Flushing has one of the highest chronic hepatitis-B rates in the city, report finds
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More than 100,000 New Yorkers are infected with hepatitis B, and a large number of those battling the liver disease reside in Flushing. According to a city Health Department report released this week, Flushing has the second-highest rate of hepatitis B cases in the city, trailing only Sunset Park in Brooklyn, which has 744.8 cases per […]

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The long-awaited Queens Vietnam Veterans memorial is finally coming to Elmhurst Park
Photo courtesy of NYC Parks Department

It took nearly a decade, but a memorial to Queens’ Vietnam War veterans will become a reality at last. During this morning’s Memorial Day observance at Queens Borough Hall in Kew Gardens, Borough President Melinda Katz announced that the Queens Vietnam Veterans Memorial project is fully funded and ready to move forward. The monument will be […]

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Realize your #HouseGoals with a custom home at The Bridges at Whitestone
Your dream home: The Bridges at Whitestone

Dream-home status? Check. Breathtaking view of the Throgs Neck and Whitestone Bridges, as well as the East River? Check. Mere minutes to midtown? Check! The The Bridges at Whitestone luxury home development lacks in nothing, creating some serious allure for those in search of a gorgeous new abode. We told you when the project first broke ground back in November […]

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Two abandoned, contaminated barges were floating in Flushing Bay for over a year
QNS/Photo by Brianna Ellis and art department

Fewer toxins will be floating in the waters of Flushing Bay, now that two abandoned barges have been taken out of the waterway. Councilman Joseph Crowley joined with Colonel David Caldwell, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers NY District Commander, and Flushing Bay advocates on Monday to announce the removal of derelict barges that contributed to the pollution of the waterway. “To those who […]

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Queens Council on the Arts will celebrate its 50th birthday with breathtaking views and good food
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Get the party hats, balloons and bubbly ready! The Queens Council for the Arts (QCA) is gearing up for its 50th anniversary party, QCA’s Fab @ 50!, on Thursday, May 26. The QCA will celebrate the cultural diversity and ever-evolving arts scene in Queens. “Our mission is simple and straightforward: to foster and develop the arts in Queens, everywhere from Astoria […]

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