See which Queens neighborhoods will be sprayed this week to reduce Zika virus threat
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In addition to their usual annoying buzz and bite, this year’s mosquitoes come with a threat of Zika virus. Luckily, there is no local transmission of Zika virus in New York City at this time, and no West Nile virus has been detected either, but the adage “better safe than sorry” definitely applies this year. […]

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More streets across Queens will be repaved this month thanks to cheaper asphalt
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Queens drivers will see smoother roadways by the end of this month thanks to lower oil prices, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced. The mayor’s administration has taken advantage of low prices for oil — a main ingredient in asphalt — coupled with the warmer weather, to allow the Department of Transportation (DOT) to expand the number of roadways […]

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See which parts of Queens will be sprayed this week to reduce the Zika virus threat

Facing the dual, deadly threat of the Zika and West Nile viruses, the city’s Health Department isn’t wasting any time going to war against the local mosquito population. The agency announced Wednesday it would conduct aerial larvicide spraying over non-residential marshy areas of Queens and the rest of the city from May 12 to May […]

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Oh baby! Cops make special delivery in Fresh Meadows
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Two of New York’s finest helped welcome to the world one of New York’s newest residents in Fresh Meadows on Saturday afternoon. Police Officer Anthony Barton of the 107th Precinct responded to the area of the Long Island Expressway and Kissena Boulevard at 4:15 p.m. Saturday after receiving a call regarding a woman in labor. […]

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Man succumbs to injuries after being struck by car in Flushing
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The numbers just keeping going up. Another pedestrian died this week after being struck by a vehicle in Flushing earlier this month, according to police. On Nov. 1 at 4:55 p.m., officers out of the 109th Precinct responded to a call of a pedestrian hit at the intersection of College Point Boulevard and 41st Avenue. Upon […]

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