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Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015

Woodhaven

Vision Zero comes to the 104th Precinct

The road traffic safety project Vision Zero is coming to the 104th Precinct. Over the next two weeks, the city Department of Transportation, along with the officers of the 104th Precinct, will be conducting an educational and enforcement initiative. Comment
Middle Village

For Middle Village resident, song writing is just one of her talents

Two talented women — one from Queens, the other from Manhattan — have teamed up to launch a fun, quirky video for a pop single they wrote called “Barcode.” Comment

Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015

Ridgewood

Police seek burgulary suspect in 104th

RIDGEWOOD—Police from the 104th Precinct were asking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect wanted for burglaries. Sometime during the daylight hours of Wednesday, Aug. 26, a burglar entered an apartment building on 74th Street in Queens, police said. Once inside the building, the suspect forced open two separate apartments and removed jewelry, police said. Comment

Monday, Oct. 19, 2015

Forest Hills

Conference addresses Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare, weighed nine pounds when it passed Congress. For small and medium-sized businesses, that’s a dizzying amount of new regulations and potential pitfalls. Comments (1)
Kew Gardens

Queens nonprofits get $2 million in funding

One of the oldest and largest city-based trusts has given almost $2 million in grant funds to nonprofit Queens-based organizations as well as nonprofits that do work in the borough and nearly $9 million to nonprofits across the city. Comments (30)

Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015

Glendale

Brooklyn Cupcakes arrives in Glendale

Queens residents can indulge their sweet tooth at a new cupcake shop in Glendale. Comment

Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015

Ozone Park

New Stop & Shop store opens in Ozone Park

An Ozone Park grocery store formerly owned by the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company is among five stores in the city that will be converted into Stop & Shop stores in the first round of conversions of supermarkets formerly run by A&P. Comments (1)

Friday, Oct. 16, 2015

Rego Park

Another condo rises in Rego Park

As housing prices in Manhattan and Long Island City continue to climb, Central Queens and especially Rego Park are getting an influx of high-end housing developments that offer relatively affordable sale prices. A new seven-story condominium currently under construction near The Contour building at 97-45 Queens Blvd. marks the most recent project to pop up in the neighborhood. Comment
Kew Gardens

Largest Hispanic group enrolls in NYPD

The largest percentage of Hispanic recruits in the history of NYPD was sworn in last week at the new Police Academy in College Point, according to police officials. Comment
Ridgewood

Ridgewood’s Outpost for art

The Outpost Gallery in Ridgewood is hard to miss these days. Comment

Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015

Middle Village

Former Queens Councilman Thomas Ognibene passes away

Former Council Minority Leader Thomas Ognibene, a Queens Republican giant who mixed a strong conservative vision with practicality and brought the interests of the central section of the borough to a city-wide platform, died Tuesday at the age of 72 following a battle with aggressive spinal cancer. Comment

Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015

Middle Village

Former Queens Councilman Thomas Ognibene dies at 72

Former City Council Minority Leader Thomas Ognibene, a Queens Republican giant, died Monday at the age of 72 following a battle with aggressive spinal cancer. Comment

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