New routes proposed in Howard Beach, Ozone Park for Jamaica Bay Greenway


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THE COURIER/Photo by Salvatore Licata

Howard Beach and Ozone Park will be home to new bike routes on the Jamaica Bay Greenway, according to the Department of Transportation.

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Curbside bus lanes heading to Ozone Park


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THE COURIER/Photo by Salvatore Licata

TThe busy traffic corridor of Woodhaven Boulevard in Ozone Park will soon be home to new curbside bus lanes on both sides to help alleviate congestion and make for an overall smoother ride for passengers.

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Ozone Park A train stations to be fully repaired by the end of September


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THE COURIER/Photo by Salvatore Licata

The 88th Street and 104th Street stations, on the Queens-bound side, are expected to reopen at the end of September, after about five months of repair work, according to an MTA spokeswoman.

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Suspect charged with hate crime in Ozone Park hit-and-run of Sikh man


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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Police have arrested a 55-year-old Long Island man and charged him with a hate crime after her allegedly ran another man over last month and dragged him several feet before fleeing.

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Police looking for suspect in South Ozone Park attempted robbery


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Photos Courtesy of NYPD

On Wednesday, Aug.6 at about 2:10 p.m. the victim was on the corner of 130th Street and 109th Avenue when she was pushed from behind by the suspect as he tried to grab her purse, police said. This caused her to fall to the ground and hit her head on the sidewalk.

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Ozone Park couple accused of beating, starving 12-year-old daughter


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An Ozone Park couple has been busted for child abuse after their 12-year-old daughter went through years of suffering that included being locked in her room without food and water, and being hit with a broken broom handle, officials said.

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New shopping center coming to Ozone Park


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

Rendering courtesy Platinum Realty

Platinum Realty plans to build a one-story center on the plot of land where Cross bay Boulevard and North Conduit Avenue intersect. The project is scheduled to be completed by Dec. 1 and could house as many as 10 tenants.

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Ozone Park street plaza not living up to expectations


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photos by Salvatore Licata

It started out as a beautification and community development project, but a pedestrian plaza on the Brooklyn-Queens border is an eyesore that is detrimental to business, locals say.

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FBI offers reward for fugitive in Ozone Park home invasion, murder


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The FBI is offering a reward for a man who has been charged with murdering the son of a Queens pizza shop owner after he tried to defend his father during a 2009 home invasion.

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