Celebrate America’s independence early with a Revolution re-enactment in Kew Gardens

If the hit Broadway musical “Hamilton” has piqued your interest in the American Revolution, then head out to Maple Grove Cemetery in Kew Gardens next month for a day of free events marking one of the war’s biggest battles. On Saturday, May 14, the cemetery will hold a living history program complete with a recreation of a Revolutionary […]

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A 5-year-old hero from Corona saves her mother’s life during a seizure
Photo sent by Maria Giraldo

A courageous 5-year-old girl helped save her mother’s life earlier this month after she suffered a seizure in their Corona apartment. According to the Fire Department (FDNY), little lifesaver Isabella Rodriguez sprang into action by calling a 911 operator at 8:36 p.m. on April 7 and remained on the line until the FDNY and police officers arrived at their apartment. Maria Giraldo […]

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What’s taking so long? Little Neck wonders when Marathon Parkway will be repaved
QNS/Photo by Brianna Ellis

Marathon Parkway in Little Neck feels more like a bumpy, country road than a city street these days. Community members in the area voiced their concerns about the Department of Transportation‘s (DOT) delay in resurfacing Marathon Parkway between Little Neck Parkway and Northern Boulevard. “They need to do this quickly because going over these lumps and […]

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Cops find gun and marijuana stash after arresting the suspect in two Flushing stabbings
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Guns, knives and a marijuana stash were recovered from a College Point location on Tuesday morning where police apprehended the suspect behind two violent attempted murders in Flushing, it was reported. Franklin Villanueva, 24, was taken into custody by the Queens Warrant Squad at 6:50 a.m. Tuesday morning at a location on 130th Street near 15th Avenue […]

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Bayside community board meeting addresses Zika virus and other environmental issues
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Deputy Commissioner Christina Farrell of the NYC Office of Emergency Management (OEM) addressed the city’s emergency tactics in response to issues like the upcoming hurricane season and public concerns about the Zika virus at this week’s Community Board 11 meeting. Farrell ensured attendees of the community board, which serves Queens neighborhoods of Bayside, Whitestone, Bay […]

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