Happy birthday! Middle Village is pretty fly for 200 years old
A trolley outside of the old Niederstein's Restaurant.

Get ready to celebrate Middle Village. This year marks the bicentennial for this Queens neighborhood! Middle Village was originally settled 200 years ago in 1816 and was established as the midway point for travelers going between the bays of Williamsburg and Jamaica, appropriately giving it the name Middle Village. Shortly after the Williamsburg-Jamaica Turnpike opened […]

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Cops continue to search for a burglar on the prowl through Bayside, Jamaica and Fresh Meadows
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Police are searching for a suspect who has conducted multiple burglaries in Bayside and other Queens neighborhoods in a pattern dating back to December 2015. The first incident took place on Dec. 6 at 11:43 p.m., where the individual broke into the home of a 62-year-old male, located near 161st Street and the Grand Central Parkway in Jamaica. The male burglar entered through the […]

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24-year-old male dies from gunshot wounds after shooting in St. Albans
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A young man died of his injuries on Friday after being shot in St. Albans the previous day, police reported. The 24-year-old, Lameak Williams, was shot at the corner of Grayson Street and 122nd Avenue on Thursday, May 19, at approximately 7:17 p.m. The victim received bullets to the abdomen and right leg, according to authorities. Paramedics rushed the […]

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Downtown Jamaica is getting free Wi-Fi this summer
Photo by 165th Street Mall/QNS art dept.

Are you tired of strolling through the streets of Jamaica, Queens, while running up your cellphone data? Kiss those overcharges goodbye, as Queens Borough President Melinda Katz and the city plan to launch free Wi-Fi in the area this summer under the Jamaica Now plan. “We’re gonna get Wi-Fi on the streets by the end of [July] so in […]

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The latest subway creeps of Queens flash their junk at female passengers in Jamaica
Photo via Wikimedia Commons/Insets courtesy of NYPD

Two men flashed their junk at female commuters in Jamaica last week in the latest incidents of crude and indecent behavior in the Queens subway system. The first incident occurred at 5:30 a.m. on May 4 at the Sutphin Boulevard/Archer Avenue subway station, where the suspect exposed his genitals to a 40-year-old woman at the mezzanine […]

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