Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a major overhaul to speed up Sandy recovery Thursday, along with the release of a detailed report on the city’s response to the storm.
TODAY’S FORECAST: Thursday: Mostly sunny. High 51. Winds ENE at 10 to 20 mph. Thursday night: Mainly clear. Low 36. Winds ENE at 10 to 15 mph.
TODAY’S FORECAST: Thursday: Snow, heavy at times, will become mixed with sleet or freezing rain this afternoon. Temps nearly steady in the mid 30s. Winds NE at 25 to 35 mph. 5 to 8 inches of snow and ice expected. Thursday night: A wintry mix this evening will transition to mainly snow overnight. Low 32. Winds N at 20 to 30 mph. Snow and ice accumulating 3 to 5 inches.
City Comptroller Scott Stringer sat down with The Queens Courier to discuss his first weeks in office and just where he plans to go from here.
TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Mostly sunny this morning then becoming cloudy during the afternoon. High 19. Winds NW at 10 to 15 mph. Tuesday Night: Cloudy. Low 17. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Tuesday Morning Music Club of Douglaston Pianist Hannah Wang plays two compositions by M. Ravel and two compositions by C. Debussy. [...]
TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: A mix of clouds and sun during the morning will give way to cloudy skies this afternoon. High around 50. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph. Monday night: Cloudy skies. Low 42. Winds SSW at 10 to 20 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Oratorio Society of Queens Auditions Experience the joy of choral singing. Reservations [...]
New York City’s 109th mayor, Bill de Blasio, was sworn in during a ceremony at his Park Slope, Brooklyn home just after midnight Wednesday, followed by a formal inauguration on the steps of City Hall later that day.
ASSEMBLYMEMBER NILY ROZIC One by one, each student marched his way up to the front of the room to receive certificates of completion, each with a sense of accomplishment and hopefulness. One by one, each member of the cohort recounting stories of the past couple of weeks that gave them a second chance. It was [...]
The city has elected its new public advocate and comptroller— Letitia James and Scott Stringer. Councilmember James’ win makes New York City history. As the next public advocate, she is the first woman of color to hold citywide office. “Yes, this is indeed historic because our government must be representative of all New Yorkers,” James [...]
Eliot Spitzer’s comeback failure was Scott Stringer’s political triumph in the comptroller primary Tuesday. The Manhattan borough president beat the former governor, earning 52 percent of the vote with 98 percent of the precincts reporting, according to unofficial results. “I will bring integrity to this office. I will bring experience and leadership. I will make [...]