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Gov. Cuomo’s transportation reinvestment commission
Penner's Pen Larry Penner 7/28/2014 at 5:32PM

At the end of the day Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s creation of a Transportation Reinvestment Commission to develop a 100 year blue print to plan for the future of public transportation will not be worth the paper any final report is printed on.  It will however like many previous planning studies or commissions, generate him some [...]

What to do if there is an LIRR strike
What to do if there is an LIRR strike
Top Stories Liam La Guerre 7/12/2014 at 1:46PM

As contract negotiations continue to stall and the impending LIRR strike draws closer each day, the MTA released its contingency plan Friday to address the 300,000 riders that would be stranded daily with the loss of train service.

Western Queens artist Gildo discusses road to success
Western Queens artist Gildo discusses road to success
Arts & Music Queens Courier Staff 7/03/2014 at 2:54PM

In a successful arts-based community like Long Island City, it is sometimes hard for an individual artist to stand out from the crowd. But an artist named Gildo has achieved this breakthrough through his breathtaking sense of creative purpose and the wide spectrum of his creative activities.

Passing of state Sen. Roy Goodman
Penner's Pen Larry Penner 6/23/2014 at 10:49AM

The recent death of former Manhattan eastside silk stocking district Republican state Sen. Roy Goodman marks the end of an era.  Under the leadership of Goodman, who served as a state senator (1969-2002), the GOP elected numerous public officials.  Goodman also served as  chairman of the New York Republican County Committee succeeding Vincent Albano serving from [...]