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Drive-In Movie Series Coming to Flushing Meadows Corona Park

July 22, 2020 By Allie Griffin A new drive-in movie series is coming to Flushing Meadows Corona Park next month to offer Queens residents a safe film screening experience with a retro flair. Rooftop Films is partnering with the Museum of the Moving Image (MoMI) and the New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) to bring… Read more »

Multiple Suspects Wanted For Drive-by Shootout in Astoria Sunday: NYPD

July 22, 2020 By Michael Dorgan Police are searching for a number of suspects following a drive-by shootout in Astoria early Sunday morning. The driver of a white SUV pulled up alongside two men in the vicinity of 36th Street and 28th Avenue at around 3:50 a.m. and an occupant inside the car fired off… Read more »

Queens Officials Slam Trump Memo Banning Undocumented Immigrants From Counting Toward Congressional Seats

July 21 2020, By Michael Dorgan Several Queens officials have slammed President Trump for issuing a memorandum that aims to block undocumented immigrants from being counted when the number of congressional seats are determined following the 2020 census. The memo, which was issued Tuesday, would exclude undocumented immigrants from the population count used to determine… Read more »

Woman Slashed and Stabbed on 35th Street Monday Night: NYPD

July 22, 2020 By Christian Murray A woman who was walking along 35th Street near 36th Avenue in Astoria Monday night was stabbed and slashed by a knife-wielding man, police said. The victim, 38, was attacked while walking between 35th and 36th Avenues at around 10:15 p.m., police said. One person who arrived on the… Read more »

Elizabeth Crowley, Runner-Up in the Queens Borough President Race, Concedes to Donovan Richards

July 21, 2020 By Allie Griffin Elizabeth Crowley has conceded to Council Member Donovan Richards in the Democratic primary for Queens Borough President. Crowley, a former council member, came in second behind Richards on June 23 when in-person ballots were tallied on election night. She took to Twitter this afternoon to congratulate Richards. The official… Read more »

State Suspends Liquor Licenses of Two Bars and a Pizzeria in Queens

July 21, 2020 By Allie Griffin The state has suspended the liquor licenses of three Queens establishments after their customers were found to be disobeying social distancing rules and mask requirements. Two bars in Astoria and a pizzeria in Maspeth each had their liquor licenses suspended by the State Liquor Authority Monday, Governor Andrew Cuomo… Read more »

Mayor Ends Popular Graffiti-Removal Program, Cites Budget Constraints

July 21, 2020 By Christian Murray A popular graffiti-removal program has been axed as the city looks to tighten its belt given the budget crisis. The city’s $3 million Graffiti-Free NYC program has been suspended since March as the de Blasio administration finds ways to cut costs as the city looks to close a $9… Read more »

Queens Lawyer Stole Thousands From His Clients: DA

July 21, 2020 By Michael Dorgan A disbarred Queens lawyer was charged Monday for allegedly bilking his clients out of thousands of dollars after they entrusted him to take charge of their legal matters. Michael Kohn, 70, allegedly stole funds held in bank accounts that were owed to three of his clients following real estate… Read more »