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Post: Doe Fund founder to announce GOP mayoral run Thursday
News Terence M. Cullen 1/05/2013 at 4:06PM

George McDonald, an advocate for the homeless, is gearing up to run for mayor as a Republican, the New York Post is reporting. McDonald, who according to The Post paid himself nearly $500,000 in 2011, is joining what is shaping out to be an unexpected Republican primary for City Hall. He is expected to make his [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 12/10/2012 at 7:38AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Overcast with rain, then a chance of rain in the afternoon. Fog early. High of 61. Winds from the SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70%. Monday night: Overcast with rain showers. Low of 45. Winds from the WSW at 10 to 15 mph shifting to the NW after midnight. Chance of [...]

Tolls reinstated on Rockaway bridges
Tolls reinstated on Rockaway bridges
News Terence M. Cullen 12/05/2012 at 8:02AM

Tolls on the Cross Bay Veterans Memorial Bridge, suspended since Sandy, went back into the effect on Saturday, December 1. Crossing once again costs $3.25 in the cash lane and $1.80 for E-ZPass users. Since the bridge reopened a few days after the storm, fares going across the Cross Bay, along with the Marine Parkway-Gil [...]

MTA says Q41 changes stay despite complaints
MTA says Q41 changes stay despite complaints
News Terence M. Cullen 7/31/2012 at 8:05AM

The MTA does not have any plans to revisit the new route of the Q41 bus line, a spokesperson said, after several South Ozone Park residents took their complaints before the board of directors. “It’s not just black and white,” said Geraldine Bruccoleri, who lives on 109th Avenue. “There’s the gray shades of life.” Bruccoleri [...]

Stabbed MTA officer John Barnett released from hospital
Stabbed MTA officer John Barnett released from hospital
News Terence M. Cullen 7/06/2012 at 10:28AM

MTA officer John Barnett, who fended off an attacker that stabbed him in the eye, was released from the hospital last night. Despite an injury that could potentially take sight from one of his eyes, Barnett was able to fire four shots into his attacker, who police say assailed the veteran transit cop for no [...]