Motorcycle rider dies after crash with a minivan on a Rosedale street
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A motorcyclist was pronounced dead on Monday night after colliding into a Toyota minivan in Rosedale, police reported. At 9:18 p.m. on June 20, officers from the 105th Precinct responded to an emergency call of a motor vehicle accident on Rockaway Boulevard at Brookville Boulevard. There, they found a 57-year-old male motorcyclist lying on the roadway unconscious and […]

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Jamaica street was renamed Anthony Mason Way after the late NBA player
Photo by Brandon J. Clarke

Thirteen-year NBA veteran and New York Knick Anthony Mason was honored Saturday in South Jamaica.  A stretch of 147th Street between Rockaway Boulevard and 123rd Avenue was renamed Anthony Mason Way in an event organized by Councilman Ruben Wills. “He was not only a champion of the game, but of life itself. I want to […]

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See which Queens neighborhoods will be sprayed this week to reduce Zika virus threat
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In addition to their usual annoying buzz and bite, this year’s mosquitoes come with a threat of Zika virus. Luckily, there is no local transmission of Zika virus in New York City at this time, and no West Nile virus has been detected either, but the adage “better safe than sorry” definitely applies this year. […]

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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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Priest gets injured in South Ozone Park drive-by shooting. Have you seen this car?
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The NYPD released images Sunday night of a vehicle involved in a drive-by shooting in South Ozone Park earlier that morning in which a visiting priest was injured. Father Damian Ekete, 49, of Bronx’s Church of the Holy Spirit was walking in the area of 134th Street and Rockaway Boulevard at 12:08 a.m. on May […]

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