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Mets to wear NewYork-Presbyterian patches on uniforms as part of new partnership

Apr. 6, 2023 By Ethan Marshall The New York Mets and NewYork-Presbyterian announced a multi-year partnership Thursday. As part of the partnership, the players’ uniforms will have a patch of NewYork-Presbyterian beginning with Friday’s home opener. The partnership is meant to promote health and wellness at the ballpark as well as within the communities these…
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Queens DA, NYPD’s 109th Precinct announce ‘Flushing Merchants Trespass Notice’ to deter disorderly or illegal activities at local businesses

Apr. 6, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed The NYPD’s 109th Precinct, in partnership with the Queens District Attorney’s Office and the Flushing Business Improvement District (BID), on Wednesday, April 5, announced the “Flushing Merchants Trespass Notice” — a new initiative that would issue a trespass notice to individuals who engage in disorderly or illegal activities in…
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Willets Point transformation plan gets plenty of support during public scoping hearing

Apr. 5, 2023 By Bill Parry The city’s plan to transform Willets Point into an entirely new neighborhood with 2,500 new affordable homes, a privately-funded soccer stadium and a 250-room hotel got overwhelming support from participants during a virtual hearing on April 4. The Mayor’s Office of Environmental Coordination hosted the session that brought together…
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South Queens lawmaker rallies with hundreds of firefighters in support of ‘common sense’ FDNY/EMT legislation

Apr. 5, 2023 By Bill Parry Several hundred members of the FDNY and leaders of the Uniformed Firefighters Association (UFA) traveled to Albany recently to rally with Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato, who urged her fellow legislators to support and pass her bill, A.5055. The legislation aims to correct a portion of the Tier III for…
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New Japanese restaurant opens in Glendale

Apr. 5, 2023 Elijah Hamilton Glendale residents welcomed a new Japanese restaurant to the neighborhood when Kanji Sushi Hibachi opened its doors last week. Located at 64-19 Myrtle Ave. in Glendale, Kanji offers a new option in the neighborhood for Japanese cuisine. “Customers come here to try and explore a new restaurant,” said Gary Pan,…
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Queens borough president announces 2023 class of community board appointees

Apr. 5, 2023 By Bill Parry

On April 5, Queens Borough President Donovan Richards announced his 2023 class of community board appointees — a dynamic and diverse group of civic-minded individuals who will serve on their respective Queens community boards for the next two years.

Flushing Hospital celebrates opening of new state-of-the-art dental center

Apr. 5, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed Flushing Hospital Medical Center officials were joined by Congresswoman Grace Meng for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of its new state-of-the-art dental center on Monday, April 3.  “As we celebrate the opening of this state-of-the-art dental facility, it is a reminder of the exceptional service that my…
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‘It’s time for new leadership’: Republican candidate announces congressional campaign to challenge George Santos

Apr. 4, 2023 By Ethan Marshall As Queens/Long Island Congressman George Santos spent his morning at the Manhattan Courthouse to support former President Donald Trump on April 4, a Republican candidate announced his campaign to challenge Santos in the upcoming primary election. Former war veteran and J.P. Morgan Vice President Kellen Curry has registered to run…
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