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Social Security and Supplemental Security Income payments will jump 5.9 percent in January, the government said Wednesday, the biggest increase in nearly 40 years.

The average retiree will see his or her monthly benefit go up $92, from $1,565 to $1,657, according to the Social Security Administration. The average older couple, both receiving benefits, will see a hike of $154, from $2,599 to $2,753. And the average disabled worker will see an increase of $76, from $1,282 to $1,358.

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Social Security and Supplemental Security Income payments will jump 5.9 percent in January, the government said Wednesday, the biggest increase in nearly 40 years.The average retiree will see his or her monthly benefit go up $92, from $1,565 …

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The Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning is the new home for the Edge School of the Arts, a dance school that was previously located in Laurelton, but moved to 161-04 Jamaica Ave. for its 26th season, which started Oct. 2.ESOTA will celebra…

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Pa-Nash Restaurant, Bar & Lounge, a fusion eatery that incorporated Caribbean, Mediterranean and soul food cuisine in Rosedale at 144-14 243 St., relaunched as Pa-Nash Eurosoul Catering & Events on Oct. 2.“It was very exciting,” said …

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State Sen. James Sanders Jr. (D-South Ozone Park) is hosting his Fall Career & Job Expo at the Hammels Houses’ park in Far Rockaway at 81-04 Rockaway Beach Blvd. on Oct. 11 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.Candidates will have opportunities for on-t…

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Queens community board and Borough Hall officials raised concerns Tuesday over language access as residents across the borough apply for federal and city recovery aid in the wake of Hurricane Ida.When the Federal Emergency Management Agency, …

Just prior to a well-publicized outdoor press conference on Monday featuring opponents of the LaGuardia AirTrain, Gov. Hochul announced that she directed the Port Authority to examine alternatives that get more people to and from the airport …

The former CEO of a defunct Briarwood-based credit union has been sentenced to 46 months in federal prison for accepting bribes related to loans and advertising.Alan Kaufman, 62, the former head of Melrose Credit Union, was convicted of two c…

La Jornada has been on the front lines of the pandemic since the beginning, and still is. But now, it’s on the front lines of hurricane relief, too, even though it was also one of the many victims of Hurricane Ida.The Flushing-based food pant…

For every crisis, the Queens Night Market steps up.This year, the weekly outdoor sm…rgåsbord raised over $27,000 to help its neighbors in need who have been affected by both the pandemic and Hurricane Ida.