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NY Comptroller DiNapoli: ‘Queens is a New York success story’
NY Comptroller DiNapoli: ‘Queens is a New York success story’
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 12/13/2013 at 5:14PM

New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli gathered with local elected officials and community leaders on Friday, December 13 at Silvercup Studios in Long Island City to release an economic snapshot of Queens, revealing how the borough has made an economic comeback over the past two years since the Great Recession.

Howard Beach residents, businesses fuming over lack of insurance, gov’t assistance
Howard Beach residents, businesses fuming over lack of insurance, gov’t assistance
News Alexa Altman 11/28/2012 at 12:46PM

At $9,000 a year, JoAnn Ambrosio thought she had the “Rolls Royce” of insurance. But when four feet of water flooded her Howard Beach home during Sandy, she was left scrambling. Living in Zone B, Ambrosio was not required to purchase a policy that provided protection from floods — a service that for $400 extra, [...]

Small businesses cashing in with Con Ed energy efficiency programs
Business Queens Courier Staff 10/28/2012 at 7:14AM

Small businesses throughout New York City and Westchester County are taking advantage of a Con Edison energy-efficiency program to save money and preserve the environment. The program focuses on assisting small businesses by providing them with incentives of up to 70 percent for the cost of upgrading major heating, cooling and lighting systems. Con Edison [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 7/31/2012 at 6:25AM

EVENT of the DAY: Shape up NYC: Zumba on the beach Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow [...]