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Sunday, July 24, 2016

Ozone Park

Richmond Hill man charged in fatal hit-and-run that killed mother

The man charged in the Ozone Park hit-and-run case that left a mother dead and her 9-year-old daughter seriously injured has been arraigned, the Queens district attorney said. Comment

Friday, July 22, 2016

Ozone Park

Woman killed by A train in Ozone Park

Police and firefighters responded to an incident in the 102nd Precinct in which a woman was hit by a train at the Rockaway Boulevard stop of the A train at 10 a.m. Friday. The Police Department said the 55-year-old jumped in front of the southbound train and when firefighters arrived she was dead. Comment

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Broad Channel

Jamaica Bay looks primed for a greener, cleaner future

New Yorkers who enjoy Jamaica Bay have seen many potential threats to the area’s marshes in decades past, but Dan Mundy, Jr., the head of the Jamaica Bay Ecowatchers, said the future was bright despite the challenges of protecting it. Comment
Forest Hills

Forest Hills street to be renamed for Ramones

Forest Hills is getting yet another tribute to The Ramones, a rock band who once called the neighborhood home. Comments (2)

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Ozone Park

Richmond Hill driver arrested in fatal Ozone Pk. hit-and-run:

(Queens DA corrects address of suspect, who is from Richmond Hill) Comments (2)

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Forest Hills

Teen Lounge closing disturbs Bukharian community

At the end of June, the Bukharian Teen Lounge in Forest Hills shut down its programming for teens in the community who used its social and educational services. The lounge provided an opportunity for teens to learn to acclimate to American society with other students of similar Central Asian backgrounds and language. Comments (2)

Friday, July 15, 2016

Woodhaven

Queens Courage and Neir’s team up to showcase gin

Queens Courage gin distiller Chris Murillo held a tasting at historic Neir’s Tavern in Woodhaven last Friday showcasing his resurrection of a little known blend of the spirit by the name of “Old Tom’s.” Astoria Distilling Company, located in Long Island City, is a start-up founded by Murillo who left his job as a corporate attorney to pursue his dreams of making craft liquor. Comment

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