Committee Chairs Found Under the Tree

It seems as though a certain new Mayor has been playing Santa Claus in order to get his preferred City Council Speaker. According to sources close to the situation, Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio has promised a number of committee leadership posts to City Council members in order to guarantee that Melissa Mark-Viverito is named Speaker […]

Toy Drive Distribution

      On Dec. 19, Assemblyman David Weprin (D-Fresh Meadows) joined Santa Claus to give out toys to more than 200 autistic children at the Lifeline Center for Child Development in Jamaica. The gifts all came from a toy drive held by Weprin’s office. The kids were thrilled for the chance to meet St. […]

LIC Flea Is Back For The Holidays

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer The Long Island City Flea and Food is back after a successful summer run, to feature a holiday market with more than 75 vendors. The market’s kickoff took place on Dec. 7 and it will continue to operate on Dec. 14-15 and Dec. 21-22, starting from 10 a.m. till 6 […]