MTA To Renovate Flushing LIRR Station

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer A plan to renovate the entrances to the Flushing-Main Street Long Island Rail Road station has been approved. On Jan. 29, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board unanimously voted in favor of an effort by the MTA and LIRR to acquire the property at 40-36 Main St. using the New York […]

New Flushing Lot Owners Raise Rates

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Although it has yet to break ground, the Flushing Commons project is due to cause headaches for Queens drivers starting next week. Given that the Flushing Commons complex is going to take over Municipal Parking Lot 1, found between Union Street and 138th Street as well as 37th and 39th […]

Queens Leaders Reflect On John Liu

BY JOE MARVILLI From the City Council to the Comptroller’s Office, John Liu has had an impact on not just Flushing or Queens, but New York City as a whole. During his time in public office, Liu has influenced many of Queens’ community leaders and elected officials, some directly and some through his actions. As […]

Queens’ Biz Community Preps For ACA

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Businesses in Queens are preparing for the Affordable Care Act, which will go into effect on Jan. 1. The healthcare legislation includes provisions meant to give small business owners new options for providing health coverage to their employees. However, the law is also looking to make life easier for small […]