City officials are divided on the decision to march in this year’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Manhattan. But the annual Queens County St. Patrick’s Day Parade in the Rockaways brought in a slew of pols including Borough President Melinda Katz, State Senator Joseph Addabbo and Councilmember Eric Ulrich.
I would like to start by commending the city for the fourth extension of ferry service to the Rockaway Peninsula. I would especially like to thank Mayor Bill de Blasio for extending the ferry service through May and keeping his word, as he remains dedicated to the recovery of Rockaway and New York City as a whole.
TODAY’S FORECAST: Thursday: Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 29. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph. Thursday night: Some clouds. Low 18. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.
A Far Rockaway mother has been charged with murder in the fatal beating of her two-year-old daughter inside their home, District Attorney Richard Brown said Wednesday.
Police are investigating the death of a toddler after he was discovered unconscious at his Jamaica home Tuesday, the NYPD said.
A two-year-old is dead after she was found unconscious with bruising around her mouth in her Arverne home Monday night, cops said.
Meet this week’s Star of Queens: Martin Colberg, president of the Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association (WRBA), a civic association that addresses problems in the community of Woodhaven.
The East River Ferry may soon be making more stops in Queens, according to a report released by the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC).
Just over a month ago, the strongest storm ever recorded crashed into the coast of the Philippines. Wreaking devastation over large swaths of Southeast Asia, Typhoon Haiyan has affected over 12 million people in the region and claimed thousands of lives. Even today, the death toll continues to rise.
In 2011, Devon Michael O’Connor formed the non-profit Welcome To Whitestone Commercial and Residential Civic Association (WTW). This fourth generation Whitestone resident gave other area residents and local businesses a voice backed by an association that would address their issues and concerns.