Late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was a proud son of Elmhurst
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Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who died suddenly on a Texas ranch on Saturday at the age of 79, was a proud child of Queens. Scalia was born in Trenton N.J., but the family later relocated to Elmhurst. The graduate of P.S. 13 would go on to serve on the Supreme Court for nearly 30 […]

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Life’s WORC essay contest aims to dispel bullying of the differently-abled
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BY ERICA SIUDZINSKI Have you experienced or witnessed bullying of autistic or developmentally disabled individuals in your school or community? Life’s WORC and the Family Center for Autism are co-sponsoring the first year of an essay contest to write about these experiences and how they can be prevented in your school or community. “My son […]

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Subway weekend changes are affecting several Queens trains including the 7
Photo by MTA / Patrick Cashin

Construction work to upgrade and maintain stations, tracks and signal systems is affecting weekend service on many of the city’s subway lines. The MTA is advising customers to allow for extra travel time if they rely on any of these trains. 2 From 3:45 a.m. Saturday, February 13 to 10:00 p.m. Monday, February 15, 2 […]

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Get a $3 cup of widely popular rolled ice cream today in Flushing
At new Flushing location 10Below. All photos by Katarina Hybenova

Earlier this week, we informed you that 10Below, a widely popular Chinatown-based ice cream shop is opening their second location in Flushing’s Queens Crossing Mall (136-17 39th Ave.). The grand opening has been running today from 11 a.m. until 11 p.m. which means you still have time to brave the cold and enjoy a cup of this meticulously […]

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Attend the QNS VIP party in Long Island City sponsored by Mount Sinai Queens
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Long Island City residents and business owners are invited to a VIP party to celebrate the launch of QNS.com. Sponsored by Mount Sinai, this event wil includ drinks, food music and fun. Join us at Skinny’s Cantina on Thursday, March 3 from 6 to 8 p.m. RSVP by emailing Jaclyn Hertling at jhertling@qns.com or calling […]

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