A lost piece of Middle Village’s colonial history: Our Neighborhood, The Way it Was
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by The Old Timer
10h ago
Up until the 1980s, the greater Ridgewood area had two Colonial-era farmhouses that withstood the test of time and the challenges of development: the Onderdonk House in Ridgewood and the Morrell House in Middle Village. Their importance had been ignored for decades, but the preservation movement across New York City that began in the 1960s... Read More ..read more
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Unidentified body with severe burns discovered in vehicle that was set on fire in Bayswater: NYPD
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by Zachary Gewelb
10h ago
A dead body was found with severe burns after the FDNY extinguished a vehicle fire in the Bayswater section of the Rockaways early Saturday morning, according to authorities. Officers from the NYPD’s 101st Precinct responded to a 911 call of a vehicle fire at the intersection of Mott Avenue and Bay 25th Street just after... Read More ..read more
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Jamaica Hills man fatally struck by Mercedes near the Grand Central Parkway: NYPD
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by Bill Parry
10h ago
A Jamaica Hills man was struck and killed near the Grand Central Parkway on Friday morning, Jan. 27. Police from the 107th Precinct in Fresh Meadows responded to a 911 call of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle on Homelawn Street at the Grand Central Parkway service road at 8:43 a.m. Officers found 24-year-old Daniel... Read More ..read more
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Hochul, Adams take victory lap over drop in subway crime, follows surge in cops since last fall
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by Ethan Stark-Miller
10h ago
About a year after Mayor Eric Adams and Governor Kathy Hochul first stood in Fulton Center to declare their commitment to combating subway crime, the pair was back in the Lower Manhattan transit hub Friday, taking a victory lap over what they said is data showing a marked decline in offenses committed on the transit... Read More ..read more
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Legislator calls for action against unlicensed daycares, illegal e-bike, following Kew Gardens Hills house fire
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by Bill Parry
10h ago
A Queens councilman is calling for a crackdown on illegal daycare operations after 18 children were injured, one of them critically, during a Kew Gardens Hills house fire on the afternoon of Jan. 25. The blaze broke out in the basement of a two-story home, located at 147-07 72nd Drive, at about 2:06 p.m. An... Read More ..read more
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Mourners gather in Sunnyside to remember Asian, Hispanic victims of California mass shootings
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by michaeldorgan
10h ago
Jan. 27, 2022 By Michael Dorgan A small candlelight vigil was held in Sunnyside Thursday to mourn the Asian American and Hispanic American victims of two mass shootings in California earlier this week. The event took place at Bliss Plaza, located at 46th Street and Queens Boulevard, and was co-hosted by Hailie Kim, a city... Read More ..read more
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Attackers remain at large after assault, robbery inside a Jamaica Hills playground last month: NYPD
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by Bill Parry
10h ago
Police from the 107th Precinct in Fresh Meadows are still looking for at least four suspects who attacked a man in broad daylight as he walked through a small park in Jamaica Hills in mid-December. A 62-year-old man was walking through the Joseph Austin Playground, just south of the Grand Central Parkway at around 11:35... Read More ..read more
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Residents express concerns regarding city’s new trash pickup rules, cleanliness along Jamaica Avenue
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by Carlotta Mohamed
10h ago
The NYC Department of Sanitation (DSNY) will institute new regulations April 1 to limit the number of hours trash, recycling and organics sit on sidewalks. This will be done by adjusting the time of day those materials may be placed on the curb; however, residents said they’re unhappy with these changes during the Richmond Hill... Read More ..read more
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A list of all the lies George Santos has told
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by Briana Bonfiglio
10h ago
Keeping track of George Santos' ever-growing list of lies can be tricky. So here is a list of all the things that Long Island’s laughingstock of Congress has lied about, as far as we know. Read More ..read more
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QCC’s Holocaust exhibit provides a look into concentration camps for International Holocaust Memorial Day
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by Ethan Marshall
10h ago
With Friday, Jan. 27 marking International Holocaust Memorial Day, Queensborough Community College’s Harriet and Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Center is honoring the memory of those who suffered with an exhibit that explores the horror the Nazi concentration camps perpetrated. In addition to attempting to provide those who view it with an idea of just how horrible the... Read More ..read more
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