The $1.9 million project is scheduled to be completed in June 2016.
There are about 20 newspaper boxes near the Forest Hills taxi stand.
A Forest Hills-based foster care agency will be soon be equipped with a new educational facility.
All kindergartners who were waitlisted at P.S. 144 and P.S. 196 received a seat.
The DOE said it won't pursue the site of the former Parkway Hospital.
Koslowitz replaced Councilman Mark Weprin who resigned to accept a job in the Cuomo administration.
The event, scheduled for Sunday, will feature face painting for kids and live music.
Nearly 2,500 people have already signed a petition urging the bookstore to stay open.
Nearly $700,000 will be allocated to pay for air conditioning at local schools.
Dozens of kids are wait-listed and will be sent to schools further away, parents said.
The DOE announced two new schools serving the Forest Hills area, but the sites are still tentative.
A number of parents said that their children were placed far from their zoned schools.
A 911 call made in Forest Hills was delayed because the operator couldn't find the address.
The projects will include sidewalk repairs, new asphalt paths and playground upgrades.
The 112th Precinct Community Council is organizing its first ever street fair on April 12.
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