January 11, 2017 RSS feed / Features

Cuomo Proposes Free College Tuition For Middle Class

Governor Andrew M. More...

Long Island City BID Expansion Passes City Council

The New York City Council unanimously voted on January 4th to expand the boundaries of the Long Island City Business Improvement District, effective on July 1, 2017.  More...

Meet Long Island City’s New Top Cop

There’s a new top cop at the 108th Precinct in Long Island City – a Queensborn leader with a long history of working to keep the borough safe.  Newly-appointed Captain Ralph Forgione assumed command of the 108th Precinct shortly afte More...

D.A. Brown Delivers Year-End Message To Queens’ Residents

Queens District Attorney Richard A. More...

Local Express

Genevieve Ko

Genevieve Ko is a food writer, recipe developer, and culinary consultant whose first solo cookbook, “Better Baking,” came out this fall. More...

Cellular Connectivity And Subway Wi-Fi Ahead of Schedule

Governor Andrew M. More...

Cashless High Speed Tolling Has Begun

High-speed, open-road cashless tolling has begun at the Queens Midtown and Hugh L. Carey Tunnels, as part of his initiative to reimagine New York crossings for the 21st century. More...

District 30 To Pilot NYC Child Savings Account Program

School District 30 in Queens will launch NYC’s Child Savings Account (CSA) initiative in the fall, helping thousands of New York City public school children save for college. More...

Nolan Hails NYC Child Save Initiative

Assemblywoman Catherine Nolan joined Deputy Mayor Buery; Commissioner of Media and Entertainment Julie Menin, Chair of nonprofit NYC Kids RISE; and Chancellor Fariña to announce that School District 30 in Queens will launch NYC’s Child Savings More...

Simotas To Chair Assembly Rulemaking Oversight Commission

Assembly Member Aravella Simotas announced that on the first day of the 2017 legislative session in Albany, she was appointed to head the powerful Administrative Regulations Review Commission (ARRC), by NYS Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie. More...

Next Round Of Tech Classes For Seniors At Queensbridge

On Monday, January 9, the next round of Older Adults Technology Services (OATS) technology classes for seniors began at NYCHA’s Queensbridge Jacob A. Riis Senior Center. More...

Apply Now For Discretionary Funding

Council Member Paul Vallone notified his constituents that this is the time of year when the City Council receives numerous requests for funding through the city’s expense and capital application procedure. More...

Sanders & Cuomo Discuss Future Of Free SUNY/CUNY College

During his campaign for president, Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont made free tuition at all public colleges and universities a centerpiece of his position on education. More...

Remembering Dr. King Jr.: An Advocate Of Civil Rights

Both hailed as a civil rights leader who achieved his ends by nonviolent means and vilified as a traitor to the cause of black equality, Martin Luther King, Jr., a Baptist minister from Atlanta Georgia, was born Jan 15, 1929 at the home of his parent More...

Shave To Support Autism Community

Supporters of the autism community joined realtor Paul Halvatzis for the sixth annual “Shave the ‘Stache for Cash” event. More...

The Pulpit

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NYPD: ‘Mother Planned Suicide’

The Elmhurst mother who confessed to strangling her 15-month-old daughter with a charging cord from a cell phone on January 3 told investigators she planned to kill herself, police said.  Shangbo Xiangshengjie, 33, was charged with murder after More...

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