New $32M housing complex opens in downtown Jamaica


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

Photos courtesy of The Bluestone Organization

A 101-apartment complex has officially opened in Downtown Jamaica. Developer The Bluestone Organization and representatives from various city agencies held a ceremonial ribbon cutting for the nine-story twin Norman Towers at 90-14 161st St.

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Gov. Cuomo to visit Wyckoff Heights Medical Center Saturday


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo via Governor Cuomo's Flickr

Gov. Andrew Cuomo will be stopping by Wyckoff Heights Medical Center on Saturday as part of a Whistle-Stop Rally Tour alongside Gov. Alejandro Garcia-Padilla of Puerto Rico.

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Report: LIC wins race in property sales along marathon route


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of StreetEasy 

Long Island City is the winner of the home sales race between the neighborhoods along the TCS New York City Marathon route, according to a report by StreetEasy, which compiled the list ahead of Sunday’s race.

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$50M Spring Creek flood mitigation project funded, design stage set to begin


| slicata@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Salvatore Licata

Superstorm Sandy may have shown the vulnerability of southern Queens to coastal flooding but FEMA and New York state have now set aside $50 million to alleviate future flooding.

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Whitestone resident adds a little nightmare before Christmas


| ejankiewicz@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photos by Eric Jankiewicz

Resident Kevin Lynch likes to mix his ghoulish décor for Halloween with Christmas decorations. For 18 years, Lynch and his family have been decorating their house for the season, starting with Halloween and Christmas. But rather than separating the two holidays, Lynch mixes the two, offsetting a severed head with a snowman.

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Sandy vigil held in Hamilton Beach to mark two-year anniversary


| slicata@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Salvatore Licata

On the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, Hamilton Beach came together for a candle light vigil to support those who are still displaced and give thanks to all those who helped during the harsh times.

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