Driver pleads not guilty in crash that killed St. Albans family


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A Rockville Centre man who was arrested last month for driving drunk and fleeing the scene of a car crash that left a St. Albans father and his two children dead, pleaded not guilty to aggravated vehicular manslaughter and 39 other charges, according to officials.

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Career-themed high school in Cambria Heights to offer industry-specific opportunities through new partnership


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The Benjamin Franklin High School for Finance & Information Technology in Cambria Heights will give under-served high school students opportunities to get a head start in their car

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NYCHA cleans up wastewater mess in South Jamaica Houses


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Photos courtesy of Councilman Ruben Will's office

A problematic sewage pipe that flooded three floors of a Jamaica housing development was flushed out Tuesday by a New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) cleaning crew but one resident was forced to remove and clean her damaged belongings.

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Queens Village teen scores internship at exclusive Manhattan restaurant


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Photo courtesy of Mario Gonzalez

Lyanna Cintron remembers standing in her mother and step-father’s kitchen at age 9 and wanting to get her hands dirty to make dishes like shrimp lasagna, lemon butter fish and sushi rolls.

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Springfield Gardens teen completes All Star Code summer program


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While most high school students were relaxing during their summer vacation, one student from Queens finished a six-week summer program with All Star Code, an organization that prepares young men of color for full-time employment in the technology field.

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City Council panels approve construction of new school in Ozone Park


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The City Council’s Subcommittee on Landmarks, Public Siting and Maritime Uses and the Land Use Committee has approved a School Construction Authority contract to erect P.S. 335, a 504-seat school at a vacant lot on Albert Road between Raleigh Street and 99th Place, in the Centerville section of Ozone Park.

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