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MTA town hall to address 7 train shutdowns
MTA town hall to address 7 train shutdowns
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 3/26/2014 at 4:39PM

A town hall meeting for locals to decry the last three weekends of No. 7 train suspensions is scheduled for March 27 to go over the details of the service disruption, expected to last for 19 more weekends.

Community pushes for pedestrian safety in western Queens
Community pushes for pedestrian safety in western Queens
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 10/01/2013 at 9:55AM

Update Tuesday, October 1, 6:00 p.m.  After three pedestrians were struck in the last three months — two fatally and one left in critical condition — the western Queens community is asking for safer traffic measures.  According to police, on Friday, September 13 a woman was struck and killed as she was crossing Queens Plaza [...]

No. 7 train service to be suspended in LIC for five weekends this fall
No. 7 train service to be suspended in LIC for five weekends this fall
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 9/30/2013 at 10:41AM

The number seven is proving to be an unlucky number for Long Island City. Once again, the No. 7 train will not run in the area for multiple weekends, starting next month. For the October 12-13, October 19-20, October 26-27, November 9-10 and November 23-24 weekends, there will be no service on the subway line [...]

Man fatally jumps in front of N train in Astoria
Man fatally jumps in front of N train in Astoria
Police Melissa Chan 6/11/2013 at 6:00PM

Severed limbs flew onto an Astoria street Tuesday evening after a man threw himself in front of a Queens-bound N train, witnesses and a police source said. The incident at 31st Street and Broadway shut down power and train service in both directions between Queensboro Plaza and Astoria-Ditmars Boulevard for nearly four hours, according to [...]

Queens businesses fear 7 subway suspension may hurt profits
Queens businesses fear 7 subway suspension may hurt profits
Top Stories Maggie Hayes 1/03/2013 at 1:34PM

Once more, western Queens business owners could potentially say goodbye to a profitable winter. The No. 7 line weekend service between Queens and Manhattan is being suspended until the end of March, and many area business owners fear that this will affect the influx of customers they usually get. The award-winning Chocolate Factory Theater in [...]

Police arrest Queens subway groper, still looking for “E” train flasher
Police arrest Queens subway groper, still looking for “E” train flasher
Police Cristabelle Tumola 1/03/2013 at 11:57AM

A man wanted for forcibly touching a woman while she was waiting for the subway at the Queensboro Plaza station Wednesday morning has been arrested, said police. Around 10:40 a.m. yesterday, Andres Lara, 25, of East Elmhurst, allegedly grabbed the behind of a 27-year-old woman as she waited on the Manhattan bound No.7 train platform, [...]