Former Queens District Attorney John Santucci dies at 85
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John Santucci, whose 14 years as Queens district attorney were ultimately defined by a deadly hate crime in Howard Beach and public corruption cases, died on Sunday at the age of 85. Santucci succumbed to cardiac arrest at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola and was surrounded by his family at the time of his death. His grandson, […]

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Motorcycle rider dies after crash with a minivan on a Rosedale street
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A motorcyclist was pronounced dead on Monday night after colliding into a Toyota minivan in Rosedale, police reported. At 9:18 p.m. on June 20, officers from the 105th Precinct responded to an emergency call of a motor vehicle accident on Rockaway Boulevard at Brookville Boulevard. There, they found a 57-year-old male motorcyclist lying on the roadway unconscious and […]

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Infamous Jamaica Hills bar, which served underage college kids, gets shut down
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A Jamaica Hills bar with a history of underage drinking issues had its last call on Sunday. New Traditions Bar (colloquially referred to as “Trads”), located at 84-28 164th St., was shut down by the 107th Precinct after the pub had its license suspended by the State Liquor Authority (SLA). In the past, this bar has received […]

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UPDATE: Bayside native to open The Breakfast Shack food truck in Astoria on June 20
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Astoria residents will soon have a new place to find their favorite breakfast foods starting June 20. 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, […]

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Hillary Clinton spotted toasting a bubble tea during her surprise Queens visit
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One day before the ground-breaking New York Primary, Democratic presidential candidates continue to take Queens by storm. While Bernie Sanders is rallying at Hunters Point South Park in Long Island City tonight, Hillary Clinton was spotted today in Elmhurst and Flushing. After she visited healthcare workers at St. John’s Riverside Hospital in Yonkers earlier today, Hillary Clinton made a […]

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