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Forest Hills leaders call for additional stop light and crosswalk on Metropolitan Avenue, cite dangerous traffic conditions


Feb. 15, 2024 By Anthony Medina Several Queens legislators joined by civic leaders are calling on the Department of Transportation to address dangerous traffic conditions along a section of Metropolitan Avenue in Forest Hills. In a joint letter sent to DOT Commissioner Ydanis Rodriguez on Feb. 9, Assembly Member Andrew Hevesi, state Sen. Joseph P. Addabbo Jr, Council Member Lynn Schulman, and Community Board 6 Chair Heather Beers-Dimitriadis urge the agency to install a new traffic light and crosswalk at the intersection of 72nd Road and Metropolitan Avenue. The letter comes after the legislators say that they have received numerous…
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Council Member Schulman defends vote on controversial How Many Stops Act

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Feb. 12, 2024 By Anthony Medina Council Member Lynn Schulman came under fire at a NYPD community council meeting in Richmond Hill Tuesday night for her vote in favor of the How Many Stops Act, which requires police officers to document low-level investigative encounters with the public. Several community members and residents accused Schulman at…
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Community Board 9 gifts over 400 toys in Ozone Park

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Dec. 20, 2023 By Anthony Medina Reliant on nothing but the kindness and generosity of Queens residents, Community Board 9 accomplished its goal of distributing hundreds of toys to families in Ozone Park on Saturday, Dec 16. Inside Elizabeth Blackwell Middle School, located at 93-11 101st Ave., Community Board 9 worked together with the Queens…
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Queens councilwoman hosts back to school backpack giveaway in Forest Hills

Sep. 6, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed As the summer comes to a close and families prepare for the new school year, Councilwoman Lynn Schulman hosted a successful back-to-school backpack giveaway event in Forest Hills on Aug. 30.  The event was a joint effort involving several esteemed partners, including District Attorney Melinda Katz, Queens Center Mall,…
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‘Something needs to be done’: Queens legislators call on DOT to enhance traffic safety conditions in Richmond Hill

Aug. 14, 2023 By Anthony Medina Drivers who frequent Park Lane South in Richmond Hill may have to consider thinking twice before using residential streets to bypass everyday traffic congestion.  In a joint letter sent to the New York City Department of Transportation Commissioner Ydanis Rodriguez on Tuesday, Aug. 8, Queens Assemblyman Andrew Hevesi, Senator…
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