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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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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