Two Charged in Chimney Scams

Two Long Island men were arraigned last week for allegedly targeting elderly homeowners in a chimney repair scam throughout Queens. According to prosecutors, Bruce Wimmer,…

Cuomo Unveils New Ethics Package

Cuomo Unveils New Ethics Package

New York has its share of corrupt former officials, and plenty to spare. Ethics reform has been a hot topic for years and with the…

Burger Bar: A New Neighborhood Favorite

Burger Bar: A New Neighborhood Favorite

When Anthony Ballato told his wife Kim that the Middle Village/Maspeth area needed a great burger place with reasonable prices, she agreed with him right…

Local Politicians React to Weiner Scandal

Local Politicians React to Weiner Scandal

As New York State took a major step toward passing ethics reform laws, the U.S. House of Representatives were considering launching a federal ethics investigation…

Editorial: Voters Must Do What Weiner Won’t

House of Representatives Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has called for an investigation by the Congressional Ethics Committee to determine if Congressman Anthony Weiner has violated…

Effort Underway for JVP 9/11 Memorial

Effort Underway for JVP 9/11 Memorial

After the terrorist attacks of September 11, Middle Village and Maspeth residents banded together to honor those lost in the tragedy. The group became the…