Results Are Tallied For Participatory Budgeting

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer The results are in from the participatory budgeting project and five areas within Community Board 9 will get much-needed money. Councilman Eric Ulrich (R- Ozone Park) announced the participatory budgeting, which allows residents to spend around $1 million of capital funds to improve facilities throughout the community. This year was […]

Van Buren, Other Co-Locations Approved

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer After a tumultuous mixture of community protest, input and support, the Dept. of Education approved a co-location for Martin Van Buren High School. With the vote taking place on Oct. 30, the DOE’s Panel of Educational Policy went forward with co-locations for eight schools in Queens, including Van Buren. The […]

2013 ELECTIONS: District 29

Torodash Challenges Incumbent Koslowitz Councilwoman Karen Koslowitz is running for re-election in the 29th Council District, which covers Forest Hills, Rego Park, Kew Gardens and parts of Maspeth, Richmond Hill and Elmhurst. She has held the seat since 2010, taking over from her predecessor, Queens Borough President candidate Melinda Katz. She was also in the […]