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SE Queens Electeds Collecting For Disaster Stricken Caribbean

Local residents are encouraged to donate what they are able to in aid of those in Puerto Rico and across the Caribbean. NYS Sen. More...

Cops Nab Road Rage Slasher

A 28-year-old Brooklyn man found himself behind bars on October 7, charged with slashing a man during a road rage incident on the Long Island Expressway (LIE.) Cops arrested Julio Torres at his Brooklyn home after investigators tracked down the More...

Man Busted With Pistol At LaGuardia Airport

Port Authority police arrested a 38-yer-old Georgia man on October 4, who packed more than luggage for a flight out of LaGuardia Airport, authorities said. Cops said Duvaughn Myrie was carrying a loaded 9mm. More...

Follow These Tips For A Pet Safe Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner and pet owners are being urged to take extra precautions to keep their best friends safe, healthy – and candy-free. Animal lovers are urged to follow the following tips to keep pets safe during this sweet, spo More...

Con Edison Technology Enhancing Manhole Safety, System Reliability

Con Edison is installing sensors that detect heat and carbon monoxide in manholes and send a signal to the company indicating that equipment might need repairs. More...

Former Council Speaker Peter Vallone Leads Queens Marchers In Columbus Day Parade

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Resorts World Casino New York City Celebrates its Sixth Anniversary with Exciting Promotions and Events

As football season heats up, so do the events and promotions at Resorts World Casino New York City (RWCNYC)!  This October, Resorts World Casino New York City celebrates six years in Southeast Queens with exciting promotions and new events. More...

70th Anniversary Of Mr. T Carting

One Of The Oldest Family-Owned Businesses In Queens

Marking the start of a business that has grown from one owner-employee and one truck in 1947 to 93 employees and a fleet of 37 trucks in 2017 calls for a celebration.About 100 employees, customers, business leaders, friends and local elected official More...

DHS Speaks At CB 2

Community Board 2’s October meeting was long, and at its height was noisily contentious.  The Department of Homeless Services was on the agenda to tell the meeting at Sunnyside Community Services headquarters on 39th Street about its plan to pha More...

Restaurant of the Week

HOME Resto-Lounge

There’s no place like “Home”…. Home Resto-Lounge that is. More...

Seniors

Savvy Senior:

Exercises that Help Ease Arthritis Pain and Stiffness

Dear Savvy Senior,  What exercises are best suited for seniors with arthritis? More...

Editorials

Steinway Sale Days

Do plan to attend the Steinway Sale Days on October 13, 14, and 15 for an old-time stroll where you can shop for wonderful bargains and values. More...

Letters to the Editor

ANOTHER Hotel-Shelter  A copy of this letter was received at the offices of the Queens Gazette. October 5, 2017 Honorable Bill de Blasio Mayor, City of New York City Hall New York, NY 10007 Dear Mayor de Blasio More...

Out with the ‘Ins’! In with the ‘Outs’!

Op—Ed

It was a kick-in-the-gut moment for a lot of conservatives, and for a lot of normal people who just wanted some non-political space left in their lives. More...

Astoria Native Earns Coveted Title Of Navy Chief Petty Officer

The Navy Office of Community Outreach proudly announced the success story of a newly pinned chief petty officer from Astoria. More...

Malliotakis Calls for Return of School Discipline & Safety

Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis, Republican candidate for mayor, held a Thursday morning news conference in front of NYC Board of Education Office on Chambers Street, where she called Mayor de Blasio’s and Chancellor Fariña’s School Climate Reforms, More...

ATM ‘Skimmer’ Ring Busted

Cops busted a ring of Romanian ATM thieves on October 4, who were charged with stealing more than $100,000 by installing skimming devices on ATM machine in Queens. Armed with a court-authorized search warrant, police at the NYPD Financial Crimes More...

Apply Now For Holiday Jobs

Queens job hunters hoping to cash-in on holiday employment opportunities are being urged to apply early this year.The annual holiday hiring period is currently underway in New York City, when retailers hire thousands of temporary workers to stock she More...

Ridgewood ‘Perv” Teacher Busted

A Ridgewood math teacher was arrested on October 6 for sending lurid, graphic photos and videos of himself to a former student when she was 14-years-old, police said. Michael Cognato, 35, of Bethpage, L.I., was the victim’s eighth grade math tea More...

Athena Lambrakis Becomes Youngest Person To Receive State Citation For Service

Athena Lambrakis becomes youngest to receive New York Citation from Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas At just 6 months old, Athena Lambrakis is already being honored for her contribution to the community.    More...

Reps. Maloney & Khanna Call On House Judiciary Committee To Convene Hearing on “Stealthing”

Lawmakers Request Hearing On Nonconsensual Condom Removal

Reps. Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) and Ro Khanna (CA-17) sent a letter requesting the House Judiciary Committee to convene a hearing addressing nonconsensual condom removal, commonly known as “stealthing.”   More...

Mayor Di Blasio Honors Italian Heritage With Reception At Gracie Mansion

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It’s In Queens! (Oct. 12 to Oct. 18)

King Richard III and Lakshmi, the Hindu Goddess of Light, are among major draws to Queens this week. When they are on break, expect them to enjoy some great jazz, big band, and traditional Irish music. More...

Sunnyside Arch To Get New Lighting

The Sunnyside Arch, standing astride 46th Street, near Queens Boulevard, is in need of another overhaul, the second in its 34-year history.  This past Tuesday, City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer stood in back of the arch and announced there would More...

Columbus Day Celebration

The Federation of Italian-American Organizations of Queens (FIAO) held its 40th annual Columbus Day Parade through Astoria. More...

Political Page

I On Politics

MALONEY: GOP RAISE ACT WOULD REDUCE GROWTH: Following a hearing held by the Joint Economic Committee (JEC) on how to spur economic growth by reversing what has been called “The Startup Slump,” House Ranking Member Carolyn B. More...

DA Brown: ‘Stay Healthy, Get Your Flu Shot’

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown is seen here getting his annual flu shot. More...

Dromm Takes A Knee Because Black Lives Matter

NYC Council Member Daniel Dromm (D-Jackson Heights, Elmhurst), staff members and Jackson Heights resident Dawn Siff “took a knee” in front of Dromm’s district office on 75th Street in Jackson Heights.  More...

Features

Internet in Bloom for The Layperson

Many Americans love to get scared.  Why else would Hollywood produce many horror films annually, especially around Halloween?  However, fear takes several forms just as people have different likes and dislikes.  For example, if the rec More...

Over 1,000 Join Van Bramer At Fundraiser For Puerto Rico At MoMA PS1

City Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer and his husband, Dan Hendrick cohosted a fundraiser to support Puerto Rico hurricane relief in the wake of Hurricane Maria on October 4. More...

Guest Speaker Simotas To Discuss The Immigrant Experience

New York State Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas has accepted an invitation from the Queens Historical Society to participate in their Immigrant Voices Series and will be the guest speaker at the Society’s October 17 event. More...

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