Push to Create Liberty Ave. BID Begins

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer A local community leader is spearheading a project that hopes to give Liberty Avenue its own Business Improvement District. Although other major corridors in Queens, like Jamaica Avenue in Woodhaven, Myrtle Avenue in Ridgewood and Sutphin Boulevard in Jamaica have their own Business Improvement Districts, the same cannot be said […]

Richmond Hill HS Annex Set For Closure, Per PEP

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer Despite protests and disapproval from parents and community members, the Panel for Educational Policy approved the closing of the annex of Richmond Hill High School. The PEP voted 7-4 for the measure, with Mayor Mike Bloomberg’s appointments all voting for it and the boroughrepresentatives, including Queens Representative Dmytro Fedkowskyj, voting […]