Elderly bicyclist from Flushing is fatally struck by car while riding through Bayside, cops say
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An elderly Flushing man was struck and killed by a car while riding his bicycle along Northern Boulevard in Bayside on Wednesday morning, police reported. Michael Schenkman, 78, was fatally struck near the corner of 223rd Street and Northern Boulevard at about 6:30 a.m. on Wednesday. According to authorities, a black Chevrolet Impala operated by a 25-year-old […]

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These two sections of Queens will be sprayed Tuesday as city’s war on Zika virus continues
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Pesticide-spraying trucks will once again be making the rounds through two areas of Queens on Tuesday night as the city continues its effort to kill mosquitoes and curb any potential outbreaks of the Zika virus. The spraying is scheduled to take place from 10 p.m. Tuesday night, Aug. 23, to 6 a.m. the following morning […]

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UPDATE: Cops catch alleged burglar who stole a fortune from a popular Bayside cafe
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Police have arrested a Bayside man accused of stealing thousands of dollars from a neighborhood cafe earlier this month. Law enforcement sources said Alberto Caballero, 38, of 194th Street allegedly took advantage of an open door and an insecure safe at The Oasis Cafe located at 196-30 Northern Blvd. at 3:25 a.m. on the morning of Aug. 11. According […]

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Free supplies for teachers, Chick-fil-A coming to Queens and 8 more stories from Queens
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With September quickly approaching, teachers are thinking about back to school shopping and one Long Island City organization is providing supplies for free. In food related news, the first Chick-fil-A in Queens will open on Sept. 1 and the first 100 people in line will win a year’s supply of free food. Dairy Queen is […]

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Gold medal Olympian Dalilah Muhammad makes her native Queens and the nation proud
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Queens-born Dalilah Muhammad dazzled the audience last Thursday in Rio and the rest of the world when she won gold in the women’s 400-meter hurdles. The 26-year-old Jamaica native who was raised in Rochdale won the race in 53.14 seconds, beating the second place Sara Slott Peterson of Denmark and third place winner Ashley Spencer of Indiana. […]

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