Despite absence from massive community meeting, an assemblywoman comes out against Maspeth homeless shelter
Photo: Anthony Giudice/QNS

As Maspeth residents gathered to protest the proposed homeless shelter at the Holiday Inn Express last week, one elected official was noticeably absent from the meeting: Assemblywoman Margaret Markey. Community members were stunned that the assemblywoman did not attend, or send a representative in her place to the meeting on Thursday, Aug. 11, at Martin Luther High […]

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Thousands of Maspeth residents come out to protest the proposed homeless shelter
Photos: Anthony Giudice/QNS

Maspeth has a crystal clear message for Mayor Bill de Blasio, his administration and the Department of Homeless Services (DHS): don’t put a homeless shelter there. Thunder, lightning, rain and oppressing heat couldn’t keep thousands of residents from Maspeth and the surrounding areas from packing into the Martin Luther High School gym on Thursday night to state […]

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Ozone Park is getting new elementary school to help alleviate overcrowding
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A new elementary school, P.S. 335, is set to open in Centerville at the beginning of the 2017 academic year for students in Ozone Park. To be built at the corner of Albert Road and Raleigh Street, the new school will hopefully help to alleviate the overcrowding in nearby schools by giving Ozone Park students a school […]

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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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