Looking Back 2011 – Year in Review

Looking Back 2011 – Year in Review

The passage of 2011 has brought us to the threshold of yet another year– our 35th year of publication. Looking ahead we wonder what changes…

Howard Beach Native Laid to Rest

If you’ve ever worn a ladies fashion shoe, chances are you can thank Jacquelyn Boutureira for the fit. A “perfect size 6,” Boutureira was a…

Thousands Mourn Fallen Officer

Thousands Mourn Fallen Officer

On Tuesday morning, more than 10,000 uniformed officers lined the streets outside St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church in Babylon. Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly and Mayor…

Former Councilman Monserrate Loses Appeal

Former NewYork State Senator Hiram Monser rate’s conviction for recklessly causing physical injury to his girlfriend during a domestic violence incident at his Jackson Heights…

Community Board 5 Talks Traffic

Community Board 5 Talks Traffic

  The Department of Transportation intends to make going to school safer for Queens kids in2012. It’s a plan that’s needed in particular by two…

Lost Council Funds Set Blame Flying

Lost Council Funds Set Blame Flying

Tempers flared last week because old funding from Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley was lost in a scramble of paperwork at the end of 2010. On Dec….

Drowning Under His Water Bill

Drowning Under His Water Bill

George Russo says he would have noticed 59,000 cubic feet of water gushing into his building in Richmond Hill. The Department of Environmental Protection disagrees….

Two Stabbed in Maspeth Murder-Suicide

Two Stabbed in Maspeth Murder-Suicide

A woman died Tuesday after she and her adultson were brutally stabbed at their Maspeth homein the early morning by her boyfriend, who leapt to…

Editorial: Justice is Broken

More than ten thousand uniformed police stood outside St. Joseph’s Church in Babylon,Long Island on Monday morning. The solemn assemblage was present to usher Police…

Grant Gets Queens Two New Trains

Two of the diesel engines that run on tracks cutting through Middle Village, Ridgewood and Glendale will get a state-of-the-art,low-emissions upgrade by 2013. Thanks to…