Armed duo robbed Ozone Park bank, dropped stolen cash: NYPD
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Updated 5:30 p.m. Two gun-toting individuals swiped cash from an Ozone Park bank during a heist Thursday night, but apparently dropped some of the stolen loot a short distance away away, according to police. The armed robbery occurred at 7:54 p.m. inside the TD Bank located at 97-17 Rockaway Blvd. According to authorities, the two perpetrators — described as […]

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South Ozone Park accident victim dies of injuries
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A 73-year-old man who was struck by a car at a South Ozone Park intersection last month has died of his injuries, police reported. According to police, Ramnauth Mahabir of 115th Street in South Ozone Park was struck by a SUV at the corner of 115th Street and Rockaway Boulevard at 9:45 a.m. on Dec. 12, 2015. Reportedly, […]

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Queens bus riders disappointed in Select Bus Service implementation delays
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As the MTA moves forward with the implementation of the first phase of their Select Bus Service (SBS) plan along Woodhaven and Cross Bay boulevards, Queens bus riders are disappointed that plans for further phases have been delayed. Members of the Riders Alliance, a grassroots organization of subway and bus riders, are upset that after […]

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Springfield Gardens residents demand end to illegal truck activities
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BY BROOKE SMITH Residents of Springfield Gardens living near John F. Kennedy Airport are demanding a crackdown on illegal truck activities and solutions to residential congestion and speeding. The Department of Transportation (DOT) hosted a public meeting Thursday to present possible solutions to transportation concerns raised in the previous meeting as well as discuss the findings of […]

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A winning ticket: NYRA records second-straight profitable year at the tracks
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They’re in the money — again. The New York Racing Association (NYRA), which operates Aqueduct Racetrack in South Ozone Park and Belmont Park on the Queens/Nassau border, announced Wednesday it will finish 2015 with its second straight operational profit. Once the curtain falls on this calendar year, the NYRA projects it will finish with an operating […]

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