Mysterious bank burglary in Rego Park remains unsolved as investigation deepens
QNS/Photo by Anthony Giudice

Customers are still unable to access the Rego Park bank where numerous safe deposit boxes were breached during a daring burglary last week. The NYPD-FBI Joint Bank Robbery Task Force wrapped up its formal on-site investigation, but now Maspeth Federal Savings officials are in the midst of their own inquiry into the break-in that occurred sometime between May 21 and 23. They […]

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This Ridgewood high school is producing some of the city’s best new lifeguards
Photos courtesy Grover Cleveland High School

One Ridgewood high school has been helping to turn its students into the city’s finest lifeguards of the last decade. Grover Cleveland High School’s swimming program went through an overhaul 10 years ago when Chris Sullivan and Felicia Mair, both current lifeguards, were asked to take over teaching the program by Jack Ciano, assistant principal of […]

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MAP: Share of million-dollar homes in Queens is rising
Photo courtesy of NY Space Finders

In just four years, the share of million-dollar homes in New York City has risen from 7 percent to 12 percent, according to a report by Trulia. The report, titled “Million Dollar Creep: Where Seven Figure Homes Are The New Normal,” was released on May 19 by the real estate site. The findings concluded that overall, the share of […]

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MAJOR FUN ALERT: Dive into these top 10 outdoor pools in Queens this summer!
Image: Bay Benjamin

If you’re sick of sizzling in the summer sun, why resist taking a dip in a cool and cleanly pool? Skip out on the sand and dive head first into some of the best outdoor pools in Queens. Five Freebies The New York City Department of Parks and Recreation offers free outdoor pools that are set to open […]

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Free paddling and kayaking from Hallets Cove in Queens is happening on Memorial Day

See the city from a completely different angle. Everybody is invited to go kayaking or canoeing for free on Memorial Day, May 30. Flotillas will be departing from Socrates Sculpture Park Beach into Hallets Cove in Astoria  from 1 to 4 p.m. Participants will be able to paddle near the East River and explore some […]

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