Red Nose Day is here! Help Queens Tiles Unlimited fight childhood poverty
Help Queens Tiles Unlimited fight childhood poverty

“Making a difference one square foot at a time” — that’s the mission statement of Glendale-based Tiles Unlimited, voted Best Tile Store in the Best of Long Island 2016 competition. Aside from being the local go-to shop for beautiful tiles, these guys are known for a history of good deeds. From donating 30,000 square feet […]

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Glendale homeless shelter site should be used for industry, community board chair tells Mayor de Blasio
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It was once a hub of industry, and it can be again. That was the message Community Board 5 Chairperson Vincent Arcuri sent to Mayor Bill de Blasio last week regarding the site of a proposed homeless shelter in Glendale. In the April 1 letter to the mayor that QNS obtained, Arcuri said the property […]

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Letters and comments on homeless shelter, tenants and spa raids

TIME TO CLOSE PAN AMERICAN HOMELESS SHELTER Editor’s note: The following is an open letter to Mayor Bill de Blasio. With the departure of Gilbert Taylor as commissioner of the Department of Homeless Services (DHS), we hope you will utilize this opportunity to address the faulty decisions made by Commissioner Taylor during his brief tenure, […]

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Queens pols welcome shakeup at Department of Homeless Services
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Lawmakers and activists in Queens who have repeatedly called for reforms at the Department of Homeless Services (DHS) finally got their wish on Tuesday. Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the city would “evaluate and seek potential reorganizations” at the DHS. That process began with the resignation of DHS Commissioner Gilbert Taylor, who will remain with the de […]

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Judge dismisses Article 78 lawsuit in Glendale homeless shelter case
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Community efforts to stop the construction of the proposed homeless shelter on Cooper Avenue in Glendale took a hit last week as a judge dismissed the Glendale/Middle Village Coalition’s Article 78 lawsuit. The Glendale/Middle Village Coalition put forth the Article 78 lawsuit on the grounds that the environmental assessment conducted at the Cooper Avenue site […]

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