Two abandoned, contaminated barges were floating in Flushing Bay for over a year
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Fewer toxins will be floating in the waters of Flushing Bay, now that two abandoned barges have been taken out of the waterway. Councilman Joseph Crowley joined with Colonel David Caldwell, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers NY District Commander, and Flushing Bay advocates on Monday to announce the removal of derelict barges that contributed to the pollution of the waterway. “To those who […]

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Flushing school teams up with local councilman to bar private buses from congesting school parking lot
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Private bus companies that serve P.S. 22 in Flushing have overstayed their welcome, and school principal Jennifer Meyer won’t stand for it any longer. The parking lot at the Thomas Jefferson Elementary School, located at 153-33 Sanford Ave., had been used by private bus companies for more than a year, according to Meyer. After students were dropped off in the […]

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Could Flushing Meadows Corona Park become the next festival destination? Big players are fighting over it, while city lacks official policy
Photo: official Coachella website

Last year, the organizers of popular California music festival Coachella announced plans to create a similar event at Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Their application was denied, but Goldenvoice, the concert arm of AEGLive, expressed their intent to make the event, titled Panorama Festival, a reality in the summer of 2017. Goldenvoice began the conversation with city officials in […]

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For Sale Expanded Detached 4 BR colonial. Large LR w/ wood burning fireplace, spacious family room w/ OSE Updated kitchen w/ stainless steel appliances, Corian countertops, walk-in Pantry Updated Bathrooms. Master has skylight and an updated ensuite bathroom. Hard wood floors throughout Full Finished Basement w/ home theater and laundry room 200 Amps Service Electrical […]

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Burglars ransack a Flushing man’s home during an attempted break-in, cops say
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Two men broke into the home of a victim and ransacked his property in Flushing, police reported. A 61-year-old man was alerted by his alarm company that two individuals entered his residence through the rear located near 157th Street and the Horace Harding Expressway at 12:10 p.m. on Wednesday, May 18. The individuals ransacked the residence and fled through […]

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