August 1, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Pheffer Amato Officially Announces Re-election Bid For NYS Assembly 23rd District

Assemblymember Stacey Pheffer Amato today officially announced that she will be seeking re-election for her second term as 23rd Assembly District’s representative in Albany. More...

Get Us Out Of Fearland Album Release Concert: Banjo Nickaru & Western Scooches

Banjo Nickaru & Western Scooches, a band led by Queens residents Betina Hershey and Nick Russo, recently had an NYC album release concert. More...

New Dutch Kills Development

A 2-story residential building at 33-10 38th Avenue in Long Island City is slated for demolition to make way for a 7-story mixed-use development at the site.   More...

Armored Car Driver Bagged With $1.6M Stolen Cash

An armored car driver at a Long Island City facility has been charged with stealing a bag containing $1.6 million, prosecutors said. More...

Cops Hunt Whereabouts Of Ridgewood Gunman

Police are searching for a crazed triggerman who opened fire at a Ridgewood intersection on July 27. Cops said the gunman was standing on Cornelia Street near Wyckoff Avenue in Ridgewood at about 4:15 p.m. More...

Unveiling Ivan Lafayette Way

On Sunday, July 29, New York City Council Member Daniel Dromm (D-Jackson Heights, Elmhurst) gathered with a host of elected officials, community leaders, and dozens of Jackson Heights residents to celebrate the co-naming of 92nd Street between 34th A More...

Restaurant of the Week

Bareburger

From the first time I visited the very first Bareburger on 31st Avenue in Astoria 9 years ago, I knew they were on to a very good thing. Who wouldn’t love guilt-free, organic burgers, sandwiches, and salads made from sustainable ingredients? More...

Seniors

Savvy Senior:

Cheap Cell Phone Plans for Seldom Calling Seniors

Dear Savvy SeniorWhat are the cheapest cell phone plans available to seniors today? I’m 78 years old and want it primarily for emergency purposes.Infrequent CallerDear Infrequent, More...

Editorials

The National Night Out Against Crime

In case you haven’t been to one, the National Night Out is an event out where the community comes together with their local precinct to have fun together, get acquainted, and help reduce crime in the neighborhood together. More...

Letters to the Editor

Rezoning Issues A copy of this letter was received at theoffices of the Queens Gazette.July 9, 2018Dear Mr. Young, Director Queens Borough Office, Dept. of City Planning(DCP)Re: 1664 Woodbine Street, Ridgewood, NY 11385 More...

Why I Oppose The Proposed Federal Gag Rule Tied To Health Clinic Funding

I have submitted a letter to the Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services opposing the proposed restrictions on Title X funding, which would force doctors to withhold information about safe, legal medical procedures and threaten ac More...

NYPD: Custody Battle Eyed In Astoria Murders

Investigators say the triple murder-suicide in Astoria on July 30th was likely triggered by a custody battle that began in the Netherlands – and turned deadly in an Astoria apartment. More...

A New Beginning at Mattituck New York Transfiguration Church Festival

“This year the church in Mattituck decided to put on a Greek Festival July 21 thru July 22nd. More...

The B52s & More Come To Forest Hills

On July 28, three iconic bands from the 1980s played at Forest Hills Stadium on a warm evening, to an excited crowd anxious to step back in time for a few hours. More...

Actress-Filmmaker Explores Being an Artist and a Woman

Actress-filmmaker Irina Varina explores the inner worlds of a group of emerging female artists in the new documentary-narrative hybrid independent film, “Us, Forever Ago,” screening in the Kew Gardens Festival of Cinema on August 8. More...

Hunt Queens Man In Traffic Agent Attack

Police are searching for a 35-year-old Queens man who tossed an unknown liquid in the face of a female traffic agent in Astoria on July 20th.   More...

Cops Hunt Massage Parlor Bandits

Police are searching for four brazen bandits who held up massage parlors in Astoria and Flushing last month. More...

Astoria Cabbie Robbed

Police are searching for three teens who held up a Yellow Cab driver outside the Astoria Houses on July 27.  Cops said the teens hailed the cab on Steinway Street near 34th Avenue at about 7:45 p.m. More...

Political Page

I On Politics

GIANARIS: SENATE GOP ALLOWED EXPIRATION OF SCHOOL SPEED CAMS: NYS Senator Michael Gianaris issued the following statement about the expiration of school zone speed cameras.  More...

Senator Stavisky Honored

Senator Toby Ann Stavisky was invited to deliver the commencement address at the Long Island Business Institute. More...

BP Katz’ Know Your Rights Week

Borough President Melinda Katz and The Legal Aid Society in partnership with 696 Build Queensbridge, LIFE Camp, Sheltering Arms NY – Rock Safe Streets, Transitional Services for New York, and Queens Library proudly present Borough President Kat More...

Features

Internet In Bloom for The Layperson

Know anyone paying back a student loan?  It took me over a decade to pay back my student loans.  Those were lean years too.  I would like to help you avoid the mistakes I made.  For example, I should have become an attorney, stock More...

Assembly Member Barnwell Shows Support For Women’s Progress

As advocate for women’s equality, Assembly Member Brian Barnwell hosted an event in remembrance of the Seneca Falls Convention. More...

HANAC Appoints New CEO

HANAC, an NYC-based multi-faceted social services organization, announced on July 24 the appointment of Zoe C. Agios as its new CEO. She succeeds John Kaiteris who retired after 24 years of service.  More...

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