Joe Hartigan grew tired of waiting for the borough’s elected officials to provide economic leadership in Rockaway, a community still struggling with its post-Superstorm Sandy recovery nearly two years after the storm. Comment.
OZONE PARK — Three men picked up by a livery cab in Richmond Hill Aug. 3 allegedly pistol whipped their driver and stole his iPhone, tablet and wallet after arriving at their Ozone Park destination, the NYPD said. Comments (1).
REGO PARK — A man with a miniature baseball bat allegedly mugged a new Rego Park man early Monday morning as he stepped into his building’s elevator with suitcases in hand, a neighbor and the NYPD said. Comment.
ASTORIA — Police from the 114th Precinct were asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect wanted for a grand larceny which took place between June 12 and June 23 inside the Amalgamated Bank, at 619 Main St. Comment.
Seth Taylor, executive director of the 82nd Street Partnership, is calling on property owners, business owners and residents to vote on the proposed expansion of a business improvement district onto Roosevelt Avenue and Junction Boulevard. Comment.
Republican candidate for state attorney general John Cahill criticized AG Eric Schneiderman for failing to protect the work of the Moreland Commission, an anti-corruption panel that was formed last year by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Comment.
As the Titan Theatre Co. prepares to settle into its marriage with the Queens Theatre, audience members should expect something old, something new, something borrowed and maybe even something blue. Comment.
State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced an agreement with Barneys New York that will help ensure that customers, regardless of their race or ethnicity, have equal access to its stores throughout New York. Comments (1).
State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has announced that one of New York City’s largest taxi leasing companies has agreed to pay $1.6 million in fines and restitution for assessing fraudulent charges against nearly 2,000 cab drivers. Comment.
Recently, Rob Astorino, the Republican and Conservative candidate for governor, spoke at the Frank Kenna Republican Club in Astoria. He seems to be conducting an intense grassroots campaign by speaking at Republican clubs, especially here in Queens. Comments (1).
In lieu of the present Kew Gardens interchange project on the Van Wyck Expressway in Briarwood and the present and future negative environmental impact of this widening construction, such as air and noise pollution, I propose that a landscape architecture design firm be consulted on the feasibility of a capping project for a parkland deck over the expressway from Hillside to Hoover avenues within the borders of Briarwood. Comments (1).