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Deal diverts MTA strike

Deal diverts MTA strike

The city transit system is back on track. Threats of a system wide strike brought constant fear to the first half of July as the…

DHS fumbled Sandy relief: Stringer

DHS fumbled Sandy relief: Stringer

The Department of Homeless Services (DHS) wrongfully paid contractors for services that were not provided after Hurricane Sandy and failed to keep appropriate logs of…

Pre-K program lands in Woodhaven

Pre-K program lands in Woodhaven

Parents of young children in Woodhaven will not have to look high and low for open pre-kindergarten classes come September, because the Woodhaven Public Library…

No new cops coming to 106th Pct.

No new cops coming to 106th Pct.

The 106th Precinct in Ozone Park, along with precincts across the rest of the borough, will not see any of the city’s 1,000 new cops…

Bus clocks coming to Woodhaven

Bus clocks coming to Woodhaven

Commuting by bus in southern Queens will soon get a little bit easier. Numerous bus countdown clocks are expected to be installed in the Community…

Beltrani to chair Queens GOP

Beltrani to chair Queens GOP

Queens GOP Executive Vice Chairman Robert Beltrani assumed the role of chairman in the wake of Phil Ragusa’s death as the party continues its efforts…

Top cop honored at 106th Precinct

Top cop honored at 106th Precinct

Good deeds do not go unrewarded at the 106th Precinct. Officer Matthew Peters was presented with the June cop of the month award during a crowded…

Goldfeder fights offensive ads

Goldfeder fights offensive ads

Rockaway beach bums were slapped with a controversial sky advertisement over the weekend and one southern Queens lawmaker said he has seen enough. Reports of…

LIRR strike averted: Cuomo

All parties came aboard Thursday to reach a tentative deal between the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and Long Island Rail Road unions just days before a…

Fighting floods in Lindenwood

Fighting floods in Lindenwood

Howard Beach resident Joseph Annicaro said he was frustrated by the state of his home after devastating floods left it in disrepair. Annicaro, 50, said…