September 19, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

3 Newborns, 2 Adults Knifed In Flushing Carnage - Next Edition!

A disturbed worker at a Flushing boarding house for “Chinese tourists” stabbed three newborns and two adults before turning a knife on herself on September 21. The stabbings began just after 3:30 am in Mei Xin Care, a boarding house on 161st Str More...

$3.7K Theft From LIC Construction Site - Next Edition!

Police are searching for a man who made off with $3,700 worth of construction tools and materials during a robbery at a Long Island City development site.  Cops said the suspect walked into the site construction site at 40-05 Crescent Stree More...

Another Dutch Kills Hotel - Next Edition!

Developers revealed plans last week for a 9-story, 62-key hotel in the Dutch Kills neighborhood in Long Island City.  Plans call for the hotel at 37-00 24th Street in Long Island City to soar 108 feet tall, featuring 24,000-square-feet of c More...

Queensbridge Past & Future Examined At Riis Center Meeting

Last week at the Jacob Riis Neighborhood Settlement Community Center, an “interactive community conversation” titled Autobiography of Queensbridge and the Rapidly Changing City brought many Queensbridge residents and other interested parties together More...

Arthur Ashe Kids Day 2018 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center

On Saturday, August 25, thousands of families with kids went to the USTA Billie Jean King National  Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park to enjoy the events associated with Arthur Ashe Kids Day. More...

QCH honors Jacob Lew, Forest Hills Native and 76th Secretary of the Treasury

On October 23, Queens Community House (QCH) will pay tribute to Hon. Jacob J. More...

Sinatra School Teacher In Prostitution Bust

A band director at the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts was arrested on September 13, after he paid an undercover Vice cop whom he believed was a prostitute, police said. Waldron Ricks, 50, was busted in an NYPD sting at 127th Street and Third A More...

Mike Piazza Visits Patients At Cohen Children’s Medical Center

Major league baseball great Mike Piazza shares some muscle power with a new friend at Cohen Children’s Medical Center in New Hyde Park. More...

Forest Hills Austin Street Festival

The Forest Hills Chamber of Commerce presented the Shop Forest Hills Austin Street Festival in conjunction with Clearview Festival Productions on Sunday, September 16 on Austin Street from 69th Road to 72nd Road. More...

MTA Worker Charged In Rikers Guard Slay

A 30-year-old MTA bus maintenance worker has been charged with murder in the fatal shooting of an off-duty Corrections Officer in a suspected road rage incident on September 14th. More...

Resorts World Catskills Awards $1 Million to Marlyn Landicho Of Astoria

Resorts World Catskills, New York’s newest and closest integrated commercial casino resort to Manhattan, announced today that Marlyn Landicho of Astoria, Queens is the winner of its $1 million grand prize after being selected in Saturday’s nail-bitin More...

1 Man Arrested, 4 Sought In Ridgewood Cyclist Death

Police arrested one of four men who were caught on surveillance video pushing a 65-year-old Ridgewood man off his bicycle, causing injuries that led to his death four days later.  Eucario Xelo was pedaling along Seneca Avenue in Ridgewood o More...

Dutch Kills Civic Association Meeting

The Dutch Kills Civic Association opened its new season with a report from the 114th Police Precinct, then some information from the city’s Department of Finance about tax breaks for homeowners and rent freezes for tenants. More...

Bed-In Protest With Ringo, Yoko, Bridges

NYC Council Finance Chair Daniel Dromm (D-Jackson Heights, Elmhurst) joined Yoko Ono, Ringo Starr, Jeff Bridges, Mayor Bill de Blasio, NYC Council Speaker Corey Johnson and Council Member Karen Koslowitz at City Hall for a re-creation of the historic More...

Restaurant of the Week

Astoria World Manor

Astoria World Manor has been an icon of catering in the area for 64 years, offering personalized service for all of life’s special occasions. With six rooms that can accommodate from 50 to 1,000 people, you are sure to find one that suits you. More...

Tadka Indian Restaurant

Since 1996, the 5 Star Restaurant and 5 Star Banquet Hall have been serving the Queens community and beyond. More...

Health Care

Raised Risk of Suicide For Men With Prostate Cancer

With September designated “National Prostate Health Month,” renowned prostate cancer surgeon and urologic oncologist Dr. David Samadi discusses why men need to know the many treatment options available to improve quality of life. More...

Features

Share The Journey

The world is an amazing and diverse collection of people and landscapes. The views we have of the terrain and differences within the USA provide a glimpse into the marvels of what is beyond our borders.  More...

United Community Civic Association Breaks Bread

After the United Community Civic Association’s annual 9/11 Memorial Candlelight Ceremony was rained out, family and friends instead gathered to break bread and toast the memory of the deceased More...

CB 1 Meets To Discuss Land Use Situations

Community Board 1 resumes monthly meetings on September 20 at the Astoria World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Boulevard at 6:30 pm since the September 18 meeting was cancelled due to the religious observance of the Yom Kippur holiday.  More...

CSCA Holds Street Rally for Public Lands & Parks - Next Edition!

The outdoor meeting called by the Court Square Civic Association last Saturday on Dutch Kills Street, near Jackson Avenue, addressed the topic of under-utilized land, all of it public, that could be converted to small strips of parkland and green spa More...

Public Scoping Meeting Held Concerning LIC Innovation Center - Next Edition!

There was a meeting held twice on Monday last week and called a “draft scope of work for the preparation of an environmental impact statement” (EIS).  It was presented at the CUNY Law School by TF Cornerstone Inc. More...

Weathering The NYC Hurricane Season - Next Edition!

Nothing changes like the weather, especially during the hurricane season when strong winds and flash flooding can wreak havoc on neighborhoods. More...

DSNY: Curbside E-Waste Pickups To Begin October 1 - Next Edition!

Beginning October 1, residents living within Community Boards 1 through 6 in western Queens will be able to place their electronic waste (e-waste) curbside for collection by the Department of Sanitation (DSNY). More...

30-04 Crescent Street - Next Edition!

Developers have released plans for a 7-story apartment building at 30-04 Crescent Street, across the street from Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens.  The building will rise 70-feet and will feature 14 units on 7,035-feet of residential space, w More...

It’s In Queens! (Sept. 27 to Oct. 3) - Next Edition!

Queens stands alone, of course, but this week features pairings. Bacon and beer. Dance and meditation. Body and country. Old and new. Film and lecture. Sauerkraut and kimchee. Even hip and hop. More...

David Byrne Plays At The Forest Hills Tennis Stadium

On Saturday, September 15 David Byrne performed at the Forest Hills Tennis Stadium. He played  songs from his Talking Heads heyday and some of his more current solo career hits. The stage was set up quite differently from most shows. More...

Katz Goes To The Polls On Primary Day

Borough President Melinda Katz at P.S. 101 in Forest Hills on Primary Day, visiting with the poll workers. More...

Celebrating Queens’ Sikh Community

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz is shown with some of the attendees at the Nagar Kirtan parade that the Sikh Cultural Society held in Richmond Hill on September 9. More...

Cops Fatally Shoot Maspeth Woman In 911 Ambush

Police shot and killed a 54-year-old Maspeth woman on Monday evening after she lured them to her home on 69th Street and lunged at them with a knife, an NYPD spokesperson said. More...

HPCA Meeting Covers Environment, LIC Development, Activism

The latest meeting of the Hunters Point Civic Association, the first since May, gave its audience at the New York Irish Center on Jackson Avenue a scientific lecture on climate change, a review, called “disheartening,” of mammoth building projects pl More...

Chase Bank Robbery

Police are searching for a brazen bandit who held up a Chase Bank branch in Sunnyside in broad daylight on September 14th.  Cops said the bandit entered the bank at 47-11 Queens Boulevard at about 2:10 p.m. More...

It’s In Queens! (Sept. 20 to Sept. 26)

Queens overflows with fun during this tremendous week. Paul Simon offers the final concert of his farewell tour. The world’s best Maker Faire unfolds a few yards away. A county fair hosts pig races. Flushing Town Hall explodes with seven events. More...

70 Year Old Man Killed In Fatal Accident

A 70-year-old man was fatally struck while attempting to cross Northern Boulevard on September 9, the latest in a series of fatalities on the troubled highway.  Cops said an eastbound Toyota Highlander struck the man as he was attempting to More...

Man Swipes $11K In Jewelry In Jackson Heights Burglaries

The NYPD is asking for the public’s help to identify and locate a man who made off with more than $11,000 in two Jackson Heights burglaries.  Police have released surveillance photos showing the man entering an apartment building near 81st More...

Political Page

The Primary Results

The unofficial results of the primaries held by the Democratic, Republican, Reform and Working Families Parties are in. More...

I On Politics

CROWLEY SLAMS GOP’S LATEST ‘HAREBRAINED’ TAX BILL: House Democratic Caucus Chair Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx) issued the following statement on the tax legislation brought before the House Ways and Means Committee on September More...

Jessica Ramos Casts Her Ballot With Family In NY-13

NYS Senate Democratic nominee Jessica Ramos was seen casting her ballot in the Democratic Primary last Thursday morning with her husband, mother, and two sons on 81st Street. More...

Editorials

Fall is Energizing

Fall is coming and it is a great relief after an oppressively hot and humid summer. Unfortunately, a few popular events had to be cancelled due to rain. More...

The First Day Of The Rest Of Your Lives

This week is the Gazette’s Bridal Issue, in which we chose to focus on those who are in love and planning to get married. More...

Letters to the Editor

Unreliable School Bus  A copy of this letter was received at the offices of the Queens Gazette. September 11, 2018 Chancellor Richard A. More...

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