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Miller Inducts Glendale Property Owners Board Of Directors And Officers

Glendale Property Owners Association President Brian Dooley and the board of directors were sworn in by Assembly Member Mike Miller. The Glendale Property Owners swearing-in ceremony took place at St. Pancras School in Glendale on February 1. More...

Roses, Candy & Fried Chicken; A Valentine’s Tale

Here is a way to test your knowledge on some fun facts associated with the “sweetest day of the year – Valentine’s Day.  Did You Know? Smart Phones are now second on the list of Valentine’s Day gifts, followed by candy, jewelry, linger More...

Pheffer Amato Swears In Yacht Club Officers

Assembly Member Stacey Pheffer Amato (D- Howard Beach) and NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo Jr. (D-Howard Beach) co-officiated the installation of officers at the Old Mill Yacht Club located in Howard Beach, Queens on Saturday, January 27. More...

Organics Collections Come To Astoria In May

Department of Sanitation (DSNY) officials last week announced that the DSNY organics collection program “NYC Zero Waste,” would be coming to several Queens neighborhoods this spring.The program is expected to kick-off in Astoria in May, in Jackson He More...

City Accepting Lifeguard Applications For Summer ‘18

Mother Nature’s wrath of frigid weather has filled the heads of beach lovers with images of sandy beaches and city pools as they sit idly by in anticipation of summer.City officials anticipating the arrival of summer are currently accepting applicati More...

Prof. Demosthenes Triantafillou Is 2018 Educator of the Year

Prof. Demosthenes Triantafillou was honored as “Educator of the Year” in 2018 by a Greek Media outlet. A filled room with diplomats, businessmen, educators and parents came to honor Prof. More...

It’s In Queens! (Feb. 8 to Feb. 14)

Valentine’s Day is approaching, and Queens is starting to ramp up the romance. Duets by Metropolitan Opera stars, a special crafts market, and love potions are on tap. More...

Meng Brings Displaced Resident Of Puerto Rico To State Of The Union Address

In an effort to stand with the people of Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands and highlight the need for additional hurricane recovery funding, US Rep. More...

Addabbo Discusses Wind Turbines And Clean Energy With Rockaway Students

NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. spoke to the sixth grade class at Channel View School for Research on Thursday, January 25, about wind turbines and the planned windfarm off the shores of Rockaway. More...

Pheffer Amato Supports Volunteer Firefighters

Assembly Member Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) installed the newest officers of the Volunteer Firemen’s Association of the City of New York at a ceremony the weekend of January 27 and 28. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Tikka Indian Grill

I first tasted the gastronomic wonders of Tikka Indian Grill back in August, when I visited and reviewed their Kew Gardens location. More...

Seniors

Savvy Senior:

How To Divvy UP Your Family Belongings Peacefully And Sensibly

Dear Savvy Senior,What’s the best way to distribute my personal possessions to my kids after I’m gone without causing hard feelings or conflict? More...

Editorials

Home Is Where The Heart Is

There are all kinds of love, and Valentine’s Day can include them all. We know we always gift sweet treats to our children and parents, even something special for the pets. More...

The Beatles–Yesterday, Today, And Forever!

As all Queens Gazette readers know, February 7 is officially BEATLES DAY, the anniversary of the day in 1964, when The Beatles first touched the soil of the United States. More...

Letters to the Editor

Sloganeering To The Editor: President Trump is never short on slogans. It’s finding real solutions to our nation’s very real challenges that he struggles with. More...

Star Journal

From The Pages Of The Long Island Star Journal

Welcome to February 1912!  More...

State Of The District

Council Member Costa Constantinides delivered his annual State of the District Address on January 30. More...

Eight Year Old Corona Girl Dies Of Flu

An eight-year-old Corona girl died on February 5, one day after she was diagnosed with the flu at East Elmhurst Hospital.  Doctors at the hospital are still trying to determine if Emily Baez died from symptoms related to the flu or from ano More...

108th Pct. Community Council Meets For First Time In '18

Last week, Commander Captain Ralph Forgione had attendees in and out of January’s meeting of the 108th Police Precinct Community Council in about 40 minutes, despite the fact that the January meeting had not one but two months’ worth of news, it was More...

Stavisky, Koo Attend Flushing State Of The State Presentation

State Senator Toby Ann Stavisky (D-Flushing) and Council Member Peter Koo (D-Flushing) attended a State of the State presentation at the Flushing Library. More...

Ridgewood Perv Teacher Arrested Again

A Ridgewood math teacher who was arrested last October for sending lurid, graphic photos and videos of himself to a former student was arrested again last week for re-establishing contact the victim, a police source said. More...

What A Wonderful World At Armstrong Annual Gala!

The Louis Armstrong House Museum’s Annual Gala was held on January 23, and What A Wonderful night it was! More...

Following Byzantine Footsteps: Horses of San Marco

“When people conquer, they destroy,” said our guide Moses Vi A country’s masterpieces are destroyed. The Horses of Constantinople’s Hippodrome were miraculously saved. More...

$22.5 Million For Sunnyside Apartment Building

A six-story apartment building on Skillman Avenue near 50th Street was sold last month for $22.5 million, according to a post on the Real Deal real estate website.The parcel, at 41-06 50th Street, features a gross floor area of approximately 58,000-s More...

$23 M For Three Astoria Apartment Buildings

The Steelpoint Group has purchased three apartment buildings with a total of 62 units in the heart of Astoria for $23 million, according to a post on the Real Deal website.  Steelpoint is planning to renovate the apartments as they become v More...

As I See It: A Broadway Musical Play

I was always in love with the music of the 1950s and 1960s. And suddenly, it came to me a few weeks ago while watching an advertisement on the great love songs of the past. More...

Addabbo Participates In Senate Hearing On Sports Betting In State

State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. More...

Queens First-Graders Honored By PETA For Elephant-Care Walk-a-Thon

A Hero to Animals Award is on its way from TeachKind—PETA’s humane education division—to the first-graders at The Magnet School of Global Studies & Leadership in Flushing for “adopting” an elephant named Minnie at The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennes More...

Addabbo Reads To Students At Ozone Park School For World Read Aloud Day

New York State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. was invited to take part in World Read Aloud Day by reading to students at PS 316 Queens Explorers Elementary School in Ozone Park on Thursday, February 1. More...

Political Page

I On Politics

TOP DEMS WARN USING NUNES MEMO AS PRETEXT TO FIRE MUELLER WOULD BE OBSTRUCTION: In a new letter to President Trump, top House and Senate Democrats warned the President that using the newly-released partisan memo by House Intelligence Chair Devin Nune More...

DA Brown’s Annual Legislative Breakfast

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown briefed Queens’ elected officials on public safety at his annual legislative breakfast held at his Kew Gardens offices on February 2. More...

Return Of Parthenon Marbles To Greece

Congress Members Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), Gus Bilirakis (FL-12), and Donald Payne, Jr. More...

Features

Internet in Bloom for The Layperson

felony n. 1) a crime sufficiently serious to be punishable by death or a term in state or federal prison, as distinguished from misdemeanors  More...

Peralta Distributes More Than 1,600 Winter Coats To People In Need

NYS Senator Jose Peralta, in coordination with sponsors, donated more than 1,600 winter coats to families and individuals in need on January 25, as part of the Senator’s annual coat drive. More...

Urban Upbound Announces Free Tax Prep For Low-Income NYers

Urban Upbound CEO and co-founder Bishop Mitchell Taylor was joined by Reverend Patrick H.  More...

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