Celebrates Oktoberfest

More than a century ago, College Point and the neighborhoods of the borough’s North Shore, possessed a unique claim to fame.The area featured more beer gardens and saloons than any place else in the entire country. More...

Crowley Hosts Annual Celebration Of Hispanic Heritage Month

Rep. Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx), Chair of the Democratic Caucus, hosted the 16th annual Hispanic Heritage Month celebration on September 18 to mark the countless contributions of Latino culture and heritage in New York City. More...

Meet 114th Pct’s New ‘Top Cop’

Welcome Captain Osvaldo Nunez, newly appointed Commanding Officer of the 114th Precinct – Astoria’s new “top cop.” More...

Participatory Budgeting Neighborhood Assemblies

Van Bramer Announces:

Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer officially kicked off on September 19 the fourth round of Participatory Budgeting, with the announcement of the dates and locations for seven Participatory Budgeting neighborhood assemblies to be held throughout the 2 More...

Queens Historical Society Inducts New Board Members

The Queens Historical Society inducted its new board members. New members include local historian and Queens Gazette reporter, Jason D. More...

Local-Express

Alejandro Meola

Alejandro Meola is a professional musician, composer and performer based in New York City. Born in Miami, he grew up in Buenos Aires, where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Guitar Performance from the Argentine Society of Musicians. More...

Broadway Astoria Fall Festival Rescheduled To Sunday, October 15

A recent Broadway Astoria Festival gettogether. More...

OCEANIA STREET ARMENIAN FESTIVAL – SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

On Saturday, September 30, 2017, Oceania Street in Bayside (on the corner of Horace Harding Expressway), New York, will be transformed into an amazing Street Festival – complete with wonderful More...

LIC Construction Worker Trapped, Critically Injured

A construction worker was critically injured on September 22, when a Bobcat machine fell on top of him, trapping him at a job site on Northern Boulevard and 46th Street in Long Island City.  More...

Mount Sinai Queens Long Island City Family Health Day

Saturday, September 23 was a special day for Mount Sinai Queens. The Long Island City Family Health Day was a huge success. More...

Queens Man Pleads Guilty In Astoria Hate Graffiti Case; Faces Jail Time

Queens District Attorney Richard A. More...

Van Bramer Delivers School Supplies To P.S. 111

City Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer delivered on September 19 hundreds of supplies collected from the 8th Annual Back to School Supplies Drive to the students of P.S. 111 in Long Island City. More...

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