LIC community calls for safety improvements along street off Pulaski Bridge


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Photo Courtesy Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer's Office

Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer gathered with residents on Monday, December 16 to ask the DOT to install a crosswalk and additional signage along 49th Avenue coming off the Pulaski Bridge, and on the Avenue’s intersection with 11th Street, in Long Island City to help protect residents.

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Street closures: NYC Marathon


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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The following streets will be closed on Sunday, November 3 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. for the ING New York City Marathon, according to the city’s Department of Transportation. ROUTES: Queens Portion Pulaski Bridge (South-bound) 48th Avenue between 11th Street and Vernon Boulevard Vernon Boulevard between 48th Avenue and 10th Street 10th Street between […]

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Western Queens will soon be more bike friendly


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Residents will soon have a greener, healthier way to beat the traffic around western Queens. The Department of Parks and Recreation is currently constructing the Queens East River and North Shore Greenway, a 10.6-mile, urban, multi-use trail intended to provide access to the borough’s shoreline and improve commuting options for people beyond motorized vehicles. The […]

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Five Boro Bike Tour to close streets throughout Queens on Sunday


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The Five Boro Bike Tour, America’s largest cycling event, will pedal through each borough this Sunday. “The Five Boro Bike Tour and Bike Month activities are the perfect way to explore the city by bike,” said Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan. “Our growing bike network makes getting around easy, safe and fun.” The 40 mile tour […]

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Weekend Street Closures in Queens


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Weekend Street Closures During this year’s Middle Village Veteran’s Day Parade on Sunday, November 6 the following streets will be closed: 80th Street between Juniper Valley Road and Metropolitan Avenue and Metropolitan Avenue between 80th Street and 65th Lane. The 2011 ING NYC Marathon will also close multiple streets in Queens.  the closures include:             […]

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PEOPLE MAKING A BUZZ


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ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS The listed local students have been recognized by their colleges or universities for the following achievements: GRADUATIONS University at Albany Winter 2010 Graduates Anthony Fini of New Hyde Park – Cum Laude – BA in Biology Nalini Kalanadhabhatta of New Hyde Park – Cum Laude – BS in Biology Crystal Turner of Astoria […]

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PEOPLE MAKING A BUZZ


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ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS The listed local students have been recognized by their colleges or universities for the following achievements: GRADUATIONS Pace Law School Alokananda Dutta of Sunnyside – JD degree Charles F. Scott of Astoria – JD degree Aleksandr Khutoryansky of Flushing – JD degree Yulia Kourasheva of Flushing – JD degree Jiaying Song of Flushing […]

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PEOPLE MAKING A BUZZ


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ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS The listed local students have been recognized by their colleges or universities for the following achievements: GRADUATIONS Pace Law School Alokananda Dutta of Sunnyside – JD degree Charles F. Scott of Astoria – JD degree Aleksandr Khutoryansky of Flushing – JD degree Yulia Kourasheva of Flushing – JD degree Jiaying Song of Flushing […]

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PEOPLE MAKING A BUZZ


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ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS The listed local students have been recognized by their colleges or universities for the following achievements: GRADUATIONS Pace Law School Alokananda Dutta of Sunnyside – JD degree Charles F. Scott of Astoria – JD degree Aleksandr Khutoryansky of Flushing – JD degree Yulia Kourasheva of Flushing – JD degree Jiaying Song of Flushing […]

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Mayor’s win means Queens wins too


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Mike Bloomberg’s re-election to a third term is an impressive feat. Sure, many say his victory was never in doubt, buoyed by a virtually limitless campaign budget, overmatching a frequently hapless and under-funded opponent. Nevertheless, running as a Republican in a city dominated by Democrats, in a year where voters are uneasy about the economy […]

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Motola is a marathon man


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Andrew Motola is certainly in shape to turn in a decent time in the upcoming New York City Marathon when action begins at 9:10 a.m. on the Staten Island side of the Verrazano Narrows Bridge on Sunday, November 1.             Running is not new for the 45-year-old Motola, who also competes in triathlons.    […]

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Motola is a marathon man


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Andrew Motola is certainly in shape to turn in a decent time in the upcoming New York City Marathon when action begins at 9:10 a.m. on the Staten Island side of the Verrazano Narrows Bridge on Sunday, November 1.             Running is not new for the 45-year-old Motola, who also competes in triathlons.    […]

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