City is investing millions in Ozone Park infrastructure upgrades
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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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Queens homeowners have a new program to help them bounce back from the 2008 crisis
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New Yorkers still struggling in the aftermath of the 2008 housing crisis now have a new program to help keep them in their homes. Elected officials met in Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson Community Garden in Jamaica Tuesday to announce that New York City homeowners will be the first to gain access to the nation’s first foreclosure buyback […]

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UPDATE: Driver who caused death of a woman and life-threatening injuries of her daughter was arrested
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Updated: July 20, 2016 at 9:44 a.m. The officers of the 106th Precinct in South Ozone Park are investigating a deadly collision that occurred on Friday, July 17, and are on the lookout for the driver who caused it and fled the scene. Police responded to an emergency call on Friday at 5:06 p.m. regarding a collision […]

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Queens police precinct uses ‘predictive policing’ method to historically lower crime
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Queens’ 102nd Precinct has seen an impressive drop in crime over the last year, thanks to the success of the commanding officer’s “predictive policing” method. Officers from the 102nd Precinct patrol the neighborhoods of Kew Gardens, Richmond Hill East, Richmond Hill, Woodhaven, the northern part of Ozone Park and all of Forest Park, and have […]

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A prostitution hotbed in Ridgewood, ideas for the NY Pavilion and 8 other top stories in Queens from this week
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A prostitution hotbed in Ridgewood, car crash fatalities and ideas on how to reimagine the NY Pavilion were among the top stories this week across the “World’s Borough.” The corner of Starr Street and Cypress Avenue at the Ridgewood/Bushwick border has been a known hotbed for prostitution for nearly 30 years, even as the area […]

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