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Koslowitz Helps Fight Lien Sales

Koslowitz Helps Fight Lien Sales

Councilwoman Karen Koslowitz (D-Forest Hills) recently worked with the Department of Environmental Protection and the Department of Finance to address issues surrounding constituents who are…

Lindenwood Auto Vandals Strike Again

Lindenwood Auto Vandals Strike Again

The latest in a string of auto vandalism crimes concerning Lindenwood residents over the last several months took place in two separate incidents this week…

EPA to Begin Clean-up of Newtown Creek

EPA to Begin Clean-up of Newtown Creek

One of the most polluted urban water ways separates Queens from Brooklyn—but the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) signed an agreement Tuesday that could cleanup the…

Dems Select Weprin for Congressional Run

Dems Select Weprin for Congressional Run

Democrats have selected state Assemblyman David Weprin to run for the 9th Congressional District seat, which Anthony Weiner resigned last month. Weprin, a Holliswood resident…

Cuomo Signed Distracted Driving Law

Cuomo Signed Distracted Driving Law

Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a law on Tuesday that makes it a primary traffic offense to use handheld electronic devices, including cell phones, while driving….

City Unveils 70 New Electric Cars

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is moving forward with his vision to create a greener New York. Bloomberg, along with Deputy Mayor Stephen Goldsmith and Department of…

Tougher Penalties for Tow Operators

Tougher Penalties for Tow Operators

As the Department of Consumer Affairs prepares for a hearing on the removal of a Maspeth towing company from the city’s accident response program, Mayor…

Comptroller Audit Finds Hotels in Debt

Last month, Comptroller John Liu released a report stating that several hotels throughout the city owed nearly $2.7 million in unpaid bills. According to Liu,…

Local Pols Bring Tax Help to Nabe

Local Pols Bring Tax Help to Nabe

With many residents still suffering from a down economy, area politicians held a free tax lien event for those suffering overdue debts from city and…