High School of Horrors?

When it comes to picking a high school for their kids, one location sits head and shoulders below the competition. According to statistics by the Dept. of Education, August Martin High School in Springfield Gardens is the least popular in all of New York City. With the City’s open-enrollment system, students in middle school can […]

They’re Not Horsing Around

Ironically, the same people who are fighting to protect the New York City horses against animal abuse by banning horse carriages are now urging the Mayor to kick some [human] ass. While Bill de Blasio was making a guest appearance on the Hot 97’s popular Morning Show, host Peter Rosenberg had the opportunity to ask […]

Time To Focus On Equal Pay

More than 50 years ago, President John F. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act of 1963 into law, which sought to abolish wage disparity based on sex. It is unfortunate that, half a century later, that disparity still exists, punishing millions of women with lower wages. While the wage disparity has improved over time, the […]

Above The Law?

We all know that New York City politicians get some pretty sweet perks – one of which is getting to park almost anywhere consequence and ticket-free, even if it means you’re endangering the lives  of constituents. Last week, Deputy Borough President Leroy Comrie was on his way to attend a press gathering about the trash […]

Queens Library Needs Support

As we celebrate National Library Week throughout the country, there is no library system more deserving of celebration than the Queens Library. Over the decades, the Queens Library system has established itself as the “Jewel of the Library System,” not just in New York City; it has also been recognized throughout the country as having […]

BP Katz Looks Back On First 100 Days

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer It has been a very eventful first four months for Queens Borough President Melinda Katz. The Borough President has gotten involved with several issues that have come up during her first 100 days as Queens BP. Among the issues in the Borough she has found include reviving the New York […]