Mother Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter

A 24-year-old mother pleaded guilty at Queens Criminal Court last week after she had thrown an infant girl she gave birth to in the garbage…

Endorsements Fly in Congressional Primary

Endorsements Fly in Congressional Primary

Endorsements in Queens’ Democratic congressional primary for the 6th District began rolling out in earnest this week. Assemblyman Rory Lancman won support from former New…

Editorial: Keep It Honest

It’s a strange world indeed—this one of community newspaper publishing. Last week we read one of our competitor’s editorials which devoted their weekly editorial space…

Cops Close Two Motels in Prostitution Raid

Cops Close Two Motels in Prostitution Raid

Police raided two motels and arrested five people last week in relation to a prostitution crackdown that undercover cops have been monitoring since December 2011….

Two Green Groups Earn EPA Award

The Jamaica Bay Ecowatchers and Civics United for Railroad Environmental Solutions (CURES) learned last week that they each won a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 2012…

Queens Landmark Sites Awarded

Queens Landmark Sites Awarded

The New York Landmarks Conservancy has announced the winners of the 22nd Lucy G. Moses Preservation Awards. Newtown High School in Elmhurst and the TWA…