Friends Of Gantry Expands Mission

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE Staff Writer Like the neighborhood that it serves, the volunteer group Friends of Gantry Neighborhood Parks is growing and changing. Early this month, Friends of Gantry announced that it will expand to form the Hunters Point Parks Conservancy. This new organization’s mission incorporates the needs of residents coming into Hunters Point as […]

Community Protests 7 Train Repairs

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer On Jan. 17, business owners, cultural and community leaders who frequently use No. 7 train called on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to stop disrupting the lives of Queens residents by conducting service on the train line for 22 continuous weekends. These disruptions will begin Feb. 28 and are projected to […]

Citi Bike Is Not Coming To Queens As Planned

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer Queens residents and avid cyclists were hoping to see the new Citi Bikes lined up at docking stations, first in Long Island City and then Astoria, but according to the Dept. of Transportation, the process will take some more time. The rollout process for Citi Bike to start in Long […]