Here’s where you can celebrate the National Night Out Against Crime in Queens next week
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Support your local police and safer streets by participating in the National Night Out Against Crime that Queens precincts will observe on Tuesday night, Aug. 2. Each precinct across the city will host an evening of fun, free events for the community with the goal of building a stronger relationship with the people they serve […]

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Middle Village man identified as leader of major heroin ring busted on Long Island
Multiple doses of Heroin and Fentanyl packaged in Quick Pick paper seized during search warrant

Residents of Middle Village and Ozone Park were among two dozen people arrested on Tuesday for their alleged participation in a major narcotics operation based on Long Island. Law enforcement agents in a joint operation conducted by the Nassau and Suffolk police departments and the Long Island Drug Enforcement Administration Task Force also recovered 4 kilos […]

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New middle school in Corona aims to alleviate serious overcrowding in the district
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One of the most overcrowded school districts in the city will be home to a new middle school built to alleviate the jam-packed classrooms that are common in western Queens. School District 24, which encompasses Corona, Glendale, Ridgewood, Elmhurst, Long Island City, Maspeth and Middle Village, has long had a problem with overcrowding and schools in Corona […]

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City delays emergency work on a bridge on the Ridgewood/Middle Village border
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The Department of Transportation’s (DOT) emergency project to rehabilitate the deck of the Metropolitan Avenue Bridge still has yet to begin, three weeks after its proposed start date. The emergency work — which was slated to begin after the Fourth of July holiday weekend — will replace the badly deteriorated deck of the bridge over […]

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Parents whose children were killed by vehicles urge community board to support Myrtle/Wyckoff pedestrian plaza
Photo courtesy Community Board 5

After hearing heart-wrenching testimonials from families who have lost loved ones at the intersection of Myrtle and Wyckoff avenues, Community Board 5 (CB 5) voted in favor of the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) pedestrian plaza plan. Judy Kottick, mother of Ella Bandes, who was 23 years old when she died after a bus struck her […]

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