Queens business owners in Bayside and Glendale charged with tax fraud


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THE COURIER/Photo by Angela Matua

A couple that owns a Bayside gas station and a Glendale flower shop owner were recently charged for tax-related felonies, prosecutors announced on Thursday.

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Glendale cemetery ceremony honors victim of lynch mob 100 years later


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RIDGEWOOD TIMES/Photos by Anthony Giudice

Vowing never to forget, local elected officials and activists gathered on Monday at the Glendale grave of Leo Frank to mark the 100th anniversary since the Jewish factory superintendent wrongfully convicted of murder in Georgia was lynched by a hateful mob.

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Crowley visits NJ to gain insight on light rail line for Glendale


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Photo courtesy Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley's office

In order to get the wheels moving on a plan to bring light rail service to western Queens, Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley took a trip to New Jersey to visit the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail line and gather information on how such a project could affect Glendale and the surrounding communities.

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Glendale man who allegedly voiced threats against cops sentenced for weapons charge


| rpozarycki@queenscourier.com

Image via Google Maps

A Glendale man arrested after voicing threats against police officers in the wake of two cop killings last December will spend the next three years behind bars after pleading guilty to a weapons possession charge, prosecutors announced on Monday.

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Boy Scout organizes cleanup event for Glendale RGMVM fields


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Photos courtesy of the Hansen family

The Ridgewood-Glendale-Middle Village-Maspeth (RGMVM) Little League fields located at 78-11 Woodhaven Blvd. in Glendale got a much-needed cleanup over the weekend thanks to one Boy Scout’s efforts.

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Buildings Department nixes Glendale homeless shelter floor plans


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Photo by Jeff Stone

Those fighting against the proposed homeless shelter at 78-16 Cooper Ave., in Glendale, received a bit of good news last Thursday as the city’s Department of Buildings reviewed and rejected the current floor plans for the shelter and issued a notice to revoke.

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PHOTOS: New Baz Luhrmann Netflix series films exterior scenes in Glendale


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RIDGEWOOD TIMES/Photos by Kelly Marie Mancuso

Scenes for the upcoming Netflix series “The Get Down,” a musical hip-hop drama set in the late-1970s, were filmed on Wednesday afternoon at the former K-9 Caterers off Cooper Avenue in Glendale.

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EXCLUSIVE: Councilwoman envisions light rail line between Glendale and LIC


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Photo via Wikimedia Commons

Hoping to give commuters another public transit alternative, City Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley is calling for light rail service between Glendale and Long Island City on the Long Island Rail Road’s Montauk branch, which currently offers only freight service.

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Glendale, Middle Village residents get more time to vent on waste-by-rail permits


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RIDGEWOOD TIMES/Photo by Anthony Giudice

Residents of Glendale, Ridgewood and Middle Village scored a victory in their fight for the containerization of all solid waste transported by rail Tuesday, when elected officials secured an extension of the public comment period regarding permits regarding two waste haulers’ plans to increase their rail operations.

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Glendale author to be featured at Barnes & Noble book fair


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Photo courtesy Rosaria Lucia Photography

In celebration of Get Pop-Cultured: Outlander Day, the Barnes & Noble bookstore in Forest Hills will host a book fair featuring Glendale author and founder of the Excalibur Reading Program, Angelica Harris.

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Civic group continues fight against open-top rail cars in Glendale and Middle Village


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Photo courtesy of CURES

As concerns over transporting construction and demolition (C&D) debris via rail through densely populated communities grow, civic groups in Glendale and Middle Village are looking to stop a plan to increase waste operations through local freight lines.

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