Library Board Gets Two New Members

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer The Queens Library’s Board of Trustees is slowly filling up. Both Mayor Bill de Blasio and Borough President Melinda Katz appointed a new member to the board last week, adding two more names to the list of individuals replacing the trustees removed earlier this year. The Mayor selected James Haddad, […]

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Citi Bike Expanding To Western Queens

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE     Staff Writer Queens commuters have a new way to get around the City. The Dept. of Transportation, Alta Bicycle Share and Citi announced on Tuesday that the Citi Bike system will expand to Queens, as well as to Harlem and additional areas in Brooklyn. Areas of Queens that can expect to […]

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Expert: No Need For Ebola Panic

BY JORDAN GIBBONS Staff Writer Dr. Ram Raju, president of the City Health and Hospital Corporation, spoke to St. Albans residents at a Guy R. Brewer United Democratic Club meeting on Oct. 23 to calm any worries that the community may have after the City began treating its first Ebola patient last week. The main […]

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Second New Sunnyside Plaza Opens

Second New Sunnyside Plaza Opens

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE Staff Writer Sunnyside’s second public plaza under the 7 train is now open. Lowry Plaza, located at Queens Boulevard and 40th Street, joins 46th Street’s Bliss Plaza in bringing seating, greenery and performance space to the rumbling commercial stretch of the neighborhood. The Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District, which spearheaded the plaza […]

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