Crowley Calls For NYPD Civilianization

In an effort to increase the number of uniformed police officers on the streets, Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley (D-Middle Village) joined Public Safety Chair Vanessa Gibson, Public Advocate Letitia James and Local 1549 of District Council 37 in calling on the NYPD to civilianize hundreds of administrative positions currently being performed by uniformed officers. At the […]

Vallone Takes Job Under Gov. Cuomo

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer After serving Astoria for 12 years, Peter Vallone Jr. is on his way to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office to serve as a special assistant to Commissioner Anthony Annucci of the Dept. of Corrections and Community Supervision. In addition to serving District Council 22 for more than a decade, Vallone, an […]

Corona Health Clinic Will Remain Open

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Reporter After months of back and forth, the doors to the last-remaining immunization walk-in clinic in Queens will remain open, despite plans to shut it down by the end of the month. The push to close the Corona Health Center came after a series of cuts made by the Dept. of […]

Corona Health Clinic To Shut Down

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer The doors to the last remaining immunization walk-in clinic in Queens is set to close at the end of December. Councilman Daniel Dromm (D-Jackson Heights) said he is deeply distressed with the decision to shut down the Corona Health Center, made by the Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene and […]