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NY Comptroller DiNapoli: ‘Queens is a New York success story’
NY Comptroller DiNapoli: ‘Queens is a New York success story’
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 12/13/2013 at 5:14PM

New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli gathered with local elected officials and community leaders on Friday, December 13 at Silvercup Studios in Long Island City to release an economic snapshot of Queens, revealing how the borough has made an economic comeback over the past two years since the Great Recession.

Sunnyside bars, restaurants to host Santathon pub crawl for charity
Sunnyside bars, restaurants to host Santathon pub crawl for charity
West Angy Altamirano 12/05/2013 at 4:56PM

The Santas are coming to town. Sunnyside’s Boulevard Bars, a collective of 10 bars and restaurants on and around Queens Boulevard, will be holding their Second Annual Sunnyside Santathon pub crawl for charity on Saturday starting at 3 p.m. Whoever wants to participate must be dressed in their best Santa attire and can pick up [...]

Co-workers mourn Queens nurse who died in Metro-North derailment
Co-workers mourn Queens nurse who died in Metro-North derailment
West Cristabelle Tumola 12/03/2013 at 2:37PM

Kisook Ahn dedicated her life to helping others. It was one of the last things she did before she lost her own life. The 35-year-old Woodside resident had just finished the night shift as a registered nurse the morning of December 1 when the Metro-North train she was riding in derailed in the Bronx, killing [...]

Queens resident killed in Metro-North train derailment
Queens resident killed in Metro-North train derailment
Police Cristabelle Tumola 12/01/2013 at 9:28PM

Updated Monday, December 2, 4:36 p.m. A Queens woman was one of four people who died Sunday morning when a Metro-North passenger train derailed in the Bronx. A seven-car train, coming from Poughkeepsie and heading to Grand Central Terminal, jumped the tracks near the Spuyten Duyvil station around 7:20 a.m., according to the National Transportation Safety Board [...]

Woodside gentlemen’s club denied cabaret license by Community Board 1
West Angy Altamirano 11/21/2013 at 3:23PM

One Woodside gentlemen’s club has been given the thumbs down to bring more dancing girls to the stage. Community Board 1 (CB1) voted on Tuesday to deny NYC Gentlemen’s Club , located at 26-50 Brooklyn Queens Expressway West, a cabaret license allowing them to have more than two women working at the same time. Currently, [...]

Woodside gets more room to learn
Woodside gets more room to learn
Education & Kids Angy Altamirano 11/18/2013 at 6:44PM

Shovels full of dirt hit the ground to alleviate overcrowded classrooms in Woodside. Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer gathered with city officials and the community on November 15 at the corner of 58th Street and 39th Avenue to break ground on the construction of P.S. 339. “This new school is going to help so much here [...]