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Mar. 1, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan
Since its inception 30 years ago, Power Women of Queens, this year presented by Bethpage Federal Credit Union, has recognized thousands of women for their extraordinary contributions and built a network for continuous growth.
Feb. 29, 2024 By Anthony Medina
Resorts World Casino in South Ozone Park unveiled a $5 billion proposal on Feb. 29 to transform the Queens gaming venue into a global entertainment destination, with the addition of a 7,000-seat concert center, 50 acres of new park space, 3,000 units of workforce housing, and public transit connections.
Feb. 29, 2024 By Anthony Medina
The 21st annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Middle Village is set to kick off with a bang at the iconic O’Neill’s bar and restaurant in Maspeth, set for Tuesday, March 5.
Feb. 28, 2024 By Joshua Schneps
One of the first community newspapers I acquired came with three vaults in the office. I was given the combination for each, but no longer had use for them.
Feb. 28, 2024 By Christian Murray
The number of felony assaults reported across Queens over the last month are up nearly 10% compared to the same period a year ago, according to the latest crime stats released by the NYPD on Feb. 26.
South Queens elected officials, and the leader of the union that represents 10,000 construction workers, are renewing their call for the city to remove the general contractor on the Edgemere Commons mega-project in Far Rockaway after a worker was injured on the site in early February.
The incident took place about two weeks after elected officials and union leaders held a rally at the site on Jan. 25 in opposition to the general contractor, Joy Construction, after a worker was struck in the knee on Dec. 23 by splintered wood.
Feb. 28, 2024 By Anthony Medina
A neighborhood dispute between a Queens state Senator and a smoke shop caught illegally selling cannabis last year boiled over this month, with law enforcement placing a restraining order on the business’ storefront.
Mayor Eric Adams confirmed that dozens of people, believed to be migrants, were found living illegally inside a commercial business in South Richmond Hill on Monday afternoon.
The cellar dwellers were discovered inside an illegal conversion of a 2-story, mixed-use building on Liberty Avenue in South Richmond Hill, according to the city’s Department of Buildings. DOB Inspectors were called to the scene at 132-03 Liberty Ave. by FDNY first responders after fire prevention inspectors acting on a tip found the people living in cramped and illegal conditions.
Feb. 27, 2024 By Rachel Butler
Queens state Sen. James Sanders Jr. is hosting an event in Jamaica next month to recognize outstanding women in law enforcement in celebration of March being women’s history month.
Fallen school crossing guard Krystyna Naprawa was posthumously promoted by the NYPD to the rank of community coordinator during a ceremony at One Police Plaza on Thursday attended by her family, friends and dozens of colleagues.
The 14-year veteran was killed while on duty on the morning of Oct. 20 after safely guiding children across a busy intersection on Woodhaven Boulevard and Atlantic Avenue in Woodhaven. Moments later, Naprawa was struck by a turning dump truck that proceeded to run her over. EMS pronounced her dead at the scene.