Thin patience must last a little longer as city plows northeast Queens
THE COURIER/Photo by Alina Suriel

There is nothing left to do but be patient with the Sanitation Department’s efforts to clear the mounds of snow left behind by the Blizzard of 2016, northeast Queens officials said on Tuesday. Community Board 11 District Manager Susan Seinfeld said that major plowing efforts have been undertaken in the area, and the main difficulty […]

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Side streets in northeast Queens slow to plow: officials
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Although main thoroughfares in northeast Queens were mostly plowed by Monday morning, smaller side streets are still suffering as snow is slowly cleared, according to leaders in Community Boards 7 and 11. The narrowest streets of these areas were the most difficult to access as plows have trouble making sharp turns and fitting through parked […]

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Find out which College Point streets will soon become one-way roads
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Deemed too narrow for two-way traffic, the city’s Department of Transportation (DOT) will soon convert a pair of College Point streets into one-way roads. The streets affects are 28th Avenue between 122nd Street and 120th Street — which will now only run westbound — and 29th Avenue between 120th Street and 122nd Street — which […]

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Plans for new high school in Flushing withdrawn: officials
A DOE adminstrative office at 30-48 Linden Place will not turned into a school for 450 students.

The Department of Education has decided not to insert a 450-seat high school into the DOE District Office at 30-48 Linden Pl., according to officials. City Councilman Peter Koo met with Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña earlier this year to express his opposition to the plan due to safety and congestion concerns. The chancellor stated at that […]

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Flushing Select Bus Service set to be implemented this weekend
THE COURIER/Photos by Alina Suriel

A controversial Select Bus Service route running from Jamaica and Flushing into the Bronx is set to be implemented on Sunday. Off-board fare collection meters installed at Q44 bus stops earlier this season have had signs all week informing passengers of the impending change set for Nov. 29. Select Bus Service is an improved bus service […]

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