Only in Print: ‘Graffiti-Free NYC’ Is Wiped Away

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s decision to scrap a program providing free graffiti removal assistance to private property owners has lawmakers and business leaders concerned that New York City is returning to the bad old days of the 1970s when spray-painted tags were everywhere.

Early Childhood Center to Open at St. Mel’s

A new early childhood center is opening at the site of St. Mel’s Catholic Academy in Flushing and parents are hoping to expand the center at some point to include upper grades.