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NYC subway, bus ridership highest in over 60 years
NYC subway, bus ridership highest in over 60 years
News Queens Courier Staff 4/10/2013 at 5:54PM

BY ANTHONY O’REILLY Total ridership for New York City Transit buses and trains are at their highest in more than 60 years, according to the MTA’s 2012 Ridership data report. Total annual ridership increased 0.9 percent from 2011, despite a five day span of no service and free fares following Sandy. Weekend ridership increased 3 [...]

Landscapes of industrial life in Long Island City
Landscapes of industrial life in Long Island City
Arts & Music Angy Altamirano 4/06/2013 at 10:28AM

Looking out every window in her life, Diane Sipprelle finds life, beauty and inspiration. Born in Knoxville, Tennesse, the young southern artist made her way to the big apple in the early 1980s to chase her dreams of being an artist. After a few years of traveling, Sipprelle made her way into Long Island City [...]

Video released of suspect wanted for groping girl at Woodside station
Video released of suspect wanted for groping girl at Woodside station
Police Queens Courier Staff 3/11/2013 at 5:49PM

Police have released the video of a suspect wanted in connection with forcibly touching a 12-year-old girl on Friday, March 8. According to the NYPD, the suspect approached the girl around 7:40 a.m. on the southbound 7 train platform of the Woodside station. He started to touch her from behind, then got on the train. [...]

Suspect wanted for forcibly touching girl at Woodside station
Suspect wanted for forcibly touching girl at Woodside station
Police Terence M. Cullen 3/09/2013 at 11:00AM

Police are looking for a suspect wanted in connection with forcibly touching a 12-year-old girl. The suspect approached the girl around 7:40 a.m. yesterday on the southbound 7 train platform of the Woodside station. He started to touch her from behind, police said, and then got on the train. He’s described as a 28- to [...]

Queens subway pusher indicted, found fit to stand trial
Queens subway pusher indicted, found fit to stand trial
Police Cristabelle Tumola 1/15/2013 at 8:44AM

The woman accused of shoving a 46-year-old man to his death at a Sunnyside subway platform last month has been indicted by a grand jury for second-degree murder as a hate crime and ruled mentally fit to stand trial, announced Queens District Attorney Richard Brown. At the time of her arrest, Erika Menendez, 31, allegedly [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 12/31/2012 at 7:44AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Overcast. High of 37 with a windchill as low as 19F. Winds from the West at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 20%. Monday night: Overcast with a chance of snow and a chance of rain, then a chance of snow after midnight. Low of 32F with a windchill as low as 25. Winds [...]

Cops release sketch of suspect in subway push death
Cops release sketch of suspect in subway push death
News Billy Rennison 12/29/2012 at 10:11AM

A man was killed after being pushed in front of an approaching No. 7 train in Sunnyside last night, the second incident of its kind in New York City this month. Sunando Sen was pushed as the Flushing-bound train approached the 40th Street station at approximately 8 p.m. As the train pulled into the station, the [...]

Man kills wife, leaps off 7 train platform
Police Billy Rennison 8/30/2012 at 12:23PM

A Sunnyside man fatally stabbed his wife this morning before leaping off an elevated train platform along Queens Boulevard. The domestic assault happened after 8 a.m. near 39th Place and 47th Avenue in Sunnyside, police said. The woman was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead. Later in the morning, the husband leapt off the [...]

Residents to get relief from pigeon poop under No. 7 train
Residents to get relief from pigeon poop under No. 7 train
News Alexa Altman 7/19/2012 at 2:09PM

Woodside resident Rosa Gil has been pelted with pigeon poop for the last time. The 42-year-old Borough Hall employee and thousands of others living near the No. 7 train, who have long suffered through the splattered sidewalks, sickening stench and stained shirts, will soon receive relief along their commute, thanks to a push — and [...]

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