State Sen. Tony Avella has joined the opposition to the planned conversion of an emergency homeless shelter at the former Pan American Hotel into a permanent facility due to what he called “horrendous” conditions at the site.
The Department of Homeless Services is proposing a five-year, $42 million contract with Samaritan Village Inc. for the proposed homeless shelter at the former Pan Am Hotel in Elmhurst, according to city records.
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.
The former TWA Flight Center at JFK Airport may be closer to turning into a chic boutique hotel. Ron Marsico, a spokesperson for the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, which controls the TWA structure, said that it’s negotiating with a developer about building a hotel at the location. According to the Wall […]
Travelers, prepare for takeoff! This spring, American Airlines (AA) will introduce three new international routes from John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). “New Yorkers are international travelers – whether for business or leisure travel – and we’re excited to add these three great destinations to our schedule,” said Jim Carter, AA Vice President, Eastern Sales […]
Amid ongoing controversy over several Queens homeless shelters, the city comptroller has said the Department of Homeless Services is “failing” in the way it deals with homelessness throughout the five boroughs.
Help is on the way. That was the message Assemblymember Jose Peralta touted at a recent announcement that more workshops and even some extra funding would soon be coming to homeowners in his district that are facing the possibility of foreclosure. “Today the housing market bubble has burst mostly because of the predatory loans,” Peralta […]