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Monday, Dec. 16, 2013

Ozone Park

City Council approves Ozone Park rezoning

The City Council earlier this week approved a major rezoning project in Ozone Park, which planners said has experienced out-of-character development in recent years. Comments (2)

Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013

QueensLine

‘Spirit of ‘76’ made 318th stop in Queens during 1948

On the morning of Dec. 7, 1948, Pearl Harbor Day, the “Freedom Train” rolled into Queens and stopped in Flushing for a four-day stay before going on to Jamaica for another two days. It carried priceless documents: the original Declaration of Independence, U.S. Constitution, Bill of Rights, Emancipation Proclamation and other important historical papers and artifacts. Comment

Friday, Dec. 13, 2013

Forest Hills Gardens

Brown says two boro men pimped three teenage girls

Two Queens men, one of whom allegedly waited for his victim at a school bus stop, have been charged with kidnapping, rape and sex trafficking while carrying on a business of forcing three girls, aged 13, 15 and 16, to work as prostitutes, the Queens district attorney said this week. Comment
Kew Gardens

Borough Hall atrium first face-lift since ‘40

They say Rome wasn’t built in a day, but maybe the ancient city’s founders would have moved a little quicker if they had had to deal with the December weather in Queens. Comment
Block Shots

CK’s Andre Walker should make most of senior hoops season

Andre Walker is hoping to follow in Jon Severe’s footsteps in a number of ways and there is no reason why he can’t. Comment

Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013

Glendale

City pushes forward with Glendale shelter plan

The city is pushing ahead with plans to transform a vacant Glendale manufacturing plant into a homeless shelter despite objections from the community. Comments (1)

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Middle Village

Christ the King team beats rival Nazareth

In a game littered with future Division I girls basketball players, it was Christ the King’s Kristen Drogsler, a role player heading to Division II Caldwell College, who provided the spark to lead her team to victory. Comment

Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013

Woodhaven

Brooklyn pedestrian killed by hit-and-run driver in Woodhaven: Police

Police were looking for a hit-and-run driver who allegedly struck and killed a 35-year-old man in Woodhaven early Saturday, the NYPD said. Comment

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