Mayor Bill de Blasio calling for a fair share of financial assistance from Washington is the same tired old rhetoric from decades ago that has grown stale over time. Mayor de Blasio’s reference to the late United States Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan concerning his analysis that New York sends more taxes to Washington than it […]
A proposal to turn the historic T Building on Queens Hospital Center’s grounds into 206 units of affordable housing has resumed after several years of missteps and controversy, according to local leaders and a politician.
One of the six Queens Library trustees dismissed by the borough president has stepped out to defend the alleged expenses by suspended library chief Tom Galante, who could potentially face being fired at a board meeting scheduled for Wednesday night.
A federal judge granted the request of six former trustees of the Queens Library to dismiss their lawsuit that challenged Borough President Melinda Katz’s decision to remove them from the board last summer.
Councilman Peter Koo and Commissioner Emily Lloyd of the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) met deep underground on Tuesday to tour the Flushing Bay Retention Facility, which serves as a storage area for raw sewage and is meant to keep the sewage from entering Flushing Creek, but can only hold so much.
The Department of City Planning will launch a study from the westernmost part of Flushing to Prince Street and Northern Boulevard to Roosevelt Avenue. The area is largely industrial and most of it hugs Flushing Creek’s bank.
“Since the affordable housing lottery for Hunter’s Point South, a two-tower development in Long Island City, launched on October 15, approximately 25,000 people have applied, according to Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer.”