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Council Members slam ‘City of Yes’ as ‘City of B.S.’ at Community Board 5 meeting

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May. 15, 2024 By Anthony Medina Council Member Joann Ariola spoke about the City of Yes at a Community Board 5 meeting earlier this month, calling the Mayor’s plan the “City of B.S.” Ariola, who represents Glendale, Ozone Park, Woodhaven and other surrounding neighborhoods, was not alone in publicly expressing disapproval during the board meeting…
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The Rockaway Beach Bazaar returns, kicking off summer at Beach 97th

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May. 15, 2024 By Athena Dawson The Rockaway Bazaar has reopened for the season at Beach 97th, located at 97-01 Shore Front Pkwy. in Rockaway Beach, inviting families and food lovers to experience the best culinary delights the Rockaways have to offer. Open daily from noon to early evening, the bazaar features local favorites, such…
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MTA, NYPD crack down on cars with ghost plates in sweep at Rockaway toll crossings


May. 15, 2024 By Bill Parry

MTA Bridges and Tunnels, the NYPD and regional law enforcement partners announced the results of their 11th interagency task force operation, focused mainly on the crossing to the Rockaways, to remove ghost vehicles and crack down on persistent toll violators.

Decomposing body of adult found outside Rego Park apartment building: NYPD


May. 14, 2024 By Bill Parry

Police from the 112th Precinct in Forest Hills made a gruesome discovery Sunday after residents of a Rego Park apartment building complained of smelling noxious fumes. Officers found the badly decomposed body of an adult lying in the bushes near scaffolding at 92-40 Queens Blvd. just before 1:00 p.m.

Ridgewood’s St. Matthias Catholic Academy set to close despite efforts from parents and faculty to save historic institution

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May. 14, 2024 By Anthony Medina The St. Matthias Catholic Academy is slated to close its doors this September, despite the best efforts from parents and staff who attempted to thwart the impending decision. A letter released by St. Matthias Catholic Academy on Monday, May 6 announced the decision to close this September due to…
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Queens Community House completes $16 Million Forest Hills Community Center renovation project

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May. 14, 2024 By Anthony Medina The completion of a $16 million renovation project at the Forest Hills Community Center, where Queens Community House first began its mission to cultivate neighborhood-based programs, brings a wider array of modern services to Queens neighborhoods. Queens Community House (QCH) celebrated the end of its years-long project last week…
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Cambria Heights homeowners say ‘No’ to ‘City of Yes’ at packed town hall meeting

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May. 13, 2024 By Athena Dawson Over 500 Cambria Heights residents filled the Cambria Heights Library to capacity for a town hall meeting on Saturday, May 4. Two local homeowners organized the meeting, which aimed to unite the community, address concerns regarding the mayor’s City of Yes rezoning initiative, and discuss persistent rumors about a…
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Family fun day: Douglaston Music and Arts Festival returns Saturday, May 18

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May. 13, 2024 By Athena Dawson Are you ready for a weekend of fun-filled activities, Douglaston? Bring your family and friends to an exciting, free festival this Saturday, May 18, for a day filled with engaging events and entertainment. The annual Douglaston Music and Arts Festival is back this Saturday from 12 to 4 p.m….
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