These two sections of Queens will be sprayed Tuesday as city’s war on Zika virus continues
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Pesticide-spraying trucks will once again be making the rounds through two areas of Queens on Tuesday night as the city continues its effort to kill mosquitoes and curb any potential outbreaks of the Zika virus. The spraying is scheduled to take place from 10 p.m. Tuesday night, Aug. 23, to 6 a.m. the following morning […]

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Bayside’s fish market/beer garden, Queens Boulevard closure & 8 other big stories from Queens this week
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The search to find Karina Vetrano’s killer dominated the headlines this week, all while her family held her funeral in Howard Beach. A couple of businesses made the top stories this week as a new fish and beer market is coming to Bayside, and Silver Barn Farms in Middle Village got a new owner who […]

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High-end North Shore Farms supermarket may partially fill the former Waldbaum’s space in Whitestone
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As a heatwave scorched the city on Friday, Whitestone residents were also fired up at the former Waldbaum’s rallying for a new supermarket. Community members rallied alongside state Senator Tony Avella in front of the vacant supermarket at 153-01 10th Ave. The public demonstration intended to stress community’s need for a supermarket in the area to the property owner as […]

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Whitestone’s battle for a replacement supermarket at the old Waldbaum’s rumbles on
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Public pressure to replace the former Waldbaum’s at the Whitestone Shopping Center with another supermarket is set to intensify this Friday. Community members will join State Senator Tony Avella in front of the vacant supermarket at 153-01 10th Ave. tomorrow, on Friday, at noon. The rally aims to draw the attention of the property owner and other supermarket […]

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Whitestone rails against construction company over ‘illegal’ use of a vacant lot
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One commercial business in Whitestone has been taking advantage of a vacant lot and now residents want it to get out. On Monday, state Senator Tony Avella gathered with community members outside Salvatore Valenza Contractors, located at 12-44 Clintonville St., demanding that they vacate a residential property located on 24th Avenue between 149th and 150th streets that is […]

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