Watch-maker E. Gluck Corporation will lower a newly-built, giant 36-foot wall, which surprised and disturbed residents near the company’s new location, Little Neck politicians announced.
More city buses need to roll through Douglaston, local elected officials demanded Monday, calling the neighborhood a “transit desert.”
Santa brought smiles and of course toys to the good boys and girls at Queens Centers for Progress’ Apple Preschool in Jamaica for The Queens Courier’s annual holiday gift drive. Ringing his bell and calling out a jolly “ho ho ho,” some of the kids were a little shy of Old Saint Nick, but most [...]
Councilmember-elect Paul Vallone has picked the team he’ll take to City Hall in January, The Courier has learned. The seven-member staff consists mostly of longtime supporters and includes two former employees of Queens elected officials and the aunt of a local assemblymember. “These are people who believed in me five years ago, when I first [...]
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 [...]
One local politician is worried the MTA’s green fee will put his constituents in the red. Assemblymember Ed Braunstein said the MTA’s proposed green fee unfairly affects riders in his district. The MTA recently proposed adding a $1 charge to each new MetroCard purchased; riders who refill their card will not be charged. Many residents [...]
A coalition of co-op and condo owners in northeast Queens had one message for its elected officials after arguments erupted over whose bill was best: no more lip service. “What you see is the dysfunction in Albany. This isn’t a Republican-Democrat issue. It’s about homeowners who don’t want to be pushed out of their homes,” [...]