Astoria Times

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Jackson Heights

Crowley views computers at Corona center

In 2008, U.S. Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-Jackson Heights) requested $50,000 in federal funds for a computer center in Corona. On Monday, he got to see it. Comment.
Jackson Heights

Group informs parents about housing rights

Finding an apartment can be a hardship for many in Queens, but for those with children, it can be nearly impossible. Many families with children are turned away from apartments, and often the landlords do so in defiance of the law. Comment.
Astoria Times

Vallone, residents bid farewell to W

City Councilman Peter Vallone Jr. (D-Astoria) joined a swath ´╗┐of Astoria’s community leaders and residents Friday to hold a mock funeral along 31st Street where they mourned the final day of W train service to the neighborhood. Comment.
Astoria Times

Vernon Boulevard in LIC repaved to fill deep potholes

Driving on Vernon Boulevard in Long Island City will no longer be a bumpy ride — or a swervey one. Comment.
Astoria Times

LIC group aids in job search

The poor state of the economy means many residents are out of work and looking for new jobs, but the East River Development Alliance, a Long Island City-based economic development organization, is helping those in public housing build new lives. Comment.

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