Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver

Free camp offered to Sandy victims
News Cristabelle Tumola 4/30/2013 at 12:33PM

After a long season of hardship for young victims of  Sandy, one organization is working to give them a bright summer. The American Camp Association of New York and New Jersey is offering summer camp scholarships to children of families greatly impacted by the storm through its Heal the Children program. “Representing a community that [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 4/08/2013 at 8:12AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Monday: Partly cloudy. High of 68. Winds from the North at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the SSW in the afternoon. Monday night: Overcast with a chance of rain. Low of 54. Winds from the South at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%. EVENT OF THE DAY: Holocaust Memorial Day Talk [...]

Legislators come thru for co-op, condo owners
News Melissa Chan 12/18/2012 at 1:33PM

State leaders will end up keeping their pledge to co-op and condo shareholders in the city. According to Governor Andrew Cuomo and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, the Legislature has reached an agreement on tax relief legislation and will sign it into law when officials return to Albany. The city will also issue tax bills based [...]

Cuomo, Legislature reach deal on balanced, on-time state budget
Cuomo, Legislature reach deal on balanced, on-time state budget
News Billy Rennison 3/27/2012 at 7:00PM

For the second straight year, state politicians have reached an agreement on an on-time balanced budget. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the $132.6 billion budget in a joint statement with Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver on Tuesday, March 27. “For the second straight year, New York State has worked and created [...]