A Hillcrest High School student recently exposed to tuberculosis is receiving treatment and recovering, officials said, as cases of the potentially deadly bacterial infection in the city rise for the first time in a decade.
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Four Boy Scouts from Queens and about a dozen more in the city need help funding a historic trip to Normandy.
Borough President Melinda Katz has picked Deborah Dillingham of Forest Hills to serve on the city’s Panel for Educational Policy.
Police Officers Adrienne Galvani and Cory Smith of the 109th Precinct took a short detour from their anti-crime patrol to help an elderly Flushing couple dig their buried car out of a thick sheet of ice.
All New York City hydrants should be tagged with high-flying flags to be spotted more easily during snowstorms, a Queens lawmaker is proposing. Councilmember Mark Weprin is reintroducing legislation this March that would require markers be placed at least three feet above hydrants.
The head of the city’s largest window manufacturer, Crystal Window and Door Systems, is refuting claims the Queens plant will hightail it out of the Big Apple.
Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña has announced the Department of Education will keep all public schools open Thursday, as the Big Apple expects another round of snow.
More than 21,000 pesky potholes in Queens have been filled so far during this year’s snowier than usual winter, the city’s Department of Transportation said.
St. Mary’s Healthcare System, which serves thousands of children with special needs and complex medical conditions, will close its Early Intervention program May 5 due to state Department of Health cuts to reimbursement rates.
The Department of Education will keep all public schools open Wednesday, Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña announced, as the city expects icy conditions from its second snowstorm this week.