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BOE sacrifices voters’ rights for political correctness
Letters Letters 7/28/2014 at 2:15PM

NYC’s Board of Elections cited a low voter turnout for the June primary and a declining participation rate over the last few years. There’s a good reason why. The BOE closed a number of polling sites because they were deemed inaccessible to handicapped voters under the Americans With Disabilities Act.  Sending absentee ballots to disabled [...]

More retail coming to Long Island City waterfront
More retail coming to Long Island City waterfront
Business Angy Altamirano 6/30/2014 at 4:46PM

Leasing for the retail spaces in real estate company TF Cornerstone’s East Coast Development, a mixed-use project of six buildings located on the Long Island City waterfront, has been completed by Winick Realty Group.

Jason Sudeikis films movie in Kew Gardens Hills
Jason Sudeikis films movie in Kew Gardens Hills
Entertainment Queens Courier Staff 6/30/2014 at 3:18PM

Actors, including Jason Sudeikis and Alison Brie, filmed scenes at the brand new Micro Center technology store on Kissena Boulevard on Monday for the upcoming film “Sleeping with Other People.”

Board votes against Kew Gardens Hills synagogue expansion
Board votes against Kew Gardens Hills synagogue expansion
Northeast Liam La Guerre 6/19/2014 at 3:00PM

Community Board 8 denied support for Sephardic Congregation’s variance application to add a third floor on its Kew Gardens Hills building, and members blasted the temple’s leadership for the 15 Department of Buildings violations it has.

John Messer stops bid for state Senate
John Messer stops bid for state Senate
Politics Liam La Guerre 6/18/2014 at 5:36PM

Oakland Gardens lawyer John Messer is dropping his third bid to unseat 14-year veteran state Sen. Toby Ann Stavisky in District 16, which includes Flushing, Bayside, Forest Hills and Fresh Meadows, among other areas.