As chair of the NYC Council Education Committee, it is a priority of mine to see Mayor Bill de Blasio’s universal pre-kindergarten plan enacted. The only viable way to ensure that our children get this extra year of education is to create a tax on the city’s most wealthy residents to help fund it.
John Messer is mulling over another State Senate run. It would be the Oakland Gardens attorney’s third try at defeating incumbent State Senator Toby Ann Stavisky, who has held the seat for nearly 15 years.
John Bowne basketball added to its undefeated record after a tense game against Newtown High School, crushing the Elmhurst team by almost 20 points.
Shoppers will soon be able to take a break in between stores and visit the library.
The FBI is looking for three men who attacked and robbed an armored truck guard on Friday at an Elmhurst bank.
Supporters of “Vision Zero” rallied at problem intersections in Maspeth and Ridgewood to call for safer streets.
A driver was arrested after hitting and killing a 68-year-old woman in Maspeth Saturday morning, police said.
The former home to St. John’s Hospital will soon be transformed into a mixed-use building.
Together with Lion Cage Shredding, located at 120-10 Queens Boulevard in Kew Gardens and Macerich Properties, owner of Queens Center in Elmhurst, the NYPD’s Crime Prevention Section held a free document shredding public event in front of the mall on Sunday to make sure personal information does not get into the wrong hands.
Parents Metok Dolma and Choegyal Dorjee welcomed their new baby daughter, Tenzin Choetso, one second after midnight on New Year’s Day at Elmhurst Hospital Center.