Putting tolls on the East River Bridges won’t solve NYC’s traffic problems, lawmaker says
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Don’t even think about it! That was the message Assemblyman David Weprin presented on Wednesday regarding a proposal to install tolls on the free East River crossings such as the Ed Koch-Queensboro, Williamsburg, Manhattan and Brooklyn bridges. Weprin made his remarks during a panel discussion at the World Trade Center titled “Getting from Here to […]

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Suffolk County National Bank appoints Melissa E. Green as vice president, commercial relationship manager
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Suffolk County National Bank (SCNB) has announced the appointment of Melissa E. Green to the official position of vice president, commercial relationship manager working out of the bank’s commercial lending office in Long Island City. Green has spent the last 35 years in middle market real estate and commercial lending for both national and regional […]

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Bayview Grille and Marina, beloved Broad Channel restaurant will finally reopen after Hurricane Sandy
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After being brought to its knees by Hurricane Sandy, this Queens restaurant is rising from the ashes. The October 2012 superstorm decimated many southern Queens neighborhoods. Businesses were destroyed, families were displaced from their homes, and infrastructure from subway tunnels and bridges to sidewalks crumbled. The rebuilding of these communities over the past four years has […]

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Long Island City community creates petition to oppose Paragon Paint Factory development
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Long Island City residents have continuously expressed their dissatisfaction with development plans for the former Paragon Paint Factory and some have started a petition to make their opposition known. The petition was started by a “group of concerned neighbors,” according to Long Island City resident Kenny Greenberg, who are concerned about the effects of overdevelopment. […]

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