Crowley Proposes LIC To Glendale Light Rail

By Domenick Rafter Editor In Chief Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley (D-Middle Village) has an idea to improve public transportation in Western Queens neighborhoods that aren’t served by subway lines. Crowley is proposing a light rail along the Long Island Rail Road’s Montauk branch through Queens. The line, used for freight, runs between Jamaica and Long Island […]

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Forest Park Paths, Field To Get Overhaul

By Franco Fino The Parks Department has begun an extensive pathway reconstruction project in Forest Park. On Tuesday, Queens Parks Commissioner Dorothy Lewandowski, accompanied by various community leaders, announced a project that will involve realignment and reconstruction of existing asphalt park paths, reconstruction of a small tee-ball field, and a reduction of erosion that is […]

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NYPD Brings Policing Plan To Borough Hall

BY TESS MCRAE Editor After a lengthy presentation before the Queens South community, the New York Police Department brought their new policing plan to Borough Hall. “We can’t always just arrest our way out of a problem, we need this to be a team effort,” said Assistant Chief Terrence Monahan, chief of staff for the […]

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Some CB 7 Members Play Coy On Subpoena

BY ARIEL HERNANDEZ A week after the Queens Tribune published an exclusive report that a subpoena was issued by a federal grand jury to Community Board 7 regarding land use decisions and procedures, several members of the board are saying they are still in the dark about what was going on. The United States Attorney’s […]

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Nonprofit Aims To Aid Minority Communities

By Yvette Brown Staff Writer Access to affordable healthcare is a huge concern for Queens residents, especially those in low-income and immigrant communities. Now the Advocate Community Providers is seeking health care that is much easier for those in immigrant-rich communities to access. On June 24, physicians, providers, patients, leaders and organizers of ACP gathered […]

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