It’s In Queens! (Sept. 11 to Sept. 17)

Sept. 11, Bulletproof + Stray, 7 pm. Queens Drive-In presents a documentary double feature with Todd Chandler’s exploration of violence in schools and Elizabeth Lo’s “Stray,” which follows three stray dogs on journeys through Turkish society. Parking lot at New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St., Flushing Meadows Corona Park.   Sept. 12, Southeast Queens Jam Fest, 4 pm. […]

2020-09-09 E-Edition

Resorts Reopens

Resorts World Casino New York City (RWCNYC) welcomes back guests today (Wednesday, September 9) at 12:00 pm. Resorts World Casino New York City will implement and execute its 21-point safety plan and adhere to the state’s guidelines to ensure a safe reopening. Located in Jamaica, Resorts World Casino NYC is the city’s only casino (110-00 Rockaway Blvd., near Aqueduct Racetrack). […]

I On Politics

ADDABBO WANTS TO SEE RESTAURANTS, BARS REOPEN: State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. sent the following statement as we wrap up our Labor Day holiday: “It is a time to reflect on the many important contributions laborers have made to the advancement of the country, and New York in particular, such as essential workers.” However, now with more than 1.5 […]

PHEFFER AMATO SPEAKS AT PA’S SUSTAINABILITY CAMP:

On August 31, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway Beach) gave closing remarks at the Port Authority of NY & NJ’s Sustainability Mini Camp online. The camp was held from Monday, August 17 through Monday, August 24 for students going into 6th-8th grades. The students learned about climate change, transportation, renewable energy, and sustainability at JFK and LGA airports, along with […]

Community Bd. 1 Budget Hearing


Amid the greatest fiscal uncertainty New York City has faced since the 1970s, the city’s budget cycle moves forward as Community Board 1 holds a public hearing on its capital and expense submissions for fiscal year 2022. The hearing will be held as a virtual meeting via Zoom on Thursday, September 10 at 6 pm Community Board 1 will resume […]

In Their Memory

It’s been 19 years since one of the most awful events in our lifetime took place, and it was aimed right at us, here at home. We are speaking of course of the attacks on September 11, 2001. Every year at this time, we put all our concerns on hold for a minute to meditate on those lost, and also […]

We Are Devastated

The Covid pandemic has, and continues to, devastate not only our physical health, but our economic health. Every normal activity of life is up in the air and we pray to return back down to earth. The virus has not only decimated the economy, but has disrupted our whole way of life, including activities that define our society, such as […]

Letters to the Editor

Tax The Teams A copy of this letter was received at the offices of the Queens Gazette. August 24, 2020 Dear Governor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio, As New York City faces perhaps its worst financial situation in almost 50 years, we write, deeply concerned about this situation, but wholly dedicated to getting us through it. Now is a time […]

The Greek Connection’s Untold Watergate Story

Elias Demetracopoulos was an intrepid Greek journalist who tried to expose an illegal transfer of funds from the Greek CIA to the Nixon campaign, and is probably one of the most overlooked, yet fascinating figures in 20th-century history. James H. Barron spent over 10 years researching and reporting for this book, including five years of in-person meetings and daily phone […]