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On Candidates and Qualifications

On Candidates and Qualifications

While certainly crowded, the race to succeed Melinda Katz as Queens Borough President has been a noticeably dull affair. How many of the nine candidates…

WANTED

WANTED

Area investigators on Sunday reached out to the public for help in locating a man wanted in connection with a violent act committed earlier this…

Bill Asks for Info on  Shelter Hotels

Bill Asks for Info on Shelter Hotels

Photo Courtesy of Assemblywoman Pheffer Amato’s Office “Time and time again we hear that the City of New York is getting out of the homeless…

DOJ  Targets Robocallers

DOJ Targets Robocallers

Photo Courtesy of U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York “We are using all available tools and resources to stop foreign call…

Cop’s Cop  Calls it a Career

Cop’s Cop Calls it a Career

After a distinguished 40-year career, City Police Department Housing Chief James Secreto recently decided to hang up his 8-point cap. Secreto grew up in Brooklyn,…

Pol Seeks  ‘Women of Distinction’ Noms

Pol Seeks ‘Women of Distinction’ Noms

Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (center; D-Howard Beach) on Tuesday announced the opening of nominations for her 2020 Women of Distinction Awards “to recognize the incredible…

City Housing Plan  not Affordable:  Analysis

City Housing Plan not Affordable: Analysis

Photo Courtesy of Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office “New York City is battling a full-blown affordability crisis, and the time for half-measures is long-past,” Comptroller Stringer…

Man Gets 6 Years  for Fatal Crash

Man Gets 6 Years for Fatal Crash

Photo Courtesy of Google The accident took place at the intersection of Guy R. Brewer Boulevard and Archer Avenue. By Forum Staff A 21-year-old Queens…