A pair of pedophiles in Flushing, daring bank robbers get snagged, and 8 other top stories from Queens
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There was a lot of crime committed and several arrests were made this week in Queens, including the three men who broke into a Rego Park bank through the roof and took over $4 million in valuables from safety deposit boxes, while two pedophiles preyed on children at the same playground in Flushing. However, there […]

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Trash-filled trains left parked in Middle Village made for one smelly holiday for residents
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As most Americans were enjoying the smell of hamburgers, hot dogs and fireworks over the Fourth of July weekend, some residents in Middle Village were forced to put up with the stench of open gondolas full of garbage parked behind their homes. Many people complained when New York & Atlantic Railway (NYA), the company that operates […]

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A year after a fiery train and truck crash in Maspeth, one lawmaker demands answers
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What are the results? That is what one Queens politician wants to know from the Federal Railroad Administration’s (FRA) investigation into New York & Atlantic Railway’s (NYA) safety culture and management practices after a speeding train crashed into a tractor-trailer in Maspeth on July 8, 2015. Congresswoman Grace Meng is calling on the FRA to […]

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Google will teach 300 kids how to code for free at Queens Library
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Queens kids interested in coding will be able to learn from the best when Google begins teaching free coding classes at Queens Library locations on Tuesday. This is the first time Google will partner with a library to offer these classes, according to the Daily News, which first reported the story. Queens Library hopes to sign up […]

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See how the new MoveNY transit plan could affect Queens residents
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Not everyone’s in favor of adding tolls to all the East River crossings, but according to transit advocates, it could help make it much easier to get around the city. The MoveNY plan, created by leading transportation engineer “Gridlock” Sam Schwartz, is an overarching transportation plan that aims to create more than $1.3 billion per […]

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