October 10, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Gazette Crime Watch

Welcome to the new Queens Gazette “Crime Watch” featuring comprehensive, “fast read” coverage of local cases that fall under the jurisdiction of the NYPD, state and federal law enforcement agencies, in a format that allows us to present details you w More...

Cops Eye Drug Suspect In Local Bank Heists

A 39-year-old Maspeth man remains behind bars this week following his arrest on drug charges, while investigators probe his possible connection to a recent string of Queens bank robberies, police said. More...

National Day Of Remembrance

A ceremony was held outside Queens Borough Hall on September 25 in recognition of the National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims, an annual observance held to honor the memories of those whose lives have been lost due to homicide. More...

Saint Luke’s Church To Hold Concert

Saint Luke’s Church is hosting Wings of Song: “Heavenly Music in a Sacred Space.”   Performing this music for a Sunday afternoon are baritone David Friedman with pianist Velma Adams: pieces from Mozart to Broadway, sacred music, art songs, More...

Miller Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

On Wednesday, October 3, Assembly Member Mike Miller celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month by honoring Amarilis Morel, a Spanish teacher and coordinator of student activities at Elizabeth Blackwell MS 210, at the Tropical Restaurant in Woodhaven and Don More...

Dromm Statement On Death Of Ms. Colombia, A Fixture In The Queens LGBTQ Community

Osvaldo Gomez, aka “Ms. Colombia,” was found dead in the water off Jacob Riis Park on October 3. At this time, no foul play is suspected. An autopsy is being performed by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to determine the exact cause of death. More...

Ozone Park Block Association To Rally For Safety

An emergency rally has been called for in Ozone Park, by the Ozone Park Residents Block Association, in conjunction with Assembly Member Mike Miller’s office. More...

Resorts World Casino NYC Celebrates 7th Anniversary With Exciting Events & Promos

Don’t wait till Halloween to celebrate this fall – join Resorts World Casino New York City all month long for exciting events and promotions! More...

CB 2 Holds October Meeting

The Community Board 2 meeting for October had a report about a local institution, a hospital, and  what could be described as a local problem, a library that’s taken about as long to build as an Egyptian pyramid.  Tiny Blissville was promin More...

Restaurant of the Week

Village Grill

There’s always something delicious cooking and baking at Village Grill in Forest Hills. Located on the cozy corner of Yellowstone Blvd. and Ingram Street, Village Grill offers casual Greek and American dishes at great prices, to stay or to go. More...

LUNERA MODERN MEXICAN Restaurant | Bar

Lunera is a delightful, modern Mexican restaurant with a Spanish twist and a cool vibe. More...

Seniors

Savvy Senior:

How Medicare Covers Diabetes

Dear Savvy Senior,How well does Medicare cover diabetes? I’m 66 years old and was recently told by my doctor that I have pre-diabetes. If it progresses to full-fledged diabetes what can I expect from Medicare?Recently Retired More...

Features

Internet in Bloom for The Layperson

Wow--www.Textalawyerinc.com, as the URL name implies, the site where one may actually pay for the services of a licensed attorney in their state via text, for an initial fee of 20 dollars, with a nine-dollar charge for additional questions...which we More...

On The Road in Greece: In Search of Baklava

I went in search of the perfect Baklava in summer of 2018. In 2003, I tasted a phenomenal dessert, full of large walnuts in Kos City at a restaurant in Cleopatra Street. I have never tasted a baklava in a café in the US or Greece since. Until 2018. More...

On the Road in Greece: June 17, 2018 Black Day in History

“Those that fail to learn from history, are doomed to repeat it,”  Winston Churchill. More...

JFK Gets $13 Billion For Project

Governor Cuomo Announces a $13 billion project for JFK, Creating Thousands of Jobs and apprenticeship openings in construction industry. More...

Warrior Without A Cause

WHAT: My new autobiographical solo show  More...

Man Indicted In ATV Push Slay

A 24-year-old Queens man was indicted on September 27th on murder charges for intentionally pushing a 65-year-old Ridgewood man off his bicycle, causing injuries that led to the victim’s death four days later. More...

Celebrating The Restoration Of Jamaica Bay Task Force, Bills Protecting Communities

Council Member Costa Constantinides, chair of the Committee on Environmental Protection, was joined by Council Members Eric Ulrich, I. More...

Pheffer Amato Enjoys Lunch With Local Veterans

Assembly Member Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Howard Beach) this past weekend attended NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo’s Veterans BBQ. “Every day we must thank our veterans who bravely served to protect our freedoms and way of life. More...

Veterans Come Out To Addabbo's Annual BBQ

More than 100 veterans and their guests filled the Howard Beach Motor Club to be a part of NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr.’s ninth annual Veterans BBQ on Saturday, September 29. More...

Astoria Books’ Upcoming Events

Halloween is right around the corner, and Astoria Bookshop has some spooky events to get you in the mood! Check out some of their exciting events below – and remember that you can always see the full calendar on their website.   More...

Elmhurst-Based Italian Charities Holds Annual Awards Dinner

The 82nd Annual Awards Dinner for the Elmhurst-based Italian Charities of America (ICA), was held at the Roma View Restaurant in Howard Beach. (L. More...

Councilman Paul Vallone Meets Cardinal Dolan At Columbus Day Parade

Councilman Paul Vallone joined by his father, former City Council Speaker Peter Vallone Sr. met with Cardinal Dolan on the steps of St. Patrick's Cathedral in 5th Avenue for the start of the annual Columbus Day Parade. More...

It’s In Queens! (Oct. 11 to Oct. 17)

Celebrity sex therapist Ruth Westheimer comes to Queens this week. More...

Annual Columbus Day Parade

He Sailed The Ocean Blue

The Federation of Italian-American Organizations of Queens (FIAO) held their 41st annual Columbus Day Parade on Saturday, October 6. More...

Political Page

I On Politics

ADDABBO EARNS 95 ON 2018 ENVIRONMENTAL SCORECARD: ELP/Environmental Advocates—a nonprofit organization that advocates for New York’s lawmakers to vote on bills and enact legislation to protect the environment—has released their 2018 More...

Gianaris, Simotas Endorse Cruz

Catalina Cruz, Democrat for State Assembly (39th District), earned the endorsement of New York State Senator Michael Gianaris and New York State Assembly Member Aravella Simotas at a press conference in Jackson Heights, ahead of the general election More...

Liu For State Senate Opens Campaign Office

The new offices of the John Liu for State Senate campaign opened their doors on October 5 to an eager crowd of community supporters, including many of Queens’ prominent elected officials. More...

Editorials

Don’t Forget Your Mom And Pop (Shops)

While some local shops have shut down, shopping online is not a replacement for the shopping experience—there is nothing like shopping in person: trying clothes and shoes on is essential, because everyone is shaped differently and even if somet More...

Letters to the Editor

Children Of Columbus  To The Editor:  Christopher Columbus discovered America for the children that were deported and separated from their parents.  There should be protective laws against demoralizing and dehumanizing these innocent c More...

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