Actor Adrien Brody, a Queens native, performed with children at a holiday celebration at the Action Center in Far Rockaway on Dec. 20. The event was presented by Bulgari and Save the Children.
Music has been a part of rapper Milli Popoff’s life from a very young age. When he was 8 or 9, he discovered his older brother’s rhyme book and soon wound up putting rhymes together himself. “I always had an ear for music. Music’s my passion. I guess you could even call it my first […]
BY NATALIA KOZIKOWSKA Staff Writer For nearly a century, the Queens nonprofit Safe Space has been committed to ensuring that every child, regardless of age, gender and race, can live in a secure and safe environment free of violence, abuse and neglect. Safe Space, formerly known as the Queensboro Society for the Prevention of Cruelty […]
BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer Participatory budgeting is expanding to include a new area in southern Queens. Councilman Eric Ulrich (R-Ozone Park) announced the northern part of his district, which includes the four neighborhoods that make up Community Board 9, will now be included in the City’s Participatory Budgeting program beginning next year. Participatory Budgeting […]
Simon Seeks To Unseat Ulrich Incumbent Councilman Eric Ulrich is looking to hold onto the 32nd Council District seat and be, perhaps, the only Republican elected official in the Borough. In his time in office, Ulrich has focused on quality-of-life issues affecting the district, which covers Ozone Park, Howard Beach and parts of Richmond Hill, […]
On Tuesday, New Yorkers will go to the polls for City-wide elections, and will decide on a new Mayor, Public Advocate and Comptroller. In addition, a number of local races will introduce new faces to the City Council and Borough Hall. Individuals who registered before the deadline in October will be eligible to vote in […]
BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer Before celebrating her mother’s birthday, Chelsea Clinton visited the Rockaways last weekend to do work on areas affected by Superstorm Sandy. The family’s non-profit organization, the Clinton Foundation, returned to the Queens peninsula to continue work the foundation did in the storm’s aftermath last year. Aptly named the “Resilient House,” […]