Astoria Times

Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010

Jackson Heights

Moya fends off Monserrate

Strike two for Hiram Monserrate. Comment.
Jackson Heights

Ferreras blames Monserrate for harassment

A spokesman from the office of City Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras (D-East Elmhurst) said her tires have been slashed and she has received vulgar notes — harassment which her office alleges is from Hiram Monserrate, her former boss when he held her seat. Comment.
Jackson Heights

Doe workers hired to clean up Jackson Heights

The grime and trash on Roosevelt Avenue in Jackson Heights has long frustrated residents and politicians in the area, but with state Sen. Jose Peralta’s (D-Jackson Heights) assistance, some familiar faces — and uniforms — will return to clean up the place. Comment.
Astoria Times

Charter school eyes location at Astoria site

An Astoria/Long Island City-based charter school applying to open a new location for schoolchildren in kindergarten through fifth-grade focused on helping them learn the English language presented its plans at a Community School District 30 hearing Monday night. Comment.
Astoria Times

Keep trucks on GCP to avoid Astoria: Pols

Western Queens elected officials are calling on the city to allow large trucks to approach the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway from the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge rather than force the vehicles to drive through Astoria’s streets. Comment.

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