Celebrate Memorial Day at parades and vigils in Queens neighborhoods this weekend
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Queens communities will commemorate Memorial Day in grand style with a host of parades and memorial vigils scheduled for this weekend, including America’s largest Memorial Day parade in Little Neck/Douglaston. All are invited to participate in the various events honoring those who served in defense of the country through the years. Among the events are the […]

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Two robbers pounded an elderly man’s face before stealing his cellphone in Flushing
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Police are looking for two suspects who repeatedly punched a senior citizen in the face and stripped the victim of his cellphone in Flushing earlier this week. A 63-year-old male victim was attacked by two male suspects at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 18, near a parking lot located at 158-14 Northern Blvd. According to police, the suspects engaged in […]

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Queens Sports Authority stores will close down after all as entire franchise folds
Photo courtesy of Flickr/Daniel Oines

The game’s over for the Sports Authority in Queens and the rest of the country. The bankrupt sporting goods retailer announced Thursday it would shutter all of its locations, including its store on Woodhaven Boulevard in Glendale and on Northern Boulevard in Long Island City. Earlier this month, employees at both Queens locations vehemently denied […]

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Suozzi makes ‘getting things done’ his mantra as he seeks to replace Steve Israel in Congress
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There aren’t many political differences between Congressional candidate Tom Suozzi and his four rivals in the Democratic primary, so the former Nassau County executive highlights the one thing he believes separates him from the pack: his career of public service. “The one thing that I’m trying to distinguish myself on is that I have a proven […]

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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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