UPS Workers Rally For Their Jobs

UPS Workers Rally For Their Jobs

UPS workers rallied on Friday morning calling for the delivery company to rehire the 250 drivers they fired last month. Photo by Luis Gronda BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer The United Parcel Service drivers sent a loud and clear message to the company they work for: Rehire the 250 workers they fired. UPS workers rallied […]

Parkway Possibly Back On The Auction Block

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer The building that housed the former Parkway Hospital in Forest Hills could be back on the auction block after the company who won the bid failed to pay the money it owes. According to Michael Cohen, a spokesman for Councilmember Karen Koslowitz (D-Forest Hills), the company that bid $22 million […]

Luxury Apartments Proposed In Ridgewood

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer A plan to bring upscale apartments to a Ridgewood neighborhood drew mixed reactions at last week’s Community Board 5 meeting. Representatives from Aufgang Architects presented their plan to redevelop a site at 176 Woodward Ave., Ridgewood, right on the border of Bushwick. The proposal is a 90,000-square-foot residential building with […]

UPS Fires 250 Drivers For Protesting Termination

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer United Parcel Service drivers who organized a protest against a former colleague’s termination are now being shown the pink slip as well. Two hundred and fifty UPS drivers have been fired for temporarily walking out of the job late last month to protest the firing of Jairo Reyes, who worked […]

Renderings Of QueensWay Released

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer With another round of public hearings on the horizon, the first glance of what the QueensWay could look like was unveiled last week. The Trust for Public Land and the Friends of the QueensWay came out with the first renderings of the proposed pedestrian bike path that would run from […]