A high school program meant to give politically-minded scholars a taste of City Hall will begin this fall.
Jackson Heights coffee bar owner Afzal Hossain doesn’t like the city’s new paid sick leave law, but he believes we should all follow the law, no matter the burden. Although he’s willing to comply, he isn’t happy about it.
An application for a Whitestone sidewalk café will go up for a City Council vote at the end of the month without support from the area councilmember.
More city buses need to roll through Douglaston, local elected officials demanded Monday, calling the neighborhood a “transit desert.”
State lawmakers have strengthened a renewed push to make Lunar New Year an official school holiday, garnering support from City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito. The City Council plans to introduce two resolutions, calling for schools to close and metered parking to be suspended.
Councilmember Paul Vallone outlined his big ideas and discussed his first few weeks in office during a two-hour interview with The Courier.
Councilmember Paul Vallone was sworn into office by his father during a local inauguration ceremony Saturday.
The City Council unanimously passed an amendment Thursday that would require the NYPD to submit to the Council crime reports for all city parks and playgrounds larger than one acre. Currently, crimes are only reported in the city’s 31 largest green spaces. The NYPD would also be required to post this data on the department’s [...]
Councilmember Paul Vallone was officially sworn into the City Council Tuesday.
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 [...]