County Calls On Liu Against Avella

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer On Monday, the Queens Democratic Party threw their support behind former Comptroller John Liu in a bid to unseat State Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside). The announcement came on the morning on May 19, seemingly settling the questions and rumors on Liu and his plans for 2014. In the September primary […]

Funding Allocated For Bus Restoration Study

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Funding for a study on bus service and restoration in northeast Queens was included in the 2014-2015 State budget. On April 3, State Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside), Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D-Hillcrest) and representatives from the office of Assemblyman David Weprin (D-Fresh Meadows) announced that $500,000 in funding has been allocated […]

Do Not Allow Illegal Conversions

To The Editor: Mayor de Blasio and other City officials are floating the idea of legalizing illegal basement apartments and other units as a way of dealing with the need for more affordable housing in our city. The outgoing chair of the City Planning Commission, Amanda Burden, has stated that we must accept an increase […]

Start Protesting Jet Noise

To The Editor: Protesting LaGuardia jet danger and noise, “It’s about Rallies, Protests and Street Demonstrations!” The only way the United States Citizens of Northeast Queens are going to get results from the new assault of danger and noise from the aviation industry is to start immediately protesting in front of the FAA’s offices and […]