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MTA in talks to improve Jackson Heights subway station
MTA in talks to improve Jackson Heights subway station
West Angy Altamirano 9/17/2013 at 2:43PM

The future is starting to look brighter as the 82nd Street Partnership begins talks with the MTA on better conditions and lighting at a Jackson Heights subway station. The Partnership met with representatives from MTA/New York City Transit on September 12 to discuss enhancements to the 82nd Street subway station, as well as along the [...]

Man wanted for masturbating on Queens subway
Man wanted for masturbating on Queens subway
Police Cristabelle Tumola 8/16/2013 at 10:21AM

Cops are looking an alleged subway pervert who exposed himself and masturbated aboard a Queens-bound No. 7 train Thursday morning. The incident happened around 9:45 a.m. as the train approached the Queens Borough Plaza station, said police. Authorities describe the suspect as black, six feet tall and 180 pounds. He was last seen wearing a [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 7/16/2013 at 6:30AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 97. Winds from the North at 5 to 10 mph. Tuesday night: Clear. Low of 79. Winds less than 5 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: SummerStage -  Meli’sa Morgan/Fonda Rae/Alicia Myers/Marley Marl SummerStage, New York’s largest free performing arts festival, runs in Queens thru August [...]

MTA to provide extra service for All-Star Game festivities
MTA to provide extra service for All-Star Game festivities
News Queens Courier Staff 7/10/2013 at 2:56PM

The MTA will provide extra service during MLB All-Star Game festivities on Sunday, July 14, Monday, July 15 and Tuesday, July 16, according to the transit agency. LIRR Port Washington Branch trains will provide service every half hour -– and more frequently when necessary — to the Mets-Willets Point Station. For more information, visit, www.mta.info/lirr. [...]

Art project to transform space under 7 train
Art project to transform space under 7 train
Arts & Music Angy Altamirano 5/20/2013 at 10:37AM

Darren Goins is taking his art to the street. In a joint project with the Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Astoria and Sunnyside, Long Island City artist Goins will present his work underneath the No. 7 train at a pedestrian plaza. The project, located at 46th Street and Queens [...]

MTA worker busted for staging robbery at Queens subway station
MTA worker busted for staging robbery at Queens subway station
Police Cristabelle Tumola 5/16/2013 at 12:10PM

A MTA worker and her male accomplice have been arrested for stealing $4,000 in a staged robbery at a Queens subway station, announced District Attorney Richard Brown. Tracy King, 48, of Queens, and Anthony Brown, 42, of Brooklyn, have been charged with grand larceny, defrauding the government and falsely reporting an incident. As part of the [...]

VIDEO: 7 train assault
VIDEO: 7 train assault
Police Queens Courier Staff 5/12/2013 at 2:00PM

The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect and victim in an assault aboard the 7 train within the confines of the 108th Precinct. The Central Robbery Queens Transit Squad received a cell phone video on Friday, May 10, which captured an assault on the Queens bound train. On Sunday,  May [...]

App leads cops to Flushing cell phone thief
App leads cops to Flushing cell phone thief
Northeast Queens Courier Staff 4/18/2013 at 3:11PM

A smartphone tracking app played a key role in arresting an alleged cell phone thief within 30 minutes of the crime, police said. Jordan Osborne, 19, allegedly fled in Flushing after grabbing an iPhone 5 out of the hands of a 28-year-old woman, according to the 109th Precinct. The victim was walking on Main Street [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 4/11/2013 at 8:15AM

 TODAY’S FORECAST  Thursday: Overcast in the morning, then mostly cloudy. Fog early. High of 59. Winds from the NE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20%. Thursday night: Overcast with a chance of rain, then rain after midnight. Fog overnight. Low of 45. Breezy. Winds from the SE at 10 to 20 mph [...]