Liu, Yassky head for Comptroller Run-off

City Councilmen John Liu (D-Flushing) and David Yassky (D-Brooklyn) will face in round two of the Democratic primary for city comptroller within the upcoming weeks after a run-off election was triggered on Tuesday within the tight race, consistent with unofficial election results. Liu led the pack of 4 candidates in Tuesday’s primary, finishing with 133,986 […]

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Boro prepares for fall’s Swine Flu cases

City officials are invigorating for a surge of swine flu cases and the funeral home directors got to be prepared to provide accommodation for possibly 50,000 to 85,000 deaths, the director of the Metropolitan Funeral Directors Association told a gathering of funeral parlor representatives in Forest Hills last week. “As funeral directors, we actually got […]

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Pool to dock at Hunts Point

The Floating Pool Lady will be reopened on Saturday, June 27, at Barretto Point Park in Hunts Point. Last summer, quite 35,000 people used the seven-lane pool.  Earl Skinner said that “The pool is quite great”, youth program coordinator at the purpose EDC. “We’re ecstatic to possess it back.” Skinner operates a camp. There’s no […]

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‘De Russy Drive’ makes its Official Debut

The engineer under whose direction Fort Hamilton was built, and whose estate became what’s today referred to as the community of Dyker Heights, was immortalized when local historians and activists joined forces to co−name the road ahead of the Dyker Beach golf links “De Russy Drive” after General Rene E. De Russy (1789−1865). New York […]

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Republican Wants to Change CFB

Next time, if there’s a next time, he wants a more even playing field. So, Joe Nardiello, the  Republican council candidate said that, as he demanded the city’s Campaign Finance Board (CFB) will ensure “clean elections” within the future during the agency’s 2009 Post Election Hearings persisted December 1 and 2. Although he was little […]

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City Opens Pothole Repair Plant near Willets Point

Mayor Michael Bloomberg came to Corona Monday to officially announce the grand opening of a replacement municipally-owned asphalt plant, which officials said will save the town up to five million dollars a year on street resurfacing and pothole repair. It sits a mere block or two faraway from Willets Point, notorious for its unpaved roads […]

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MTA’s East Side tunnels will create jobs: Maloney

U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D−Astoria) issued a report Tuesday that she said indicated that the town already has its own economic stimulus program, creating mega−billions of dollars, with much of it happening below the streets. “The Second Avenue subway and therefore the side Access are moving forward and creating thousands of jobs, literally beneath our […]

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MTA restores Sedgwick Ave. Bus Stop

After the establishment of Select Bus Service on Fordham Road this summer, most of the western end of route were baffled at the loss of the Sedgwick Avenue stop that was Bx12 Limited. Now the stop on The stop on the Westbound Fordham Road SBS at Sedgwick is restored and renewed the stop at Loring […]

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