Subway service changes to affect 15 lines this weekend
Photo by MTA / Patrick Cashin

Construction work to upgrade and maintain stations, tracks and signal systems is affecting weekend service on many of the city’s subway lines. The MTA is advising customers to allow for extra travel time if they rely on any of these trains. 1 From 11:30 p.m. Friday, February 5, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, February 8, 1 […]

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Ridgewood school to host annual prom dress drive
Photo courtesy of Christine Nelson

Help make a girl’s dream come true and send her to her prom in style by donating old, gently used dresses during the Joan England’s 3rd Annual PROMises Prom Dress Drive. The PROMises Prom Dress Drive was created by Joan England, who passed away two years ago. Now her daughter, Christine Nelson, has taken up […]

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Blizzard complaint leads to cleanup agreement for Ozone Park ‘eyesore’
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Ozone Park dealt with its share of snow-related troubles following the Blizzard of 2016 — but there was one positive that came from the mess. In the wake of last week’s snowstorm, Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder received numerous complaints from Ozone Park residents about an unshoveled sidewalk at the corner of Lafayette Street and 149th Avenue, adjacent to a lot […]

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Subway service changes to affect 15 lines this weekend
Photo by MTA / Patrick Cashin

Construction work to upgrade and maintain stations, tracks and signal systems is affecting weekend service on many of the City’s subway lines. The MTA is advising customers to allow for extra travel time if they rely on any of these trains. 1 From 11:45 p.m. Friday, January 29 to 5 a.m. Monday, February 1, South Ferry-bound 1 […]

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Howard Beach school rallies around student after fire destroys home
Photo courtesy of Catherine Stanzoni-Acevedo

Khrone Arrindell showed up for class at P.S. 207 in Howard Beach on Wednesday morning only hours after he and his family suffered a tragedy. Arrindell’s South Ozone Park home caught fire the night before. Though everyone escaped without injury, according to teacher Catherine Stanzoni-Acevedo, all of the family’s possessions were destroyed, either by the […]

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