Assemblywoman Catherine Nolan visited on Monday with several Maspeth families to discuss issues centered around the Metropolitan Oval soccer field, located in the vicinity of 60th Street and 59th Avenue, and possible solutions.
Subway perverts may now think twice before performing their lewd acts after a new law was enacted on Friday to punish offenders who grind up against women and/or masturbate in crowded trains, buses or subways.
Conditions at the pedestrian underpass at 80th Street and 57th Avenue have become increasingly worse over the last several months, according to residents who have complained about the unsightly and unsanitary conditions.
The Board of Elections (BOE) was met with local disapproval after announcing the removal of the Scheuer House of Bayside and Le Havre in Whitestone as voting sites for upcoming and future general elections.
Former Assemblyman William Scarborough was sentenced on Monday to serve 13 months behind bars and two years’ probation for pleading guilty earlier this year to federal wire fraud and theft charges, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced.
State Senator Toby Ann Stavisky and Councilwoman Karen Koslowitz of Forest Hills visited the Queens Jewish Community Council food pantry in Flushing Tuesday to help hand out food to needy families for Rosh Hashanah, the start of the Jewish New Year.
Potential voters gathered at the Queens High School of Teaching in Bellerose on Monday to watch contenders for the vacant 23rd City Council seat tackle the issues in a debate hosted by the AARP and sponsored by The Queens Tribune and The Queens Press.