In Forest Hills, 112th Precinct Council focuses on emergency prep
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BY BROOKE SMITH Preparedness is the name of the game for the 112th Precinct Community Council. During its most recent meeting on Jan. 20, the council learned crime prevention tips from the precinct’s commanding officer and lifesaving techniques from trained professionals. Deputy Inspector Judith Harrison, the 112th Precinct’s commander, encouraged residents to combat potential property crimes […]

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Six-unit residential building going for $2.65M in Ridgewood
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A prime three-story, six-unit residential building in Ridgewood is up for sale for $2.65 million, according to DY Realty Services. The 4,725-square-foot building located at 504 Seneca Ave. was fully gut renovated in 2011 and has six railroad units with two bedrooms and one bath per unit and sits on a 2,500-square-foot lot. All units […]

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Community Board 5 committees back light rail concept for western Queens
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Amid concerns about potential negative impacts on the neighborhood, the Community Board 5 Transportation and Public Transit committees narrowly recommended at its Tuesday meeting a local lawmaker’s vision of introducing light rail service to the area. With many communities within CB 5 suffering from a lack of transportation options, Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley put forth a plan that […]

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MTA to take riders on a trip to the past with vintage subway cars, buses
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Straphangers will ride into the past to welcome the holiday season this year. The MTA and the New York Transit Museum have announced that they will be coming together to “put extra magic on the tracks” with the transit agency’s annual custom of giving subway riders trips to the past via vintage fleet of buses and […]

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More trains coming to Queens subway lines next June: MTA
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Commuters who rely upon the subway to get around Queens will have more trains to ride next year. The MTA announced on Thursday it would expand weekday service in June 2016 on 12 subway routes, meeting an increase in both current and projected future ridership throughout the system. “New York City is in the middle of a […]

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