Bring Civic Virtue Back To Queens

To The Editor: An open letter to Queens Borough President Melinda Katz: Last week, I was in the audience at Queens Community Board 9 and heard you speak about how the election of Bill de Blasio represented a “change” towards greater responsiveness to communities’ needs, which you said reverberated to all elected officials, including yourself. […]

Encourage Smoke-Free Housing

To The Editor: On Monday, June 9, Queens Community Board 7 passed a resolution that originated in the CB 7 Health Committee that encouraged owners and landlords of new multi-family housing to create smokefree housing units and to establish a smokefree environment in the developments wherever possible. This resolution is not a statement suggesting that […]

Housing For Grandparents To Break Ground This Year

BY NATALIA KOZIKOWSKA Staff Writer Last week, a report surfaced that a one-of-a-kind housing project intended to help the growing population of grandparents raising their grandchildren in Southeast Queens has been delayed until next summer. But Peter Florey, principal of the managing local development group D&F, denied the claim, saying the project will break ground […]