Cops seek six suspects behind a major string of credit card thefts across four Queens police precincts
Photos courtesy NYPD

Six individuals are wanted in connection with a citywide grand larceny pattern, stealing more than $30,000 from unsuspecting victims over the last month, police said. According to officers, between May 25 and July 18, 58 victims were informed by their respective bank representatives that their credit card numbers were compromised. Authorities said the crooked half […]

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City is investing millions in Ozone Park infrastructure upgrades
Photo courtesy of the NYC water department

Ozone Park is getting a $41.5 million makeover. The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Department of Transportation (DOT) and Department of Design and Construction (DDC) announced Tuesday that work has begun on the installation of three miles of new sewers and water mains in Ozone Park . Residents can also expect to see the addition of […]

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Northeast Queens streets should be safer, thanks to new speed humps and traffic signs
Photo courtesy of Councilman Vallone's press office

Pedestrians should be walking safer now that new speed humps and traffic signs have been installed throughout northeast Queens. Councilman Paul Vallone gained support from Queens Community Board 7 in Flushing, the Broadway-Flushing Homeowners Association and the Bowne Park Civic Association, in order to make the following enhancements. He requested three speed humps from the Department of Transportation […]

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UPDATE: Bayside homeowners can now sign a petition to stop the city from installing bioswales without their permission
Photo by state Senator Tony Avella's press office

The city wants to bring some eco-friendly devices to Bayside, but earlier this month some residents and elected officials said that the government should ask for their permission first. State Senator Tony Avella and the Friends of Fort Totten Park supported the residents by urging Mayor Bill de Blasio and city agencies to seek homeowner […]

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City delays emergency work on a bridge on the Ridgewood/Middle Village border
QNS/Photo by Anthony Giudice

The Department of Transportation’s (DOT) emergency project to rehabilitate the deck of the Metropolitan Avenue Bridge still has yet to begin, three weeks after its proposed start date. The emergency work — which was slated to begin after the Fourth of July holiday weekend — will replace the badly deteriorated deck of the bridge over […]

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