The solution for keeping healthy-eating resolutions


| Brandpoint@queenscourier.com

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New Year’s resolutions are good things – unless you set yourself up for failure with grand, ultimately unachievable goals. Rather than frustrate yourself with overwhelming changes, try making smaller ones that will positively impact your life and encourage other healthier decisions throughout the year.

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LIC community voices outrage against upcoming No. 7 train suspensions


| aaltamirano@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/ Photo by Angy Altamirano

Long Island City residents and business owners are telling the MTA enough is enough. The No. 7 train will soon be going through another round of suspensions causing it to not run in parts of western Queens and Manhattan for more than a dozen weekends this year, starting in the end of February, according to a notice from the MTA.

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De Blasio takes on traffic deaths with ‘Vision Zero’ initiative


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THE COURIER/ Photo by Angy Altamirano

With 11 people, including seven pedestrians, killed in traffic accidents in just the first two weeks of the New Year, Mayor Bill de Blasio is calling a stop to what he calls an epidemic.

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Transit committee finds new support for restarting Rockaway Beach Line


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy Jeff Liao

Members of the Queens Public Transit Committee thanked Community Board 5 for voicing support to restart the defunct Rockaway Beach Line instead of backing the QueensWay park idea.

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WRBA to celebrating with 40th year fundraiser


By Queens Courier Staff

The residents, elected officials and civic leaders of Woodhaven will gather at Joe Abbracciamento Restaurant on Friday, September 23, for a fundraiser to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association. The WRBA’s founding mission in 1972 was to foster “an interest in civic, social and political affairs.” The all-volunteer organization continues that […]

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Gala fundraiser


By Queens Courier Staff

The Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association (WRBA) hosted its 39th annual dinner dance and fundraiser on Friday, November 19 at Joe Abbracciamento Restaurant. “Resident of the Year” went to Leona Lavan, president, Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Society; “Business of the Year” was Neir’s Tavern, Queens’ oldest bar; and the inaugural inductees of the WRBA Hall of […]

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Plan mass Middle Village reunion


By Queens Courier Staff

Joyce Heller Wall sat on the stoop of Spencer Wulwick’s porch as the doo-wop music played on the portable radio and children danced in the street. Across the street, her older brother, Sherman, was standing with his blue and gold jacket as part of the non-fighting gang, The Semanons. The smells of fresh produce from […]

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