Residents Join Together to Honor Victims

Residents Join Together to Honor Victims

In one of many 9/11 ceremonies across the five boroughs, local residents and politicians gathered at Dry Harbor Playground on Sunday afternoon to honor the…

Maspeth Honors Squad 288 and Hazmat 1

Maspeth Honors Squad 288 and Hazmat 1

Nine miles from Ground Zero, the firefighters from Squad 288 and Hazardous Materials 1 responded quickly when two planes struck the World Trade Center on…

Ozone Park Reflects on Tragic Day

Ozone Park Reflects on Tragic Day

To honor those killed on 9/11, the Nativity-Blessed Virgin Mary Church in Ozone Park held a candlelight vigil on Saturday night. After Father Paul Palmiotto…

New Assistant DAs Appointed

The Queens District Attorney’s office just got stronger with the appointment of 13 new assistant DAs, District Attorney Richard Brown announced on Tuesday. “These young…

Editorial: Get Out and Vote

If you’ve been paying attention to our newspaper at all, you know there are special elections on September 13 to replace Anthony Weiner and Audrey…

Howard Beach Street Needs Makeover

Howard Beach Street Needs Makeover

Residents along 165th Avenue in Howard Beach say their quality of life is severely compromised by overgrown weeds covering sidewalks and hiding garbage bags left…

Candidates Square off a Forest Hills Civic

Candidates Square off a Forest Hills Civic

With the September 13 special election less than a week away, 9th Congressional District candidates David Weprin and Bob Turner separately addressed members of the…

Legislation to Bury Power Lines Planned

Legislation to Bury Power Lines Planned

Tropical Storm Irene caused thousands of Queens residents to lose power, and one Council Member thinks there’s a simple solution to prevent massive outages. Councilwoman…

Editorial: Remembering 9/11

This Sunday marks the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Thousands lost their lives on that infamous day. We must never forget the tragedies…

Editorial: Tougher Gun Laws Needed

There was a spat of shootings this weekend that have recently become very rare in the city. Mayor Michael Bloomberg used the opportunity to once…