Queens is alive with the sounds of Queens Symphony Orchestra
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BY ERICA SIUDZINSKI Southern Queens will again enjoy a little night music with a special classical concert series slated to begin next month. Councilman Eric A. Ulrich has teamed up with Queens Symphony Orchestra to present QSO’s 2016 Concert Series. The series, funded by Councilman Ulrich, will consist of five free concerts in neighborhoods throughout […]

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Hamilton Beach residents look for agency responsible for graffiti cleanup
Photos courtesy of Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder

Boulders in Hamilton Beach have been plagued with graffiti for too long, and now residents want something done about it. The tag-filled rocks are adjacent to the A line on the Jamaica Bay shoreline, thus making it visible to visitors and anyone traveling through the area. Though most everyone in the community agrees that the vandalism is an eyesore, […]

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DSNY expanding organics pilot program to southeast Queens
RIDGEWOOD TIMES/Photo by Anthony Giudice

Five southeast Queens neighborhoods will be included in the Department of Sanitation’s (DSNY) latest expansion of the NYC Organics voluntary curbside food and yard waste recycling program this fall. Ozone Park south of 103rd Avenue and the eastern portion of Lindenwood will begin the week of Oct. 5; residents of South Ozone Park will see their […]

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PHOTOS: Hamilton Beach Baby Parade showcases residents’ knack for building floats
Photos courtesy of Roger Gendron

Babies clad in costume were wheeled down 104th Street in Hamilton Beach on Sunday for the annual Baby Parade, where families came together to build floats from scratch. The parade, which started at the West Hamilton Beach Volunteer Fire Department firehouse and snaked through the neighborhood into Hamilton Park, has been a staple in the community […]

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Op-ed: Time to relieve side effects of A train project
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BY ASSEMBLYMAN PHIL GOLDFEDER I have long advocated for improving transportation for families across Queens as the best way to meet the demands of our growing population and boost economic activity in the borough. I have called for the reactivation of the Rockaway Beach Rail Line as the most cost-efficient way to improve commutes for […]

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