Keep Politics Out Of The Library

As we detail elsewhere in this issue, the Queens Library system is the subject of two separate bills in the State Senate, calling for reforms to the way the Library does business. While the Senators behind these bills say they are trying to do what is best for the system, and the Borough President’s office […]

OP-ED: Don’t Miss An Opportunity To Invest In Queens

BY JOSEPH FICALORA Here is a good investment: a service that is proven to change lives. A service that is free for all, withheld from none, and guaranteed to positively impact the future of all your neighbors. This investment returns an average of $6 on every $1. This is the opportunity that the Queens Library, […]

City Freezes Queens Library Money

BY NATALIA KOZIKOWSKA Staff Writer On Monday, City officials from the Dept. of Design and Construction told the City Council that it has frozen payments that allowed Queens Library to use portions of its $20 million capital budget on its own projects with little City oversight. According to reports, City officials will not release any […]

Scott Stringer Talks First Month In Office

BY NATALIA KOZIKOWSKA Staff Writer New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer has only been in office for a month but said he has hit the ground running. Last week, the Comptroller stopped by the Queens Tribune office to speak with the editorial staff about his recent progress and to weigh in on some of the […]

John Liu Reflects On Time In Office

John Liu Reflects On Time In Office

BY NATALIA KOZIKOWSKA “Setting The Standard” For Comptroller From City Councilman to City Comptroller, John Liu, the first Asian American elected to a citywide office, has established himself as a political force in New York, and has made headlines for reasons good, bad and everywhere in between. Last week, Liu sat down with the Queens […]