Bayside native to open The Breakfast Shack food truck in Astoria
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Astoria residents will soon have a new place to find their favorite breakfast foods. Joe DeMato, a Bayside native, is bringing his version of breakfast and brunch to Astoria’s Athens Square Park in the form of The Breakfast Shack, a food truck serving everything from staples like pancakes, omelettes, French toast and home fries, to specialty items such […]

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Two dead in Far Rockaway house fire
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Two people died in a Far Rockaway blaze Sunday afternoon after firefighters had a difficult time reaching the victims due to cluttered conditions in the house, the FDNY said.

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Bicyclist dies after crashing into truck in Far Rockaway
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A bicyclist was killed Thursday evening after he struck the side view mirror of a U-Haul truck in Far Rockaway, authorities said.

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Brooklyn man arrested in deadly shooting of Rockaway teen
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Updated Sunday, March 8, 12:46 p.m.  Police have apprehended an 18-year-old man for fatally shooting another teen in the Rockaways Friday afternoon. A disagreement between the two 18-year-old acquaintances — Isaiah Lee and Darnell Green — turned violent about 12:50 p.m. at the Carleton Manor NYCHA development at 71-15 Beach Channel Dr. where Lee lives, authorities said. Green reportedly showed up at […]

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Police looking for pair in Rockaway robbery
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They beat him for his Beats. Police are searching for two suspects who attacked a man in the Rockaways before stealing his pricey headphones and electronic gadgets. The pair approached the 33-year-old victim from behind at 5:25 p.m.on Feb. 4 inside of the Edgemere Houses on Beach Channel Drive and began kicking and punching him, […]

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