As we enter 2014, The Queens Courier asked our elected officials: “What do you hope to accomplish for your constituents in 2014?”
Michael Bloomberg held a marathon bill signing session Monday, enacting his final 22 pieces of legislation as mayor, including an indoor ban on e-cigarettes.
Bill de Blasio will ring in the New Year in his Park Slope home by being officially sworn in as the 109th mayor of New York City.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s official portrait was unveiled Monday and now hangs in City Hall, along with all recent official mayoral portraits.
Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio has named Carmen Farina, a veteran employee of the New York City public school system, as the next schools chancellor.
Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio will be sworn in as the 109th mayor of New York City by former President Bill Clinton, de Blasio announced Saturday. “I was honored to serve in President Clinton’s Administration and on Secretary Clinton’s campaign for U.S. Senate, and I am honored again that they will both join our celebration for [...]
Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio’s 19-year-old daughter Chiara admitted in a video posted Tuesday to substance abuse and years of battling depression.
Alexandra Rosa, the right-hand woman to the last two Queens borough presidents, is retiring after 30 years in Borough Hall.
Councilmember Ruben Wills took a dive into the lives of our city’s homeless to highlight hardships for those living in poverty, but called it quits after being diagnosed with pneumonia. The councilmember began his journey to get a better look into the lives and struggles of the city’s population on the streets on Dec. 17. [...]
The City Council unanimously passed an amendment Thursday that would require the NYPD to submit to the Council crime reports for all city parks and playgrounds larger than one acre. Currently, crimes are only reported in the city’s 31 largest green spaces. The NYPD would also be required to post this data on the department’s [...]