New councilman re-launches participatory budgeting in district
THE COURIER/Photo by Alina Suriel

Residents of the 23rd City Council District will again have the opportunity to help decide how nearly $1.5 million in public funds will be allocated for community projects. New Councilman Barry S. Grodenchik, who took office back in November succeeding Mark Weprin, will be holding the first of three participatory budgeting meetings tonight, Jan. 6, at 7 […]

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IDNYC pop-up center coming to Bayside library
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A pop-up enrollment center for IDNYC will be coming to the Bayside public library in January. Members of the IDNYC team will be on-site to enroll applicants from Jan. 11 to Feb. 5. Interested parties should reserve an appointment at the Bayside Library online to ensure service. Applicants must have documentation proving their identity and residency in […]

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Star of Queens: Michael Feiner, president, Bayside Hills Civic Association
Photo courtesy of Michael Feiner

BY BROOKE SMITH Personal Background: Michael Feiner was born in the Bronx. He is a father to Andra Dalla, 39, an advertising attorney for L’Oréal, and Jess Feiner, 33, employee of United Parcel Service. He is married to Eileen Feiner, a retired third-grade teacher and sole proprietor of Feiner Finds, an interior decorating business. Professional Background: Michael […]

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Lawmaker opposes affordable housing amendment in Bayside rally
Photo courtesy of the office of Councilman Paul Vallone

Councilman Paul Vallone held a rally with civic and community leaders on Wednesday in Bayside to oppose a Department of City Planning amendment which may result in larger building construction during a planned increase in affordable housing. The Zoning for Quality and Affordability text amendment aims to address ways in which outdated zoning regulations discourage […]

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Barry Grodenchik wins 23rd City Council District seat
THE COURIER/Photo by Alina Suriel

Barry Grodenchik won the open seat for the 23rd City Council District Tuesday night, with a total of 55 percent of votes cast, according to unofficial Board of Election tallies. “I’m just very humble to have this opportunity to serve the people,” Grodenchik said. “A lot of work ahead…we want to get to work on the […]

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