Tropical Storm Irene Hits Queens

Tropical Storm Irene Hits Queens

Tropical Storm Irene made landfall in New York City late Saturday night and into early Sunday morning. Although the city was spared from some of…

Broad Channel Homes Lost to Bay

Broad Channel Homes Lost to Bay

In a small boating community in Broad Channel overlooking the Jamaica Bay, residents were still reeling from the damage that Tropical Storm Irene left behind…

Outages Plague Parts of Ozone Park

Outages Plague Parts of Ozone Park

In the aftermath of Tropical Storm Irene hitting New York early Sunday morning, an estimated 25,000 Queens residents lost power, by far the most of…

Editorial: Better To Be Prepared

Tropical Storm Irene hit New York City over the weekend, and while the damage—particularly in low-lying areas like Broad Channel and Hamilton Beach—was significant, New…

Slot Machines Arriving at Aqueduct

Slot Machines Arriving at Aqueduct

The first city casino is getting ready to open at Aqueduct racetrack in Ozone Park, and it is receiving some of the most important pieces—slots….

Librarians Encourage Kids To Read

Librarians Encourage Kids To Read

When Queens’ librarians say they will do anything to get local children in their libraries to read more, they mean anything. Daniel Meyer, a children’s…

Cleanup Begins After Jamaica Ave Fire

Cleanup Begins After Jamaica Ave Fire

A four-alarm fire in Richmond Hill on Monday evening destroyed six businesses, displaced tenants and disrupted subway service along Jamaica Avenue. The fire started in…

CEC24 Debates City’s Sex Ed Mandate

CEC24 Debates City’s Sex Ed Mandate

The City’s recent decision to mandate sex education was the main topic at Tuesday night’s Community Education Council 24 meeting at P.S. 58 in Maspeth….