Author: Czarinna

Share your Input on the Subway with Elected Officials Thursday

Aug. 7, 2019 By Allie Griffin Queens straphangers have the chance to voice their opinions and feedback on New York City’s subway directly to elected officials Thursday as part of the third annual “24-Hour Transit Tour.” For two days from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., the city’s Council Transportation Committee Chair Ydanis Rodriguez, Council Speaker… Read more »

Cabán Concedes to Katz in Queens DA Primary Race

Aug. 7, 2019 By Allie Griffin The fierce six-weeks-long battle between Public Defender Tiffany Cabán and Queens Borough President Melinda Katz has finally ended when Cabán conceded in the DA primary race Tuesday. After she failed to win back enough ballots to surpass Katz’s narrow lead in a court decision yesterday, Cabán announced her concession… Read more »

National Night Out Against Crime to Take Place Across Queens Tuesday

Aug.5, 2019 By Max Murray Police precincts throughout Queens and across the city will celebrate the annual National Night Out Against Crime Tuesday. Each precinct in Queens has an event planned where police officers will join residents to celebrate the neighborhood that they serve. The National Night Out Against Crime, founded by the National Association… Read more »

Ditmars Park Youthmarket Back Again for Fourth Summer

Aug. 2, 2019 By Shane O’Brien  A youth greenmarket has opened for the fourth season in Ditmars Park promoting the sale of fresh produce for yet another year. The youthmarket, located on Steinway Street between 23rd Avenue and Ditmars Boulevard, has been open since July 13 and is operating every Saturday from 9 a.m. to… Read more »

Nearly 50 Queens Public Schools Tested Positive for Lead: DOE

Aug. 2, 2019 By Allison Griffin Classrooms in nearly 50 different elementary schools in Queens tested positive for lead, according to new data released by the Department of Education Wednesday night. Inspectors hired by the DOE found lead-based paint in 48 borough schools where children below the age of six study, according to the data…. Read more »

Man Robbed of Cellphone at Knifepoint on 30th Avenue, NYPD Seeks Suspect

Aug. 1, 2019 By Max Murray The NYPD is searching for a man in connection with a knife-point robbery in Astoria during the early hours Sunday morning. At 12:40 a.m., on July 28, the suspect approached a 35-year-old man with a knife in front of 23-05 30th Ave.and demanded the victim’s cell phone. The victim… Read more »