Katz Elected Queens Borough President

By NICHOLAS LOPEZ & DAVID BELTRAN Former City Councilwoman Melinda Katz on Tuesday handily won the race for Queens borough president over Republican Candidate Aurelio “Tony” Arcabascio and Independent candidate…
From Peter to Paul for Vallones

From Peter to Paul for Vallones

By JENN KUFA Voters in northern Queens decided Tuesday night to send yet another member of the Vallone family to the City Council. Paul Vallone, son of former City Council…

Ulrich wins in Queens Council race

By LEANNA BURTON Incumbents won two southern Queens races for City Council that focused on issues ranging from stop-and-frisk to transportationy. Council member Erich Ulrich, a Republican, defeated Democratic challenger…

Health Problems Persist from Sandy

By LAURIE CHERENFANT The waters of Hurricane Sandy long ago receded and the debris is mostly cleaned up, but many people continue to suffer from related health problems months later.…

A Dreamer’s Plan

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program set up by the Obama administration gives young immigrants brought to the by their parents an opportunity to work and live here legally…

Rebuilding Broad Channel

If you blink you might miss the small community of Broad Channel, Queens.  Many of the 400 homeowners  thought federal and state agencies closed their eyes to Broad Channel after…

Council eyes safety of post-Sandy home elevations

By JAMILLE SUTTON Seeking to avoid the hazards and construction site deaths New Orleans suffered after Hurricane Katrina, Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn proposed  legislation Wednesday aimed at protecting  homeowners…
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