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This week on the QNS podcast: Election recap and we talk with two Long Island City-based musicians about their new album

Welcome back to the QNS Podcast, a weekly look at the week’s biggest Queens news. Hosted by Jacob Kaye and reporter Angélica Acevedo, each show will take a look at the week’s most important stories from across the borough and across topics. We gave a quick recap of the elections: Melinda Katz cruised to victory […]

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Controversial College Point shelter will now house 200 homeless women instead of men

Just days before the Department of Homeless Services (DHS) planned to open the College Point men’s homeless shelter, the agency confirmed it will instead move forward with plans to house 200 women. This development comes 10 months after lawmakers confirmed the city’s plans for the shelter. Following the original announcement, residents staged multiple rallies, town […]

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Community Board 7 green lights development projects in Whitestone and College Point

Community Board 7 members on Monday voted in approval of a two-story warehouse building in College Point and a commercial development rezoning in Whitestone.  A special permit zoning resolution was granted to modify the existing one-story manufacture warehouse at 18-17 130 St. in College Point with a proposed two-story enlargement and front and side yard. […]

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Cops hear complaints about burglaries and proposed College Point shelter at meeting in Whitestone

Over 60 Whitestone residents — many of them newcomers — filled the room at St. Luke’s Church Tuesday night to address neighborhood concerns at the 109th Precinct Build the Block meeting.  Neighborhood Coordination Officers (NCO’s) Thomas Dean, Michael Petronzio and Crime Prevention Officer Mark Burger updated residents who reside in Sector D (Whitestone, Bayside, Murray […]

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Four dozen schools in every corner of Queens found to have lead paint during inspections: report

A recent report found that a number of Queens schools tested positive for lead paint during a recent inspection. According to Chalkbeat, 48 Queens schools were found to have deteriorating lead paint on the premises. In these schools, the paint was found in 139 total classrooms. The NYC Department of Education (DOE) is legally required […]

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