Real estate roundup: Transformation of Jamaica, Brooklyn residents join Astoria Cove protests


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Liam La Guerre 

“Jamaica, once an overlooked and crime-ridden area in Southeast Queens, has been undergoing a transformation into a vibrant neighborhood, with a slew of new upscale apartment buildings, hotels and stores.”

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The ‘kings’ reigned in Brooklyn


| vschneps@queenscourier.com

Fox 5 anchor Antwan Lewis, Victoria Schneps, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and Joshua Schneps

As our Kings of Kings County made their way to the stage, their smiles were as bright as the full moon that night. I was so happy to see the joy on their faces as each man received a well-earned “Vicki” statue for their accomplishments. It added to the night that our impeccably dressed “King” […]

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Raccoons to be vaccinated in Queens, Brooklyn to help prevent rabies


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photos courtesy of NYC Health Department

Wildlife biologists will distribute oral rabies vaccine in parts of Queens and Brooklyn this month to help prevent the spread of the virus among raccoons, according to the city’s Health Department.

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Queens graffiti legend electrocuted by third rail at Brooklyn subway station: report


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

A Queens graffiti legend was killed earlier this week when he was electrocuted by the third rail at a Brooklyn subway station, according to a published report.

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DOT unveils new proposal for intersection between Queens and Brooklyn


| ejankiewicz@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of DOT

The Department of Transportation is trying to untangle an intersection where Wyckoff Avenue, Myrtle Avenue and Palmetto Road meet.

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Ex-NYPD cop from Queens arrested for Brooklyn anti-Semitic graffiti


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

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A Bellerose man, who reportedly once worked as an NYPD officer, has been arrested for allegedly leaving anti-Semitic graffiti on buildings and vehicles in Borough Park, Brooklyn.

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G train to shut down between Brooklyn and LIC for five weeks


| aaltamirano@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/ File Photo

The MTA has announced the G line will be shut down for five weeks, including weekdays and weekends, starting on July 28 with service suspended between the Nassau Avenue and Court Square stations.

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Lions tear apart Christ the King in Brooklyn/Queens championship


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photos by Liam La Guerre

Christ the King boys basketball team dropped the Brooklyn/Queens championship game to Bishop Loughlin, 90-71.

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