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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…

9/11 Flag Visits Coleman Square

9/11 Flag Visits Coleman Square

Howard Beach residents had the opportunity to see the national 9/11 flag—a symbol of the country’s restoration after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. The…

Two Arrested for Illegal Drag Racing

The Queens District Attorney’s office is acting fast and furiously to convict alleged drag racers in East Elmhurt. Two men involved in a high-speed collision…

Free Tree Giveaway in Forest Hills

Community activists in Forest Hills are still working to restore the trees destroyed in last year’s tornado. A free tree giveaway sponsored by MillionTreesNYC and…

Safety First at Forest Park

Safety First at Forest Park

A free safety event was held at Forest Park on Saturday. Residents had the opportunity to receive free blood pressure readings, free bicycle helmets for…

Local Communities Honor Fallen Heroes

Local Communities Honor Fallen Heroes

Queens honored fallen heroes in a number of Memorial Day parades over the weekend. On Sunday, the United Veterans and Fraternal Organizations of Maspeth held…

State AG Sues Feds Over ‘Fracking’ Review

State AG Sues Feds Over ‘Fracking’ Review

The debate over the environmental impact of hydraulic fracturing—commonly known as hydrofracking—continued on Tuesday as State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed a lawsuit against the…