Queens’ Sports Authority stores are staying open despite reports of chain’s complete closure
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Sports Authority is down for the count, but not out. Recent reports from Fortune and other media outlets indicate that the sporting goods giant could close down all 463 locations nationwide — including two in Queens — in the near future, much more than the 140 locations they planned on closing back in March, but […]

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Seniors should get a break from tolls while traveling to the Rockaways, lawmaker tells MTA
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Queens seniors deserve to travel to and from the Rockaways toll-free, according to one lawmaker. With summertime approaching and temperatures rising, more people will be heading out to the Rockaways to enjoy some fun in the sun. But, according to Assemblyman Mike Miller, seniors who frequently make their way out to the peninsula are taking a […]

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Masked bandits demanded cash and quality cigars during an armed robbery in Glendale, cops say
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Two masked, money-hungry crooks ordered up cash and some quality cigars from a Glendale grocery store during an armed heist early on Monday morning, police reported. The stickup occurred at 12:13 a.m. inside the Cypress Express Deli located at the corner of Cypress and Cooper avenues. According to authorities, one of the two suspects displayed a firearm, […]

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School and library upgrades are coming Ridgewood, Glendale, Maspeth and Middle Village through participatory budgeting
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The community has spoken and the results are in. More than 2,400 votes were cast and the final tallies have been counted in Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley’s District 30 participatory budgeting cycle where community members were able to vote on how they would like to see $1 million spent, and the big winners are the schools and […]

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See how the city plans to make streets in Ridgewood, Glendale, Maspeth & Middle Village cleaner
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Shopping strips in Ridgewood, Glendale, Maspeth and Middle Village will soon receive a major spring cleaning. Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley previously wrote to the Department of Sanitation (DSNY) to request that the commercial corridors in the confines of Community Board 5 — Myrtle Avenue in Ridgewood, Myrtle Avenue in Glendale, Fresh Pond Road in Ridgewood, Metropolitan Avenue in […]

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