Here’s how Queens voted in Tuesday’s New York presidential primary
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The front-runners won over voters across Queens in Tuesday’s New York presidential primary. On the Democratic side, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton scored an easy victory in Queens over Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, gaining more than 61 percent of the vote. Queens Republicans, meanwhile, turned out in droves to vote for billionaire celebrity Donald […]

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Woman allegedly violently attacked another female subway rider at south Queens A train
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A victim was beaten and bruised after an assault incident erupted on board a subway train heading to the Rockaways last month, police reported. Authorities said a female suspect confronted a 26-year-old female victim while they were boarding a southbound A train in the Howard Beach and Broad Channel area on March 28 at around 1:45 a.m. The […]

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Queens neighborhoods have the worst commute of all NYC, study shows
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It turns out that Rockaway residents suffer through the longest average daily commute of all New York City neighborhoods. Rockaway residents commute for 53 minutes every day, which is 27 minutes longer than the national average. Rockaway is closely followed by Queens neighborhoods of Jamaica where residents commute for 51 minutes and Bellerose/Rosedale with 47-minute […]

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Goofy Rockaways surfing competition allows everything but actual surfboards this Saturday
All photos courtesy of Locals Surf School

Beginners’ foam top surfboards, boogie boards or even inflatable pool giraffes — as long as you can stand up on it, all is allowed in this Saturday’s surfing competition in the Rockaways! Locals Surf School is inviting everybody to compete in Foam Top Frenzy surfing competition this coming Saturday, April 2. “It is this goof ball idea we […]

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Rockaway Beach line reactivation feasibility study is included in the Assembly budget proposal
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Queens’ Rockaway Beach line took a “huge step” toward reactivation on Tuesday when Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder announced that this year’s Assembly one-house budget proposal will include millions of dollars for a feasibility study of the line. Many transit advocates across the “World’s Borough” have been fighting to get the Rockaway Beach line up and running […]

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