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Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz went back to Borough Hall to join Acting Queens Borough President Sharon Lee in ho...
02/28/2020
DA Katz co-hosts Black History Month event at Borough Hall - QNS.com

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz went back to Borough Hall to join Acting Queens Borough President Sharon Lee in hosting a celebration of Black History Month.

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz went back to Borough Hall to join Acting Queens Borough President Sharon Lee in hosting a celebration of Black History Month Wednesday in the Helen Marshall Cultural Center. The event was filled with music, dances and awards to several outstanding individuals wh...

Members of the NYPD, their family, and friends flocked to Knockdown Center in Maspeth for the annual Cop of the Year fun...
02/28/2020
104th Precinct Community Council honors Cop of the Year in Maspeth ceremony - QNS.com

Members of the NYPD, their family, and friends flocked to Knockdown Center in Maspeth for the annual Cop of the Year fundraiser celebration, which is designed to champion the service of officers who go above and beyond their call of duty by making a difference in the community.

BY DEAN MOSES The expansive hall and aged wood of the Knockdown Center that is usually reserved for art pieces and dancing was transformed on Feb. 27 into a luxurious ballroom in order to celebrate two heroes: Officer Darren Mays and the 104th Precinct’s Civilian Observation Patrol (also known as ...

Three friends will watch 'Cats' on a loop for 24 hours if they raise $15,000 for charity. They have a message for one of...
02/28/2020
Trio will watch ‘Cats’ movie for 24 hours straight if they raise $15,000 for Housing Works - QNS.com

Three friends will watch 'Cats' on a loop for 24 hours if they raise $15,000 for charity. They have a message for one of the film's stars: “Taylor Swift, if this reaches you, please cut us a check for $10,000 and put us out of our misery.”

A trio of friends, two of whom are from Queens, have volunteered to watch “Cats” for 24 hours straight if and when they raise $15,000 for Housing Works, the nonprofit that works to create a supportive community and offer services for those living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. Stephen Kendall, E...

The Metropolitan Transit Authority will display health guidelines in multiple languages across thousands of electronic s...
02/28/2020
MTA using subway screens to caution straphangers against coronavirus - QNS.com

The Metropolitan Transit Authority will display health guidelines in multiple languages across thousands of electronic screens in their transit system as well as offering extended hours for MTA employees to get flu shots

BY GRANT LANCASTER The Metropolitan Transit Authority will display health guidelines in multiple languages across thousands of electronic screens in their transit system as well as offering extended hours for MTA employees to get flu shots as part of their precautions against coronavirus. Despite th...

Check out these 10 things going on this weekend in Queens!
02/28/2020
Here are 10 things happening in Queens this weekend - QNS.com

Check out these 10 things going on this weekend in Queens!

Friday, Feb. 28 “Written in the Body” Workshop NNY invites you to the “Written in the Body” workshop guided by the poet Claudia Prado and the artist Sol Aramendi. Explore the characteristics of the moving human body through creative writing and image making. Available in English and Spanish ...

With the special election for Queens borough president on March 24 fast approaching, the city Board of Elections is remi...
02/28/2020
Board of Elections announces early voting locations for Queens borough president special election - QNS.com

With the special election for Queens borough president on March 24 fast approaching, the city Board of Elections is reminding Queens residents they will have an additional option to cast their vote.

With the special election for Queens borough president on March 24 fast approaching, the city Board of Elections is reminding Queens residents they will have an additional option to cast their vote. From Saturday, March 14, through Sunday, March 22, select sites across the borough will offer early v...

The MTA is expanding a fare deal to its commuter rail riders who use Metro-North or Long Island Rail Road to get around ...
02/28/2020
MTA offers deals on rail fares while opening up future discussion for hikes - QNS.com

The MTA is expanding a fare deal to its commuter rail riders who use Metro-North or Long Island Rail Road to get around within city limits.

The MTA is expanding a fare deal to its commuter rail riders who use Metro-North or Long Island Rail Road to get around within city limits. New Yorkers will get their tickets punched for 10 percent less under the new pilot program funded through the Outer Borough Transportation Account, which is und...

three of the six candidates who are slated to appear on the ballot in the Queens borough president special election qual...
02/27/2020
Richards gets major cash infusion in Queens borough president race as Crowley maintains biggest stockpile - QNS.com

three of the six candidates who are slated to appear on the ballot in the Queens borough president special election qualified for the second round of public matching funds, pulling in over $900,000 in campaign cash combined.

The New York City Campaign Finance Board (NYCCFB) announced Thursday that three of the six candidates who are slated to appear on the ballot in the Queens borough president special election qualified for the second round of public matching funds, pulling in over $900,000 in campaign cash combined. C...

Just over a year after Amazon scuttled its plans to build a massive HQ2 campus in Long Island City, and create 25,000 jo...
02/27/2020
Amazon signs lease for space at Rentar Plaza in Middle Village - QNS.com

Just over a year after Amazon scuttled its plans to build a massive HQ2 campus in Long Island City, and create 25,000 jobs, the e-commerce giant has signed a new lease for space in Middle Village.

Just over a year after Amazon scuttled its plans to build a massive HQ2 campus in Long Island City, and create 25,000 jobs, the e-commerce giant has signed a new lease for space in Middle Village. Amazon is taking roughly 300,000 square feet of space in Rentar Plaza, located at 66-26 Metropolitan Av...

Starting March 1, the plastic bag ban will go into effect in New York state. Now when shoppers go out to the stores, the...
02/27/2020
Here’s what you need to know about the plastic bag ban - QNS.com

Starting March 1, the plastic bag ban will go into effect in New York state. Now when shoppers go out to the stores, they will be encouraged to bring their own reusable bags, or pay for a paper bag.

Starting March 1, the plastic bag ban will go into effect in New York state. Now when shoppers go out to the stores, they will be encouraged to bring their own reusable bags, or pay for a paper bag. Paper carryout bags will be available at stores for 5 cents a bag — shoppers that …

“It has been clear for weeks now that it’s not a question of if, but when coronavirus spreads to New York City,” Mayor B...
02/27/2020
De Blasio presses CDC to work with New York on combating coronavirus outbreak - QNS.com

“It has been clear for weeks now that it’s not a question of if, but when coronavirus spreads to New York City,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said. “It’s important for the federal government to accept that reality and is acting more aggressively.”

A day after federal health officials sounded the alarm over a potential coronavirus outbreak in America, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday the Centers for Disease Control must cooperate with local governments more to help combat the illness’ spread. Not a single confirmed coronavirus case has oc...

The Department of Education announced that Dr. Tammy Pate has taken over as community superintendent of District 28 in Q...
02/27/2020
EXCLUSIVE: Department of Education selects new School District 28 superintendent - QNS.com

The Department of Education announced that Dr. Tammy Pate has taken over as community superintendent of District 28 in Queens effective Thursday, Feb. 27.

The Department of Education announced that Dr. Tammy Pate has taken over as community superintendent of District 28 in Queens effective Thursday, Feb. 27. Pate is coming to the school district stretching Forest Hills down to Jamaica from serving as deputy superintendent of District 10 in the Bronx,....

Councilman Robert Holden called on the NYPD higher ups to investigate the 104th Precinct’s slow response to a report abo...
02/27/2020
Glendale councilman calls for investigation after police make slow response to school's 911 calls - QNS.com

Councilman Robert Holden called on the NYPD higher ups to investigate the 104th Precinct’s slow response to a report about a “suspicious man” at Glendale school on Tuesday, Feb. 25.

Councilman Robert Holden called on the NYPD higher ups to investigate the 104th Precinct’s slow response to a report about a “suspicious man” at Glendale school on Tuesday, Feb. 25. Though there was no harm to the student body at Sacred Heart Catholic Academy when a man who “seemed a little ...

In January, the new owner of 17-11 Hancock St. – formerly Happy Days children’s clothing store – filed permits to build ...
02/27/2020
Seven-story residential apartments planned for Happy Days clothing site in Ridgewood - QNS.com

In January, the new owner of 17-11 Hancock St. – formerly Happy Days children’s clothing store – filed permits to build a seven-story residential building on the property.

In January, the new owner of 17-11 Hancock St. — formerly Happy Days children’s clothing store — filed permits to build a seven-story residential building on the property. The property was sold along with adjoining plots at 56-40/56-42 Myrtle Ave., near the M and L subway lines, for $9.3 milli...

“It is terrible that anti-Semitism and other forms of hate crimes are on the rise both locally and nationally,” Addabbo ...
02/26/2020
Rockaway elected officials, Simon Wiesenthal Center bring second anti-Semitism town hall to community - QNS.com

“It is terrible that anti-Semitism and other forms of hate crimes are on the rise both locally and nationally,” Addabbo said. “It is our responsibility to come together as a community to help root out this hate."

In the continuing fight to end the surge of anti-Semitic attacks across the city, state Senator Joseph Addabbo and Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato are once again partnering with the Simon Wiesenthal Center to bring an educational town hall to the Rockaways that will discuss the current state of h...

Just over a year after Amazon scuttled its plans to build a massive HQ2 campus in Long Island City, and create 25,000 jo...
02/26/2020
Amazon signs lease for space at Rentar Plaza in Middle Village - QNS.com

Just over a year after Amazon scuttled its plans to build a massive HQ2 campus in Long Island City, and create 25,000 jobs, the e-commerce giant has signed a new lease for space in Middle Village.

Just over a year after Amazon scuttled its plans to build a massive HQ2 campus in Long Island City, and create 25,000 jobs, the e-commerce giant has signed a new lease for space in Middle Village. Amazon is taking roughly 300,000 square feet of space in Rentar Plaza, located at 66-26 Metropolitan Av...

She was by Donovan Richards' side on a warm October day to endorse him for Queens Borough President and with just weeks ...
02/26/2020
Exclusive: Former Borough President Claire Shulman continues support of Donovan Richards with new campaign ad - QNS.com

She was by Donovan Richards' side on a warm October day to endorse him for Queens Borough President and with just weeks to go until the March 24 special election, Claire Shulman is still showing her support.

She was by his side on a warm October day to endorse Councilman Donovan Richards for Queens borough president and with just weeks to go until the March 24 special election, Claire Shulman is still promoting his campaign. Shulman, who turned 94 on Feb. 23, is the star of a new television ad the Richa...

While finding a parking space in Queens can be a stressful test in patience and persistence, a new report found that the...
02/26/2020
Drivers spend less time looking for parking in Queens than most of the city: Report - QNS.com

While finding a parking space in Queens can be a stressful test in patience and persistence, a new report found that the borough's drivers have it better than most of the city.

While finding a parking space in Queens can be a stressful test in patience and persistence, a new report found that the borough’s drivers have it better than most of the city. According to a report from Zipcar, Queens drivers spend an average 17 minutes trying to find a parking space. Only driver...

When Zef Gjini purchased Cozy Corner for $2 million back in 2018, he knew he wanted to memorialize the 118-year-old Ridg...
02/26/2020
Cozy Corner bar and grill embraces Ridgewood’s old-fashioned charm - QNS.com

When Zef Gjini purchased Cozy Corner for $2 million back in 2018, he knew he wanted to memorialize the 118-year-old Ridgewood institution. Read more about the Ridgewood bar here!

When Zef Gjini purchased Cozy Corner for $2 million back in 2018, he knew he wanted to memorialize the 118-year-old Ridgewood institution. “It’s historical and in the middle of Ridgewood,” Gjini said about the three-story building located on 60-01 70th Ave. “Also, I fell in love with these t...

Cops are searching for the man who assaulted a senior and stole $40 from his wallet in Woodhaven on Sunday.
02/25/2020
Brute punches man in the face and steals cash in Woodhaven robbery - QNS.com

Cops are searching for the man who assaulted a senior and stole $40 from his wallet in Woodhaven on Sunday.

Cops are searching for the man who assaulted a senior and stole $40 from his wallet in Woodhaven on Sunday. Authorities say the suspect followed a 68-year-old man into a residential building near 92nd Street and Jamaica Avenue at 2 p.m. on Feb. 23 before knocking him to the ground and punching him i...

After miscommunication and short tempers led to an abrupt end of the Feb. 12 bus redesign hearing in Middle Village, Cou...
02/25/2020
MTA to hold Maspeth bus redesign workshop on March 9 - QNS.com

After miscommunication and short tempers led to an abrupt end of the Feb. 12 bus redesign hearing in Middle Village, Councilman Robert Holden is trying again to give his bus commuters a voice, this time in Maspeth.

After miscommunication and short tempers led to an abrupt end of the Feb. 12 bus redesign hearing in Middle Village, Councilman Robert Holden is trying again to give his bus commuters a voice, this time in Maspeth. Holden announced a Queens Bus Network Redesign workshop with Metropolitan Transportat...

On March 15, Loren Connors will bring his guitar improvisations to Ridgewood, joining a group of like minded musicians i...
02/25/2020
Ridgewood dive bar to bring together lineup of influential avant-garde guitarists - QNS.com

On March 15, Loren Connors will bring his guitar improvisations to Ridgewood, joining a group of like minded musicians in a “Night of Fearless Guitarists” at the Windjammer, located at 552 Grandview Ave.

Over the course of the past 40 years, Loren Connors pioneered a form of impressionistic electric guitar pieces that have inspired generations of ambient and experimental musicians in the know. On March 15, Connors will bring his guitar improvisations to Ridgewood, joining a group of like minded musi...

Here are a few reusable bags to check out before the New York state ban on single use plastic bags goes into effect on M...
02/25/2020
From New York Family: The best reusable shopping bags for New Yorkers - QNS.com

Here are a few reusable bags to check out before the New York state ban on single use plastic bags goes into effect on March 1, 2020. From New York Family: The best reusable shopping bags for New Yorkers http://bit.ly/32qipfa

BY ISABELLE BOUSQUETTE It’s time to get your hands on some reusable shopping bags, New Yorkers! The statewide ban on single use plastic bags is set to go into effect on March 1, 2020. Every retail establishment that pays a sales tax, from grocery to clothing stores, will be switching to paper bags...

The deadline for the common application is April 1. Some charters may have a later deadline, but in general, any applica...
02/24/2020
NYC students have until April 1 to apply to high-demand charter schools - QNS.com

The deadline for the common application is April 1. Some charters may have a later deadline, but in general, any applications submitted later than April 1 could be denied or result in the students being immediately waitlisted.

BY GRANT LANCASTER As New Yorkers have seen increased test scores and more personalized school experiences at charter schools in the city, the number of applicants for these schools has jumped 26 percent in the last five years. Charter school students make up about 11 percent of New York City public...

Infit Nutrition, Glendale’s newest health-conscious cafe, just celebrated its grand opening.
02/24/2020
Infit Nutrition celebrates grand opening of new cafe on Cooper Avenue in Glendale - QNS.com

Infit Nutrition, Glendale’s newest health-conscious cafe, just celebrated its grand opening.

Infit Nutrition, Glendale’s newest health-conscious cafe, just celebrated its grand opening. The internet cafe located at 69-44 Cooper Ave., which offers a variety of smoothies, teas, bowls, energy drinks and snacks, had their soft opening earlier in January, but officially welcomed the community ...

This week on the QNS Podcast, we sit down with Elizabeth Crowley, a former councilwoman and current candidate for Queens...
02/24/2020
This week on the QNS Podcast: Former councilwoman and current Queens borough president candidate Elizabeth Crowley - QNS.com

This week on the QNS Podcast, we sit down with Elizabeth Crowley, a former councilwoman and current candidate for Queens borough president.

This week on the QNS Podcast, we sit down with Elizabeth Crowley, a former councilwoman and current candidate for Queens borough president. She tells us about her accomplishments in the City Council and her plans for the future of Queens if elected its top executive. The QNS Podcast is available for...

#ICYMI: Forest Hills Stadium’s 2020 season is bringing back their popular 1923 program so fans can experience every show...
02/23/2020
Forest Hills Stadium relaunches season ticket program where fans can see shows for $19.23 - QNS.com

#ICYMI: Forest Hills Stadium’s 2020 season is bringing back their popular 1923 program so fans can experience every show. Forest Hills Stadium’s 1923 program aims to make going to a show at the venue an affordable option for ticket holders.

Forest Hills Stadium’s 2020 season is bringing back their popular 1923 program so fans can experience every show. Forest Hills Stadium’s 1923 program aims to make going to a show at the venue an affordable option for ticket holders. For a one-time cost of $19.23 – a nod to the year the stadium...

#ICYMI: The NYPD is looking for two individuals wanted in connection with a string of 12 robberies in which nearly $50,0...
02/23/2020
Duo steals nearly $50,000 worth of construction equipment in Brooklyn and Queens: NYPD - QNS.com

#ICYMI: The NYPD is looking for two individuals wanted in connection with a string of 12 robberies in which nearly $50,000 worth of construction equipment was stolen from commercial trucks across Brooklyn and Queens.

The NYPD is looking for two individuals wanted in connection with a string of 12 robberies in which nearly $50,000 worth of construction equipment was stolen from commercial trucks across Brooklyn and Queens. According to the police, from Jan. 11 until Feb. 15, the pair drove a U-Haul van up to a pa...

#ICYMI: The owner of Ben’s Kosher Deli announced plans to “step back” from the business after nearly 50 years.
02/23/2020
Ben's Kosher Deli owner Ronnie Dragoon to retire after 47 years in the business - QNS.com

#ICYMI: The owner of Ben’s Kosher Deli announced plans to “step back” from the business after nearly 50 years.

The owner of Ben’s Kosher Deli announced plans to “step back” from the business after nearly 50 years. In a letter posted on the restaurant’s website earlier this month, Ronnie Dragoon reflected on his decision to retire from the company that he’s owned since 1972 and said he wishes for Be...

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