Jackson Heights

Op-ed: Why we need Mayor de Blasio’s pre-k plan
News Op-Ed 3/22/2014 at 10:14AM

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.

Queens World Film Festival celebrates opening night
Queens World Film Festival celebrates opening night
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 3/05/2014 at 12:25PM

The Queens World Film Festival, which brings together international and local filmmakers to the borough to screen their works, celebrated its opening night on Tuesday at the Movie of the Moving Image in Astoria.