October 25, 2017 RSS feed / Features

Sunnyside Street Renamed In Honor Of Lily Gavin

The long-planned street-naming ceremony for the late Sunnyside community activist and owner of Dazies Restaurant, Lily Gavin, was held on October 21. More...

Crowley Surveys Damage In Puerto Rico

House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) joined a congressional delegation to Puerto Rico on Saturday to survey on-the-ground recovery efforts and hear firsthand from Puerto Rican residents what more the federal government must do to aid t More...

Astoria Rocks For St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

  The Fourth Annual Astoria Rocks for St. Jude was held at Central Bar Lounge (20-30 Steinway Street, Astoria) on Sunday, October 22. Benefiting St. More...

Simotas Discusses The Greek Immigrant Experience In Astoria

Assembly Member Aravella Simotas shared her experiences as a Greek immigrant and discussed Greek American life in Astoria as a special guest at the Queens Historical Society’s “Immigrant Voices” series. More...

Jamaica Market Holds Annual Street Harvest Festival

The Jamaica Market’s 17th Annual Harvest Festival took place on 160th Street in downtown Jamaica on October 21. More...

Come Out Of Your Shell

Don’t like public speaking? Then DO IT! If you are lacking something in your life, but can’t figure out what would make all the difference, perhaps it is the things you avoid doing. More...

Nation’s First-Ever Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin

On October 23, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Congressmember Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) joined Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) President and CEO Myra Biblowit, BCRF Chief Mission Officer Dr. Marc Hurlbert, Director at the U.S. More...

Millie Peters – A Gazette Original

A pioneer of the Dutch Kills Civic Association passed away last week, bringing an end to a mystery that puzzled thousands of Gazette readers in the early 1980s. More...

Fire, Police Dept. Close Off 42nd Street In Astoria

The NYPD and FDNY closed off the 34th Avenue entrance to 42nd Street in Astoria. There was a fire alarm call on Monday, October 23, at approximately 10 a.m. More...

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Daniel Mosher

Daniel Mosher is a communication strategist at Zetlin Strategic Communication where he handles public outreach and community affairs for a wide variety of state and city public works projects. More...

Quinn Aids Hurricane Victims

Officials at the Thomas M. Quinn & Sons Funeral Home in Astoria last week joined in an NYPD Relief Donation Drive, providing sorely needed supplies for emergency responders helping people in hurricane ravaged Puerto Rico. More...

Astoria Homeowners Civic Assocation Meeting

The Astoria Homeowners, Tenants and Business Civic Association held its monthly community meeting on October 18 at the St. Francis of Assisi Academy Gymnasium in Astoria. More...

Bulova Park Ground Breaking Celebration

Queens Parks Commissioner Dorothy Lewandowski joined Council Member Costa Constantinides to break ground on Bulova Park and officially rename the site for community advocate Louis C. Moser.  More...

Urban Upbound Gala

The 2017 Urban Upbound Gala is their 13th annual celebration. This year’s theme is “Pathways to Prosperity through Partnerships,” at 7:00 pm tonight, October 25, at City Winery (155 Varick Street, Manhattan).  More...

Local Young Lady Competes For The 2017 Miss Teen Title

Caprice Taylor, 17, of Long Island City was recently selected to participate in the 2017 Miss Teen pageant competition taking place on Sunday, November 5. More...

Haunted Sites in Queens for a Spooky Halloween

Do you believe in ghosts? Queens has a rich history, and some older structures are not without their urban legends. More...

Multiple Airlines To Relocate During LaGuardia Redevelopment

The ongoing LaGuardia Airport (LGA) Redevelopment Project and the start of the Enhanced Station Initiative (ESI) were topics at the October 17 meeting of Community Board 1 held at Astoria World Manor.  More...

The Pulpit

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St. Andrew Avellino’s Cigar Dinner At Bourbon Street

St. Andrew Avellino held its 6th Annual Cigar Dinner at Bourbon Street Restaurant (40-12 Bell Blvd., Bayside) on October 10. The event was held to raise funds for the St. More...

Cops Hunt Suspect In Astoria Attack

Police are searching for a male sexual predator who assaulted an Astoria woman as she walked from a local subway station on the night of October 10.  Cops said the suspect approached the 22-year-old victim from behind and grabbed her breast as s More...

Worker Dead In Corona Roof Plunge

A worker installing solar panels at a Corona home was killed when he plunged two stories to the sidewalk on October 19. More...

From The White House Saloon To The White House

As Trump Reaches One-Year Anniversary Of Historic Election Historians Unveil Queens Roots

Friedrich Trump in Woodhaven several weeks before his death in May 1918. This November marks the one-year anniversary of Donald Trump’s election to the presidency of the United States. More...

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