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Rockaway Beach line restoration gets federal support
Rockaway Beach line restoration gets federal support
South Terence M. Cullen 3/26/2013 at 3:19PM

Proposed revival of the Rockaway Beach LIRR Line has gotten some federal backing. Congressmembers Hakeem Jeffries and Gregory Meeks are all-aboard for restoring the 50-year-defunct line in a new form, which would effectively link Rego Park to Ozone Park via mass transit. Together with Assemblymember Phillip Goldfeder, they have sent a letter to U.S. Transportation [...]

New hours for free Rockaways “H” train
New hours for free Rockaways “H” train
News Cristabelle Tumola 1/20/2013 at 12:17PM

Beginning tomorrow, the free “H” subway shuttle, which started running in the Rockaway Peninsula  after Sandy damaged the “A” line’s connection to area, will have new hours. The “H”  line, from Far Rockaway-Mott Avenue to Beach 90th Street, will operate from 4:55 a.m. to 9:25 p.m., Monday to Friday, and from 4 a.m. to midnight on weekends. [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
Top Stories Billy Rennison 11/29/2012 at 8:15AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. West wind 9 to 13 mph. Thursday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 37. West wind 7 to 10 mph. EVENT of the DAY: Borough’s Largest Holiday Tree Lighting Borough’s Largest Holiday Tree Lighting at Resorts World at 5 pm. A special Christmas choir and Santa Claus [...]

Free Rockaway Peninsula subway to start running Tuesday
Free Rockaway Peninsula subway to start running Tuesday
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 11/19/2012 at 5:27PM

Beginning Tuesday morning, the subway will once again run in the Rockaway Peninsula after Superstorm Sandy damaged the “A” line’s connection to area. The “H” train, which will operate using a connection not normally used for service called Hammels Wye, will run every 15 minutes between the Far Rockaway-Mott Avenue and Beach 90th Street stations, [...]

Weekend Roundup
Weekend Roundup
News Billy Rennison 11/11/2012 at 1:20PM

Target of e-mails sent from Petraeus’ mistress is State Dept. military liaison The target of the vicious e-mails sent from former CIA director Gen. David Petraeus’ mistress Paula Broadwell is the State Department military liaison, according to an AP source. Meanwhile, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., who leads the Senate Intelligence Committee and planned to have [...]

NYPD seeks suspect in Queens, Brooklyn subway robberies
NYPD seeks suspect in Queens, Brooklyn subway robberies
News Cristabelle Tumola 8/21/2012 at 10:37AM

The NYPD is asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating a man wanted for questioning in regards to three armed subway robberies in Queens and Brooklyn. The suspect first struck on August 1 aboard a Queens-bound A train around 7:30 a.m. He approached a 21-year-old man and robbed him at gunpoint. After the [...]

Residents not worried about utility poles
Residents not worried about utility poles
News Melissa Chan 3/02/2012 at 4:42PM

While leaning utility poles continue to loom over a pedestrian pathway in Hamilton Beach, local residents and city officials alike said there’s no need for concern. Three poles are currently resting on a fence overlooking the walkway by the “A” train’s rail tracks near 104th Street and Russell Street. While heavy storms once toppled multiple [...]

Resorts World’s new gaming floor set for early opening
Resorts World’s new gaming floor set for early opening
News Steve Mosco 12/13/2011 at 1:34PM

A fully functional and totally revamped Aqueduct Racino is no longer a decades-long pipedream with little hope and less funding. After a highly successful partial opening that saw thousands of gamers try their luck, the new casino in South Ozone Park is ready to reveal the rest of the facility on Friday, December 16 — [...]

Woman dragged into Hunters Point parking lot and raped by group of men
Woman dragged into Hunters Point parking lot and raped by group of men
News Jay Lane 12/07/2011 at 9:16AM

Woman dragged into Hunters Point parking lot and raped by group of men Cops are hunting for a group of men they say raped a woman on a dark Queens street early Sunday. The 20-year-old woman was walking near Vernon Boulevard and 10th Street in Hunters Point when two men grabbed her and dragged her into [...]