College Point Sports Complex project finally gets the funds needed to be completed
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The finish line is finally in sight for the construction of a College Point park. The College Point Sports Complex has officially received the required funding to complete the last leg of its construction, according to a release by Council Member Paul Vallone.   The final phase of the project required $5.5 million in funding; $500,000 is being allocated […]

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War on mosquitoes and Zika virus turns to western Queens with spraying this evening
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The Health Department is turning its attention to western Queens in its effort to eradicate mosquitoes that may potentially carry two infectious diseases. Trucks will spray pesticide from 10 p.m. Thursday night until 6 a.m. the following morning in an area of Long Island City, Maspeth, Sunnyside and Woodside generally bounded by Queens Boulevard on the […]

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Op-Ed: What the sale of RKO Keith’s theatre means for northern Flushing
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The iconic RKO Keith’s Theatre in Flushing has finally sold to a developer with the true intentions to build this mega, mixed-use project. The site sold on July 28 for $66 Million to Xin Development, an arm of China’s Xinyuan Real Estate. We [Cushman & Wakefield] represented the seller, JK Equities and partners. The site […]

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A pair of pedophiles in Flushing, daring bank robbers get snagged, and 8 other top stories from Queens
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There was a lot of crime committed and several arrests were made this week in Queens, including the three men who broke into a Rego Park bank through the roof and took over $4 million in valuables from safety deposit boxes, while two pedophiles preyed on children at the same playground in Flushing. However, there […]

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Family of drowned autistic student receives $2.7M in wrongful death lawsuit settlement
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Almost three years after 14-year-old Avonte Oquendo was found dead, New York City will pay the family $2.7 million to settle a wrongful death lawsuit. In October 2013, an autistic student, Oquendo, vanished from Riverview School in Long Island City. Three months later, his body was found washed up on a beach in College Point, nine miles away […]

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