Vallone Calls For Tracking Program

Following the discovery of autistic teenager Avonte Oquendo’s remains in Queens, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer proposed new legislation called “Avonte’s Law,” which would expand an existing Dept. of Justice program that grants money to provide tracking systems for those suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. The expansion would provide additional funds to provide optional tracking devices for […]

A Grand Old Time

By all accounts, Melinda Katz‘s inauguration as Borough President was a successful event that filled the LeFrak Concert Hall at Queens College. Close to 200 people were reportedly turned away to the hottest ticket in town, with appearances from Mayor Bill de Blasio, Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer. While everyone in […]

Melinda Katz Inaugurated

Melinda Katz Inaugurated

Queens’ Voice Sworn In BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer Voters chose Melinda Katz to act as the new voice for Queens on Nov. 5. Last week, Katz officially took over in that role. The Forest Hills native was sworn in as the 19th Queens Borough President at a ceremony held at Queens College’s LeFrak Concert […]