The most popular dog name in Queens will not surprise you
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If you named your pooch Bella after the heroine of the popular “Twilight” series, you should know that you are not as original as you might think. New York City’s Health Department just released the list of the most popular dog names of 2015 and it turns out that at least 1,127 Bellas are happily wagging […]

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UPDATE: Rego Park bank remains closed as probe into safe deposit box thefts continues
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Updated May 24, 5:08 p.m. The Rego Park bank where safe deposit boxes were compromised during a daring burglary over the weekend remains closed as detectives continue to investigate the crime. According to police, the suspect(s) cut a hole into the roof of the Maspeth Federal Savings at 64-19 Woodhaven Blvd. sometime during the weekend. […]

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Queens Sports Authority stores will close down after all as entire franchise folds
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The game’s over for the Sports Authority in Queens and the rest of the country. The bankrupt sporting goods retailer announced Thursday it would shutter all of its locations, including its store on Woodhaven Boulevard in Glendale and on Northern Boulevard in Long Island City. Earlier this month, employees at both Queens locations vehemently denied […]

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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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