Addabbo Thanks Jasa Volunteers

State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. recently visited the Jewish Association Serving the Aging (JASA) Volunteer Recognition Day held at Brookdale Village in Far Rockaway, where he got to thank the JASA volunteers, who received Senate Citations for all of their dedicated work throughout the year.

On the Road in Greece: St. Demetrios Cathedral of Thessaloniki

  “There was a historic St. Demetrios. His bones are here. There is historical proof,” explained attorney Panagiota Petropoulou duing our recent Kapogiannis excursion of Thessaloniki. St. Demetrios excites the imagination of all as a great warrior Christian. I was with middle class Greeks from the provincial city of Tripolis. The day we were there no gypsies were present. I […]

Crime Watch

Walgreen’s Worker Held At Gunpoint In Attempted Robbery Police are searching for two dirty crooks who tried to swipe detergent from a Walgreen’s Pharmacy at gunpoint on November 27th. Cops said one of the men walked into the 24-hour pharmacy at 47-07 Broadway in Astoria at about 3:30 a.m. on Wednesday and tried to sneak two large containers of soap […]

Internet in Bloom for The Layperson

If a case is not precedent, in other words, if the case is not binding on later courts, but contains worthy analysis of legal issues and guidance for the courts, it is persuasive authority. Such as with the landmark California Supreme Court case Marvin v. Marvin, which established the principal of palimony, support payment calculated for unmarried couples versus alimony, […]

2019-12-04 E-Edition

Gazette Holiday Portfolio

December 2019

GAHOA Serves Up Thanksgiving Feast For 2,500

The Greek American Homeowners Association (GAHOA) in Astoria held its annual free Thanksgiving Luncheon for the community and to families in need on Thanksgiving Day. The meeting room at the GAHOA headquarters, 23-49 31st St., in Astoria, was filled to capacity with area residents, and the scent of delicious food and joyous revelry of the holiday was in the air. […]

I On Politics

TRUMP ADMINISTRATION KNEW IT COULD NOT TRACK SEPARATED CHILDREN: On November 27, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, chair of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, issued the following statement in response to a new report from the inspector general (IG) of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) detailing how the Trump Administration separated children from their families even though they knew […]

Gillibrand Visits Troops In Afghanistan, Kuwait

After visiting the troops in Afghanistan and Kuwait for Thanksgiving, US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Personnel Subcommittee, called on Congress to uphold its responsibility to support the nation’s service members and reaffirmed her commitment to protecting our national security. Gillibrand met with members of New York’s 10th Mountain Division and 77th Sustainment Brigade as […]

Van Bramer Allocates $1.3M For Sixteen Oaks Grove

On Monday, November 25, Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer joined Ravenswood Residents Association President Carol Wilkins, Community School 111 Jacob Blackwell Principal Dionne Jaggon, and members of the Long Island City community to announce the plans for the $1.3 million renovation to be conducted at Sixteen Oaks Grove Park. “I am proud to have allocated $1.3 million to renovate this essential […]