Attend town hall meetings on snow removal response in Jackson Heights & Corona
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After residents, elected officials and even Mayor Bill de Blasio were disappointed by the cleanup response to Winter Storm Jonas in Jackson Heights and Corona, local politicians are holding two town hall meetings to exchange ideas for a better response plan. Queens residents took to social media to voice their anger at the unplowed streets in the […]

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Fall in love with these Queens power couples
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This coming Valentine’s Day, we are celebrating love done the Queens way. We selected six couples across the borough who have successful relationships and successful careers; they’re the movers and shakers in their respective fields.

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Sixth annual Queens World Film Festival is biggest it’s ever been
THE COURIER/Photo by Angela Matua

This year’s Queens World Film Festival (QWFF), starting March 15 in Astoria, is the largest in its six-year history, featuring 144 films and representing 23 nations. “The jump in quality is exceptional,” said Katha Cato, executive director for QWFF. Cato began curating the festival six years ago with her husband and artistic director, Don Cato, from their […]

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Jackson Heights resident wants you to know that you park like an a**hole
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A Jackson Heights resident made headlines Tuesday with his latest street vigilante initiative aimed at inconsiderate drivers. Activist and food blogger Jeff Orlick, who also calls himself the Queens Qustodian, decided to publicly call out drivers who park in handicapped spaces, next to fire hydrants or on bike lanes – in other words, who “park like a**holes.” Orlick is has […]

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Off-duty NYPD officer hit teen pedestrian in Jackson Heights and left the scene
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An off-duty officer was arrested Wednesday for leaving the scene of an accident after he hit a 13-year-old pedestrian on Tuesday afternoon, police said. David Walker, 36, hit the boy with a Honda CRV at the intersection of 93rd Street and Jackson Mill Road on Tuesday at 3:15 p.m., according to authorities. Walker allegedly exited his car […]

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