PHOTOS: Community joins together in Maspeth to remember slain officers from around the country
QNS/Photos by Anthony Giudice

It was a solemn evening in Maspeth as precincts from across the communities gathered to pay their respects and remember their fallen brothers in blue who were needlessly gunned down over the last few weeks. Officers from the 104th, 108th and 110th precincts came together with members of Communities of Maspeth and Elmhurst Together (COMET), […]

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New roadway improvements expected to make Queens Boulevard safer for everyone
Photo via Department of Transportation

The “Boulevard of Death” is going to get a little safer this month. The Department of Transportation (DOT) is set to begin phase two of their Queens Boulevard Street Improvement Project, which will make the corridor between 74th Street to Eliot Avenue, in Elmhurst, safer for pedestrians, cyclists and drivers alike. The second phase of […]

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Parents whose children were killed by vehicles urge community board to support Myrtle/Wyckoff pedestrian plaza
Photo courtesy Community Board 5

After hearing heart-wrenching testimonials from families who have lost loved ones at the intersection of Myrtle and Wyckoff avenues, Community Board 5 (CB 5) voted in favor of the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) pedestrian plaza plan. Judy Kottick, mother of Ella Bandes, who was 23 years old when she died after a bus struck her […]

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A prostitution hotbed in Ridgewood, ideas for the NY Pavilion and 8 other top stories in Queens from this week
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A prostitution hotbed in Ridgewood, car crash fatalities and ideas on how to reimagine the NY Pavilion were among the top stories this week across the “World’s Borough.” The corner of Starr Street and Cypress Avenue at the Ridgewood/Bushwick border has been a known hotbed for prostitution for nearly 30 years, even as the area […]

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A simple change to this street in Glendale could make it safer and provide more parking, lawmaker says
QNS/Photos by Anthony Giudice

As one block in Glendale is looking to restore the original flow of traffic to the street, one lawmaker is looking to switch the parking regulations along a section of Cooper Avenue to give residents more parking opportunities. Assemblyman Mike Miller wants to move the parking from the residential side of Cooper Avenue between 66th […]

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