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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Transit

MTA’s $20M plan aims to solve delays

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority, under verbal siege by millions of commuters whose daily trips to work have been turned into journeys of late arrivals, has come up with a plan to ease the ever-worsening delays. Comment
Basketball

Red Storm wrap: Women’s hoop adds transfer, softball comes up short

The St. John’s women’s basketball team added a brand-new face, while the softball team’s historic season came to an end in the Big East championship. Comment

Monday, May 22, 2017

Bayside

Man found in Alley Pond Park was murdered: Medical examiner

The city medical examiner’s office has determined the man discovered in Bayside’s Alley Pond Park Sunday suffered sharp force injuries to the neck and torso and was murdered, authorities said. Comments (1)
Flushing ►Video

Man assaulted outside Flushing supermarket

Police were searching for a man suspected of assault inside a Flushing grocery store. Comment
Ridgewood

Police searching for missing 80-year-old Ridgewood man

The NYPD is searching for a missing 80-year-old man Ridgewood man. Comment

City Council challenger set for tough race

Alison Tan, wife of Assemblyman Ron Kim (D-Flushing), surprised many when she announced her run for City Council at Community Board 7’s May meeting. Comments (3)
Jamaica

Woman survives shooting in Jamaica: Cops

JAMAICA - A 22-year-old woman from Jamaica living near Union Hall Street and Guy R. Brewer Blvd. was shot in the torso by an unidentified individual at 2:15 p.m. on Friday, the 103rd Precinct said. Comment
Astoria

Dangerous roadway repaved in Astoria and Long Island City

While elected officials and community leaders were celebrating the recent repaving of 21st Street from 47th Avenue in Long Island City to Broadway in Astoria, street safety activists were warning that more needs to be done along the dangerous thoroughfare. Comment

City expands Community Schools Initiative

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced plans to improve education across the city by expanding the Community Schools Initiative. Comment
East Elmhurst

Bill would place hundreds of new speed cameras in city school zones

The city’s speed camera program in school zones would be greatly expanded under legislation introduced Monday in Albany. Dozens of street safety advocates joined state Sen. Jose Peralta (D-East Elmhurst) as he proposed adding 610 cameras, up from the current 140 school-zone locations citywide, in an effort to crack down on speeding. Comment
Little Neck

Honorees named for Little Neck-Douglaston Memorial Day Parade

The Little Neck-Douglaston Memorial Day Parade organizers have announced the honorees for the big event coming up May 29. Among them will be civic leaders and elected officials who have served their community with distinction. Comment
Letters

Remember what Memorial Day is all about

Memorial Day is fast approaching and I hope the masses will not forget the importance of this day. Memorial Day, in my book, is not just another day off to shop for sales or backyard barbecuing. Comments (2)
Springfield Gardens

Golden Eagles football standout ready for next step

Neko Morris always hoped to play Division I football, but he never expected one e-mail would land him a spot on a roster. Comment
Long Island City

Theatre group tests your post-apocalypse reactions

A live-action, immersive theater company opened its doors May 11 in Long Island City. The company, First Person Xperience, located at 53-28 11th St., was founded by husband-and-wife duo Daniel Gomez and Dr. Johannana Gomez. Comment

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Jamaica

Man steals iPhone from F train passenger: NYPD

The NYPD was searching for an unidentified male suspect in connection with a grand larceny on the subway. Comment

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Flushing

Meng calls for Transcontinental Railroad commemorative stamp for Asian immigrants

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) has teamed up with a Republican counterpart from California to recognize the contribution of Asian Americans to the construction of the Transcontinental Railroad. Comments (3)
Softball

Momentum swing: TMLA rallies for win over Fontbonne

The Mary Louis Academy softball team notched a late-game comeback on Thursday with a 3-2, eight-inning victory over Fontbonne Hall. Comment

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Richmond Hill

Man shot and killed in Richmond Hill: Cops

A man was shot and killed Thursday in Richmond Hill, according to authorities. Comments (1)
Flushing

Holy Cross gets anonymous donation of $1 million

Holy Cross High School in Flushing received major contribution from an anonymous alumni in early May. The science, technology, robotics, engineering, art and mathematics programs will get a boost of $1 million, according to a release. Comments (1)
Kew Gardens Hills

Three teens injured in high school slashing

KEW GARDEN HILLS — Three 17-year-old girls were injured Monday afternoon in a slashing incident at Queens North Community High School, police said. The incident happened at the 77th Road Kew Garden Hills school at 1:30 p.m., police said. Comment
South Richmond Hill

Nest Restaurant and Bar hosts 6th Annual Duck Curry Competition

Nest Restaurant and Bar, a Guyanese-Caribbean fusion restaurant in South Richmond Hill, will be having its 6th annual Duck Curry Competition Sunday. Comment
Baseball

Queens coaching legend passes away

Coaching veteran Tom Sowinski, who spent 23 years in the dugout, including a recent stint at Queens College, passed away on the golf course earlier this month. Comment

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