Thin patience must last a little longer as city plows northeast Queens
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There is nothing left to do but be patient with the Sanitation Department’s efforts to clear the mounds of snow left behind by the Blizzard of 2016, northeast Queens officials said on Tuesday. Community Board 11 District Manager Susan Seinfeld said that major plowing efforts have been undertaken in the area, and the main difficulty […]

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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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CB 7 votes no to design update for SBS plan connecting Flushing to Jamaica
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Community Board 7 overwhelmingly voted on Monday night against a design update given by Department of Transportation (DOT) officials on the Select Bus Service (SBS) route proposed to connect downtown Flushing to Jamaica. The proposal got 32 votes against it, and only two board members voted in favor. CB 7 Chair Gene Kelty criticized the DOT, saying that officials […]

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Borough Board casts vote in first meeting of the year
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The Queens Borough Board approved the $1.5 million sale of a vacant Flushing lot Monday, during its first meeting of the year. Board members unanimously voted to allow the city’s Department of Citywide Administrative Services to dispose of a 2,500-square-foot parcel in the heart of Flushing to an entity of the city’s Economic Development Corp. […]

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Borough Board approves $1 sale of Willets Point

The project to build a shopping center next to Citi Field is on the move. The Queens Borough Board voted on November 18 to allow the city’s Economic Development Council to sell the 23 acres of land for $1 to the Queens Development Group. The land is needed for the Willets Point project and would […]

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