Despite earlier reports, Donald Trump is not making a campaign stop in Ridgewood
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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump was apparently scheduled to make a campaign stop in Ridgewood, but the Queens native now has other plans. The Queens Chronicle reported on Tuesday night that the celebrity billionaire was set to hold an event in Ridgewood on Thursday evening. Trump was scheduled to meet at the office of the Republican Leadership Initiative to […]

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MTA is ‘punishing’ Woodhaven for its opposition to Select Bus plan, says one local lawmaker
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Select Bus Service still tops the list of concerns for Woodhaven residents, and one elected official thinks the neighborhood’s opposition is leading City Hall to “discriminate” against the community. Though the Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association (WRBA) meeting last Saturday at the Emanuel Church of Christ was more lightly attended than most of the group’s other meetings, the […]

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Gold medal Olympian Dalilah Muhammad makes her native Queens and the nation proud
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Queens-born Dalilah Muhammad dazzled the audience last Thursday in Rio and the rest of the world when she won gold in the women’s 400-meter hurdles. The 26-year-old Jamaica native who was raised in Rochdale won the race in 53.14 seconds, beating the second place Sara Slott Peterson of Denmark and third place winner Ashley Spencer of Indiana. […]

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Don’t miss this awesome FREE concert at Queens Library!
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Summer is winding down, but that shouldn’t stop you from heading out on the town and having fun. Make the most of these final days of summer by attending this free concert at Queens Library! International DJ Master of House Music & Electronica Sin Morera When: Monday, Aug. 22, 6:30 p.m. Where: Queens Library (Central) – […]

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Jamaica wins $10M of grant money to transform itself into a vibrant community
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The future of downtown Jamaica got a major boost from the state on Wednesday. Governor Andrew Cuomo, along with other elected officials, announced at the Jamaica Performing Arts Center on Aug. 17 that Jamaica was selected as the winner of the $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) in New York City. The DRI was first introduced in Cuomo’s […]

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