Come to a special Woodside concert on Sunday to help the victims of the Ecuador earthquake
Photo via Facebook/La Boom New York

The “World’s Borough” will reach out to the people of quake-stricken Ecuador in a special way this Sunday. State Senator Jose Peralta announced the “Queens for Ecuador” benefit concert, which will take place from 1 to 7 p.m. Sunday at La Boom New York, located at 56-15 Northern Blvd. in Woodside. Proceeds from the benefit […]

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Former president gets Flushing voters going at latest rally for Hillary Clinton
President Clinton takes the stand at an Asian American and Pacific Islander organizing event in Flushing

Former President Bill Clinton and Congresswoman Grace Meng campaigned for presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at an Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) organizing event in Flushing on Tuesday. The former president and Meng touted Hillary Clinton’s plans for a booming AAPIs community while aiming to encourage Asian-American Queens residents to vote for her in next week’s Democratic primary. The crowd cheered […]

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Hillary Clinton visits a Jackson Heights Indian restaurant to talk diversity and discrimination
Photos courtesy of Jackson Diner

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stopped at Jackson Heights’ oldest Indian restaurant, the Jackson Diner, to speak with Queens officials and community leaders about diversity and discrimination. About half of Jackson Heights’ residents are foreign-born, with many hailing from South America and countries such as India, Pakistan, Tibet, Nepal and Bangladesh. Clinton met with […]

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Man killed in Elmhurst house fire will receive military honors at funeral tomorrow
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A man who was tragically killed when a house fire broke out in Elmhurst last week will be buried with military honors. Martin Devereux, 71, was in his home at 42-24 Ithaca St. with two other men when the fire broke out at about 10:28 p.m. on March 21. The FDNY found Devereux along with 55-year-old Craig Lott and […]

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Much-needed upgrades are finally coming to the Flushing LIRR station
Photo courtesy of Congresswoman Meng's office

Start with the surface and the change will ripple. That was the message Friday as Congresswoman Grace Meng and other local officials gathered to commemorate the completion of phase one of the MTA Flushing-Main Street Long Island Rail Road station renovation, unveiling fresh signs and thicker, safer railings to prevent small children from falling or squeezing through […]

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