To help mark the 75th anniversary of the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge, the Queens Historical society is hosting a discussion with Mary Hedge, archivist for MTA Bridges & Tunnels, and Aris Stathopoulos, Deputy Chief Engineer, MTA Bridges & Tunnels on Sunday, April 13.
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The people who seem unable to handle a tax on paper and plastic bags need [help]. The solution is using fabric/canvas bags. Is it such a burden to bring your bag(s) with you to the store? Really? Would you rather promote deforestation? Would you rather destroy the environment? Aren’t there enough plastic bags floating around [...]
The City Council unanimously struck down a controversial bid for a Whitestone sidewalk café Wednesday.
Cookie Marie Kurtz is the president of the Parent Organization at St. Luke Catholic School in Whitestone.
The 23-year-old Jamaica man arrested on Long Island last month for stripping three dozen cars of their costly catalytic converters has a lengthy rap sheet in the city, officials said.
Laura Schmitt is co-president of the Benjamin. N. Cardozo High School PTA.
An application for a Whitestone sidewalk café will go up for a City Council vote at the end of the month without support from the area councilmember.
On primary day 2010, Matthew Silverstein became the Democratic State Committeeman for the 26th Assembly District. Matt began a career in public service as an Inspector for the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs. As an Inspector, Matthew worked to uphold the landmark New York City Consumer Protection Law. He then became the Executive [...]
Star of Queens: Mary Parisen, co-founder, Civics United for Railroad Environmental Solutions (CURES)
Mary Parisen is the co-founder of Civics United for Railroad Environmental Solutions (CURES), a coalition of some of the largest civic associations in western Queens, that came together to improve railroad infrastructure, public health and safety.
Imagine walking out of school at 17 – and finding a brand new Ford Mustang waiting for you. That’s exactly what happened to Benjamin Cardozo senior Lauren Schwartzberg on Friday.