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Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018

Whether you are heading out of the city or just into Manhattan for the parade or some shopping, here are all of the transit schedule changes that the MTA has announced for Thanksgiving weekend. Comment
Glen Oaks

Driver killed, passenger seriously injured in Glen Oaks hit-and-run

GLEN OAKS — Cops were investigating a deadly hit-and-run crash on a snowy Glen Oaks street Thursday night that left a teenage driver dead and his passenger seriously injured. Comment
Tropical fish enthusiasts will soon have a new store to visit in Whitestone. Comment
Far Rockaway

Ground broken on $33.6 million Far Rockaway Library construction site

Ground was broken Monday on the construction site for the new Far Rockaway Library, according to Queens Library spokeswoman Elisabeth de Bourbon. Comment
Event

Check out these events in Queens

See what’s going on in Queens. Comment
Astoria

Astoria man behind local window installations shares his secrets

During the fall, the storefront window of Vardiman Eyewear on 34-18 Broadway is decorated with a hanging pair of glasses, surrounded by forest creatures in beds of red and yellow leaves. Comment
Ridgewood

Free housing legal services coming to four Queens neighborhoods

The de Blasio administration has provided free housing legal services to nearly a quarter of a million New Yorkers in the past year, and now the city is launching its second phase of the “Universal Access” initiative and expanding the program to Jamaica, Elmhurst, Ridgewood and Glendale. Comment
Rego Park

Rego Park resident helps you find good feng shui

Feeling unlucky lately? Life getting you down? Bad feng shui could be contributing to your troubles. Comment
The Townsend Harris Hawks took their ninth-seeded volleyball team to the Bronx and defeated No. 8 Bronx High School of Science in straight sets, 2-0, in the second round of the PSAL playoffs Comment

Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018

New York City and state plan to fund $650 million worth of infrastructure improvements to smoothen the integration of Amazon’s HQ2 into Long Island City, CEO and President of the Economic Development Corporation (EDC) James Patchett announced Monday at a Queens local media press conference. Comments (2)
Flushing

Family of suspect in double homicide at Flushing home turns him in to detectives

The person of interest wanted in connection to a deadly double stabbing at a Flushing home is now facing two second-degree murder charges. Comments (4)
Artists from the Community Learning Center of the Clarkstown School District in Rockland County showcased the art they donated to Jamaica Hospital’s Ferrara Family Center for Hospice Care last week. Comment

Southeast Queens natives hope podcast changes perception of women from the borough

“We Come From Queens,” a biweekly millennial lifestyle podcast hosted by Jamaica and Queens Village natives Monique and Cadacia is a relatable, authentic show that covers a variety of topics such as dating, wellness, adulthood and “Queendom things.” Comment

DFTA commissioner to step down at end of November

Donna Corrado will be stepping down from her role as commissioner of the Department for the Aging (DFTA) at the end of November, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday. Comment

Holden calls for investigation of human rights nonprofit for bailing out teen accused of attacking Rikers guard

City Councilman Robert Holden (D-Middle Village) called on the City Council to investigate the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights nonprofit organization for helping to secure the release of a teen accused of attacking a Rikers Island guard. Comment
Letters

Why we should all stop eating at McDonald’s

I write to you to express my shame toward a place I frequented and adored during my childhood years. Comments (3)

Monday, Nov. 19, 2018

Amazing Lash Studio, one of the nation’s largest and fastest growing eyelash extension franchises, opened its fifth New York location in Howard Beach, which is the only one operated in Queens, according to one of its owners, Gina Favia-Kelly. Comment
Forest Hills

Forest Hills dancer showcases her moves across the country

What’s sexy and saucy and breathes love and sensuality? Comment
Letters

Where is MTA’s feasibility study?

Whatever happened to the promised MTA feasibility study for restoration of LIRR service on the old Rockaway Beach line? Comments (1)
Flushing

Senior fatally struck by SUV while trying to cross Flushing street: NYPD

FLUSHING — Attempting to walk across a Flushing street proved fatal for a senior man who was struck and killed by an SUV Saturday afternoon. Comments (9)

Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018

City Councilman Paul Vallone (D-Bayside) confirmed Thursday that a controversial men’s shelter will open in College Point next year. Comments (7)
Gabriella Sosa Medina wasn’t expecting to win an award at the ninth-annual Student Conference on Conservation Science, an event organized by the American Museum of Natural History’s Center for Biodiversity and Conservation held every fall. Comment
High Heat

Yankees remain class of New York sports

While the Yankees are still looking for ways to improve their team and overtake the Boston Red Sox as the class of the American League, they have proven to be the only high profile New York City sports team worth watching in 2018. Comment
Yet another store in the Douglaston Plaza Shopping Center is closing its doors. Comments (2)
QueensLine

Famous artist Isamu Noguchi has Astoria roots

In conjunction with the Greater Astoria Historical Society, TimesLedger Newspapers presents noteworthy events in the borough’s history. Comment

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