A View from the Cliff: “Newsies” opens at Royal Star Theatre

BY CLIFF KASDAN A stirring musical tribute to youthful determination is gaining strong community support at the Royal Star Theatre at the Immaculate Conception Catholic School Auditorium. The citywide strike organized by newspaper boys in 1899 combines modern savvy with 19th century styles to deliver a thoroughly entertaining evening. On opening night, dozens of cast […]

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Crooks steal snow blower, weed whacker, and more in two-day Jamaica Estates burglary spree: NYPD

Cops are searching for the crooks who looted the same shed twice in Jamaica Estates this week. Police said the thieves entered a shed at 175-06 Devonshire Road at 5 a.m. on Oct. 15. Once inside, the burglars snatched a lawn mower and blower before fleeing in an unknown direction, according to authorities. Then, just after […]

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Bayside’s Queensborough Community College ranked in Top 20 among nation’s best: report

Queensborough Community College in Bayside is among the best in the nation, according to a new ranking released by WalletHub, a financial website.  On Sept. 4, WalletHub released its report on 2019’s Best and Worst Community Colleges, coupled with its state-by-state ranking of the Best and Worst Community-College Systems. To determine where students can receive […]

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Do you live in one of the 10 Queens neighborhoods that had the most expensive home sales?

A recent report takes a look at which neighborhoods in Queens are the most expensive based off of median sale prices in the second quarter. PropertyShark recently released a report ranking the priciest neighborhoods in New York City during Q2. According to their findings, the Malba section of Whitestone was the priciest neighborhood in Queens […]

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Northeast Queens lawmakers and Fresh Meadows leaders celebrate the passage of the Utility Responsibility Bill

Elected officials from northeast Queens rallied with civic leaders and community members in Fresh Meadows on Thursday urging Governor Andrew Cuomo to sign a bill that would protect homeowners from shouldering the financial burden of repair costs when damage is done to their property by utility companies.  State Senator John Liu was joined by Assemblymen […]

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