MTA Prez Headlines Transit Town Hall

MTA Prez Headlines Transit Town Hall

Photo Courtesy of Assemblywoman Pheffer Amato’s Office Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato and MTA New York City Transit President Andy Byford will co-host a Commuters Town…

A Lucky Black Cat?  Only in Queens

A Lucky Black Cat? Only in Queens

Police Officer Jessica Lalli, a member of the 102nd Precinct, rescued a black cat (pictured) on New Year’s Day after it had become trapped under…

FDNY Touts Drop  in Fire Deaths

FDNY Touts Drop in Fire Deaths

Photo Courtesy of FDNY City Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro By Forum Staff The City recorded 66 fire deaths last year, 25 percent fewer blaze-related fatalities…

Lead, Follow, or Get out of the Way

Lead, Follow, or Get out of the Way

United States Army Gen. George Smith Patton, Jr. crafted that famous – and oft-misattributed – phrase. We’re in desperate need of such a straight shooter…

Mayor Acclaims ‘Internet Master Plan’

Mayor Acclaims ‘Internet Master Plan’

Photo Courtesy of Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography Office The de Blasio administration on Tuesday unveiled the New York City Internet Master Plan, an 88-page “vision” of…

Borough Prez Election Set for March

Borough Prez Election Set for March

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday set March 24 as the date for the Queens Borough President special election. “I encourage all eligible Queens residents…

Man Indicted for Rockaway Beach Slay

Man Indicted for Rockaway Beach Slay

Photo Courtesy of Google Hall allegedly shot Gumby a week before Christmas in front of this Rockaway Beach deli. By Forum Staff A Far Rockaway…

Boys Rescued  in Pond Plunge

Boys Rescued in Pond Plunge

File Photo Forest Park’s Strack Memorial Pond. By Michael V. Cusenza Two boys were saved on Christmas by an alert third buddy who snatched a…