Flushing Times

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Fresh Meadows

The Civic Scene: Beware of any suspicious proposals from developers

The Queens Civic Congress is concerned about new tricks developers are using so they can build new and inappropriate buildings in communities. Instead of asking that a piece of land they want to build on is given a specific variance so they can bypass the zoning, some builders are asking for a rezoning of the property. Comment.
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Pols laud guv’s deportation shift Cuomo has pulled state out of federal program that targets immigrants

Queens leaders are speaking out in support of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s announcement last week to suspend New York’s participation in the federal Secure Communities immigration enforcement program. Comment.

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