The wheels are in motion for a potential charter school expansion in Southeast Queens, though it will not go without blowback.Community Board 12 Chair the Rev. Carlene Thorbs expressed opposition to a proposed co-location of Success Academy c…

QUEENS VOTES 2022

Out of 32,245 votes cast, the race for Assembly District 23 is now split by just three votes and the winner still not be known until December.Incumbent Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway Park) released a statement Wednesday mornin…

Veterans Day may have come and gone, but the World’s Borough is far from done honoring those who served.The city’s Department of Veterans’ Services is set to open a new Veterans Resource Center at the office of Councilmember Vickie Paladino (…

The City Council on Tuesday voted to approve Innovation QNS, a $2 billion, five-block development project that will bring 3,200 apartments, including more than 1,400 set aside as affordable, along 35th Avenue.The consortium of Kaufman Astoria…

More than two years after its transformation began, the 26-block stretch of 34th Avenue between 69th Street and Junction Boulevard in Jackson Heights remains a source of joy to many and angst to others.The 1.3-mile section of roadway has been…

Eastern Queen’s community board reported action related to an aging health center in Monday night’s general meeting.Community Board 13 First Vice Chair Richard Hellenbrecht reported to the board a meeting held between Borough President Donova…

It wasn’t supposed to end this way.The Office of Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz on Monday charged Shaquan Butler with murder in the Nov. 13 death of his 3-year-old son, also named Shaquan, at a family homeless shelter in Elmhurst, the …

The city Department of Transportation on Nov. 17 in stalled a series of lights at the newly redesigned entrance to Forest Park and the Jackie Robinson Parkway on-ramp at 86th Street and Myrtle Avenue in Glendale.The lights were installed days…

This article was originally published on Nov. 18 at 5:00 a.m. EDT by THE CITYEver since Superstorm Sandy ravaged his neighborhood of Hamilton Beach, Roger Gendron has been pushing for a comprehensive project to protect against flooding.