The city comptroller has begun making offers to Lindenwood residents who suffered damaged to their homes due to the April 30 malfunction of the Spring Creek sewer facility, which is run by the city’s Department of Environmental Protection.
The Department of Environmental Protection has blocked compensation for Lindenwood homeowners whose homes were flooded after a screw-up at a plant run by the agency, residents charged.
The Board of Trustees of the Queens Borough Public Library voted against turning over all the records requested by the city comptroller’s office, sparking condemnation from politicians.
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.