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NYPD chief joins Queens officials to inform Asian community about safety resources in Flushing

In light of the staggering increase in Asian American hate crimes, NYPD Community Affairs Chief Jeffrey Maddrey joined Councilman Peter Koo and Queens Borough President Donovan Richards on a walkthrough tour of Flushing on Wednesday, April 14, to talk to local business owners and residents addressing the issues facing the Asian American community. During a …

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Flushing woman arraigned on murder charge in fatal stabbing of immigration attorney: DA

A Flushing woman was charged on Wednesday with murder in the fatal stabbing [1] of a well-known immigration attorney at his law firm earlier this week, according to Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz. Xiaoning Zhang, 25, of Kissena Boulevard, was arraigned before Queens Criminal Court Judge Jerry Ianeece on a complaint charging her with murder …

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Report shows that rental prices are continuing to grow among four NYC boroughs

MNS real estate released a February 2022 rental market report on four of New York City boroughs. Manhattan overall increased by 2.26%, from $4,322 to $4,419. The neighborhood Tribeca has the most expensive and largest increase for a two-bedroom non-doorman unit being up 5.7%, $7,200 to $7,612. The biggest decrease for Manhattan was found in …

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PHOTOS: Flushing community celebrates Lunar New Year at cultural street fair

Community members gathered at the Glow Community Center in Flushing for their Lunar New Year Cultural Street Fair on Saturday, Jan. 29. The event featured a variety of cultural demonstrations — including a Sichuan opera face-changing, Chinese yoyo and acrobatics performances, as well as a children’s fashion show which had participants showcase beautiful traditional garments …

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Weekday subway service changes: What to know about getting around NYC between Dec. 13-17

Due to scheduled track work, the MTA announced the following subway service changes for the week of Dec. 13-17. 2 train Wakefield-bound 2 trains will skip the Bronx Park East, Pelham Pkwy, Allerton Avenue and Burke Avenue stations between Monday and Thursday from 10:45 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Additionally, Downtown-bound 2 trains will skip the …

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NYPD sergeant opened fire at Queens karaoke bar during fight over alleged sex deal: reports

An off-duty sergeant assigned to a Brooklyn precinct allegedly fired shots at a Queens karaoke bar early Monday morning during a dispute that may have been triggered by a sex deal gone bad, it was reported. The incident is now under internal review, an NYPD spokesperson said Monday afternoon. As reported, Raymond Wong, assigned to …

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Crunching the COVID-19 Numbers: Hot spots remain in low-vaxxed NYC areas as virus transmission rates plummet

While a not-so-silent minority of individuals [1] continue to seethe over the city’s new COVID-19 vaccine mandate [2] for its municipal workforce, the latest statistics from the New York City Health Department continue to show progress in curtailing the virus’ spread through vaccinations. Just three areas of the Five Boroughs saw a 7-day positivity rate …

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THOMPSON, TONY

THOMPSON–Tony. Tony Carlton Woodruff Thompson, died surrounded by family on September 20, 2021. Born 1933 in Flushing, NY he grew up in Los…

Kickback scheme puts three current, former NYPD officers in Queens on wrong side of law

Two active NYPD officers, and one retiree, wound up being indicted on federal bribery charges Friday in connection with a kickback scheme tied to their assignments to a Queens precinct, law enforcement sources announced. James Davneiro, 42, of Bayside, Queens and Giancarlo Osma, 39, of Deer Park, Long Island worked out of the 107th Precinct …

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These are the best places around NYC to warm yourself this fall with matcha

People are obsessed with all things matcha- not only is it delicious but it also has a lot of health benefits, such as being high in antioxidants, and it is a great alternative to drinking coffee. Whether you are just getting onto the matcha trend or you have been a matcha lover for some time, …

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Can you lock your bike to a NYC street sign? DOT chief won’t say

Police officers in northern Queens confiscated a bunch of bicycles they say were illegally locked to street signs and boasted the seizure on social media Tuesday evening. But the city’s chief transportation official wouldn’t say whether bikers could lock their two-wheelers to the city-owned poles, a widespread practice that exists in a legal gray area, …

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Teamwork to the rescue: FDNY, NYPD partner to pull fallen man from Queens storm drain

Some of the city’s most skilled first responders teamed up on Sunday to make a smooth, yet complex rescue of a man who fell down a Queens storm drain. It’s still not clear how the 47-year-old man wound up tumbling 30 feet down the drain near the Cross Island Parkway and Whitestone Expressway in Whitestone …

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MetroPlus Health calls Queens home with opening of new flagship storefront in Flushing

An opening for the ages. MetroPlus Health looks to play a major role in the COVID-19 recovery process with a new, flagship Queens location. It was cause for celebration on Wednesday morning as a slew of elected officials and famous faces arrived at 136-13 Roosevelt Avenue to mark the opening of MetroPlus Health in Flushing. …

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Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival returns to Flushing Meadows Corona Park in August

To celebrate the Year of the Ox and New York City’s Summer of Recovery, the 2021 Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival will return to Flushing Meadows Corona Park on Saturday, Aug. 7. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, HKDBF-NY did not take place in 2020, but organizers plan to restart the 30-year tradition with a scaled …

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NYC SHOOTINGS: Gang member slain in Queens drive-by, Brooklyn man murdered

Queens detectives are looking for the suspects who killed a known gang member in a drive-by shooting on Sunday night.  Law enforcement sources said the 25-year-old victim was gunned down in front of a home on 137th Street between 32nd Avenue and Latimer Street in Flushing at about 7:23 p.m. on July 18. According to …

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Marshy areas of NYC to get second dose of mosquito larvicide next week

New York City’s war on disease-carrying mosquitoes continues next week with another round of aerial larvicide treatments across marshy wetlands in Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island. The spraying is scheduled during the day on Thursday and Friday, July 1-2, and Tuesday, July 6, between 6 a.m. and 7 p.m., weather permitting. In the event …

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