Rockaway Beach will serve as a stage for environmentally minded dance series
All photos courtesy of Beach Sessions

While hoping to be a positive environmental force in her neighborhood, one Rockaway-based curator decided to bring an extraordinary dance experience to the beach. Established in 2015 by a Rockaway resident Sasha Okshteyn, Beach Sessions is a dance series that uses the sandy Rockaway peninsula as the stage and the ocean as the backdrop. This […]

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FBI joins the investigation into the vicious murder of Howard Beach’s Karina Vetrano
Photo: Robert Stridiron/Inset via Instagram

With so many questions unanswered about the shocking murder of Karina Vetrano, federal agents are now helping the NYPD in their effort to find the Howard Beach woman’s killer. The FBI is now participating in the investigation, according to State Senator Joe Addabbo. He told QNS that federal law enforcement is involved largely because Vetrano’s body […]

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City is investing millions in Ozone Park infrastructure upgrades
Photo courtesy of the NYC water department

Ozone Park is getting a $41.5 million makeover. The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Department of Transportation (DOT) and Department of Design and Construction (DDC) announced Tuesday that work has begun on the installation of three miles of new sewers and water mains in Ozone Park . Residents can also expect to see the addition of […]

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New hotel and convention center are coming to Queens’ Resorts World Casino through a $400M expansion
Photo: Ellison Bronze Photography

Resorts World Casino in South Ozone Park is looking to hit the jackpot as it plans to spend $400 million to build a new hotel and convention complex while adding 1,000 new video-lottery terminals (VLTs). According to The Wall Street Journal (WSJ), the proposal aims to add a 400-room hotel, 20,000-square-foot spa and resort, and a minimum of […]

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Signs to increase the safety of autistic children may be coming to Howard Beach
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Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder announced Tuesday his plans to urge the Department of Transportation (DOT) to install signs in key areas around Howard Beach to ensure the safety of children with autism. In a letter to the DOT, Goldfeder requested the agency investigate potential areas where signs could prove useful like Cross Bay Boulevard near the […]

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