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A group of fed-up Queens parents are pushing the city to stop bouncing their children between two overcrowded districts. Kids from a several-block stretch of Jackson Heights start at Public School 222, a pre-K through second grade school in District
Stories The number of deported immigrants under President Obama is approaching the 2 million mark and immigration reform has become once again no more than a rapidly-fading illusion. Yet, here in New York, some politicians and community leaders are
Stories Churches and strip clubs usually don't go together let alone share a space. So local leaders were less than thrilled to see a billboard for Roadhouse NYC go up above the New Hope Baptist Church on busy Northern Blvd...But following a Daily
Stories A Queens lawmaker is trying to carve out more cash for promoting tourism in the outer boroughs. State Sen. Jose Peralta introduced a bill that would take a chunk of the state's hotel occupancy tax and redistribute it to local groups. What's
Queens pol pushes city to put speed camera at busy intersection State Sen. Jose Peralta would like the camera to go up at Junction Blvd. and Horace Harding Expressway in Rego Park...Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 5:35 PM Engberg Tara/Engberg Tara State Sen.
This item has been updated since it was originally posted .] One teenager is dead and another is in custody following a shooting outside southwest Dallas nightclub early this morning...According to authorities, a fight broke out in the parking lot,
State Senator Jose Peralta announced Friday he will not continue in the race for Queens Borough President. In a statement, the Democrat thanked his supporters and said he will continue to support issues that matter to Queens residents, such as
State Sen. and Queens borough president candidate Jose Peralta, who was among the seven lawmakers secretly recorded by ex-Sen. Shirley Huntley, has been racking up legal bills, spending tens of thousands of campaign dollars on lawyers' fees.
City Councilman Peter Vallone Jr. may still lead the pack of Queens Borough President wannabes when it comes to campaign funds, but former Councilwoman Melinda Katz is trying her best to catch up. Katz has raised almost $300,000 in the last few
The junior welterweight prospect from Passaic has signed a contract to box unbeaten Chris Algeri in a 10-round fight Feb. 23 in Huntington, N.Y., Algeri's hometown. The Peralta-Algeri fight will be broadcast by NBC Sports Network from The Paramount