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…

Queens Cleans Up For Earth Day

With Earth Day around the corner, Queens politicians and community groups are asking residents to think sustainability. On April 30, Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley, the Communities…

Free Help for Struggling Homeowners

Thousands of Queens homeowners are in threat of losing their homes. As the foreclosure crisis grew, nefarious companies and banks started targeting desperate homeowners in…

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…

Smiles for Easter

Smiles for Easter

The Woodhaven Business Improvement District offered free pictures with the Easter Bunny last Saturday.  Pictured from left to right with the Easter Bunny are Maria…

All-Hands Fire on Crossbay Boulevard

All-Hands Fire on Crossbay Boulevard

An all-hands fire broke out in Claudine’s Hair Salon at 162-26 Crossbay Boulevard Sunday night, shortly after 11:30 pm. Store owner Claudine Noce, who has…

Parks Seeks Carousel Operator Again

Parks Seeks Carousel Operator Again

The city Parks Department has been going in circles for years trying to find a vendor for the Forest Park carousel. The historic carousel, with…

JFK Expansion Options Debated

JFK Expansion Options Debated

John F. Kennedy Airport is one of the nation’s busiest airports and travellers face frequent delays. As air travel around New York increases, it could…

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…