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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Queens police precinct uses ‘predictive policing’ method to historically lower crime
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Queens’ 102nd Precinct has seen an impressive drop in crime over the last year, thanks to the success of the commanding officer’s “predictive policing” method. Officers from the 102nd Precinct patrol the neighborhoods of Kew Gardens, Richmond Hill East, Richmond Hill, Woodhaven, the northern part of Ozone Park and all of Forest Park, and have […]

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Elmhurst building which houses Popeye’s and Pronto Pizza is now for sale for $9M
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The home of two restaurants located in the heart of the most highly trafficked location in Elmhurst’s retail hub is now on the market. The one-story building located at 89-30 Queens Blvd. is approximately 2,749 square-feet and is currently home to a Popeye’s on one side and Pronto Pizza on the other. The building’s parking lot […]

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Campaign 2016: Northeast Queens Dems vote Suozzi for Congressional seat; incumbents dominate
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He had the most name recognition in the race — and in the end, he got the most votes. Former Nassau County executive Tom Suozzi defeated four rivals to win the Democratic nomination for outgoing Congressman Steve Israel’s Third District seat covering northeast Queens, northern Nassau and northwestern Suffolk counties. With all precincts reporting, Suozzi garnered 35.5 percent […]

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Neir’s Tavern in Woodhaven of ‘Goodfellas’ fame was denied historic landmark status
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One of New York City’s oldest bars was denied landmark status Friday by the Landmarks Preservation Commission. Laycent Gordon, the owner of Neir’s Tavern located at the corner of 78th Street and 88th Avenue, was informed by the Landmarks Preservation Commission that the establishment does not rise to the level of significance to gain landmark status […]

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