May 30, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Ridgewood Democratic Club Hears From State Democratic Leaders

On Friday, May 18, the Ridgewood Democratic Club (RDC) welcomed NYS Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul who spoke and took questions from RDC members about her reelection campaign. More...

Welcoming NYPD Commissioner To Forest Hills

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz had the pleasure of welcoming Police Commissioner James O’Neill (seated) to a special meeting of the 112th Precinct Community Council held at American Legion Continental Post 1424 on Metropolitan Avenue in Forest More...

Plans Call For Three-Story Rental At 12-19 31st Drive

The owners of a parcel at 12-19 31st Drive in Astoria have filed permits to develop a three-story residential building at the site.  The 30-foot-tall building will yield 11,440-square-feet of residential space featuring 17 rental apartments More...

Armenian Church of the Holy Martyrs Celebrates 60th Anniversary

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz was pleased to join NYC Council Member Barry Grodenchik (l.) and Reverend Father Abraham Malkhasyan, pastor of the Armenian Church of the Holy Martyrs (c.), during the May 18 celebration of the 60th anniversary o More...

Addabbo Vet Induct Addabbo Selects Veteran From Glendale As 2018 Inductee To The Senate Veterans’ Hall Of Fame

Each year senators from across the state induct local veterans into the Senate Veterans’ Hall of Fame, and this year, NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. More...

Aviation Rescue Of Two Kayakers In Jamaica Bay

Police responded to a report of two people that fell off their kayaks in Jamaica Bay on Saturday, May 26, at approximately 5:20 pm, within the confines of the 100th Precinct. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Katch Astoria

There’s always something good cooking at Katch Astoria. With 50 beers on tap to accompany your meal, fabulous cocktails, and 2,500 square feet of outdoor space, Katch Astoria is ready for summer! More...

Seniors

Savvy Senior:

How to Make a Living Will

Dear Savvy Senior,What’s the best way to go about making a living will? I recently retired and would like to start getting my affairs in order, just in case.Approaching 70.Dear Approaching, More...

Editorials

Parks Should Fix Up The Dog Park

Now that spring is finally perking up, more people will be looking to bring their pets to the dog park. Dog parks everywhere will be filled with dogs playing catch and wagging their tails. More...

Letters to the Editor

Chill On Pot Arrests A copy of this letter was received atthe offices of the Queens Gazette.May 21, 2018Hon. Richard A. BrownQueens District Attorney125-01 Queens BoulevardKew Gardens, New York 11415Re: Marijuana Prosecutions District Attorney Brown, More...

Annual Woodhaven Smalltown Memorial Remembrance Ceremony

Attending the Annual Woodhaven Smalltown Memorial Remembrance Ceremony on May 24 were NYS Senator Joseph P. More...

New Releases By Favorite Authors At Astoria Bookshop

Astoria Bookshop has new releases from Rachel Kushner, Lara Elena Donnelly and more!May is an exciting month for books. Your favorite authors are back, and Astoria Bookshop has got them in stock. More...

Attempted Bank Robbery In Forest Hills

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating an individual who is wanted in connection with an attempted robbery which occurred within the confines of the 112th Precinct.It was reported to police t More...

Ridgewood Man Fades 50 Years In Child Sex-Trafficking

A 33-year-old Ridgewood man was arraigned on May 23rd on a multi-count indictment charging him with kidnapping, sex trafficking, criminal sexual act and other crimes for allegedly coercing two girls, ages 13 and 15, into having sex with strangers for More...

Hunt Suspect In Clothes Factory Shoplift

Police are searching for a sharp dressing man who swiped merchandise from a Burlington Coat Factory store in Rego Park on May 17th. More...

Rain Barrel Giveaway In Broad Channel Huge A Success

The rain barrel giveaway hosted on Sunday, May 20 at the Broad Channel American Legion by Assembly Member Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Broad Channel) and NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Ozone Park) was a huge success. More...

Try 30 Of Bayside’s Best Restaurants For Just $25

Imagine indulging in tastes from 30 of Bayside’s best restaurants for under a $1 per restaurant.At the Bell Boulevard Food and Music Fest, a restaurant stroll hosted by Bayside Village BID,  from 2 to 6 pm on Sunday, June 3 you can try 30 restau More...

Christ The King HS Visited By Holocaust Survivor

Stephen Berger, a Holocaust survivor from Strasshof, Austria, visited Christ the King High School’s freshman class, speaking about the events that impacted his life during World War II, and his experience in the concentration camp. More...

Memorial Day Observance

Wreath-laying at the war memorial at Woodside Plaza Park, at the intersection of Woodside and Roosevelt Avenues. More...

Political Page

I On Politics

TAKING CHILDREN FROM FAMILIES AT BORDER ‘ALARMING, CRUEL, RADICAL’: Congress Member Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and Rep. Elijah E. More...

House Passes Meng Provisions To Assist Members Of The Military

As Queens and the rest of the nation prepared to observe Memorial Day, Congress Member Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced on May 25 that the House of Representatives passed several measures she authored which provide needed assistance to members of the More...

Crowley: Population Bureau Nominee’s Comments On Immigrants ‘Vile’

House Democratic Caucus Chair Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx) issued the following statement on the nomination of Ronald Mortensen to serve as assistant secretary of state for the Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration: More...

Features

Borough President Katz Hosts Memorial Day Observance

  Queens Borough President Melinda Katz hosted a Memorial Day Observance Ceremony on May 24 at Queens Borough Hall in honor of all who have served in our Armed Forces, especially those who made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of freedom. More...

Chairman Crowley Honors Civil Rights Pioneer Claudette Colvin

Congress Member Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx), Chair of the House Democratic Caucus, honored civil rights pioneer Claudette Colvin for her lifetime of public service.  More...

8th Graders Honored For African American History Month Essays

Assembly Member Aravella Simotas honored 21 Astoria 8th graders who attend IS 10, the Horace Greeley School, for participating in the New York State Assembly’s annual African American History Month Essay Contest. More...

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