Evelyn DeCoursey, president of 110th Precinct Community Council, passes away
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Evelyn DeCoursey, the president of the 110th Precinct Community Council for almost 10 years, passed away on Aug. 20, the NYPD said. DeCoursey, a Corona resident, presided over Community Council meetings and helped to establish a strong relationship between cops and Corona and Elmhurst residents. She was 82. “Evelyn was a pillar in the community,” said Janine […]

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State-of-the-art pre-K center focusing on STEAM classes will open near Hall of Science in Corona
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Future scientists, mathematicians, engineers and artists will get a head start in their studies when a new pre-K center opens in Corona in 2019. According to the Department of Education, the city agency will team up with the New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) and the Department of Cultural Affairs to open a 250- to […]

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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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Transgender woman struck with a hammer in a possible bias crime in Woodside, cops say
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A man who smacked a transgender woman in the head with a hammer on a Woodside street on Wednesday morning may have acted out of hate, law enforcement sources said. The NYPD is investigating the Aug. 17 assault in front of an apartment house on 67th Street near 41st Avenue as a possible bias crime, it […]

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Woman commits suicide by jumping on tracks at Elmhurst Avenue subway station
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Updated 8/19, 1:32 p.m. A woman committed suicide by jumping on the train tracks at the Elmhurst Avenue station in Elmhurst on Friday morning, police said. The woman, who has not been identified, jumped just before 9 a.m., according to officials. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Police said the woman, who is 30- […]

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