Man gets robbed in Elmhurst while waiting on a subway platform
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The police are looking for any information regarding two teens who allegedly robbed a man who waiting for a subway train to arrive on Saturday in Elmhurst, Queens. The robbery took place on Saturday, June 25 at 4 p.m. in the Woodhaven Boulevard subway station on Queens Boulevard. The victim, a 17-year-old man, was sitting […]

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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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Whitestone residents, a Papa John’s Pizza is coming soon, whether you like it or not
QNS photo by Brianna Ellis

Local pizzerias in Whitestone may have to scoot over, the corporate giant Papa John’s Pizza is coming soon. The franchise-run pizza shop, will be located at 159-39 14th Avenue, near Whitestone Commons, Foxy Nails and across from the Pie Zanno’s pizzeria. Nonetheless, some Whitestone residents are not too thrilled about their new neighbor. “Better than a spa but […]

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Fifteen Queens streets will be renamed to honor local community leaders
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From rock stars to basketball players to citizens who gave their lives, the names of 15 community leaders will live on through street renamings or co-namings in Queens. One Rockaway Beach street will be renamed to honor Midshipman Justin Zemser, who died in 2015 at the age of 20. Councilman Eric Ulrich announced Thursday that the […]

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Queens man was stabbed to death in the middle of the day outside of a Rochdale pharmacy
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A 33-year-old man died as a result of injuries suffered from multiple stab wounds in Rochdale, Queens, on Monday, July 18. According to police, the victim, John Castro of Hollis, was stabbed four times, once in the chest, twice in the right arm and once in the right bicep. The injured man then entered GBB Wellness […]

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