Officials announced Tuesday, July 8, the City Council Merit Based Scholarship, once named after former Speaker Peter Vallone Sr., was restored after it was voted into the budget of the City Council for $11.1 million.
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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 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.
Rob Astorino is asking voters whether New York is winning or losing. The Westchester County Executive, in a video challenging Andrew Cuomo’s economic successes in leading the state, has announced he is running on the Republican ticket for governor.
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, [...]
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.
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 [...]
The City Council honored Verizon technicians Michael Popowich, Anthony Howley and John Gilday with a proclamation Tuesday. The trio thwarted a rape in Flushing in October by chasing the attacker and sitting on him until cops arrived.
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 [...]
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 [...]