October 4, 2017 RSS feed / Features

Loyalty and Friendship Expressed at September 24th Testimonial

One hundred and fifty persons packed the Heritage Museum of Epirus at 25-14 Broadway, New York on Sunday September 24th to show loyalty and respect for the Greek language, culture and Greek Orthodox faith in the United States of America. More...

New Hookah Bars Banned

The City Council last week voted no to new hookah bars, banning the establishments from opening in the five boroughs. More...

Renowned Surgeon David B. Samadi: Making Sunday Housecalls

When I learned early this week that Doctor David B. More...

UCCA’s Free Community Events

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Garden School Wins Blue Ribbon At New York Makers Faire

The Garden School Amateur Radio Club won the Makers Faire Editor’s Choice Award Blue Ribbon for innovation, creativity and ingenuity in its exhibit.  More...

Gillibrand Calls On Colleagues For Disaster Relief

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand spoke on the Senate Floor on September 26 to urge her colleagues to provide desperately needed disaster relief to the people of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. More...

Salute To First Responders

NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst recently honored first responders from local NYPD precincts, FDNY companies, and EMS stations at the hospital’s First Annual Red, White, and Blue Tribute. More...

Prof. Catherine Tsounis Honored For Lifetime Of Work

One hundred and fifty persons packed the Heritage Museum of Epirus at 25-14 Broadway in Manhattan on September 24 in a show of loyalty and respect for the Greek language culture and the Greek Orthodox faith in America by honoring Dr. More...

Funds Raised For Explorers, The Junior Police Academy

At the last PSA #9, Housing Police Council meeting at Ravenswood Houses, some of the residents of the Ravenswood Council raised some funds for the Junior Police Academy, the Explorers. More...

The 11th Annual NYC Greek Film Festival 2017

The New York City Greek Film Festival 2017 opened on September 28,  More...

Local-Express

Kelly Fallon

Born and raised in New York City, Kelly Fallon began taking professional voice lessons at age 10, studying theater and classical music under the direction of Anne Marie Dupre, a soprano. More...

Knights of Columbus,

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The Knights of Columbus, an international Roman Catholic fraternal benefit society, lobbied state legislatures to declare October 12 a legal holiday. Colorado was the first state to do so on April 1, 1907. More...

St. Andrew Avellino’s Annual Welcome Back From Summer BBQ

St. Andrew Avellino of Flushing held its annual Welcome Back from Summer Vacation BBQ on Saturday, September 16. Each year the event grows larger; this year well over 300 attended the four-hour event.   More...

‘It Pays To Advertise In The Gazette’

On September 25 Paul Halvatzis and Joe Vaccaro of Amorelli Realty closed on 32-20 34th Street in Astoria, a six-family building with three garages. The building sold for $1,750,000. More...

Queens Man Sentenced To Jail For Killing Dog

Queens District Attorney Richard A. More...

Astoria Market Loses Liquor License

State officials last week pulled the liquor license of an Astoria Market that has been flouting city and state law for more than four years.  Police at the 114th Precinct stepped up enforcement at KNA Food Market at 24-02 34th Ave. More...

The ‘Energetic Felling’ Of Old Kosciuszko Bridge

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the energetic felling or controlled demolition of the old Kosciuszko Bridge in both Brooklyn and Queens that took place on Sunday, October 1.  More...

Sunnyside Chamber Reconvenes After Summer Break

The first Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce (SCC) meeting in several months was convened last week at Cote de Soleil, the recently-opened French restaurant on Skillman Avenue between 50th and 51st Streets, where guests heard a lot of lore and instruction More...

A Big Change In City Heating Laws

“Heat season” is here. Not summer, which officially passed into autumn on September 22, but the time of year when building owners are obligated to provide heat to their tenants as temperatures drop.  More...

Garden Radio Club Connects Families To Puerto Rico, Caribbean Locations

The Garden School in Jackson  Heights currently operates an amateur radio station that has the ability to send and receive messages to the areas that have been impacted by hurricanes or earthquakes. More...

Schumer Calls For Aid For Crisis In Puerto Rico

U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer delivered remarks at a press conference on September 27 regarding the urgent need for the Senate to pass an aid package for Puerto Rico. Below are his remarks:  More...

Mayor’s Office Of Immigrant Affairs Office Hours At Borough Hall

Borough President Melinda Katz announced on September 26 that as of Friday, September 29, the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA) will hold monthly office hours at Queens Borough Hall to provide residents with easier access to the inform More...

Liu To Headline Flushing Chamber Anniversary Gala

John C. More...

2017 Oceania Street Armenian Festival

At the 2017 Oceania Street Armenian Festival dancers celebrated some of the world’s cultures, including Greek dancing by the John Berberian Ensemble pictured here. More...

Immaculate Conception Celebrates 8th Annual Parish Retreat

Immaculate Conception Church in Astoria has been conducting a retreat for its parishioners going on eight years and attendance continues to grow. More...

HANAC’s 45 Annual Gala

HANAC’s 45th Annual Gala is just three weeks away, October 27, at The Mandarin Oriental. Celebrate with cocktails, dinner and dancing. More...

Hillary Clinton Meets With The People At Local Bookstore

Last Wednesday, as part of her book tour, former Secretary of State, U.S. More...

Columbus Day

Today we take for granted that the world is round. In the fifteenth century, however, most people believed the world was flat. More...

The Pulpit

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Young Democrats Hold 11th Annual Summer Bash

Queens County Young Democrats (QCYD) held its 11th Annual Summer Bash on September 19 at Oro Restaurant and Lounge. More...

Crowley: Las Vegas Shooting ‘Heinous’

House Democratic Caucus Chair Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after the shooting in Las Vegas, which took more than 50 innocent lives and left more than 500 wounded:  More...

Maloney Responds To Las Vegas Attack

Congresswoman Carolyn B. More...

Hostage Situation In Astoria

There was a standoff between police and an allegedly armed man who had a hostage in a building on 42nd Street in Astoria, between 34th and 35th Avenues on September 27. More...

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