Jimmy Van Bramer
Council Speaker Christine Quinn on Tuesday came out in support of more speed cameras at New York City intersections, but on the question of more red-light cameras, Quinn's staying mum.(2)
About 135 riders get hit by subway cars every year. Many of them die, some of them spectacularly, like in December, when Sunando Sen and Ki Suk Han were pushed to to their deaths.
At an LIC festival, a salute to Christine Quinn and 'one of the most important weddings in all of this country'
Last night, crowds of hungry Queens residents jammed a Long Island City food festival that was also attended by Council Speaker Christine Quinn and Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer.
Early this morning, Council Speaker Christine Quinn, who's running for mayor, went to the corner of 46th Street and Queens Boulevard to hand out fliers alerting residents to a recent groping incident in the neighborhood. Congressman and Queens Democratic leader Joe Crowley, whose support was crucial to Quinn's ascension to speaker, was also there, as was Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer.
In front of the Central Library in Jamaica on Tuesday, unionized librarians and elected officials staged a protest against $25.3 million in cuts for the Queens Library system. The amount represents a loss of almost a third of the system's funding.