Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013

The Civic Scene

Complaints over airplane noise not a new phenomenon

There are scores of stories about airplane noise in northeast Queens in the newspapers these days. It is an annoyance, but if one lives in a modern city near two major airports, there has to be some noise. The question is how much noise and at what hours. Comments (6)
Forest Hills

Tip of the week

Monday, Aug. 19, 2013

Forest Hills

De Blasio touts plan to support small biz in boro

Mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio stopped in Forest Hills Friday to announce a five-step plan to encourage the growth of small business in New York City. Comment

Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013

I Sit and Look Out

Spitzer and Weiner have gall to seek redemption

Redemption is a word and an attitude which seems to be getting a great deal of attention these days. Whether this means anything is another matter. Comments (6)

Friday, Aug. 16, 2013


GOP-backed Saffran steps up for Council

There are six names hoping to unseat embattled City Councilman Dan Halloran (R-Whitestone) this November, but only one comes from the same party as the incumbent. Comment

Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013


Halloran denies running law biz in district office

Already under federal indictment, embattled City Councilman Dan Halloran (R-Whitestone) denied new allegations that he was meeting clients inside his taxpayer-funded district office to conduct business — a punishable act under city law. Comment


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