Melissa Mark-Viverito was unanimously elected as the next City Council Speaker Wednesday by the 51-member body, becoming the second most powerful politician in the city and the first Latin-American to take the spot. “We will work together, because that is what New Yorkers expect and that is what New Yorkers deserve,” she said. “We unite [...]
Fleet Financial Group plans to build a massive convention center and a luxury hotel and apartment complex in Corona, near Citi Field.
After celebrating another victory, the Townsend Harris girls basketball team revealed a banner to commemorate their back to back undefeated seasons in 2012 and 2013.
The NYPD apprehended five burglary suspects during a Kew Garden Hills deli heist, who almost got away with thousands in cash.
A man died Monday night in a possible explosion in Kew Gardens, authorities said.
Queens residents woke up to more than half a foot of snow Friday morning as they prepared to deal with the aftermath of the winter storm.
The New York City Industrial Development Agency (NYCIDA) voted Tuesday to give $43 million in tax breaks for developers who plan to transform Willets Point.
The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect wanted for rape in Rego Park. On Friday, a 52-year-old woman was exiting the R train on 63rd Drive and Queens Boulevard around 10 p.m. when the suspect began to probe the woman for her name and phone number, said cops. After she [...]
A growing congregation in Rego Park fears their beloved synagogue will be demolished in the near future despite assurances from the site’s new owner that it will remain. Supporters of the Ohr Natan synagogue, built in the former Trylon movie theater, have collected more than 1,300 petition signatures so far in their efforts to keep [...]
A home health aide has been indicted on charges she stole $55,000 from an ailing Queens senior who was under her care, authorities said. Tameka Nunes, 31, of the Bronx, faces up to 15 years in prison for grand larceny and criminal possession of stolen property. District Attorney Richard Brown said Nunes systematically — almost [...]