July 11, 2018 RSS feed / Features

As I See It: When New York City Was New York City, Part II

As most of you know, I was born in New York City in 1934 and called it home until 1970. My first seven years were spent in the north end of Hell’s Kitchen. The next 12 years were spent in an area that is known as Lincoln Center. More...

DOT Names Five Dockless Bike Share Companies

The New York City Department of Transportation named the five companies on July 3 that would begin to offer dockless bike share later this month in neighborhoods in boroughs outside Manhattan. More...

DOE Employees To Get Paid Parental Leave Starting In Sept.

School is out for summer, but 120,000 Department of Education employees represented by the United Federation of Teachers (UFT), including all public school teachers, have a new benefit waiting— six weeks of paid parental leave at 100 percent sa More...

As I See It: When New York City Was New York City, Part II

As most of you know, I was born in New York City in 1934 and called it home until 1970. This tale is the second of a two-part article concerned with New York City during that 36 year time period, from 1953-1970. More...

“Godspell’ Final Performances: Don’t Miss It

“Our producers believed it early on and our audiences agree. This is a production of “Godspell” unlike any that’s been seen Queens Shakespeare in partnership with What Dreams May Co. More...

Queens Man Is City’s First Heat Casualty

The City Medical Examiner’s Office last week confirmed that a 71-year-old Whitestone man was the city’s first heat-related casualty of the summer.  Longtime Whitestone resident James Wallace died of hyperthermia resulting from exposu More...

Murder Investigation In Woodside

Shortly after midnight, at 12:31 am on July 10, police responded to a 911 call of an unconscious man in front of 60-02 Roosevelt Avenue, within the confines of the 108th Precinct. More...

Police Rescue Pups From Sweltering Van

Police at the 108th Precinct rescued four pups from certain death on July 1, after the owner left the dogs inside a van parked near 24th Street and 43rd Avenue in Long Island City during last week’s sweltering heat wave.  More...

Celebrate Installation Of Traffic Signals At PS 11

New York City Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer joined parents and children on July 6 to celebrate the installation of a traffic signal outside of PS 11 on Skillman Avenue in Woodside. More...

Queens College Holds Business Alumni Reception

Queens College held its Business Alumni Reception at 200 Park Avenue in Manhattan on June 21. More...

Save A Young Life Foundation Golf Event A Success

The Achilles and Mary Mavromatis Memorial Golf Classic celebrated its 12th year honoring the memory of the late Archie Mavromatis, community leader and archon of the Ecumenical Patriarchate as well as his wife. More...

Local Express

JJ DiBartolo, a 12-yearold from Forest Hills, will perform in “Golly Gee Whiz!” this summer, marking his fourth show at TADA! More...

Broadway in the Boros At Kaufman Astoria Studios

On Friday, June 29, the Mayor’s Office of Media & Entertainment’s “Broadway in the Boros” series came to the Kaufman Astoria Studios backlot with free performances from th More...

Political Rumors

Why was popular Rev. Patrick Young seen at a local coffee shop speaking with bare-knuckles consultant Hank Sheinkopf? More...

NYPD Closes Off Street In Astoria

The NYPD brought wooden sawhorses to close off the street on 34th Avenue and 42nd Street in Astoria, in front of the Queens Gazette offices on Monday, July 9. No reason was given for the closure. More...

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