While acknowledging they were on good terms with the owners of Glendale’s Yeshiva Godolah Seminary (YGS), Community Board 5’s (CB 5) Land Use Committee recommended on Monday that the Board of Standards and Appeals (BSA) deny the yeshiva’s application for a zoning variance.
Residents packed the CNL Center at Christ the King Regional High School in Middle Village on Wednesday night to speak out on the proposed expansion of Glendale’s Yeshiva Godolah Seminary (YGS) during a Community Board 5 public hearing.
Vowing never to forget, local elected officials and activists gathered on Monday at the Glendale grave of Leo Frank to mark the 100th anniversary since the Jewish factory superintendent wrongfully convicted of murder in Georgia was lynched by a hateful mob.
In order to get the wheels moving on a plan to bring light rail service to western Queens, Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley took a trip to New Jersey to visit the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail line and gather information on how such a project could affect Glendale and the surrounding communities.
A Glendale man arrested after voicing threats against police officers in the wake of two cop killings last December will spend the next three years behind bars after pleading guilty to a weapons possession charge, prosecutors announced on Monday.