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Early precautions draw life-and-death divide between Flushing and Corona

BY ANN CHOI AND JOSEFA VELASQUEZ, WITH ADDITIONAL REPORTING BY CHRISTINE CHUNG, THE CITY This story was originally published on May 3 by THE CITY. On paper, Flushing and Corona, two bordering neighborhoods in Queens, are more alike than different. Separated by two highways and Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, the working-class neighborhoods have a large share […]

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Queens borough president candidate forum in Flushing touches on issues impacting the Asian-Pacific American community

Eight candidates vying for the office of Queens borough president participated in a discussion forum on Tuesday, Jan. 21, with Flushing community residents on how they would tackle critical issues in the Asian-Pacific American community.   The forum, held at Glow Community Center at One Flushing at 133-29 41st Ave., was sponsored by Asian Americans for […]

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Bronx man who touched girl with his genitalia on the 7 train pleads guilty to sexual abuse

A Queens judge sentenced the Bronx man who touched a 9-year-old girl with his penis while riding the 7 train to one and a half years in prison Friday, according to the Queens District Attorney’s office. Ronald Dudley, 41, of East 135th Street in the Bronx, boarded a southbound No. 7 train at 61st Street and […]

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Head to Long Island City and meet the native New Yorker who penned a bucket list of cool NYC sights

BY TAMMY SCILEPPI Whether you believe the world will be ending in a decade or not, you should pick up a copy of “100 Things to Do in NYC Before You Die” (Reedy Press) just in case. While it ain’t perfect, there’s still no place like home! So, bring your bucket list and explore Spidey’s […]

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Flushing BID to expand its services in the community to enhance quality-of-life for residents and visitors

After serving the community for 16 years, the Downtown Flushing Transit Hub Business Improvement District (Flushing BID) is looking to expand its services to further enhance quality-of-life in the Flushing community. Community Board 7 members on Monday night approved the Flushing BID’s outlined expansion proposal detailing planning and outreach initiatives, a neighborhood needs survey, and […]

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