After decades of internal civil wars for control of the Queens County Republican Party, the most recent factions sat down for peace talks. Sadly, it is too little too late. With the recent indictments of both GOP Councilmember Dan Halloran and Queens County Republican Party Vice Chairperson Vincent Tabone, NYC Councilman Eric Ulrich is now [...]
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The Long Island City site which once was home to the graffiti mecca known as 5Pointz could soon be gone.
New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito taking credit for recent passage of a $75 billion municipal budget is nothing to be proud of. She presented the budget to her loyal flock of members just before midnight on June 25. They only had one hour to read it prior to voting at 1 a.m. on [...]
Queens Library announced its plans to restore Glendale’s library to its former glory and make it more handicap accessible.
The Alley Pond Environmental Center in Douglaston is growing with a new $7.1 million building. Construction on the 10,000-square-foot building is expected to start next summer and be completed in 2017, according to the Parks Department.
Officials announced Tuesday, July 8, the City Council Merit Based Scholarship, once named after former Speaker Peter Vallone Sr., was restored after it was voted into the budget of the City Council for $11.1 million.
The city has left Rockaway Ferry service dead in the water.
Editor’s Note: This letter was sent by the five borough presidents to Mayor Bill de Blasio and Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito. Because of its importance to Queens, we reproduce it here. For decades, New York City’s waterways have been an untapped resource. While it has the potential to serve as a major form of public [...]
The recent death of former Manhattan eastside silk stocking district Republican state Sen. Roy Goodman marks the end of an era. Under the leadership of Goodman, who served as a state senator (1969-2002), the GOP elected numerous public officials. Goodman also served as chairman of the New York Republican County Committee succeeding Vincent Albano serving from [...]
A local community board has told developers if they want to move forward with a proposed development on the Astoria waterfront, they had better pay attention to the board’s suggestions.