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Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Rego Park

Junction, Horace Harding need speed cameras: Peralta

After years of unsuccessful attempts to get a crossing guard at the intersection of Horace Harding Expressway and Junction Boulevard, community members are asking for speed cameras, state Sen. Jose Peralta (D-East Elmhurst) said this week. Comments (1)

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Rockaway Beach

BP candidate pushes for Rockaway relief reform

A candidate for Queens borough president took to the steps of City Hall this week to highlight the plight of a storm-ravaged Rockaway population that still feels it is being ignored. Comment

Monday, April 1, 2013

Forest Hills

112th Pct. meeting to address burglary spree

Officials in Forest Hills have announced a special meeting April 2 to address a recent burglary spree in the 112th Precinct. Comment

Sunday, March 31, 2013

Ozone Park

Cops looking for missing Ozone Park teen

OZONE PARK — Police were asking the public to locate a teen who went missing from his home last weekend. Comment

Saturday, March 30, 2013

Broad Channel

Rapid Repairs program wrapping up in Queens

Broad Channel resident Robert Keith woke up the morning after Hurricane Sandy to find 6 feet of water in his home. The floodwaters reached so high that his boiler and electrical power box were submerged, knocking out his heat, hot water and electricity. Comment
Ozone Park

Police on the hunt for cellphone store thieves

OZONE PARK — Police were calling on the public to help nab a trio of suspected cellphone thieves who sneaked into a Verizon Wireless store through a back window earlier this month, the NYPD said. Comment
Block Shots

Severe sets strong example for others

ALBANY — Jon Severe is everything a New York City basketball player should be, but he is more the exception to the rule than the norm. Comment

Friday, March 29, 2013

Maspeth

Dream Foundation grants final wish to Maspeth man

Raymond Finerty has long dreamed about visiting the sacred links of the Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia for the Masters tournament. Comment

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Glendale

Glendale mall expects makeover to boost business

The owners of a mall in Glendale announced vast changes this week in an effort to inject new life into the struggling shops. Comment
Ozone Park

Lawmakers demand study of Rockaway LIRR revival

Queens lawmakers in support of reopening the derelict Rockaway Beach rail line fired off a letter to the head of the U.S. Department of Transportation last week requesting that Sandy relief money be used to fund a feasibility study. Comment
Howard Beach

Howard Beach stable closed after six horses die

After the city Parks Department revealed a ramshackle Howard Beach stable was penning hard-luck horses in squalor and shut down the operation, an animal rights group said inspections failed to yield evidence of equine cruelty. Comment
Kew Gardens

Candidates carve out concepts on how best to be Queens beep

The borough president’s job is not clearly defined in the City Charter, which has led the seven Democrats vying for the spot to mold their own ideal of how Queens should be run. Comment
Middle Village

CK claims state hoops crown

ALBANY — The Christ the King seniors took a moment to savor what they had accomplished. Comment
Rockaway Beach

Scholars Academy falls short in final

The Scholars Academy girls’ basketball team’s season ended with the same heart it displayed throughout the year. Comment

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Middle Village

Maltese endorses Catsimatidis days before going on campaign payroll

Former Republican state Sen. Serphin Maltese endorsed grocery store magnate John Catsimatidis for mayor Tuesday, but the longtime Queens lawmaker is a volunteer on Catsimatidis’ campaign and will be on the payroll in April. Comment

Monday, March 25, 2013

Howard Beach

ASPCA says it found no cruelty at Howard Beach stables

After the city’s Parks Department contended a ramshackle Howard Beach stable was penning hard-luck horses in squalor and shut down the operation, an animal rights group said its own inspections failed to yield evidence of equine cruelty. Comments (2)

Sunday, March 24, 2013

Middle Village

CK claims Class AA Federation hoops title as Adams and Scholars fall in finals

ALBANY – Christ the King can again call itself Federation champions. Comment

Saturday, March 23, 2013

Middle Village

Severe leads Royals to state semifinal victory

ALBANY – Jon Severe made a statement and history on the same night. Comment

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