For two Thursday evenings in December, Senator Joseph Addabbo will hold office hours at libraries in Richmond Hill to hear from constituents looking to voice their concerns. Addabbo will be available from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on December 8 at the Richmond Hill library (118-14 Hillside Avenue) and at the same time on December 15 […]
Where were you when you heard that planes had struck the World Trade Center? It was Primary Day, in my first election to the City Council. Some of my friends had taken off from work to help with my campaign. They are alive today because they helped me. When we heard the first plane hit […]
Another round of West Nile spraying is set for parts of Queens next week in an effort to reduce mosquito activity and the risk of the virus as some local residents are noticing the presence of more mosquitoes.
The second of a three-phase improvement plan for one of JFK Airport’s runways will use $8.9 million in federal funding to improve safety measures and reduce the time planes spend on the ground, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announced Friday.
Along with signing a bill to keep “red tape” from strangling continued efforts to recover from Hurricane Sandy, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced in Breezy Point on Friday that the state would embark on an elevation study for the area.
Family, friends, colleagues and local politicians surprised Frank Kotnik during the 104 Civilian Observation Patrol (104COP) meeting Thursday night at Christ the King High School in Middle Village to celebrate Kotnik’s 25 years of service as he stepped down as president of 104COP.
Residents of Glendale, Ridgewood and Middle Village scored a victory in their fight for the containerization of all solid waste transported by rail Tuesday, when elected officials secured an extension of the public comment period regarding permits regarding two waste haulers’ plans to increase their rail operations.
The Department of Design and Construction (DDC) failed to make their appointment at Thursday’s Hamilton Beach Civic Association meeting, turning what should have been an informative session on a capital project into an airing of residents’ grievances.
As concerns over transporting construction and demolition (C&D) debris via rail through densely populated communities grow, civic groups in Glendale and Middle Village are looking to stop a plan to increase waste operations through local freight lines.
An odoriferous open-top rail car, filled to capacity with construction and demolition debris, has been parked for several weeks in the Fresh Pond Railyard, directly across the street from Glendale homes, raising the ire of nearby residents.