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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Op-Ed: ‘Black lives matter’ shouldn’t be a controversial statement
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Last week at a nationally televised town hall meeting on CNN, “Black, White and Blue: America 2016,” I made a comment that shouldn’t be controversial: I said black lives matter. The question being debated at that moment was a variation of one I hear repeatedly, “Don’t all lives matter?”   Of course all lives matter, […]

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UPDATE: Bayside street will be renamed after a beloved softball coach
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A Bayside street will be honorably renamed after a beloved softball coach who died last February. Bayside High School alumni gathered at the Queens Community Board 11 (CB 11) meeting in Bayside last month to request the local street renaming. Last week, the City Council passed Councilman Paul Vallone’s bill to co-name 32nd Avenue and 204th Street in honor of coach Stephen […]

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UPDATED: A 23-year-old man shot on an Astoria street has died
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A 23-year-old man has succumbed to his injuries after he was shot in Astoria on July 17. Police said the victim was shot at 4:11 a.m. in front of 28-03 Steinway St. Two suspects got into a verbal dispute with the 23-year-old male victim. The first suspect gave the second suspect a firearm and he shot several rounds at the victim, who […]

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Newly open Target in Forest Hills receives mixed reactions from the community
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Target has officially opened up on 70-00 Austin Street, Forest Hills on Wednesday, July 20. The discount giant has replaced the previous bookstore, Barnes and Nobles, which closed in December. This new Target is following a “flexible-format” strategy, which means that the store is smaller and it caters to specific needs of their local customers by featuring apparel and […]

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