Guv touts progress on foreclosures at town hall

Posted by Ivan Pereira in Governor on December 16, 2009 | No Comments

Jamaica residents have been hit with a barrage of problems due to the state’s recession. Job losses, thousands of home foreclosures and depleted health services have been lingering in the minds and lives of residents over the last few years. In a special town hall meeting last week, Gov. David Paterson took time to hear [...]

Boro backs bill to control store stampedes

Posted by Anna Gustafson in City Council, District 24, District 27 on November 25, 2009 | No Comments

City Councilmen James Gennaro (D-Fresh Meadows) and Leroy Comrie (D-St. Albans) will soon appeal to Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his administration to push forward a bill to prevent a repeat of last year’s death of a Jamaica man who was working at a Long Island Wal-Mart when he was trampled to death by bargain hunters [...]