LIC Citi Bike riders can expect an annual membership price increase on March 1
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Long Island City residents who use Citi Bike can expect an increase in their annual membership fee starting on March 1. The bike-sharing program announced on Tuesday that the annual fee would increase from $149 to $155. Annual members can still pay the fee in monthly installments of $14.95 and NYCHA residents will still pay a discounted […]

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Dangerous mold complaints go ignored at Jamaica senior home
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Senior citizens in a Jamaica housing development are sick and tired of being ignored over complaints of dangerous mold conditions in their building. The issue is taking place at Shelton House, a 12-story building exclusively for seniors located at 89-09 162nd St. The site houses about 159 residents in a total of 155 apartments and was […]

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Pomonok Houses gets $2M for security upgrades
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Residents at the Pomonok Houses have about 2 million reasons to feel safer. Assemblyman Michael Simanowitz announced on Monday a $2 million award to go toward security upgrades in the Flushing housing complex. “Pomonok is a diverse neighborhood of hard-working families that have deep roots in our community,” Simanowitz said. “Our residents should not have to […]

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District 23 candidates debate on affordable housing, services for the elderly
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Potential voters gathered at the Queens High School of Teaching in Bellerose on Monday to watch contenders for the vacant 23rd City Council seat tackle the issues in a debate hosted by the AARP and sponsored by The Queens Tribune and The Queens Press. Democrats Barry Grodenchik, Bob Friedrich, Rebecca Lynch, Ali Najmi and Celia Dosamantes […]

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NYCHA cleans up wastewater mess in South Jamaica Houses
Photos courtesy of Councilman Ruben Will's office

Updated 2:19 p.m. A problematic sewage pipe that flooded three floors of a Jamaica housing development was flushed out Tuesday by a New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) cleaning crew but one resident was forced to remove and clean her damaged belongings. Ebony Holmes, who has lived in an apartment in South Jamaica Houses for […]

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