A fire that injured 18 children at an unlicensed daycare center in Kew Gardens Hills on Jan. 25 raised a great deal of outcry in its immediate aftermath.Now city and state agencies are sorting out just what happened while elected officials in…

Borough President Donovan Richards announced earlier this week that today, Feb. 2, is the kickoff of a series of “Visioning Workshops” to engage the public in Queens Village and surrounding neighborhoods to share how they would want more than…

In unforeseen circumstances, New York City’s Department of Buildings has what’s known as an “Emergency Work Notification,” which, as the name would suggest, allows emergency maintenance to take place without being hindered by slow permitting …

As he kicked off a two-day hearing Monday on community budget requests, Borough President Donovan Richards was trying to remain encouraging, even as he read off a list of a few city departments that have been targeted for cuts in Mayor Adams’…

Community leaders and elected officials crowded into Queens Theatre on Thursday to see Mayor Adams give his second State of the City address, during which he highlighted the successes of his first year in office and unveiled his Working Peopl…

Rep. George Santos (R-Nassau, Queens) is temporarily recusing himself from his two committee assignments, the infamous congressman announced Tuesday.“With the ongoing attention surrounding both my personal and campaign financial investigation…

QUEENS VOTES 2023

Flushing land use expert Paul Graziano had not initially planned on making his third bid for City Council this year. That changed when District 19’s sitting councilmember, Vickie Paladino (R-Whitestone), voted to approve a commercial overlay …

The Jan. 25 fire in a Kew Gardens Hills daycare center still was almost a week away when Councilman Bob Holden (D-Maspeth) introduced a bill to turn back the clock on e-bikes and e-scooters.The FDNY has confirmed the Jan. 25 blaze that hurt 1…

The three business improvement districts in Jamaica may have legally united as one force, but it will be months before the newly minted Downtown Jamaica Business Improvement District will be operational.The DJBID is a combination of the 165th…