Coalition funds growing to combat ‘warehousing’ of homeless in Glendale


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Photo by Jeff Stone

Though donations have slowed down in recent weeks, the Glendale/Middle Village Coalition is continuing to raise money to pay for its legal battle to block a proposed homeless shelter.

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Ridgewood man gets 16-year prison sentence for pizza delivery robbery


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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A Ridgewood man was sentenced to 16 years in prison after pleading guilty to beating a pizza deliveryman with a baseball bat and stealing his cash and scooter in Jackson Heights, District Attorney Richard Brown said.

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MTA improvement plan may benefit restoration of Rockaway Beach Rail Line


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South Queens has one of the longest commute times to Midtown Manhattan out of any area in the five boroughs. But changes may soon be made as part of a new study released by the Metropolitan Transit Authority that could undermine a proposal to turn an unused Queens rail line into a park.

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Brooklyn film studio Broadway Stages buys Glendale industrial park for $19.5M


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Brooklyn-based television production company Broadway Stages purchased Atlas Terminals, a huge industrial park with buildings adjacent to The Shops at Atlas Park mall, in Glendale for $19.5 million, according to property records filed Monday.

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David Blaine performs for children and staff at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center


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THE COURIER/Photos by Salvatore Licata

David Blaine, one of the most famous illusionists in the world, came to Wyckoff Heights Medical Center this week to visit some of the children in the pediatric ward — and he wound up putting on a magic show for the hospital staff as well in a sign of gratitude for all they do.

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