Saving a Quiet Threat?

We must save the beautiful mute swans! Have you ever wondered what life would be like without the white, elegant swans you see at local ponds throughout Queens? State Sen. Tony Avella, advocate for animal rights, is making sure the Dept. of Environmental Conservation does not eradicate all 2,200 wild mute swans in the state […]

DEC Presents Mitigation Project In Howard Beach

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer City officials presented a project that aims to better protect Howard Beach from future weather events like Superstorm Sandy. Representatives from the Dept. of Environmental Conservation attended last week’s Community Board 10 meeting to discuss the Spring Creek Hazard Mitigation Project for the first time. During Sandy, flood waters from […]

Former Councilman Gennaro Joins The State DEC

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Just like he hinted at in November, former councilman James Gennaro has gotten a new job dedicated to improving the City’s resilience and environment. On Jan. 10, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that Gennaro had been appointed as the deputy commissioner for New York City Sustainability and Resiliency at the State […]