Top business leaders from all five boroughs gathered at York College Tuesday morning to discuss ways to spur job growth in New York, and the consensus was that education will play a key role in getting the unemployed back on their feet. Comment.
Several police officers who patrol the streets of southeast Queens helped to catch several burglary suspects charged with breaking into residents’ homes and received top accolades last week for their heroics. Comment.
--U.S. Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-St. Albans) dismissed a published report that southeast Queens elected officials and U.S. Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-East Elmhurst), chairman of the Queens Democratic Party, met in secret to discuss replacing the Jamaica congressman. Comment.