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Give David Weprin credit for the original idea
Penner's Pen Larry Penner 4/15/2014 at 11:56AM

Give credit where credit is due. New York state Sen. Tony Avella recently called for a new police precinct. When New York State Assemblymember David Weprin was chairperson of the New York City Finance Committee from 2002 to 2009, he advocated creation of the new 116th Precinct out of the existing 105th NYPD Precinct, before [...]

City officials split on marching in St. Patrick’s Day parades
City officials split on marching in St. Patrick’s Day parades
South Maggie Hayes 3/05/2014 at 2:44PM

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.

The three amigos
Penner's Pen Larry Penner 12/30/2013 at 6:08PM

NYC Republican Councilmembers Vincent Ignizio, Steven Matteo and Eric Ulrich are the three amigos.  Just as Melissa Mark-Viverito has the votes to become NYC Council speaker, so does NYC Republican Councilmember Vincent Ignizio for the new City Council Minority leader.  This result is because two of the three last GOP councilmembers are from Staten Island, [...]

2013: The year in photos
2013: The year in photos
Top Stories Queens Courier Staff 12/29/2013 at 8:57AM

As we bid adieu to 2013, The Queens Courier brings you a look at the year that was . . . from the selection of a new Pope to the downfall of our elected officials, to tragedy, controversy and everything in between. And as we look ahead to 2014, we wish our new legislators luck and the best year for our readers.

A question of action
Letters Letters 12/19/2013 at 3:55PM

The best-kept secrets in City Hall are the cost overruns and time delays for renovations of the NYC Council chambers. Construction began in 2007 with an original cost estimate below $50 million and completion date of 2009.  In 2008, the first of a series of cost overruns raised the price tag to $65 million.  In 2011, it was announced that the final [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 11/27/2013 at 7:43AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Periods of rain. High 59. Winds WNW at 15 to 25 mph. Rainfall around a half an inch. Wednesday night Cloudy with light rain early…then becoming clear overnight. Low 33. Winds WNW at 20 to 30 mph. Chance of rain 70%. EVENT OF THE DAY: The Booth: The Last Days of Film Projection The Booth: The [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 11/21/2013 at 7:44AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Overcast. High of 48. Winds from the East at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the South in the afternoon. Thursday night: Overcast. Low of 45. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: CabaNOIR: The 15th Annual Cabaret For Charity Come to St. John’s University Little Theatre for a fabulous night [...]