You can now take this tour of Astoria’s haunted past and meet a couple of ghosts (probably)
Photo courtesy of Boroughs of the Dead

Astoria may be known for its diverse community and quaint neighborhood feel, but it also has a grim and ghostly past, according to tour guide Marie Carter. Carter works for Boroughs of the Dead, a ghost tour company founded by author Andrea Janes. A writer herself, Carter attended a tour in Brooklyn Heights and, after […]

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Win a FREE $300 bike in our ‘Super Kid Photo Contest’
Your kid could be riding a cool bike like this very soon!

“Show Us Your Super Kid” and win a $300 bike! PM Pediatrics knows that every child has a superhero inside of them just waiting to save the day! That’s why the leading pediatric urgent care provider, in partnership with QNS, invites you to “show us your super kid.” Simply submit a photo of your child in their […]

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Suozzi makes ‘getting things done’ his mantra as he seeks to replace Steve Israel in Congress
QNS/Photo by Robert Pozarycki

There aren’t many political differences between Congressional candidate Tom Suozzi and his four rivals in the Democratic primary, so the former Nassau County executive highlights the one thing he believes separates him from the pack: his career of public service. “The one thing that I’m trying to distinguish myself on is that I have a proven […]

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High schoolers in northeast Queens are third most likely to graduate on time in NYC
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Thanks to living in northeast Queens your child is very likely to graduate from high school on time. Queens District 11, which encompasses the neighborhoods of Bayside, Douglaston and Little Neck, ranked third out of 59 New York City districts with the highest graduation rates in 2015, according to a recent study by the nonpartisan initiative Measure of America. […]

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All of the Clearview Expressway and part of the Grand Central Parkway will be repaved
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Drivers can expect delays on the Clearview Expressway and Grand Central Parkway as early as next week, when the state Department of Transportation (DOT) begins a major repaving project on both arteries. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Thursday the $18 million improvement to resurface the entire stretch of the Clearview Expressway between Hillside Avenue in Hollis […]

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