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Ten alleged MS-13 members charged in three murders and one attempted murder in Queens

Ten alleged members of the MS-13 gang, nine of whom lived in Queens, were charged with three killings that took place in Queens from April 2018 to November 2019, the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York announced on Thursday, May 14. The four complaints were unsealed in Brooklyn federal court on Thursday. […]

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Queens councilman calls for city to use borough’s public golf courses as pedestrian social distancing space

Councilman Costa Constantinides is calling on the city to open Queens’ public golf courses to the public, saying it would provide more pedestrian space for residents to keep a safe distance from one another while getting fresh air. “Golf courses throughout Queens are sitting dormant right now, which only deprives people of vast open space,” […]

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Man found dead inside Kissena Corridor Park in Flushing: NYPD

Police are investigating after a man was found dead Sunday morning inside of Kissena Corridor Park. Authorities responded to a 911 call regarding an unconscious man inside of the Flushing park at Colden Street and Elder Avenue around 9 a.m. on March 29. Upon arriving at the scene, officers from the 109th Precinct found a […]

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New exhibition celebrates Queens native who ruled Haute Couture fashion world

It’s a local-boy-done-good story. In this case, beautifully good. The Queens Historical Society unveils “Jay Jaxon: 40 Years Of Fashion Design Brilliance | Past, Present, Future” in Flushing on Saturday, Feb. 8. Set to run until December, the exhibition celebrates the story, aesthetic and influence of a Haute Couture and costume designer from South Jamaica […]

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Queens College to offer USTA-accredited professional tennis management certificate on non-degree basis

A brand new Professional Tennis Management (PTM) Certificate Program will be offered by Queens College in January, in collaboration with the United States Tennis Association (USTA).  Queens College, located 65-30 Kissena Blvd. in Flushing, is the first school in the country offering a new certificate for people hoping to work or move up in the […]

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