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Queens Senator to honor extraordinary women in the law enforcement field for Women’s History Month

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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. Sanders, who represents Far Rockaway, Edgemere and Arverne, is hosting the event with the Rochdale Village Community Relations Committee at the Rochdale Village Grand Ballroom, located at 69-65 137th Ave., on March 24 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. The senator is still accepting nominations for women worthy of being honored, with the public able to nominate any female working as a police officer, school…
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Bayside arts organization launching exhibition at Queens College for Women’s History Month

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Feb. 26, 2024 By Rachel Butler A Bayside-based arts organization is launching a month-long exhibition at Queens College located in Flushing next month in celebration of March being women’s history month. The Garage Art Center, a non-profit, is showcasing the work of 23 women in a show called “Femina Creativa: Celebrating Women in New York,”…
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Residents of Ridgewood, Glendale, Middle Village and Maspeth seek transparency amid crime increase in the 104th Precinct

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Feb. 26, 2024 By Anthony Medina According to the latest report from the NYPD 104th Precinct Commanding Officer, crime is up by 6% in the neighborhoods of Ridgewood, Glendale, Middle Village and Maspeth year to date, with over 60% of all crime in the area coming from car break-ins and grand larceny cases. “Car break-ins are…
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Queens man fatally struck by LIRR train

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Feb. 25, 2024 By Ben Brachfeld

A Queens man was fatally struck by a Long Island Rail Road train early Sunday morning, according to the MTA.

Queens Council Member Sandra Ung honors Flushing healthcare worker

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Feb. 21, 2024 By Rachel Butler Queens Council Member Sandra Ung honored the long standing career of a Korean American healthcare advocate who worked at a senior care and rehabilitation facility in Flushing for almost 30 years in a ceremony on Feb. 16. Charlton Rhee worked as an administrator at United Plaza Care Center, located…
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Korean restaurant chain Bonchon opens new location at Queens Center Mall

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Feb. 21, 2024 By Rachel Butler Bonchon, the globally celebrated Korean restaurant chain, has announce the grand opening of their newest venue inside the Queens Center Mall, located at 90-15 Queens Boulevard, Elmhurst. This grand opening is set for Wednesday, Feb. 21st. Owned and operated by local Queens franchisees, Kelly Moughal and Muhammad Saleem, this…
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Queens shoe store opens baseball batting cages on site as part of unique business venture

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Feb. 20, 2024 By Rachel Butler Combining the world of fashion and sports, a Flushing shoe store owner has innovatively introduced baseball batting cages within his premises. The unique addition comes after owner Peter Song, 46, observed a notable absence of batting cages in Flushing and the neighboring areas. Shoe Village, located at 45-22 162nd…
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