City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer

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Corona »

Queens Museum Shows Off Larger, Brighter Space After $70M Renovation

The museum has doubled in size by taking over the old skating rink at Flushing Meadows Park.

Sunnyside »

Sunnyside Residents Rally to Keep Foodtown Supermarket Open

Staff says the landlord refuses to negotiate a lease for the market, which has been open for decades.

Sunnyside »

March and Candlelight Vigil Planned for Slain Gay Activist

Lou Rispoli was beaten to death on a Sunnyside street last month.

Woodside »

Hundreds of New School Seats Planned for 'Epicenter of Overcrowding'

The city plans to add nearly 500 seats to P.S. 339 and add an annex to P.S. 11 to seat hundreds more.

Astoria »

Good Samaritans Cook Meals, Collect Supplies To Help Sandy Victims

Local residents, businesses and elected officials in Western Queens help victims of Hurricane Sandy.

Long Island City »

P.S. 78 Still Closed After Sandy

Schools have reopened in 30 th district in Western Queens with the exception of P.S. 78 in Hunters Point.

Long Island City »

Fallen Trees Block Roads, Some Residents Without Power in Western Queens

Long Island City and Astoria begin to recover after widespread flooding during Hurricane Sandy.

Long Island City »

Hunters Point Residents Worry as Gantry Park Floods

Portions of the popular waterfront park in Long Island City were under water Monday.

Long Island City »

LIC Gets New Stop Sign to Aid Growing Population

As Long Island City develops, Jimmy Van Bramer says he wants to make sure the streets stay safe.

Long Island City »

LIC Teen Hit By Stray Bullet Afraid To Go Home

Amy Sanchez was hit by a bullet at the Queensbridge Houses while doing homework.

Sunnyside »

Sunnyside Gets Its First Dog Run

Dog owners embrace the plan to build a new dog run at Torsney Playground.  

Woodside »

Woodside Community Rallies Against Recent Sex Attack

Local pols try to help police by handing out fliers with a description of the suspect.

Long Island City »

Queensbridge Residents Welcome Fresh Produce Program

Residents of the Queensbridge Houses can now buy bags full of fresh fruit and veggies for $10.  

Long Island City »

Queens School Supply Drive Aims to Help Kids in Need

Residents can drop off school supplies to help children from poor families.

Long Island City »

Queens Councilman Ties Knot With Longtime Love

Finally fulfilling a longtime dream to marry, Jimmy Van Bramer and Dan Hendrick tied the knot Saturday.