New middle school in Corona aims to alleviate serious overcrowding in the district
Photo courtesy of Department of Education

One of the most overcrowded school districts in the city will be home to a new middle school built to alleviate the jam-packed classrooms that are common in western Queens. School District 24, which encompasses Corona, Glendale, Ridgewood, Elmhurst, Long Island City, Maspeth and Middle Village, has long had a problem with overcrowding and schools in Corona […]

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Man found severely beaten under an expressway overpass in Corona may be homeless, cops say
Photos by Mark Mellone

WARNING: GRAPHIC PHOTO BELOW An unidentified man who is fighting for his life after being found with a head injury under a Long Island Expressway (LIE) overpass in Corona on Saturday morning may be homeless, according to police. Sources familiar with the investigation said a bystander found the victim covered with a plastic bag on 108th Street […]

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Get an exquisite taste of culture at these five black-owned restaurants in Queens
Photo courtesy of Pa-Nash NYC

If you’re looking to escape this summer blaze, cool down and embrace the beautiful culture at these five black-owned businesses in Queens. Many of the restaurants exude an island-style ambiance, where you can enjoy Jamaican cuisine and other Caribbean-inspired dishes. As you listen to the pulsating rhythms of a live reggae band, your mind may drift […]

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PHOTOS: Community joins together in Maspeth to remember slain officers from around the country
QNS/Photos by Anthony Giudice

It was a solemn evening in Maspeth as precincts from across the communities gathered to pay their respects and remember their fallen brothers in blue who were needlessly gunned down over the last few weeks. Officers from the 104th, 108th and 110th precincts came together with members of Communities of Maspeth and Elmhurst Together (COMET), […]

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Man gets robbed in Elmhurst while waiting on a subway platform
Photo: Google Maps + NYPD

The police are looking for any information regarding two teens who allegedly robbed a man who waiting for a subway train to arrive on Saturday in Elmhurst, Queens. The robbery took place on Saturday, June 25 at 4 p.m. in the Woodhaven Boulevard subway station on Queens Boulevard. The victim, a 17-year-old man, was sitting […]

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