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Queens Residents Frustrated By Blizzard Response

By Jon Cronin, Staff Writer Almost three days after the snowfall, Queens’ residents are still recovering from Winter Storm Jonas, one of the worst snowstorms in the city’s history. Borough President Melinda Katz, commented on the record-setting volume and how the Borough is reacting. “The city admittedly got caught off guard at the volume of […]

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Kim Wants Changes To Nail Salon Law

BY LYNN EDMONDS Staff Writer Assemblyman Ron Kim (D-Flushing) leaned in hard to his critical stance on recent nail salon legislation at a press conference on Tuesday in Flushing. A room full of Chinese and Korean nail salon owners stood behind him, saying that their businesses had been unfairly targeted by Gov. Andrew Cuomo in […]

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Woodhaven Civics Start Anti-SBS Petition

BY JON CRONIN Staff Writer At the Woodhaven Residents Block Association meeting on Saturday, Martin Colberg, the Woodhaven Residents Block Association president, was disappointed that the community’s suggestions regarding the Select Bus Service proposal on the Woodhaven and Cross Bay Boulevards corridors to the Metropolitan Transit Authority and the City Department Of Transportation, were dismissed. He […]

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Parks Wants To Go Fenceless

BY LYNN EDMONDS Staff Edmonds The Parks Department wants to ditch the high chain-link fences and metal bars that surround many parks in a new initiative called “Parks Without Borders.” The vision is to create a more porous boundary between the green spaces and the neighborhoods they belong to, so that the parks will be […]

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