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Thanks Pia

We’d like to take this opportunity to first say CONGRATULATIONS to Pia Toscano for her success on American Idol. Last Thursday night, nearly 300 people…

Sayonara Cathie Black

After three tumultuous months on the job, Cathie Black has stepped down as the city’s Schools Chancellor—she won’t be missed. In her place, Mayor Michael…

Another Idol on the Horizon?

Another Idol on the Horizon?

It’s a pretty safe bet that the majority of Howard Beach is tuned into Fox 5’s American Idol every Wednesday and Thursday evening to root…

City Fights Back Against Bed Begs

City Fights Back Against Bed Begs

When it comes to bed bugs, New York City officials are biting back. A new section on the city’s website launched publicly on March 29—nyc.gov/bedbugs—is…

No Common Sense in Parking Bill

New city legislation is under discussion that would force NYPD’s traffic enforcement officers to nullify tickets if drivers produce a paid muni-meter receipt within 10…

CURES Set to Beautify Shaler Ave

CURES Set to Beautify Shaler Ave

A neglected city street is in line for some revitalization thanks to Civics United for Railroad Environmental Solutions (CURES). CURES and the Farmers Oval Civic…