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20-mile bike ride benefits local nonprofits
20-mile bike ride benefits local nonprofits
South Queens Courier Staff 7/31/2014 at 10:25AM

More than 200 cyclists came out on Saturday for the inaugural “Loop,” a 20-mile bike ride that raised nearly $15,000 benefiting the New York Families for Autistic Children Foundation (NYFAC) and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF).

Traveling with Bob & Sandy Nesoff
Traveling with Bob & Sandy Nesoff
Bob and Sandy Nesoff 7/31/2014 at 10:20AM

Bob and Sandy Nesoff are an award-winning team of travel writers who have covered the globe from Africa to Tahiti, Europe and the United States. They discuss the good and the not so good of hotels, attractions, cruises and countries.  Their articles range from the luxurious to adventuresome.

Sandy rebuilding summit sees huge turnout
Sandy rebuilding summit sees huge turnout
South Queens Courier Staff 7/30/2014 at 6:34PM

An energized crowd of about 1,000 people gathered for a Faith in New York summit at the Greater Allen A.M.E. Cathedral in Jamaica on Tuesday to learn about the progress and priorities of Hurricane Sandy rebuilding.

Gov. Cuomo’s transportation reinvestment commission
Penner's Pen Larry Penner 7/28/2014 at 5:32PM

At the end of the day Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s creation of a Transportation Reinvestment Commission to develop a 100 year blue print to plan for the future of public transportation will not be worth the paper any final report is printed on.  It will however like many previous planning studies or commissions, generate him some [...]

Cross Bay Key Food set to open at end of summer
Cross Bay Key Food set to open at end of summer
South Queens Courier Staff 7/26/2014 at 12:58PM

Key Food, located on 164th Avenue and Cross Bay Boulevard, is set to open at the “end of the summer,” according to a spokeswoman for the Key Food Corporation.

G train service suspended in Queens for five weeks
G train service suspended in Queens for five weeks
West Queens Courier Staff 7/19/2014 at 9:45AM

For five consecutive weeks this summer, the G train will be not run between the Court Square station in Long Island City and the Nassau Avenue stop in Brooklyn due to Hurricane Sandy recovery work, according to the MTA.

DiNapoli: LIRR strike could cost $50M a day
DiNapoli: LIRR strike could cost $50M a day
Business Liam La Guerre 7/15/2014 at 4:18PM

Not only will 300,000 riders be denied LIRR service in the event of a strike, but the work stoppage could cost up to $50 million each day in economic activity, New York State Comptroller Thomas Di Napoli said Tuesday.