Whitestone creepy teacher, subway stations and trains are getting new designs, and 8 other Queens stories
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Dear readers, it has been a long week and we are sad to report that school may not be as safe as it seems. One dirty teacher who worked at a public high school in the Bronx tried to have sex with minors. On the brighter side, you can enjoy a sneak peek of the new […]

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The New York Islanders may be moving on over to Citi Field, sources say
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There’s a chance that New York Mets fans will be sharing their sports enthusiasm with hockey lovers, since the New York Islanders may be moving to Flushing. According to Bloomberg News, the Islanders are in active discussions with the Mets owner Sterling Equities about building a hockey arena next to Citi Field. The Islanders, purchased […]

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Big heroin bust and shut down of beloved New Traditions bar highlight this week’s top stories from Queens
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From the sudden closure of a beloved bar to a daytime gunpoint robbery of a Ridgewood barbershop, this week in Queens has been an interesting one. This week marked the last for the beloved New Traditions Bar, which infamously served underage college kids as well as for a man who was arrested for throwing impromptu parties out of […]

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Man operating an insane van with 80 speakers near Willets Point arrested for blaring loud music
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A man who has been using a van outfitted with approximately 80 speakers to blare loud music and host impromptu parties near Willets Point in Queens was arrested on Saturday. According to the 110th Precinct Community Affairs Unit, the precinct has been getting several 311 noise complaints and the loud noise has been an “ongoing issue.” On June […]

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District manager of Queens Community Board 7 retires after 40 years of service
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The members of Queens Community Board 7 (CB 7) said their bittersweet goodbyes to their district manager Marilyn Bitterman, who will retire in August after 40 years of service. The board celebrated Bitterman’s retirement at Monday night’s monthly meeting held at the Union Care Plaza Center in Flushing. Chairman Gene Kelty announced Bitterman’s ending career, whose last district service […]

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