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 […]
TODAY’S FORECAST: Friday: Fog and drizzle early…then rain. High 51. Winds SSE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 70%. Friday night: Cloudy with light rain early…then becoming partly cloudy. Low 33. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
New York politicians are shooting for an open statewide gun offender registry. Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. announced legislation Wednesday to make the city’s gun offender registry publicly available online and create a similar statewide registry. Vallone will introduce the bill tomorrow in a City Council meeting. State Senator Jeffrey […]
The League of Independent Theater endorsed Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. for borough president, Cathy Guerriero for public advocate, Scott Stringer for comptroller and Costa Constantinides for City Council District 22. MAYOR The New York State Federation of College Republicans endorsed John Catsimatidis. State Senate co-leader Jeffrey Klein endorsed Bill Thompson. PUBLIC ADVOCATE A dozen Queens […]
Greg Kelly Cleared: ‘Mutual lust’ nixes claim by rape accuser Manhattan prosecutors will not seek rape charges against Greg Kelly, the TV talk-show host and son of Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, stemming from a complaint filed by a 29-year-old woman, authorities said last night. The case was over nearly as soon as it started — […]
After flirting with a move to New Jersey, a Queens produce supplier has accepted a fresh offer – and will most likely relocate to the Bronx. FreshDirect, an online fresh food grocer, will uproot from its operations in Long Island City and leave the borough for larger facilities, according to a joint statement from Governor […]
BY: LA SHAWN PAGÁN Community members and leaders met on the steps of city hall demanding Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the Department of Sanitation of New York (DSNY) install GPS systems in all 355 street sweepers citywide. The new act will allow drivers to park on the restricted side of a street that has been […]