It’s In Queens! (Jan. 22 to Jan. 28)

Winter is certainly zooming along. Queens keeps pace with Mexican magical realism, Bangladeshi cuisine, Hungarian film, BIPOC art, Japanese sculpture, and United Nations history.   Jan. 22, Identifying Features, Feb. 8. The Museum of Moving Image streams this suspenseful film that uses magical realism as Magdalena searches for her son, who went to the United States. In Spanish with English […]

2021-01-20 E-Edition

Owner Of ‘Big Allis’ Rebrands As ‘Rise Light & Power’

Ravenswood Generating, the Queens-based subsidiary of LS Power that owns and operates the Ravenswood Generating Station – New York City’s largest power generator – announced on January 14 a new name to reflect its expanded commitment to New York’s transition to reliable and resilient clean energy: Rise Light & Power. Since acquiring the Ravenswood Generating Station in 2017, LS Power […]

I On Politics

VACCINATION SITES OPEN: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced nine state-run vaccination sites, and began accepting appointments. The state-run sites are Jacob K. Javits Center, Aqueduct Racetrack, Westchester County Center, New York State Fair Expo Center, Jones Beach, SUNY Albany SUNY Stony Brook, SUNY Potsdam and Plattsburgh International Airport, by appointment only. New York State’s vaccine supply is determined by the federal […]

Police Urge Crime Prevention To Help Prevent Burglaries

Police officials are urging residents to reach out to Crime Prevention officers at their local precinct to put a lock on thieves who burglarize homes and apartments. Police said the thieves “troll” around residences, in alleys and back yards, and stand on bags of trash to reach fire escape extension ladders, then scale fire escapes to rooftops checking floor-by-floor for […]

Mount Sinai Queens Names Executive Director And Chief Operating Officer

Queens residents have witnessed Mount Sinai Queens grow and develop over the past few years, especially when it opened its new Pavilion and cutting-edge services like those being delivered at their world-class Cerebrovascular Stroke Center. Now, Mount Sinai Queens has a new leader, Dr. Cameron R. Hernandez, an experienced administrator and associate professor of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at the […]

Dendekker Launches New Career As Writer/Actor

After a successful 12-year run as a New York State Assemblyman representing the 34th Assembly District in Queens, Michael DenDekker is returning to his entertainment roots. DenDekker is now focusing on writing projects for broadcast and streaming services while continuing his work as a film and television actor. Among DenDekker’s first writing projects is an intriguing TV drama based on […]

Acupuncture: Does It Work And Is It Covered by Medicare?

Dear Savvy Senior, Is acupuncture a viable treatment for pain and is it covered by Medicare? Since the pandemic hit, I have a lot of lower back and neck pain and am wondering if it’s worth trying. What can you tell me—Looking for Solutions Dear Looking, Many studies over the years – funded by the National Institutes of Health – […]

A New Era Of Healing And Unity

As we go to press, our country is preparing for the inauguration of our next president, Joe Biden and vice president, Kamala Harris. Biden will be our 46th president. Festivities will be limited, to avoid the spread of COVID-19. Although we will always have some differences as a nation, as we have had for many years, we need to focus […]

Letters to the Editor

Districts Need Vac Sites A copy of this letter was received at the offices of the Queens Gazette. January 12, 2021 Dear Mayor de Blasio: We write to you expressing our concern and disappointment with the lack of vaccination sites in the districts we represent in Northeast Queens. As of today, there are no sites east of Union Street, Flushing […]