The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released a report over the weekend that included a tentatively selected $52.6 billion plan to install a series of coastal storm risk management measures throughout New York and New Jersey.The plan includes sto…

Maspeth Federal Savings has been doing a lot in the community to mark its 75th anniversary, including a car giveaway, volunteer and charity work.But add those to dozens of regular community functions, like sponsorships of parades, concerts, m…

Lots of students have interesting stories every September about how they spend their summer vacations. Kristina Raevsky of Forest Hills is probably one of very few who spent hers finishing her second book.“A Sheep’s Tale: A Young Patriot’s Gu…

The battle to revert the high school admissions process back to what it was before the pandemic, before a lottery system was implemented, has gained another soldier.“The Department of Education would be wise to scrap its unpopular and ineffec…

The New York City Housing Authority is planning a pilot program to make the streets a little cleaner by putting residents’ garbage in large, enclosed containers, Streetsblog reported Tuesday.NYCHA on Sept. 23 issued a request for proposals fo…

Councilmemeber Lynn Schulman (D-Forest Hills) was nothing if not direct on Sept. 14 as she addressed the city budget picture at a meeting of Community Board 6“Next fiscal year the budget is projected to be severe in terms of a deficit, becaus…

Parents and education advocates are awaiting an announcement regarding the policy for middle and high school admissions as the lottery system, justified by the pandemic, could revert back to screened admissions.The lottery admissions were int…

Thomas Abbey of Maspeth, far right, served as a pilot in World War I before beginning a 13-year career as a motorcycle patrolman with the NYPD.But when his country called again in World War II he went, training pilots and flying missions. He …