Howard Beach residents demand more security at park where Karina Vetrano was murdered
Photos by Anthony Giudice/QNS

Howard Beach continues to reel from the devastating murder of 30-year-old Karina Vetrano on Aug. 2, and the community wants to know that their neighborhood is safe. Members of the community peppered members of the NYPD, local elected officials and other law enforcement agents with questions about the ongoing investigation into Vetrano’s murder during a community meeting […]

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More than 200 residents turn out for a vigil for a Howard Beach murdered jogger
Photo: Josef Pinlac/QNS, with inset via Instagram

Howard Beach residents continue to grapple with the shocking murder and sexual assault of a 30-year-old woman who was reported missing and later found dead in a marshy park near her home on Tuesday. Some 200 residents of the neighborhood came to the parking lot of Vetro’s restaurant Wednesday night to mourn the loss of Karina […]

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UPDATE: Queens Councilman Ulrich forms committee to explore run for mayor in 2017
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Updated 2:30 p.m., May 12 Councilman Eric Ulrich is apparently looking to relocate to Gracie Mansion. The 31-year-old Republican lawmaker who represents much of southwest Queens and the Rockaways filed paperwork on Wednesday with the Board of Elections to explore a possible run for mayor next year, according to the Daily News. “It’s too soon to […]

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Cops and city agency crack down on illegal parking along Nassau Expressway near JFK Airport
Photo via Google Maps

Some might call it a parking lot during rush-hour traffic, but the Nassau Expressway has become a literal stopover for taxi drivers en route to John F. Kennedy Airport. Last week, the NYPD and the Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) decided to do something about it, and told the vehicles’ owners to “move along.” Officers from […]

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Woodhaven civic members want options other than Select Bus Service
Photo by Suzanne Monteverdi

Some Woodhaven residents want the city to take an alternate route toward improving public transportation in their community. The proposed Select Bus Service (SBS) line for Woodhaven and Cross Bay boulevards again took center stage during the Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association (WRBA) meeting on the afternoon of Saturday, Feb. 20. Following up on remarks raised at the […]

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