Local leaders break ground on Steinway Library’s new accessibility project. The attendees included Council Member Costa Constantinides (far left), Queens Library President Dennis Walcott (second from left), State Sen. Michael Gianaris (third from left) and Borough President Melinda Katz (fourth from left). // Photo Courtesy of DDC

New Accessibility Project Will Finally Open Steinway Library To All Astorians

A library in Astoria will finally open up to people with disabilities. And you can put that in the books.

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Demonstrators protest the ICE crackdown on immigrants and asylum-seekers outside the Homeland Security conference // Photo courtesy of Karla Ann Conté

Security Conference Attracts Cops, Contractors And ICE Protesters

By Mary Frost and David Brand More than 1,000 police officers, fire officials, members of the military, security contractors and emergency

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