Queens man arrested for stealing two Jetway motors at JFK


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A Cambria Heights man working at John F. Kennedy International Airport allegedly stole two Jetway motors with the intention of selling them for scrap metal.

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Mother charged with murder of four-year-old girl at Jamaica homeless shelter


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The mother of the toddler found dead at a Jamaica homeless shelter has been arrested and charged with murder, according to police.

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Second Sunnyside pedestrian plaza officially opens


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Sunnyside residents will now have more room to get together and enjoy the outdoors.

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LIC, Jackson Heights highlighted in new ‘See Your City’ campaign


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Two western Queens neighborhoods are part of a new campaign encouraging New Yorkers to stretch their legs and explore their own backyards.

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Beers and bites at last outdoor LIC Flea


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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The last outdoor weekend of the LIC Flea & Food will be delicious. The popular Long Island City market, located at the outdoor lot on the corner of Fifth Street and 46th Avenue, will hold a food event sponsored by Yelp called Beers & Bites. During the event, LIC Flea food vendors will offer small bites […]

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Community partners chosen for new SBS initiative to help immigrant-owned businesses


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Immigrant business owners are getting local helping hands to help them thrive in their communities.

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Queens residents accused of stealing money orders from mail at JFK Airport


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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Five Queens residents, including two baggage handlers at John F. Kennedy International Airport, are accused of participating in a scheme that involved stealing money orders from internationally-bound mail.

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Real estate roundup: Eight-story residential tower planned for downtown Jamaica, Queens eyed for juvenile offenders facilities


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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“Applications have been filed to begin construction of an eight-story and 31-unit residential building of 22,728 square feet at the vacant lots of 87-65 – 87-69 171st Street, in Downtown Jamaica; the site’s two-story predecessor was demolished in 2003, and M. S. Savani is designing.”

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