Local civic leaders, business owners hold town hall on reopening Rockaway beaches

Rockaway community leaders and business owners held a virtual town hall called “Surviving Summer: Will Rockaway’s Beaches and Businesses Reopen?” The event was hosted by Democratic district leader Torey Schnupp, former Councilwoman and current Queens borough president candidate Elizabeth Crowley and attorney Mike Scala. Guests included John Cori, Bungalow Bar owner Terence Tubridy, Lana’s Loft […]

OPINION: New York deserves universal mail balloting

As a candidate for Queens borough president, I saw our own election upended by the coronavirus, as the special election was suspended during the second day of early voting. This situation created confusion and forced policymakers to weigh democracy against the health of the public. But in reality, this is a false dilemma: a vote-by-mail […]

Liz Crowley calls for property tax freeze

Elizabeth Crowley, a candidate for Queens borough president, a candidate for Queens borough president has called on Mayor Bill de Blasio to freeze property taxes while the COVID-19 economic shutdown threatens the livelihoods and incomes of millions of New York City residents.