As some of the city’s politicians were rejoicing in their election wins, one councilmember was celebrating the birth of her first child. Councilmember Julissa Ferreras and her boyfriend Aaron Copeland welcomed their baby boy on Wednesday, September 11. Julian Aaron Copeland came into the world at 11:55 a.m. weighing seven pounds and one ounce, measuring […]
Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras announced Monday morning that Corona Plaza, located on Roosevelt Avenue between National and 104th streets, will be the first plaza in Queens to offer residents and visitors free WiFi, along with two AT&T StreetCharge stations.
Plans to construct a luxurious 25-story hotel and convention center in Corona are crumbling amid growing pressure from residents and politicians who feel the structure would terrorize the neighborhood by obstructing views, increasing traffic and creating pollution.
Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras announced Friday the start of Cleanup NYC in the community. The $3.5 million City Council initiative allocated $70,000 to every district, including District 21, for street cleaning.
Instead of coming together with his family to celebrate Thanksgiving, Joseph Massey had to spend his holiday trying to figure out a way to tell his four children that their mother would never be coming home.