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Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Howard Beach

Two Sandy bills will help recovery funds

Two state legislative bills related to Hurricane Sandy recovery funds, sponsored by Queens elected officials, should help New Yorkers across the state who were devastated by the 2012 superstorm. Comments (1).
Woodhaven

Woodhaven library graduates its first pre-K class

Woodhaven’s library saluted the youngsters who graduated from its first pre-K class last week. Comment.

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Ridgewood

Fox TV show films in Ridgewood

For a few days this week, Ridgewood was Gotham City. The Fox television show “Gotham” filmed in Ridgewood this week, according to city notices posted around Palmetto Street and Onderdonk Avenue. The show filmed in the area earlier this year under the Seneca Avenue train station. Comment.

Friday, July 3, 2015

Howard Beach

Queens GOP awards Catsimatidis, unifies party

The Queens GOP honored John Catsimatidis last week for his work in creating a unified front for the party. Comment.

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Thursday, July 2, 2015

Maspeth

Newtown Creek aeration facility approved, DEP agrees to allow for public space

The City Council has approved the city Department of Environmental Protection’s application to construct its second of three water aeration facilities on Newtown Creek. Comment.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Forest Hills

Give America hope

What is urgently needed to help resolve the crisis in America’s deprived urban and rural areas is for Congress to create a domestic Marshall Plan, similar to the one George C. Marshall called for in a 1947 speech at Harvard. His European recovery program of $12 billion from Congress restored war-torn Europe to pre-war conditions. Comments (1).

Monday, June 29, 2015

Woodhaven

Arson blamed in fire at Woodhaven church’s community center

A fire briefly lit a church’s community center in Woodhaven on Monday morning, according to police. Comments (1).
Forest Hills

New York Pops come to Forest Hills

The New York Pops are shimmying over to the Forest Hills Stadium this summer with thousands of free tickets for students in the area. Comment.

Friday, June 26, 2015

Broad Channel

Post-Sandy restorations at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

The Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge announced Monday it will start the groundwork for a post-Sandy restoration project this fall in partnership with The Nature Conservancy, the National Park Service and the Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy. Comment.
Maspeth

Knockdown Center takes home liquor license

The controversial Knockdown Center in Maspeth succeeded in its second attempt to get a liquor license. Comment.
Woodhaven

Homeless man charged in connection with Forest Park murder: NYPD 

A homeless man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a 23-year-old man in Forest Park in Woodhaven earlier this month, the NYPD said. Comment.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Ridgewood

City begins tackling dangerous intersection

The city is finally tackling a fatally dangerous intersection that straddles the border between Ridgewood and Bushwick. Two people have been killed at the intersection since 2009. Comment.

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