Calendar Night Out Against Crime Aug. 7

Calendar Night Out Against Crime Aug. 7 104th Police Precinct; Catalpa Avenue between Fresh Pond Road and 64th Place. 107th Police Precinct; meet at Electchester Shopping Center Parking Lot; Parsons Boulevard between 71st and Jewel Avenues, bring a flashlight. 108th Police Precinct; Woodside to Roosevelt Avenue between 58th and 62nd Streets. 114th Police Precinct; War Memorial in Astoria Park. 112th […]

Tales In The Park At QMA

"Red Riding Hood" on her way to grandmother’s house in the Queens Museum of Art and Once Upon A Time collaborative production of "Little Red Riding Hood" in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park on Aug. 4, 11, and 19 at 3 p.m.

Italian Nights 2001 Aug. 8

Italian Nights 2001 Aug. 8 Dino Rosi, sponsored by F.I.D.A. (Fratellanza Italiana di Astoria). Aug. 15 Martino Hroncich leads the Extasy Band and Rebecca & Armando Riccobono & Siblings, sponsored by Istria Sports Club. Presented by the Federation of Italian-American Organizations of Queens, Inc., Wednesdays from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., Athens Square Park, 30th Street and 30th Avenue, Astoria, June […]


In December 2001, LICAP will launch its second annual New Plays Reading Series. Last year the series was held in Manhattan. A world-wide, online and offline search for new work yielded submissions of over 70 one-acts, monologues, full-length plays and screenplays, more than ten of which were presented in the series. This year the series moves to home base and […]

Vallone, Hevesi Closing Mayor Race Gap

Primary Day, Sept. 11, is just 42 days away, and the race for the Democratic Party nomination is tightening. It appears more likely than ever that a runoff election two weeks later will be needed because Mark Green, the frontrunner, will not get more than 40 percent of the vote. The question at this point is, who among Fernando Ferrer, […]

JPCA Wants Playground Signs

Many parents have long complained about the problem of loitering adults, especially men, who bother and pester young children in area parks. The problem is getting worse even though most children are carefully guarded by their parents in playground areas. In New York, there are over 11,500 registered sexual offenders under Megan’s Law, whereas in Maine there are 269. Of […]

Strip Putting People At Risk

(L. to R.): Farrell, Eleni Kasanidis George Kasanidis and Markey. Assemblymember Margaret Markey and Democratic City Council Candidate Matthew Farrell joined in supporting community residents in their effort to get a traffic signal at the intersection of 65th Place and 53rd Avenue. Farrell said, "Over the last few months a number of people, including two senior citizens and a schoolboy, […]


Death Penalty For

Death Penalty For ‘Good Samaritan’ Killers There will always be Good Samaritans such as Rupinder Singh. Sadly, there will always be some people who are offered a helping hand and repay the kindness with a violent, despicable act. The cold-blooded killers who took Singh’s life early last Friday morning are such ingrates. However, the final sad chapter in the kind […]


Vets Salute The Gazette

To The Editor: As a former WW II combat vet and speaking for veterans of all wars, we salute the weekly Gazette as an asset to our community. Its articles in pushing residents to fly old glory have produced a slight increase in volume of the American flag being visible, although the range desired is far below our goal. After […]

Changing With The Times: Reforming The City Charter

Changing With The Times: Reforming The City Charter This November, as New York City voters you will have a chance to exercise a unique democratic right, one that will have lasting implications for our city. You will be asked to vote on changes to the City Charter. Despite the significance of this action, however, the process of revising the Charter–and […]