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Queens pol calls it quits on homeless experiment, but plans to try again
Queens pol calls it quits on homeless experiment, but plans to try again
Politics Maggie Hayes 12/23/2013 at 2:16PM

Councilmember Ruben Wills took a dive into the lives of our city’s homeless to highlight hardships for those living in poverty, but called it quits after being diagnosed with pneumonia. The councilmember began his journey to get a better look into the lives and struggles of the city’s population on the streets on Dec. 17. [...]

Councilmember Ruben Wills going homeless for three days
Councilmember Ruben Wills going homeless for three days
Politics Maggie Hayes 12/17/2013 at 6:13PM

Councilmember Ruben Wills is stepping into the shoes of our city’s homeless, quite literally. Tuesday morning, Wills began a three-day journey in which he intends to live the life of a homeless person and experience any hardships firsthand. “He’s really going all out,” said a spokesperson for Wills. “He wants to get a perception of [...]

14-year-old shot to death on Queens bus
14-year-old shot to death on Queens bus
Police Cristabelle Tumola 5/18/2013 at 11:14PM

A 14-year-old girl was shot in the head and killed aboard a Queens bus Saturday night, said police. The teen, identified as D’aja Robinson, was on the Q6 bus at Sutphin Boulevard near Rockaway Boulevard in Jamaica around 9 p.m. when she was struck. Robinson was part of a group that had recently left a sweet 16 party [...]

MTA service changes for Martin Luther King Jr. Day
MTA service changes for Martin Luther King Jr. Day
News Queens Courier Staff 1/20/2013 at 1:33PM

On Monday, the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday, New York City subways and Staten Island Railway will run on a regular schedule. In Queens, buses will run on a regular schedule, but will be no limited-stop service on the Q6, Q25 and Q65. The Long Island Rail Road will operate on a holiday schedule with [...]