Jun. 6, 2023 By Anthony Medina Police from the 112th Precinct in Forest Hills are on the lookout for two crooks who robbed a 70-year-old woman last month. Police say at approximately 9:10 p.m. on Monday, May 29, the elderly woman was approached by two unknown thieves who were riding on a black moped at… Read More
A cadre of over 70 pols led by City Council Member Gale Brewer (D-Manhattan) joined Mayor Eric Adams and Governor Kathy Hochul in demanding the White House expedite work authorizations for the tens of thousands of migrants in New York City through a letter to President Biden on Tuesday.
Jun. 6, 2023 By Ethan Marshall Bayside High School math teacher Larisa Bukalov on Tuesday was named a winner of Math for America’s (MƒA) Muller Award for Professional Influence in Education. In addition to getting the award, Bukalov also received a $20,000 prize for her work in influencing the teaching profession in exceptional ways. Bukalov… Read More
Jun. 6, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed Community members on June 4 unveiled a bronze plaque recognizing The Park Briar, a premier residential cooperative building in Forest Hills, as a historical site with architectural and cultural significance in the community. The Park Briar bronze plaque unveiling ceremony at 110-45 Queens Blvd., was coordinated by Michael Perlman,… Read More
Jun. 6, 2023 By Bill Parry A day before she took city leaders on a walking tour of the downtown Jamaica business district to announce the launch of the Jamaica Neighborhood Plan to create new jobs and housing while improving the streetscape in the neighborhood, Councilwoman Nantasha Williams held a constituent services event at the… Read More
A federal judge has granted a request by nearly a dozen news organizations to unseal the names of three individuals who secured a $500,000 bond to keep Rep. George Santos out of pretrial detention — names the fabulist congressman has said he’d rather go to jail than disclose.
Mayor Eric Adams on Tuesday said he’s looking to open up his own residence at Gracie Mansion to house asylum seekers as a way to incentivize private homeowners to take migrants into their homes in exchange for payment from the city.
Jun. 6, 2023 By Ethan Marshall The Bayside Village BID held its annual Bell Boulevard Food and Music Fest on June 4, during which Bayside residents gathered to enjoy the food and drinks from various local venues and listen to performances from local bands and artists. The various food options were as diverse as the… Read More
Jun. 6, 2023 By Anthony Medina Community Board 5 (CB 5) will host its next public hearings and board meeting inside the Christ the King High School, at 68-02 Metropolitan Ave., in Middle Village, on Wednesday, June 14. The meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. CB 5’s agenda includes a public hearing regarding the proposed… Read More