Community leaders weighed in on Councilmember James Vacca’s bill that would require community boards to webcast their full board meetings.
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EDITOR’S NOTE: BELOW IS A LETTER DISTRICT LEADER LEW SIMON SENT TO GOVERNOR ANDREW CUOMO Dear Governor Cuomo, As the Democratic District Leader of the 23 A.D. and Chair of the Rockaway-Broad Channel Bridge Toll Committee, we have been on record as requesting that the Cross Bay Veterans Memorial Bridge toll should be free for [...]
Among journalists, leaving the fourth estate to work the media in government or business is referred to as, “going over to the dark side.” I’ve spent the last couple of years as a Director of Communications with the New York City Council, after a five-year stint as a reporter for The Courier – and now, [...]
For ordinary folks, staggering through bitter winter weather and wondering whether the winds of war are blowing in faraway places, Election Day is way off their radar. But the process is already underway. Wisdom is that, “You have to be in it to win it,” and Tuesday, March 4 was the first day of the [...]
City officials are divided on the decision to march in this year’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Manhattan. But the annual Queens County St. Patrick’s Day Parade in the Rockaways brought in a slew of pols including Borough President Melinda Katz, State Senator Joseph Addabbo and Councilmember Eric Ulrich.
As part of a series of reforms to the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk policy, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday the city is dropping a lawsuit that prohibits “bias-based” profiling by police officers.
The Queens World Film Festival, which brings together international and local filmmakers to the borough to screen their works, celebrated its opening night on Tuesday at the Movie of the Moving Image in Astoria.
From the 49 co-location proposals released last year for schools all around the city, the Department of Education (DOE) has announced it will be withdrawing nine and revising one
A Flushing civic group has started a grassroots initiative to stand up to out-of-scale construction sites that residents say are destroying neighborhoods.
Long Island City welcomed Borough President Melinda Katz with open arms—and coffee.