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Detective Pleads Guilty In 2 Coercion Cases

A Queens detective last week pleaded guilty in Brooklyn Federal Court to performing a lewd act in front of a woman he arrested and to sexually assaulting another woman. More...

Speed Hump, Street Renaming Issues Raised At Board 2

A speed hump in Sunnyside, a street renaming south of Queens Boulevard and the annual capital and expense budgets were three of several items covered at the October meeting of Community Board 2, held at Sunnyside Community Services. More...

Queens Tornado Reminiscent Of 1895 Twister

Many area residents have considered the tornado and micro/macroburst that cut a swath of destruction through Forest Hills, Fresh Meadows and Flushing on September 16 as the worst storm of its kind in recent memory. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Community Meetings Dates & times are subject to change, call to confirm. Associations Oct. 14, 7 p.m., Dutch Kills Civic; Growing Up Green School, 28th Street, LIC; 718.786.2049. Oct. More...

Restaurant of the Week

FARID’S PLACE

Though the name may fool you, the food will not. More...

Editorials

Use Best Weapon Against Bedbugs

Since the publication of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring in September 1962, we as a nation have become increasingly aware that our actions have a lasting effect on the planet that is our home. More...

Letters to the Editor

Open Parade To All To The Editor: More...

Forest Hills Tennis Stadium Gets Reprieve

 The historic Forest Hills Tennis Stadium has received a stay of execution.    More...

Forest Hills Slasher Held In Three Attacks

Steven Jackson, 46, a homeless ex-con, stabbed a Queens man with an industrial knife at about 10 p.m. on October 5 at the 71st Street-Continental Avenue subway station in Forest Hills.   More...

Teacher Bumped For Hot Assignment

A substitute teacher was fired from an Ozone Park H.S. after parents discovered she gave students a reading assignment from a book that contains sexually explicit themes and vulgarities, authorities said.     More...

Cops Hunt Suspects In Execution Slay

 Queens detectives are seeking help from the public to identify and locate two gunmen who opened fire on October 4 outside a Glen Oaks restaurant, leaving one man dead and his female companion seriously wounded.   More...

$2G Reward For Bayside Cop Assault Suspect Info

Police this week are searching for a third suspect in a spate of violence that left eight Bayside cops injured on October 6.   Cops said the trouble began at about 4 p.m. More...

Political Page

Tabone Blasts Albany Dems For Passing Sales Tax

Assembly Candidate Vince Tabone, running for the 26th district seat in Northeast Queens, lashed out last week against the state sales tax which took effect on October 1, charging it would severely hurt middle income shoppers or force them to do thei More...

Seniors

Recommended Vaccinations For Seniors This Flu Season

Dear Savvy Senior,   Outside of a seasonal flu shot, which I usually get, are public health officials recommending any additional vaccinations for seniors this flu season?   Cautious Carol   Dear Carol:   More...

Features

American Eagle Launches LaGuardia-Minneapolis Service

 American Eagle Airlines, the regional affiliate of American Airlines on October 1 launched four daily nonstop flights between New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP). More...

K-Rod Pitches Deal To DA

 By LIZ GOFF Mets hurler Francisco “K-Rod” Rodriguez will have to cool his heels if he wants to avoid jail time for roughing up his girlfriend’s father, prosecutors said.   More...

Borough-Wide Blotter

 Compiled By LIZ GOFF 104th Precinct Nab Sleeping, Drunken Driver A 47-year-old motorist was arrested for drunk driving after cops had to wake him.  Gregorio Rabusa was passed out behind the wheel of his Nissan at a red light on Eliot Avenu More...

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