Here’s how Queens voted in Tuesday’s New York presidential primary
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The front-runners won over voters across Queens in Tuesday’s New York presidential primary. On the Democratic side, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton scored an easy victory in Queens over Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, gaining more than 61 percent of the vote. Queens Republicans, meanwhile, turned out in droves to vote for billionaire celebrity Donald […]

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Queens Assemblywoman Barbara Clark, a champion of education, dies at 76
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Updated 3:06 p.m. One of Queens’ longest serving lawmakers, Assemblywoman Barbara Clark, died on Monday night. The 76-year-old Clark was first elected to the Assembly in 1986, representing the neighborhoods of Bellerose, Cambria Heights, Hollis and St. Albans, and was the Assembly’s deputy majority whip at the time of her passing. Details about her death […]

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Queens Library wants to help you with your taxes for free

If your income is under $62,000 per year, you qualify to receive free online tax return filing assistance. April 15 is only two months away and no amount of denial or wishing it would disappear is going to change the fact that your tax returns are due and you have to pony up to Uncle […]

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Gang members fished mailboxes for checks in fraud scheme: DA
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Police hooked and sunk a check fraud ring involving 11 alleged members of a street gang who allegedly stole checks from local mailboxes in south Queens, then altered and cashed them in, prosecutors announced on Wednesday. According to Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown, the members of the “SNOW” gang “fished” out checks left in […]

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What to do in Queens this weekend and beyond

Meet celebrity cat sensation Lil Bub, take a Zumba class, create your own Lego character head, and do more at these events around Queens Saturday, Jan. 30 Bring your little detectives to the Alley Pond Environmental Center from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. to uncover the clues that could help you find hidden animals. Learn how […]

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