The long and winding route: Panel examines why Q58 bus is so slow
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The Q58 bus line between Ridgewood and Flushing — named the slowest bus in Queens for six straight years — gets a bad rap, according to the Community Board 5 Transportation and Public Transit Committees. At a joint meeting Tuesday night, the committees pointed to the long and winding route of the Q58, and the major thoroughfares […]

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Two 109th Precinct cops honored for catching serial groper in Flushing
THE COURIER/Photo by Alina Suriel

Two officers received the Cop of the Month award at Wednesday’s 109th Precinct Community Council meeting for apprehending a serial groper after his seventh attack on local schoolgirls in Flushing. The groper was first reported to authorities in a November 2014 incident involving a 13-year-old girl walking to school, according to Deputy Inspector Thomas Conforti, the precinct’s commanding officer. […]

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Warm up from winter’s chill with some of Queens’ best soups

Perhaps Mother Nature is aware that January is National Soup Month. It’s as good an explanation as any as to why the mercury finally started falling entering 2016. A steaming hot bowl of soup is the ultimate comfort food on a frosty winter’s day, and leave it to the World’s Borough to offer culinary crock-full […]

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First morning commute of 2016 was a ‘rail’ problem on 7 line
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The first weekday rush hour of 2016 got off to a slow start on the 7 line Monday morning. Track troubles near the Hunters Point Avenue station in Long Island City forced the MTA to suspend 7 train service between Queensboro Plaza and 34th Street-Hudson Yards. This caused delays on the rest of the line back to […]

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Happy new year! Look back at our top stories in 2015
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As the world prepares to bid adieu to 2015, QNS.com looks back at the big stories in Queens that defined the year… We’re Number 1—2015 actually began a few weeks before the end of 2014 with the World’s Borough finally being recognized as the best place to visit in the U.S. by respected travel guide […]

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