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Local News August 21, 2014  RSS feed
BUDGETING IN R’WOOD
Neighborhood Participates In Funding Process For First Time
     Residents attended a participatory budgeting info session a
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CB 9 District Mgr. Calling It A Career
Carey Set To Retire This October
     After more than three decades on the job,
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Nolan To Sanitation: Clean Up Fresh Pond!
Agrees With Recent Times Editorial
     While voicing agreement with a recent Times Newsweekly editorial,
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DEBATE TIME IN BROOKLYN
Candidates Face Off For Assembly Seat
     Two Assembly hopefuls answered questions from voters on
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NEW TRUSTEES ARRIVE
Mayor, Beep Name Two To Lib. Board
     Following last month’s purge of eight Queens Borough<
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Furnishing A Name For Himself In Ridgewood
     BJ Nicols furniture on Myrtle Avenue in Ridgewood
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NO PRUNING WOES IN QNS.
Comptroller’s Audit Finds Efficiency
     A report by the city comptroller has found
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TRAFFIC NEWS and Updates
New York City Department Of Transportation
     Because of ongoing construction work at several locations throughout Queens and Brooklyn, the city DOT has announced numerous street closures in local neighborhoods for the upcoming week.
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TRANSIT NEWS and Updates
Metropolitan Transportation Authority
     The information in this column is current as of Wednesday, Aug. 20. Last minute changes to service and operating schedules may be made at any time after publication. Check www.mta.info for schedule changes. 7 Trains Skip Stops To Flu. Thu. & Fri.
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It’s In Queens!
News From The Queens Tourism Council
     It’s time for the block party to end all block parties, the community fun day to end all community fun days, the fundraiser concert to end all fundraiser concerts, and the film series to end all film series. Other activities include beach movies, a US Open preview, and history lessons on the Revolutionary War. Here’s the rundown.
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Queens & Brooklyn
Community CALENDAR
     TODAYCOMMUNITY BOARD 9 willconvene a meeting on thePedestrian Plaza located onDrew Street, 101st Ave. andLiberty Ave. at 4:30 p.m. in Room213 at Queens Borough Hall,120-55 Queens Blvd., KewGardens. Meeting open to thepublic.GLENDALE KIWANIS willmeet at Zum Stammtisch
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ECONOMY ON THE UP & UP
Expected To Beat National Rate
     New York City’s economy grew more than three
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News From The SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
A Few Things To Know About Social Security
     Women’s Equality Day is August 26, and this is the perfect time to remind you how much Social Security values and appreciates women. Even though men and women with identical earnings histories receive the same benefits, there are things women in particular should know about Social Security.
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City Expands Pgm. To Curb Gun Violence
Local Pcts. Join Neighborhood-Based Strategy
     Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker
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