Whitestone creepy teacher, subway stations and trains are getting new designs, and 8 other Queens stories
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Dear readers, it has been a long week and we are sad to report that school may not be as safe as it seems. One dirty teacher who worked at a public high school in the Bronx tried to have sex with minors. On the brighter side, you can enjoy a sneak peek of the new […]

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UPDATE: Bayside street will be renamed after a beloved softball coach
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A Bayside street will be honorably renamed after a beloved softball coach who died last February. Bayside High School alumni gathered at the Queens Community Board 11 (CB 11) meeting in Bayside last month to request the local street renaming. Last week, the City Council passed Councilman Paul Vallone’s bill to co-name 32nd Avenue and 204th Street in honor of coach Stephen […]

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Fifteen Queens streets will be renamed to honor local community leaders
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From rock stars to basketball players to citizens who gave their lives, the names of 15 community leaders will live on through street renamings or co-namings in Queens. One Rockaway Beach street will be renamed to honor Midshipman Justin Zemser, who died in 2015 at the age of 20. Councilman Eric Ulrich announced Thursday that the […]

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Northeast Queens is getting millions of dollars for school, park and library upgrades
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Almost $14 million will be invested into northeast Queens’ schools, parks, libraries and nonprofits, since the New York City Council passed its multibillion-dollar budget last Tuesday. According to Councilman Vallone’s press release issued Monday, $6 million will be allocated to much-needed capital and expense projects throughout the community. Thanks to his collaboration with City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, […]

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Cops buckle down on knifepoint robberies, Denny’s is coming to Queens and 8 more top stories this week
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From knifepoint robberies to dining at Denny’s, Queens has seen it all this week. A 24-year-old man was arrested for orchestrating a slew of restaurant robberies since February, and Denny’s first Queens restaurant is opening in Jackson Heights. Not to mention, burglaries in the neighborhoods of Howard Beach, Ozone Park and Richmond Hill have boosted by 33 percent in the last 28 […]

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