Retired prosecutor Jim Quinn is filing an appeal for the nonpartisan special election for borough president to be reinstated. Quinn is not on a primary ballot and will be out of the race completely if the June 23 election is not reinstated.

Businessman Dao Yin is also appealing Cuomo’s decision, though he is also on the Democratic primary ballot.

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The Department of Education gave the community one final opportunity on Monday to weigh in on the proposed co-location in September of a Success Academy middle school for one year within IS 238-Susan B. Anthony Academy in Hollis.The DOE’s Pan…

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The city has banned traffic and opened up a handful of streets for pedestrians and bicyclists around the city for social distancing purposes over the past few weeks.But none of the streets fall within the Community Board 6 area, which covers …

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City residents are looking at a glum Memorial Day weekend — they won’t be allowed in the waves at Rockaway Beach and they’ll be barred from shoreline parks run by Nassau County — but small businesses are more concerned about the financial imp…

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There have been nearly 1,000 COVID cases in city homeless shelters, according to Social Services Commissioner Steven Banks. Of the 961 recorded cases, 658 were single adults.Glendale Civic Association President Kathy Masi raised her concerns …

Mayor de Blasio said last Friday the city is pulling the NYPD back from mask and social distancing enforcement in all but the most serious cases and the largest events.De Blasio said more emphasis will be placed on the actions of “social dist…

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Mayor de Blasio announced a series of cuts to his budget proposal last month that include some reductions to education line items that will directly impact the parents of young children in one district in Southeast Queens.De Blasio decided to…

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Thoroughbred racing will return to Belmont Park for a 25-day meet beginning June 3, and likely will include the rescheduled Belmont Stakes as the first leg of this year’s reshuffled Triple Crown series.No fans will be in the grandstand, a con…

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A judge upheld Gov. Cuomo’s decision to cancel the nonpartisan special election for borough president on Monday.The ruling means former Executive District Attorney Jim Quinn will not be on the ballot. The race had been slated for June 23. The…

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-Bronx, Queens) visited Community Board 7 for its May 18 meeting, where she updated the community on federal stimulus payments and voiced her opinion on the Special Flushing Waterfront District, which has been …