Stroll down Roosevelt Avenue from 69th to 112th streets and it is impossible not to notice the men distributing small cards with scantily clad and sometimes naked women on them with a phone number to call for “delivery.” But state Sen. Jose Peralta (D-East Elmhurst) and state Assemblyman Francisco Moya (D-Jackson Heights) have teamed up [...]
Geraldine Ferraro, the first woman to run for vice president on a major party ticket and a congresswoman who championed Queens in the House for six years, died Saturday in Boston after a 12-year battle with multiple myeloma, a blood cancer. She was 75. “I remember shedding a tear when she was nominated for vice [...]
Residents of Bayside Hills stood on the lawn of a small corner lot at 50-20 216th St. Sunday to protest a variance application that if approved by the city Board of Standards & Appeals, would allow for a second home to be built on the property. State Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside) and City Councilman Dan [...]
The sentencing of Alan Hevesi, the former state comptroller from Forest Hills, on a corruption charge involving the state pension fund was postponed Monday after he was hospitalized for internal bleeding over the weekend. The New York Post said Hevesi experienced symptoms during a visit to his daughter in Virginia and underwent an emergency endoscopy, [...]
City Councilman Ruben Wills (D-Jamaica) went on the defensive this week after he moved to correct several misdemeanor charges outside the borough that he had been avoiding for more than a decade.
Following allegations in February that a Rochdale ?Little League coach sexually abused his teenage team members, a Forest Hills lawmaker recently proposed a bill to make it harder for sex offenders to work with kids. “That case absolutely sparked this and highlighted gaps in the law,” said state Assemblyman Andrew Hevesi (D-Forest Hills), referring to [...]