Bulova HQ For Sale

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE     Staff Writer Time’s up for the Bulova watch company in Woodside. The luxury watch and clock manufacturer is selling its Woodside headquarters for $30 million, Eastern Consolidated, which is marketing the sale, announced last Wednesday. The 93,000-square-foot campus – located at One Bulova Avenue, adjacent to the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway – includes […]

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Mark-Viverito Speaks Out On Council Issues

BY JORDAN GIBBONS Staff Writer Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito (D-Bronx) stopped by the Queens Tribune office earlier this week to discuss issues in the City Council such as Astoria Cove and affordable housing in general. With Mayor Bill de Blasio’s pledge to make the City more affordable and more real estate projects claiming affordable housing, […]

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Justice Committee Teaches Cop Watch In JH

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE     Staff Writer A group of Queens residents joined last week to learn methods of policing the police. They gathered in Jackson Heights for training in Cop Watch, the practice of monitoring and filming or photographing police activity in an effort to deter or gain evidence of abuse. The Justice Committee, an […]

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Bayside School Holds Successful Book Drive

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer A successful book drive is leading to a new chapter for both MS 74 and the school that will receive its donations. Nathaniel Hawthorne MS 74, located in Bayside, recently held a quick, but incredibly successful book donation drive. Over the course of 10 school days in September, it managed […]

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Bill Would Stop K-9 Unit Housing Discrimination

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Two Queens councilmen introduced a bill last week to protect police officers and their canine partners from housing discrimination. Councilmen Rory Lancman (D-Hillcrest) and Paul Vallone (D-Bayside) announced a bill on Oct. 7 that would amend the City’s Human Rights Law to protect cops in the K-9 unit from housing […]

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