Attend town hall meetings on snow removal response in Jackson Heights & Corona
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After residents, elected officials and even Mayor Bill de Blasio were disappointed by the cleanup response to Winter Storm Jonas in Jackson Heights and Corona, local politicians are holding two town hall meetings to exchange ideas for a better response plan. Queens residents took to social media to voice their anger at the unplowed streets in the […]

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Snuggle up with these 10 newly released novels available at Queens Library

Any hope of a mild winter were quickly dashed last week when the second worst winter storm in Queens history struck, burying the borough in nearly 2 feet of snow. A week later, the storm is but a distant memory and the snow is all but gone. And yet there’s a lot more winter to go […]

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Local pols fume over city’s response to blizzard in Queens
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The second-largest snowstorm in the city’s history dumped the most snow on Queens than on any other borough, but the “World’s Borough” seems to have received the least attention from the Department of Sanitation. Elected officials across the borough have been flooded by calls and social media posts from constituents complaining about unplowed streets and […]

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The Blizzard of 2016: Here’s how the city’s getting ready for it
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Updated Jan. 22, 3 p.m. “Snowmageddon 2016” is nigh for Queens and the rest of New York City, which is now under a blizzard warning from 4 a.m. Saturday until noon on Sunday. The National Weather Service predicts that between 7 and 12 inches of snow will fall across the region. The storm will be accompanied […]

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Dance the World Nutcracker Festival

BY HAYLEY BRIDGEWATER Winter is finally here, and with it the arrival of a multitude of holiday traditions near and dear to us all. As our neighborhoods are slowly being transformed by ropes of twinkling lights, candles and pine, I can’t help but reminisce about the Decembers of my youth. Of course, I loved the […]

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