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…

DEC Recommends Lifting Hydrofracking Ban

DEC Recommends Lifting Hydrofracking Ban

The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has recommended that the state lift its moratorium on hydraulic fracturing, despite local officials’ concerns that the process is…

Rep. Meeks Faces Ethics Investigation

Rep. Meeks Faces Ethics Investigation

A House Ethics Committee investigation of Congressman Gregory Meeks is officially pending. On Friday, the Committee announced an extension of the deadline for action on…

Cuomo Calls Special Election for September 13

Cuomo Calls Special Election for September 13

On Friday, Governor Andrew Cuomo set September 13—New York’s scheduled primary day—for special elections to fill seven vacant political positions. Locally, the elections include the…