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Queens lawmaker supports creation of task force to better promote cricket across Empire State

Flushing Assemblywoman Nily Rozic and fellow elected officials are teaming up with local cricket leagues and community associations to create the first-ever Empire State Cricket Task Force in New York.  Rozic and state Senator Kevin Thomas of Nassau County were joined by the American Pakistani Public Affairs Committee (APPAC) on Monday by Kissena Corridor West […]

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Transit advocates push to make a continuous Queens greenway more than a concept

While a recent pastoral New York Times piece that explored several hiking stretches on the Brooklyn-Queens Greenway sought to introduce New Yorkers to the natural marvels in their backyards, it may have given Queens biking enthusiasts pause. Though the piece highlighted a 14.6-mile stretch of the Eastern Queens Greenway, which the Parks Department has described as […]

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More Queens neighborhoods set for pesticide spraying this week as city continues war on mosquitoes

Areas of northeast and central Queens will undergo pesticide spraying this Thursday night as the city’s Health Department kicks up its battle against disease-carrying mosquitoes. The spraying will take place in Auburndale, Corona, Flushing, Kew Gardens Hills, Murray Hill, Pomonok and Queensboro Hill beginning at about 8:30 p.m. on Aug. 15 and continuing until about 6 […]

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Bugs be gone! Aerial mosquito spraying in Queens’ marshlands continues this week

The city Health Department’s war on mosquitoes and West Nile Virus is continuing this week with more pesticide spraying in Queens’ marshlands. On July 17, 18 and 19, the Health Department is sending up helicopters to perform aerial larvicide spraying from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day. Only non-residential areas will be subject to […]

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Health Department to kick off mosquito-spraying season in Queens marshlands this week

It’s that time of year again — the Health Department is launching its annual campaign to control the mosquito population across Queens to curb against the spread of West Nile virus and other mosquito-borne illnesses. The Health Department will take to the skies on Thursday, June 20; Friday, June 21; and Monday, June 24, weather permitting. […]

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