Queens homeowners have a new program to help them bounce back from the 2008 crisis
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New Yorkers still struggling in the aftermath of the 2008 housing crisis now have a new program to help keep them in their homes. Elected officials met in Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson Community Garden in Jamaica Tuesday to announce that New York City homeowners will be the first to gain access to the nation’s first foreclosure buyback […]

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UPDATE: Driver who caused death of a woman and life-threatening injuries of her daughter was arrested
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Updated: July 20, 2016 at 9:44 a.m. The officers of the 106th Precinct in South Ozone Park are investigating a deadly collision that occurred on Friday, July 17, and are on the lookout for the driver who caused it and fled the scene. Police responded to an emergency call on Friday at 5:06 p.m. regarding a collision […]

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Savor flavors at International Food Tasting Festival in Richmond Hill on July 13
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Travel the world…one bite at a time. The Nest Restaurant & Bar will host an International Food Tasting Festival at its South Richmond Hill venue on Wednesday, July 13, starting at 7 p.m. Tickets are $40 in advance, but $50 at the door. This inaugural, annual (the organizers hope) event will feature chefs from at […]

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New hotel and convention center are coming to Queens’ Resorts World Casino through a $400M expansion
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Resorts World Casino in South Ozone Park is looking to hit the jackpot as it plans to spend $400 million to build a new hotel and convention complex while adding 1,000 new video-lottery terminals (VLTs). According to The Wall Street Journal (WSJ), the proposal aims to add a 400-room hotel, 20,000-square-foot spa and resort, and a minimum of […]

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Off-duty cop arrested for assaulting his girlfriend at her South Ozone Park home
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An NYPD sergeant found himself in handcuffs Wednesday morning after he allegedly choked and assaulted his girlfriend at her South Ozone Park residence, police said. Sergeant Sergio Gonzalez was taken into custody just after 3:20 a.m. in the vicinity of Lefferts Boulevard and 135th Avenue, law enforcement sources said. Officers from the 106th Precinct responded […]

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