EXCLUSIVE: Local lawmaker calls on MTA to delay start of M train repairs until emergency DOT project is complete
QNS/Photo by Anthony Giudice

The traffic nightmare of next year’s repairs to the M train could be even worse. As the MTA begins preparations for Phase 1 of the project that will close the entire line for two whole months, they may run into some problems with the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) emergency replacement of the severely damaged deck of […]

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School and library upgrades are coming Ridgewood, Glendale, Maspeth and Middle Village through participatory budgeting
Photo via Twitter/@ElizCrowleyNYC

The community has spoken and the results are in. More than 2,400 votes were cast and the final tallies have been counted in Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley’s District 30 participatory budgeting cycle where community members were able to vote on how they would like to see $1 million spent, and the big winners are the schools and […]

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Maspeth drug bust takes 130 decks of heroin off the streets
Photos via Twitter/@NYPD104Pct

A massive haul of heroin was taken off the streets of Maspeth yesterday, police said. Members of the 104th Precinct Anti-Crime team arrested two individuals — a 37-year-old male and a 27-year-old female — who were delivering heroin into the Maspeth/Middle Village area. Captain Mark Wachter, commanding officer of the 104th Precinct, announced the bust […]

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See how the city plans to make streets in Ridgewood, Glendale, Maspeth & Middle Village cleaner
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Shopping strips in Ridgewood, Glendale, Maspeth and Middle Village will soon receive a major spring cleaning. Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley previously wrote to the Department of Sanitation (DSNY) to request that the commercial corridors in the confines of Community Board 5 — Myrtle Avenue in Ridgewood, Myrtle Avenue in Glendale, Fresh Pond Road in Ridgewood, Metropolitan Avenue in […]

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Night of fabulous stand-up comedy to raise money for autism awareness is coming to Middle Village this weekend
Photos courtesy Play4Autsim Foundation

The Play4Autism Foundation and Triple Threat Comedy are teaming up to spread not only laughter, but awareness for autism at a fundraising event in Middle Village. Triple Threat Comedy, one of the hottest rising brands in the NYC and New Jersey comedy scene, is joining Play4Autism at Bridies Bar & Grill, located at 63-28 Woodhaven […]

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