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Queens Library, Comptroller Continue To Clash

Queens Library, Comptroller Continue To Clash

BY NATALIA KOZIKOWSKA Staff Writer On the evening of May 8, the Queens Library board of trustees voted to reject a resolution that would require the nonprofit to fully comply with an audit by City Comptroller Scott Stringer, further fueling tensions between the two. According to reports, members of the 19-person board failed to pass […]

Tribune Mother Of The Year Winners

Tribune Mother Of The Year Winners

WINNER: Age 8 and Under Rileigh Olson, 7 Mom: Katie, Woodside My mom is special day through night, She loves me and hugs me very tight, Then she makes the rooms oh-so clean, So you see she is not at all mean. She always washes our clothes with care So we always have something to […]

The Ups and Downs of Queens’ Housing Market

The Ups and Downs of Queens’ Housing Market

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer As the City and Borough move further away from the Great Recession, Queens’ real estate market is showing signs of steady growth. The residential real estate market has improved in nearly every category when compared to the statistics from the first quarter of 2013. Sales are up across the board, […]

Study On SSA Building Lacks Transparency

Study On SSA Building Lacks Transparency

Many of the pages included in a GSA study about the Social Security Administration building in Jamaica were heavily redacted. Photo by Natalia Kozikowska BY NATALIA KOZIKOWSKA Staff Writer Last week, the Queens Tribune first reported that the Social Security Administration building in Jamaica was being underutilized, with six of its 11 floors being used […]

Mets Look To Improve As 2014 Season Begins

Mets Look To Improve As 2014 Season Begins

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer After finishing last season with a 74-88 record and missing the playoffs for the seventh consecutive season, the New York Mets are looking to take a step forward this year and give their fans some excitement later on in the season. The team made some changes during the winter and […]

UPS Workers Rally For Their Jobs

UPS Workers Rally For Their Jobs

UPS workers rallied on Friday morning calling for the delivery company to rehire the 250 drivers they fired last month. Photo by Luis Gronda BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer The United Parcel Service drivers sent a loud and clear message to the company they work for: Rehire the 250 workers they fired. UPS workers rallied […]

Borough Board Presents Budget Priorities

Borough Board Presents Budget Priorities

Borough President Melinda Katz (left) sits at a task force meeting on the New York State Pavilion. Funding for the Pavilion was included in the Borough Board budget priorities. BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Borough President Melinda Katz announced on March 12 that the Borough Board had unanimously approved a list of expenses that they […]

Jamaica Sees Historic Investment

Jamaica Sees Historic Investment

Assemblyman William Scarborough (left) praised the efforts of Greater Jamaica in helping to bring the largest private investment in Jamaica in decades. Carlisle Towery (right), president of Greater Jamaica, was brought to tears while reflecting on the 12 years it took to bring the historic development to the area. BY NATALIA KOZIKOWSKA Staff Writer Last […]