CB 5 committees pan Cross Harbor Tunnel plans


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Building a Cross Harbor Tunnel would shift the tri-state area’s traffic problems into Brooklyn and Queens, members of the Community Board 5 Transportation and Public Transit committees declared during a meeting Tuesday night in Glendale.

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State suspends license of Woodhaven day care center following drug raid of basement apartment


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Photo by Anthony Giudice

A state agency suspended a Woodhaven day care center’s operating license less than a week after police raided the apartment below the facility during a narcotics investigation.

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Selling Point: Retail property in Jackson Heights fetches $16.4 million and more sales


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

Photos courtesy of Scott Bintner/ PropertyShark

A couple of buildings located on the Jackson Heights commercial strip and an apartment building with nearly 50 units in Flushing highlight this week’s big transactions in the borough, based on city records.

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Community leaders urge BP to focus on creating new schools throughout Queens


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THE COURIER/Angy Altamirano

Community leaders from across the borough urged Borough President Melinda Katz to push for school expansions during a budget meeting on Monday. Katz is in the process of developing the Queens budget for 2016, and she invited the public to comment on what mattered to them and their priorities for 2016.

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Woodhaven man arraigned after allegedly dealing narcotics below day care, within drug-free school zones


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Photo by Anthony Giudice

A Woodhaven man remained behind bars in lieu of $20,000 bail Friday afternoon for allegedly dealing drugs from his apartment below a day care center his mother owns and operates, prosecutors said.

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Ridgewood pol to state: Stop shortchanging public schools


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Photo by Anthony Giudice

Assemblywoman Catherine Nolan of Ridgewood, along with fellow lawmakers, educators, parents and students, rallied on the steps of City Hall Thursday morning demanding that Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state lawmakers pay $2.5 billion owed to New York City public schools.

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Woodhaven man arrested for dealing drugs below parents’ day care: police sources


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A Woodhaven man was busted Thursday for dealing drugs out of his home located below a day care center run by his parents, police sources said.

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Queens is the borough with the most roads and the most potholes


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THE COURIER/Photo by Liam La Guerre

Queens isn’t just the “World’s Borough.” It’s also the borough with the city’s most tire-wrecking potholes — a total of 20,000 that have been filled by city crews so far in 2015.

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Queens film series to focus on immigrant experience of women in New York City


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Photo by Zahida Pirani

One new Queens film series is giving immigrant women a voice and showing what it means to be an immigrant within the five boroughs.

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Brewery in Ridgewood seeks Beer Week prize


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THE COURIER/Photo by Liam La Guerre

Ridgewood’s Bridge and Tunnel Brewery will be launching a new beer at a gala event next week as part of the annual New York City Beer Week “Rupert’s Cup” events.

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