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Man Hit, Killed At Queens Road Junction
Man Hit, Killed At Queens Road Junction
News Jay Lane 11/28/2011 at 9:04AM

Cops save freezing kayaker Cops yesterday rescued a fisherman whose kayak was sinking in the Atlantic off Jacob Riis Park. The 46-year-old called 9-1-1 at 1:19 p.m. when his boat started taking on water. NYPD Harbor boats began a search, but it was an Aviation Unit Air-Sea Rescue helicopter that located the fisherman as he [...]

Astoria construction project draws community ire
Astoria construction project draws community ire
Top Stories Michael Pantelidis 10/06/2011 at 1:29PM

Astoria’s community leaders are outraged over a 50-unit condominium development for mentally challenged, homeless people that is currently being constructed in the area. Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. has campaigned against the project, which is located at 27th Avenue and 2nd Street, since it was initially proposed in 2008. “For years I have advocated for better [...]