The conversion of an East Elmhurst motel into a homeless shelter was one of many topics addressed by the city’s comptroller during a breakfast last week with western Queens community leaders and elected officials.
In 2012, Manhattan Borough President and future 2013 Democratic Party primary NYC comptroller candidate Scott Stringer called for construction of a new “Triboro X” subway line. This would connect Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx. It made a great sound bite at the time and got Stringer some free publicity. But you have to ask two […]
Manhattan Borough President and 2013 Democratic Party primary NYC Comptroller candidate Scott Stringer one year ago called for construction of a new “Triboro X” subway line. This would connect Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx. It made a great sound bite at the time and got Stringer some free publicity. But you have to ask one […]
Manhattan Borough President and 2013 Democratic Party primary Mayoral candidate Scott Stringer calling for construction of a new “Triboro X” subway line which would connect Brooklyn, Queens and The Bronx makes a great sound bite, but the devil is in the details. Stringer said that this would be his number one transportation priority. It will […]
After reports surfaced of the emergency homeless shelter located at the former Pan American Hotel being infested with rats, members of the Juniper Park Civic Association (JPCA) continue to voice their concerns over the planned opening of a homeless shelter in Glendale.
Fed up with rising fares and poor subway service, members of the Riders Alliance and the Straphangers Campaign wrote a letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo inviting him to take a ride on the 7 line during the morning rush hour.
The continuing damage from the storm can be seen today in Breezy Point and the Rockaways, and many other communities in Queens that bore the brunt of Sandy’s winds and waves. Many neighborhoods have not been fully rebuilt and individual homeowners are still desperately seeking assistance.
The auditorium at the Kupferberg center at Colden was overflowing with the power people of our city to hear our borough president deliver her first State of the Borough message. She knocked it out of the ballpark! I was happy to see the brilliant Brooklyn BP Eric Adams cheering her on. And with comptroller Tom […]
Borough President Melinda Katz delivered her first State of the Borough speech on Thursday, celebrating the borough’s diversity, its recent prominence as a tourism destination and the nurturing environment that she said has made Queens “the borough of families.”