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 […]
City Comptroller Scott Stringer has once again rejected the agency’s proposal, which was submitted twice before, to convert the former Pan American Hotel located at 79-00 Queens Blvd. into a permanent homeless shelter.
With Labor Rights Week quickly approaching, City Comptroller Scott Stringer scored a victory for city workers when he found $3.7 million as part of unclaimed prevailing wage settlements with several companies that worked on city-funded projects.
Just when South Ozone Park residents thought the fight to stop the placement of a juvenile detention center was close to being won, City Comptroller Scott Stringer on Tuesday approved a limited contract submitted by Sheltering Arms and the Administration of Children’s Services (ACS) to erect a Close to Home facility in the area.
City Comptroller Scott Stringer stood his ground on Thursday and sent the resubmitted proposal to convert the former Pan American Hotel into a permanent homeless shelter back to the Department of Homeless Services.
On the heels of the first audit of Queens Library executives in almost 20 years by City Comptroller Scott Stringer, Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley introduced legislation that would require officers of city-funded, nonprofit organizations to disclose any conflicts of interest regarding their income.
Executives at the Queens Borough Public Library spent millions of dollars on themselves while claiming the library was in debt and reducing both staff and services, according to an audit that City Comptroller Scott Stringer revealed during a press conference Wednesday morning outside the Astoria public library.
The fight continues for Elmhurst community members who continue to stand together hoping the city will again reject the proposal to convert the former Pan American Hotel into a permanent homeless shelter, which was resubmitted last month.
After months of petitioning and a lawsuit filed by the South Ozone Park Civic Association West and three South Ozone Park residents, the proposed Close to Home juvenile detention center has been denied by city Comptroller Scott Stringer.