‘Lifesavers’ street safety project at Bayside school is a hit with parents
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A Bayside elementary school is being held up as a shining example by school district leaders for its proactive street safety measures. The District 26 Community Education Council (CEC) recently invited P.S. 46 The Alley Pond School to give a special presentation on its Project Lifesaver initiative, which reduces dangerous traffic congestion by restricting street traffic […]

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Monahan & Fitzgerald in Bayside gets new building owners after 29 years
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This neighborhood bar isn’t going anywhere. The site of Bayside watering hole Monahan & Fitzgerald has been sold, but the bar will remain in the same location. The building was recently sold after the retirement of co-founder Jim Fitzgerald, according to co-founder John Monahan. The Irish bar has been at 214-17 41st Ave. since opening in February […]

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Queens Valentine’s Day: Take your Sweetie to these super-duper romantic places

Valentine’s Day is fast-approaching and choosing the right restaurant to take that special someone can be the difference between your being a rat or a Romeo. Fortunately, the World’s Borough offers a variety of romantic spots to seal the deal and ensure a wonderful evening for you and your Valentine. Ben’s Best Kosher Delicatessen Rego […]

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Son charged with fatally beating father in Flushing dispute
Photos by Robert Stridiron

Updated Feb. 6, 1:30 p.m. Police charged a 19-year-old man with fatally beating his father during an argument inside their Flushing home on Friday night. Dimitrios Safetis was booked on manslaughter, assault and weapons possession charges in the death of his father, 57-year-old Ioannis Safetis, inside their home on 190th Street near Utopia Parkway in […]

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What to do in Queens this weekend and beyond
Reservoir Dogs

Attend a screening of Quentin Tarantino’s “Reservoir Dogs,” learn how to properly prepare a cover letter, take part in an Afrikan dance workshop, attend a yoga class, and do more at these events around Queens! Saturday, Feb. 6 Is running your passion? Head over to Astoria Park at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 6, and run like […]

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