PHOTOS: This is how you can charge your phone on the new ‘Millennial-friendly’ MTA buses in Queens
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If MTA cannot do anything about the bus delays, they hope that at least passengers will spend their trips more effectively thanks to the free Wi-Fi and charging ports. Last Tuesday, MTA rolled out the first batch of the new bus fleet that features Wi-Fi and USB charging ports. 75 buses will serve Richmond Hill, South Jamaica, South Ozone Park, Springfield […]

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The W train will likely be up and running in Astoria by November
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The MTA’s transit committee voted to approve a plan on Monday that would bring back the W train as soon as November. An initial plan to resurrect the line was announced by the MTA in February. The W line would come back on weekdays and ultimately replace the Q train, which will be rerouted at […]

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New MTA buses featuring USB charging posts and free Wi-Fi will arrive to Queens on Tuesday
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A ride around the city costs more than ever before, but at least passengers can enjoy some new eye candy coming soon. Starting on Tuesday, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will premiere its fresh fleet of refined buses. New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the MTA will begin to present their first set of 75 new buses […]

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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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Rosedale man convicted of Jamaica shooting that claimed a teenager’s life
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A 24-year-old Rosedale man is now facing at least 25 years in prison after being convicted on Monday for his role in a 2013 shooting in Jamaica that left a 14-year-old girl dead. After a three-week trial, 24-year-old Kevin McClinton was found guilty of second-degree murder and two counts of second-degree criminal weapon possession. He faces 25 […]

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