Astoria Times

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Jackson Heights

Peralta gives black leaders recognition

In celebration of Black History Month, state Sen. Jose Peralta (D-East Elmhurst) bestowed honors upon three black New Yorkers for what they have done for the city, Queens and East Elmhurst. Comment.
Astoria Times

City to repair Queens Seawall along E. River in Long Island City

U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-Astoria) said the wheels of government are moving to repair a dilapidated 200-foot portion of the Queens Seawall, which runs along the East River near Queensbridge Houses in Long Island City. Comment.
Astoria Times

Ex-officers allege sex bias at LIC workplace

Two women have alleged that they were denied permanent positions with the NYPD’s School Safety Division because they refused to sleep with their supervisors, according to complaints filed in January with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Comment.
Astoria Times

ERDA touts free tax prep

Bishop Mitchell Taylor, founder and president of the East River Development Alliance, encouraged residents of public housing Tuesday to take advantage of the city’s free tax preparation services at ERDA and throughout the city. Comment.

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