Little Bay Park restrooms open this week after three years of construction
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What a relief for visitors to Little Bay Park! The park’s comfort stations are fully operational and will be open for public use after Thursday, according to officials. The project is long overdue, with state Senator Tony Avella and former Congressman Gary Ackerman having secured millions of dollars to install bathrooms and expand the site’s parking lot in 2004. Work […]

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Top Floor Gorgeous waterview 2br/2ba

Bay Terrace on waters edge drive large 2br/2ba apt includes heat, hot water and cooking gas! pets are welcome. 24 hr doorman, elevator, garage parking and laundry on site!

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Side streets in northeast Queens slow to plow: officials
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Although main thoroughfares in northeast Queens were mostly plowed by Monday morning, smaller side streets are still suffering as snow is slowly cleared, according to leaders in Community Boards 7 and 11. The narrowest streets of these areas were the most difficult to access as plows have trouble making sharp turns and fitting through parked […]

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Does anyone in Queens want to run for an open Congressional seat?
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Updated Jan. 22, 4:53 p.m. Soon after Steve Israel announced he would not seek re-election to his Third Congressional District seat this year, published reports identified as many as 16 people — 12 Democrats and four Republicans — who are interested or rumored to be running for it. They all have one thing in common: none of them […]

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‘Time to pass the torch’: Congressman Israel won’t seek re-election
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Congressman Steve Israel is turning the page on his political career. The Nassau County-based lawmaker whose district includes areas of northeast Queens announced late on Tuesday afternoon that he would leave Congress at the end of his eighth term on Capitol Hill this December. Israel indicated that he would concentrate on his writing career; he published his […]

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