New elementary school coming to Hunters Point South but LIC parents worried about lack of Pre-K seats
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An additional 600-seat elementary school will be built on the grounds of the Hunters Point development project, but Long Island City parents did not have much time to celebrate this news when they began to discover that many of their children were put on a pre-K wait list this week. The Gantry Parent Association, a group […]

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Gaming tables, water fountains coming to Astoria Park along with other improvements in western Queens
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We won’t know the results of the presidential primaries in New York for several hours, but the results of another election have been announced. Residents in neighborhoods such as Astoria, Long Island City and Sunnyside cast their votes for several projects in the participatory budgeting process from March 26 through April 3. Councilmen Costa Constantinides and […]

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Queens Library celebrates National Library Week (April 10-16) with Mobile Library tour
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Step aside Lollapalooza, Queens Library is going on tour! To celebrate National Library Week (April 10-16) and National Bookmobile Day (April 13), Queens Library is hitting the road with its Mobile Library, bringing the fun and thrills of books to towns across the borough. You’re invited to drop by, sign up for a free Queens […]

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Parents to rally for additional middle school in Sunnyside
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Western Queens is being rapidly developed, and parents in Sunnyside are taking proactive measures to ensure their children’s education does not lag behind. Sunnyside Woodside Middle School Parents (MSP), an organization started last year to scout a new middle school for the area, has set their sights on a lot owned by the Department of Transportation (DOT) that is […]

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What to do in Queens this weekend and beyond

Try your hand at a corn maze, take a musical journey to the past, shop for apples and do more at these events around Queens. SATURDAY, OCT. 3 Challenge your wits and orientation in the Amazing Maize Maze. Kids and adults alike will have a blast fumbling their way around this 3-acre corn maze. Start […]

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