Three-card Monte victim gets robbed on Ozone Park train: NYPD
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It started with a con game and ended in a robbery. Police released on Wednesday night images of three persons of interest wanted for tricking a man into playing a fixed card game, then robbing him on a train in Ozone Park back in December. On the afternoon of Dec. 11, 2015, according to the […]

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Former jockey agent charged with hacking NYRA database: DA
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BY ERICA SIUDZINSKI This jockey agent raced all the way to a courtroom. A former jockey agent has been charged for hacking into the New York Racing Association’s (NYRA) computer system 170 times over a 15-month period, Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown and New York State Police Superintendent Joseph A. D’Amico announced Tuesday. Manuel Gonzalez, […]

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A winning ticket: NYRA records second-straight profitable year at the tracks
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They’re in the money — again. The New York Racing Association (NYRA), which operates Aqueduct Racetrack in South Ozone Park and Belmont Park on the Queens/Nassau border, announced Wednesday it will finish 2015 with its second straight operational profit. Once the curtain falls on this calendar year, the NYRA projects it will finish with an operating […]

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AQUEDUCT Food and Beverage Positions (Jamaica)

In preparation for the new racing season in the Aqueduct Racetrack, we are seeking for the interested candidates to fill the below opening positions (These positions will be seasonal for the duration of the racing season): Aqueduct Server- Responsible for providing prompt, efficient and friendly quality service. Complies with local, state and federal regulations as […]

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Transit group advocates for a future light rail system throughout Queens
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One lawmaker’s light rail proposal should go beyond Glendale and into southern Queens, according to a local transit advocacy group. As Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley’s light rail plan for Glendale continues to gain traction, the Queens Public Transit Committee (QPTC) has ideas on how to expand the system into other parts of southern Queens. During last month’s […]

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