Queens was arguably the best boys’ soccer borough in 2011. Comment
The Civic Scene
Patricia Dolan, president of the Queens Civic Congress and the Kew Gardens Hills Civic Association, died on Hillside Avenue after a car struck her as she walked to a Community Board 8 Transportation Committee meeting. Comment
It was an event that should not have to happen in the 21st century. The most diverse borough in the city should be beyond the religious bigotry and racism that has surfaced in recent weeks. But ignorance is still a powerful force in Queens, and for that reason we applaud the gathering of 30 religious and political leaders at Flushing Town Hall. Comment
BRIARWOOD — Police are looking for three men in connection with a robbery at the Van Wyck Station last month. Comment
When the Queens College men’s swimming and diving coach started at his new post this year, he brought with him a number of goals: to increase the roster size, build a successful program and improve on the record of the previous year. Comment
Lawmakers blasted the city Monday for its policy of forcing residents as old as 90 out of their longtime homes in Pomonok Houses to make space for larger families.
In the middle of last month, the New York City Housing Authority sent out letters to some residents of the complex, at 67-10 Parsons Blvd., informing them that they had to leave their homes. If they did not request a smaller apartment by Dec. 5, they would risk being moved anywhere in the borough.
Lila Poris has lived in the same apartment for 51 years. She and her husband raised two children in the two-bedroom unit, but the younger generation moved out long ago to start families of their own and her husband died about five years ago. Comments (5)
Mayor Michael Bloomberg broke ground Friday on a $50 million project to install working sewers at Willets Point, but a group opposed to the redevelopment of the Iron Triangle said the city is not playing by the rules. Comments (1)
A State Supreme Court judge reopened a lawsuit Tuesday that could throw a wrench into the $3 billion redevelopment blueprint for Willets Point after the city broke down its original plans into three separate phases. Comments (1)
Nothing could stop Archbishop Molloy’s Carolyn Gallagher — not even a foot injury. Comment