First of its Kind

First of its Kind

From Jan. 1 thru Dec. 31, any year, you’ll find some event, extravaganza, civic meeting, or academic symposium on any given date in Queens. They…

MTA Mismanaged $600M Subway Contract: Audit

MTA Mismanaged $600M Subway Contract: Audit

Photo Courtesy of Comptroller Stringer’s Office “New Yorkers are paying for a 21st century subway system and deserve nothing less,” Comptroller Stringer said. By Forum Staff…

MTA, Transit Union Reach Pact

MTA, Transit Union Reach Pact

Photo Courtesy of Marc Hermann/MTA New York City Transit The MTA and TWU Local 100 have reached a tentative agreement that provides a new four-year…

Cost of Incarceration at All-Time High

Cost of Incarceration at All-Time High

Photo Courtesy of Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office Dermot Shea is the 44th police commissioner of NYC. By Forum Staff The City spends a record high…

Lindenwood Homes Marred by Racist Graffiti

Lindenwood Homes Marred by Racist Graffiti

By Michael V. Cusenza “I was disgusted.” That was how one Lindenwood homeowner described her initial reaction Thanksgiving morning after she first laid eyes on…

Coming Through  for the Community

Coming Through for the Community

Just in time for Thanksgiving, police officers assigned to the 106th Precinct  Violence Division delivered turkeys to South Queens families in need. Salute to service!…

City Achieves HIV/AIDS Milestone

City Achieves HIV/AIDS Milestone

Photo Courtesy of Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography Office “We will not rest until we end the epidemic once and for all,” Mayor de Blasio said. By…

Shea Sworn in  as New Top Cop

Shea Sworn in as New Top Cop

Photo Courtesy of Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office Dermot Shea is the 44th police commissioner of NYC. By Michael V. Cusenza Dermot Shea on Monday was…

Will They Ever Learn?

Will They Ever Learn?

A tip of the hat to the City Council, which recently approved a comprehensive package of legislative measures to crack down on the improper use…