As chair of the NYC Council Education Committee, it is a priority of mine to see Mayor Bill de Blasio’s universal pre-kindergarten plan enacted. The only viable way to ensure that our children get this extra year of education is to create a tax on the city’s most wealthy residents to help fund it.
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Sunnyside and Woodside got all dressed up in green for the annual St. Pat’s for All Parade Sunday.
A group of Jackson Heights residents are telling one Starbucks shop that enough is enough.
It’s déjà-vu for two major immunization walk-in clinics as the city renews its plans to close the sites by the end of the month, according to union leaders.
Hundreds of residents in the Jackson Heights community have pledged not to shop at one local supermarket unless a change is made.
Several important leadership positions went to Queens representatives Wednesday who showed support for newly-elected City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito last month.
Although a proposed rezoning plan hopes to alleviate overcrowding at one Jackson Heights school, some local parents have mixed feelings on the changes.
Melissa Mark-Viverito was unanimously elected as the next City Council Speaker Wednesday by the 51-member body, becoming the second most powerful politician in the city and the first Latin-American to take the spot. “We will work together, because that is what New Yorkers expect and that is what New Yorkers deserve,” she said. “We unite [...]
As we enter 2014, The Queens Courier asked our elected officials: “What do you hope to accomplish for your constituents in 2014?”
Councilmember Melissa Mark-Viverito is claiming she will have enough votes in the City Council to become its next speaker. In a statement issued Wednesday night, Mark-Viverito, who represents District 8, said she has the backing of 30 councilmembers and councilmembers-elect, including Queens members Daniel Dromm, Julissa Ferreras, Daneek Miller, Donovan Richards, Eric Ulrich and Jimmy [...]