College Point apartment building goes up in flames leaving a number of people homeless
Photo: courtesy of Robert Stridiron

Huge blaze ripped through three residential building in College Point in Queens last night. On Thursday, July 21 at 9:51 p.m. firefighters responded to a four-alarm fire at 18-11 College Point Blvd. in Queens. The fire started in a three-story apartment building and in less than an hour spread to three other apartment buildings, an FDNY spokesperson told QNS. […]

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Bayside resident is managing a $6M renovation of iconic Ghostbusters firehouse
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“Ghostbusters” lovers, you’ll be happy to know that the iconic Tribeca firehouse where the hit movie was shot is being renovated in a $6 million project by one Bayside resident. Amir Nossrati, a senior project manager for the New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC) is fully renovating the building in Tribeca. Fire […]

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Derelict cars parked at an abandoned house in Flushing pose a fire threat, after the home burst into flames two years ago
QNS/Photos by Brianna Ellis

Two cars parked next to an abandoned house in Flushing pose a fire threat to the neighborhood, according to a local politician. Community members, elected officials and city employees rallied on Tuesday to remove the vehicles. Neighbors say that both derelict vehicles have been parked at the abandoned property, located at 50-19 175th Pl., for more than two decades. Additionally, the cars are cluttered […]

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19 people were injured after FDNY truck crashes into MTA bus in Astoria
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An FDNY truck that was racing to the scene of a fire crashed into an MTA bus in Astoria Sunday afternoon, leaving 19 people injured, it was reported. At approximately 12:20 p.m. on June 26, the rig of Engine Co. 312, which was heading to a fire reported at 8-01 26th Ave. in Astoria, collided with the bus at the […]

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Maker Faire organizers claim that simultaneously held festival featuring Kanye West is a ‘poorly planned mega concert’
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The organizers of Maker Faire, a county fair that encourages students to engage with technology and crafts, are concerned with the addition of 30,000 to 50,000 people that will descend upon Flushing Meadows Corona Park as part of The Meadows Festival. The Meadows Festival, a music and art event headlined by Kanye West and The Weeknd, will take […]

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