World-class professional tennis returns to Forest Hills Stadium

Billie Jean King, Andy Roddick and Patrick McEnroe are about to participate in a huge tennis extravaganza in Queens … and it’s not the U.S. Open. Mylan World Team Tennis will kick off its season with two weeks of matches and ceremonies at the West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills Gardens from July 31 […]

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Queens is experiencing second-highest job growth in NYC
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Residents across the “World’s Borough” are finding more work, according to a report released on Tuesday. The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) announced that Queens experienced a 7.80 percent rise in jobs, following Brooklyn. This was based on recently released job data dating back to December 2015. The analysis was conducted by NYCEDC. “We’re working […]

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Here are some riveting ideas for a re-imagined New York State Pavilion in Queens
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More than 250 people have submitted plans for a radically re-imagined New York State Pavilion, and you can now vote for your favorite proposals. In March, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, People for the Pavilion and Queens Borough President Melinda Katz announced the International Ideas Competition, a contest to encourage people to come up […]

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City ‘violated a promise,’ Elmhurst residents and officials say after two sex offenders were found living in family homeless shelter
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Elmhurst residents rallied in front of the Boulevard Family Residence on Tuesday after it was revealed that two Level 3 sex offenders had lived in the family shelter. “The city has violated a promise it made to Senator [Jeffrey] Klein and myself that they would not house sex offenders, especially Level 3 sex offenders, in shelters […]

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The co-location of Queens Village charter high school has been successfully blocked
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The Department of Education (DOE) plans to withdraw a proposal Wednesday that would co-locate a new charter high school with an  existing middle school in Queens Village. Students and administrators at Jean Nuzzi Intermediate School will no longer have to worry about making room for 400 high schoolers. A joint effort by Borough President Melinda Katz, state […]

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