Police looking for driver in fatal Maspeth hit-and-run


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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Ridgewood resident Karoll Grzegorczyk, 32, was struck and killed in a hit-and-run accident early Monday morning, police said.

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Residents skeptical as Maspeth, Glendale, Middle Village begin composting in city program


| ejankiewicz@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/ Liam La Guerre

Little brown plastic bins have begun to appear in Maspeth, Glendale and Middle Village as those neighborhoods have been chosen as the vanguard in the city’s new composting program.

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Maspeth dentist gives discount to patients willing to give up more than a tooth


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Dr. Alexandra Khaimov — the owner of Grand Smile Dental, located at 69-77 Grand Ave. — has become one of the most popular medical professionals in the area by rallying customers and other members of the community to participate in a number of good causes.

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Drag racers busted in Maspeth


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Cops slammed the brakes on illegal drag racing after an early-morning bust Sunday in Maspeth led to six men facing possible jail time, authorities said.

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UPS workers rally in Maspeth to save 250 drivers’ jobs


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Liam La Guerre

UPS workers rallied outside the Maspeth facility after the company cut the jobs of 250 drivers. Public officials and union leaders joined to help with the protest.

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Contentious Maspeth Knockdown Center faces opposition in liquor license application


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of The Knockdown Center/ Ariana Page Russell

The Knockdown Center has applied for a liquor license from the State Liquor Authority again, but the community board is once again in opposition.

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Stalled Maspeth, Ridgewood, Middle Village transportation projects suffer more setbacks


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THE COURIER/Photo by Liam La Guerre

The delay in start of construction of the Metropolitan Avenue Bridge reconstruction project highlights a list of other major projects in west Queens that have been set back.

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