Man ‘trespassing’ on LIRR tracks in Queens Village was struck and killed on Tuesday
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A man was struck and killed while walking along the tracks on a westbound Long Island Rail Road in Queens Village on Tuesday evening. At approximately 5:45 p.m. MTA police found a body on the tracks of the Queens Village LIRR station. A man, who has not been identified, was dead at the scene, an MTA […]

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Prices for Queens rentals and homes see double-digit increase since last year, reports say
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Two reports by real estate company Douglas Elliman found that the median sales price for the Queens sales and rental market increased by double digits since last year. Compared to June of last year, the median sales price for a home in Queens jumped 20.8 percent, from $385,001 to $465,000. An increase was seen across all property types including […]

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Turn your Queens dream wedding into reality at these 10 elaborate locations
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Congratulations! He or she has proposed to you, but the hardest part is yet to come. As you gaze at that dazzling diamond ring on your finger, your mind is in a frenzy of chaotic wedding planning. Well, breathe easy and check out these beautiful wedding venues in Queens that offer indoor and outdoor ceremonies! 1. […]

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The co-location of Queens Village charter high school has been successfully blocked
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The Department of Education (DOE) plans to withdraw a proposal Wednesday that would co-locate a new charter high school with an  existing middle school in Queens Village. Students and administrators at Jean Nuzzi Intermediate School will no longer have to worry about making room for 400 high schoolers. A joint effort by Borough President Melinda Katz, state […]

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UPDATE: 14-year-old arrested in connection with attack on Muslim man outside Queens mosque
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Updated Wednesday  June 20, 2016 at 11:37 a.m. Police have arrested one of the three male suspects involved in a hate crime against a Muslim man, which occured on June 1 outside a mosque in Queens Village. The suspect will be charged with assault/hate crime, police said. The suspect is a minor, only 14-years-old therefore his […]

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