In need of new spring clothing for her 20-month-old twin daughters, Sunnyside resident Lipiara Begum bought them shirts March 23, saying “Daddy’s Little Sunshine.” For more than a month her husband had been held in an immigrant detention center and she wanted her girls to be with him again. Comment.
Despite the hopes of Queens and Brooklyn, the U.S. Census Bureau rejected a request from Mayor Michael Bloomberg to modify the 2010 census counts for the city to reflect the undercounted population. Comment.
The two City Council members for Jackson Heights, East Elmhurst and the northern part of Corona were shocked by New York Civil Liberties Union data that said the 115th Precinct’s rate of stopping and frisking people was the third highest in the city. Comment.
Two of three lanes on the Queens-to-Manhattan ramp of the Robert F. Kennedy-Triborough Bridge will be closed to traffic beginning 10 a.m. Thursday through 5 a.m. Friday while roadway repairs are completed. Comment.