New MTA buses featuring USB charging posts and free Wi-Fi will arrive to Queens on Tuesday
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A ride around the city costs more than ever before, but at least passengers can enjoy some new eye candy coming soon. Starting on Tuesday, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will premiere its fresh fleet of refined buses. New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the MTA will begin to present their first set of 75 new buses […]

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UPDATE: Queens Councilman Ulrich forms committee to explore run for mayor in 2017
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Updated 2:30 p.m., May 12 Councilman Eric Ulrich is apparently looking to relocate to Gracie Mansion. The 31-year-old Republican lawmaker who represents much of southwest Queens and the Rockaways filed paperwork on Wednesday with the Board of Elections to explore a possible run for mayor next year, according to the Daily News. “It’s too soon to […]

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Cops continue to seek passenger who robbed a female taxi driver in Richmond Hill
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Police are asking the public’s help in finding a man who robbed a female cab driver on a Richmond Hill street last month. Authorities said the trouble began at 3:30 a.m. on April 13, when the driver picked up the suspect — a white man in his mid-50s standing 5 foot 11 inches tall and weighing […]

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Sleeping E train rider awoken by a slap and a knife in his face in Richmond Hill
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Police are searching for a man wanted for threatening a train rider with a knife before fleeing the train in Richmond Hill. According to police, the 46-year-old male victim was asleep on a Jamaica Center-bound E train at 7:40 a.m. on Monday, May 2, when he was awoken by an unknown man who slapped him […]

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PHOTOS: The first Queens Marathon was full of great emotional moments
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They came from near and far to run a long distance. The inaugural Queens Marathon kicked off in Flushing Meadows Corona Park on Saturday morning. The race took participants on four loops through the public green space, going around soccer fields, past cultural venues, and along playgrounds as spectators, regular parkgoers, and about 100 volunteers cheered them […]

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