William Scarborough

Op-Ed: Helping businesses recover
Business Queens Courier Staff 1/16/2013 at 1:53PM

BY ASSEMBLYMEMBER WILLIAM SCARBOROUGH New York has experienced a number of severe storms in recent years, and the resulting damage has been devastating to residents and to businesses. Damage from the two storms is said to exceed $40 billion to New Yorkers, and it is evident that we can now expect more severe weather events [...]

MCU cuts ribbon on southeast Queens facility
MCU cuts ribbon on southeast Queens facility
Business Toni Cimino 9/01/2012 at 2:45AM

Municipal Credit Union (MCU) has expanded its footprint in Queens with the opening of its new branch in Springfield Gardens. Congressmember Gregory Meeks, Assemblymember William Scarborough, Councilmember Leroy Comrie, and District Leader Elmer Blackburne joined MCU president/CEO Kam Wong and board chair Mark S. Brantley in cutting the ribbon on the new full-service Springfield Gardens [...]

Bill would toughen punishment for illegal guns
News Cristabelle Tumola 8/28/2012 at 11:55AM

The day before a man shot and killed a former co-worker near the Empire State Building, State Senator Malcolm Smith and Assemblymember William Scarborough introduced a bill that would increase the punishment for illegal gun possession. The legislation would change the penalty from a class A misdemeanor to a class D felony, which has a [...]

School aides protest pink slips
Education & Kids Nargas Karimi 10/03/2011 at 2:25PM

As Local 372 members return to their jobs, bureaucrats at the Department of Education (DOE) are pre¬paring pink slips and layoff notices for nearly 800 school aides. “During the budget negotiations this June, the Chancellor [Dennis Walcott] called Lillian Roberts [DC 37 executive director] to try to work with DC-37 to avert DOE layoffs. Unfortunately, [...]