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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.

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 [...]

LIC, Hunters Point get $65G to clean up streets
LIC, Hunters Point get $65G to clean up streets
West Angy Altamirano 8/02/2013 at 1:23PM

The streets of Long Island City and Hunters Point are getting cleaner. On July 31, Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer announced $65,000 to expand The Doe Fund’s street cleaning initiative to Hunters Point and Long Island City. The streets involved in the program are along Vernon Boulevard from 50th to 45th Avenue, and 11th Street from [...]