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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.

Mayor in a school daze
Politics From Here Victor G. Mimoni 3/14/2014 at 12:11PM

It’s been an interesting couple of weeks in the ongoing schoolyard boxing match – not yet a brawl because the gloves haven’t come off – pitting the mayor’s height and reach against the governor, a compact fighter with lots of power. Hizzoner traveled upstate on Tuesday, March 4, to spar another round and learned the [...]

Scobee Diner site plans move forward
Scobee Diner site plans move forward
Northeast Melissa Chan 1/07/2014 at 4:46PM

The city’s Board of Standards and Appeals (BSA) has approved a variance that would pave the way for a new building at the former Scobee Diner site in Little Neck.

Medical center developers plan to take Astoria homeowners to court
Medical center developers plan to take Astoria homeowners to court
West Melissa Chan 10/02/2013 at 2:31PM

Developers of a nearly complete medical center in Astoria plan to take adjacent homeowners to court to gain key access to their backyards, residents said. Pali Realty needs permission to enter the backyards of about five adjacent homes in order to wrap up an eight-story ambulatory care center project at 23-25 31st Street. But dozens [...]