Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015


Proposed zoning changes for Flushing West unveiled

At a public scoping meeting hosted by the Department of City Planning on the Flushing West rezoning proposal last week, City Councilman Peter Koo (D-Flushing) expressed concerns about many aspects of the project. Comments (1)

Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015


Protect America’s small investors

I worry about my children and grandchildren saving enough money to live comfortably in retirement. They live in a world where guaranteed pensions are becoming rare, so they’ll be almost totally dependent on retirement investment earnings to supplement Social Security. Comment

Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015

Political Action

A struggle between two views of civilization

Western civilization fought a struggle with the Islamic civilization on and off for 400 years from the 10th to the 14th centuries. During that time the main issue was over the control of the Middle East holy lands during the Crusades. Comment

Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015

Mayoral Spin Cycle

Tom wants answers to his security questions

Any high school history student is aware of the sign President Harry Truman kept on his desk: “The Buck Stops Here.” Comments (1)

Friday, Nov. 27, 2015

Kew Gardens

Tabone surrenders to federal prison

Former Queens GOP Vice Chairman Vincent Tabone, who was convicted of fraud, bribery and witness tampering, joined fellow co-conspirator former state Sen. Malcolm Smith last Friday in a Pennsylvania federal prison, according to U.S. Bureau of Prisons records. Comments (2)

It’s too easy to become a sex offender

Are we all sex offenders? Comments (1)

Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015

Willets Point

Willets West mega-mall appeal to be heard by court

After an appellate court ruled in July that the Willets West mega-mall proposal could not proceed without state legislative approval, the Court of Appeals has announced that it will hear an appeal by the developer. Comment


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