2016-11-30 E-Edition

Gazette Publisher Tony Barsamian Appears On NY1 To Discuss Christmas Music On Steinway Street


It’s In Queens! (Dec. 1 to Dec. 7)

Holiday parties and gift-shopping take a back seat to comic book heroes, Rockaway food love, Russian Cinderella, wreath-making, Vietnam commemorations, various dance troupes, and a “red” violin. Here’s the rundown. Dec. 2, Five Boroughs Music Festival, 7:30 pm. Brooklyn Rider, a genre-defying string quartet, combines an eclectic repertoire with a gripping performance style that is attracting fans and drawing acclaim […]

Remembering The Late Mrs. Daisy Lainis

            Mrs. Daisy K. Lainis of Center Moriches, New York passed away in November 2016. Visitation was on Sunday evening at Sinnickson’s Funeral Home on Main Street, Center Moriches. Funeral services were held Monday, November 28th at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Hamptons. Interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Center Moriches. She is survived by her husband Thomas […]

Meng Renews Efforts To Create Zip Code For Glendale

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) this afternoon renewed her efforts to create a ZIP code for Glendale, Queens. In a letter to the Chair and Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Meng urged that her bill to create a ZIP code for Glendale be included in any postal-related legislation that the panel may pass by the […]

Helping Kids Have Brighter, Healthier Smiles

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz partnered with the New York University College of Dentistry (NYUCD) to provide free dental screenings to children at three public schools in Queens in November, with the first set of screenings having taken place on November 18th at PS 37Q in Laurelton. The screenings were provided by a licensed dentist and by fourth-year NYU dental […]

Letter To The Editor

Fare Equalization Issues

To The Editor:Regarding “Queens Chamber Holds Freedom Ticket Meeting” (Thomas Cogan, October 12) concerning the presentation made by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s Permanent Citizens Advisory Council on the New York City Citizens Advisory Council report on NYC Councils “Commuter Rail Fare Equalization Proposal” – it still has significant unresolved financial and peak service capacity issues. It would allow NYC residents […]

Miller, Cub Scouts Hold Food Drive At St. Pancras

On November 16, Assemblyman Mike Miller joined Cub Scout Pack 383 at St. Pancras Church (68-20 Myrtle Ave, Glendale) for their Thanksgiving Food Drive. These future leaders demonstrated the values of their Cub Scout Promise by giving to the less fortunate and serving the community in which they live.

Some Holiday Treats Can Be Fatal To Fido

Pet owners who are tempted to share holiday goodies with their furry friends are reminded that those cookies, candy and other treats might be deadly to cats and dogs, officials at the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) said.“Some people treat their pets like they are members of the family,” the officials said. “That’s great, but […]

Cops Hunt Suspects In Local Hate Crime

Police are searching for a group of men who attacked and shouted anti-Muslim remarks at a local teenager on November 19.Police said the 17-year-old was sitting on a bench at Crescent Street and 41st Avenue at about 7 pm on November 19, when he was approached by three men, one who shouted, “I don’t want any Muslims f—ing sitting on […]