Bayside teen dies in tragic campus fall in Pennsylvania
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Bayside college sophomore Anthony Chiarenza died Oct. 3 after falling off a cliff on his school campus in Pennsylvania. The Swarthmore College student, 19, was alone when he fell 40 to 50 feet on the steep incline and was later found by residents of the area, according to published reports. His older brother, Dominick Chiarenza, […]

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Flushing middle schooler is a taekwondo star
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Uni Ha is an eighth-grader at I.S. 25 in Flushing who travels around the world living her dream, competing in taekwondo competitions. Ha, 13, has many achievements in the martial arts discipline of taekwondo and is currently ranked a second dan black belt. Last summer she became the youngest athlete to make it onto the […]

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LIC teens move on to robotics world championship
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One group of tigers from Long Island City has shown that they are fierce and on the way to the top. The robotics team at Queens Vocational and Technical High School called “RoboTigers” and their robot “Based-God Trap Love” became Regional Winners at last weekend’s NYC FIRST 15th Annual Robotics NYC Regional Competition & Expo at […]

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City renews express bus service plans between Jamaica and Flushing after nod from mayor
THE COURIER/Photo by Eric Jankiewicz

With the backing of Mayor Bill de Blasio, the city is moving ahead with plans to develop an express bus service between Flushing and Jamaica. Despite calls from community members and politicians in neighborhoods like Kew Gardens Hills, the transformation of the Q44 and Q25 into a Select Bus Service (SBS) line is set to […]

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Kew Gardens Hills residents enraged over city proposal to create new express bus service
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Addressing a crowd of angry Kew Gardens Hills residents, Councilman Rory Lancman urged the group to “express yourselves in a respectful manner” on Wednesday night as MTA and city officials met with residents who would be affected by a proposed express bus service line. The new express line, known as Select Bus Service, would run […]

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