Community Celebrates Al-Mamoor School Opening

Elected officials and community leaders gathered on March 30 to celebrate the opening of the Al-Mamoor School in Kew Gardens Hills. The school, established nine years ago, had operated out of the Jamaica Muslim Center until its student body began to outgrow the space. While a member of the State Assembly, Councilman Rory Lancman (D-Hillcrest) […]

OP-ED: Why New York City Needs Another World’s Fair

BY JOHN CATSIMATIDIS This past week, Queens Borough President, Melinda Katz, and a number of elected, civic and community leaders held a news conference to announce a series of events to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the 1939 World’s Fair and the 50th Anniversary of the 1964-65 World’s Fair. Sadly, to New Yorkers who aren’t […]

Queens Republicans Protest Gov. Cuomo’s Comments

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer A group of Queens Republicans gathered on Tuesday to condemn comments by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, which they called “hate speech.” The Queens Village Republican Club called on Gov. Cuomo to apologize and retract statements he made earlier this week about Republicans not belonging in New York. The Governor has come […]

Goldfeder, FAA Meet On Airplane Noise

In an effort to ease unbearable airplane noise for local Queens residents, Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder (D-Ozone Park) held a discussion with the Federal Aviation Administration and Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to discuss ways to mitigate flight patterns and improve the quality of life for local neighborhoods. The meeting provided the opportunity […]