Queens Reacts To Mayor’s Budget

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Queens leaders and representatives reacted to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s budget announced earlier this week. Although Queens is going to get plenty out of the $74 billion executive budget announced on May 8, the reaction was a mixed bag from the Borough’s representatives, due to some items left on the […]

PS 117 Graduation Saved By Chamber

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer The students of PS 117 will have graduation memories after all. The kids at the Briarwood-based elementary school will have their graduation ceremony this year, after a group, led by the Queens Chamber of Commerce, put together funding to pay for the school’s graduation in June. The graduation was in […]

Queens Gets Ready For Small Business Saturday

Queens Gets Ready For Small Business Saturday

Small businesses along Roosevelt Avenue in Jackson Heights and Corona will be participating in this year’s Small Business Saturday event, on Nov. 30. Photo by Ira Cohen BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Besides Thanksgiving, Black Friday is the most widely-recognized day at the end of November. However, a new shopping day has popped up in […]