Back in May, organizers of the Queens World Film Festival selected National Nurses Week to bring out the red carpet for the staff at NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst for some long overdue recognition for those who fought Covid-19 in a neighbor…

After the first week of school, the city is tweaking its testing and quarantine protocol.When there is a positive test in a classroom, unvaccinated students who are masked and follow the 3-foot social distancing guidelines will no longer have…

More people have gotten vaccinated against Covid-19 in Queens than any other borough, Mayor de Blasio said Monday in a visit to Kew Gardens.The mayor noted the information in a back-and-forth with Borough President Donovan Richards during a p…

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New York City reopened school buildings Monday to all of its public school students for the first time since classes went remote at the outset of the pandemic.While the landmark day revealed some logistical challenges and frustrations that sc…

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The city Department for the Aging will be launching a pilot program that will allow elderly residents or those with disabilities from Queens to use an app to schedule trips to the doctor.Those ages 60 and older or those with disabilities age …

Hurricane Ida may have been downgraded to a tropical depression when it hit several states with flash flooding in the Northeast on Sept. 1, but it was just as dangerous as when it decimated Louisiana on Aug. 28.Eight people in Queens have die…

After a year without fans, spectator business has been bustling this year at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center for the US Open.In the top row, Arina Radu and Aaron Prager of Forest Hills take a break outside Arthur Ashe Stadium. Min…

All but one city-run recreation center in Queens will reopen Sept. 13, and the city is offering free one-year memberships to celebrate.The announcement came from the Parks Department Tuesday after most centers have been closed for 17 months.

TWENTY YEARS AFTER 9/11: THE VICTIM COMPENSATION FUND

Tehuti Ausar English was just a freshman at Stuyvesant High School in 2001 when the World Trade Center was attacked three blocks away from his school.He remembers temporarily relocating to another school following the attacks because of damag…