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…

City to Residents: Be Prepared

City to Residents: Be Prepared

In the past few weeks, an earthquake and a hurricane—two rare occurrences for New York—hit the city. The two events served as a perfect precursor…

Cleanup Continues After Irene

Cleanup Continues After Irene

The city was largely spared from the devastating effects of Tropical Storm Irene, which created havoc along the eastern seaboard last week, but there was…

Dozen Busted for Restaurant Drug Dealing

Following a ten month investigation, Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly announced last Thursday of the filing of criminal charges…