Category Archives: Local News

Silvercup Studios seeking permit approvals again for delayed expansion

The stalled Silvercup West development, a planned $1 billion expansion of Silvercup Studios in Long Island City just south of the Queensboro Bridge, is back in the spotlight — for special permit renewals.

Queens man nabbed at JFK for allegedly taking TSA agent’s handbag    

A Queens man was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport for stealing a TSA agent’s handbag not long after he was busted at the airport for unlawful solicitation of ground transportation, according to the Port Authority.

Plans for proposed Sunnyside, Woodside slow zones revealed

The Department of Transportation (DOT) presented its plans for two proposed slow zones in Sunnyside Gardens, Woodside and Sunnyside, south of Queens Boulevard, before Community Board 2 (CB 2) during a public hearing on Wednesday night.

Flushing burglars drive off with $48K in aircraft aluminum: police

Cops are searching for two suspects who they say stole $48,000 worth of aircraft aluminum from a Flushing business on Saturday.

BP Katz holds hearing on Bayside car dealership

Members of the Bayside community urged Borough President Melinda Katz to uphold Community Board 11’s decision to remove a Star Toyota and Scion dealership from the area during a hearing Thursday morning.