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Former Comptroller Sentenced to Four Years

Former Comptroller Sentenced to Four Years

After a rocky trial involving several delays and political mis-steps, former state comptroller Alan Hevesi was convicted of taking kickbacks and bribes involving the state’s…

Truck Enforcement Begins on Grand Ave.

Truck Enforcement Begins on Grand Ave.

After constant prodding from local civic groups, the NYPD and the city and state transportation officials have started to ticket trucks illegally travelling along Grand…

Chancellor Black Gets Expelled

Chancellor Black Gets Expelled

Queens Native Dennis Walcott Takes Over In a third term rife with criticism, Mayor Michael Bloomberg rectified one of the public’s biggest complaints—Schools Chancellor Cathie…

Health Fair at PS 207 Draws Crowd

Health Fair at PS 207 Draws Crowd

More than 300 people from Howard Beach and the surrounding communities came out for a health and safety workshop at PS 207. Organized by the…

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…

Counting Down to New York Census Battle

Results Show Growth of Only 1,300 Residents in Queens Over the Last Decade Since the 2010 Census results on New York’s population were released, the…