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Forest Hills »

Forest Park Getting Playground Upgrades and New Walkways In $7.7M Revamp

The projects will include sidewalk repairs, new asphalt paths and playground upgrades.

East Elmhurst »

Correction Department's Training Facilities are Lacking, New Boss Admits

DOC Commissioner Joseph Ponte said the department needs better facilities to fix conditions at Rikers.

Civic Center »

City Council Slams Rikers Medical Provider at Hearing

Councilwoman Liz Crowley said she thought HHC should take the job.

Civic Center »

City Council Votes to Ban Sale of Rabbits at Pet Shops

Council members and animal advocates said many city rabbits end up being abandoned.

Civic Center »

Fire Commissioner Wants to Boost Number of Female Firefighters

Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro announced changes to physical tests many feel unfairly eliminate women.

Ridgewood »

990-Building Swath of Central Ridgewood Designated a Historic District

The newly designated district consists mostly of brick row houses built before World War I.

Glendale »

TV and Film Studios to Replace Industrial Park in Glendale

Production company Broadway Stages is planning to build its studios near a shopping mall in Glendale.

Glendale »

Glendale Wants Its Own ZIP Code to Break Away From Ridgewood

Residents claim their neighborhood is being confused with nearby Ridgewood.

Sunnyside »

Corrections Department Overtime Costs Exploding, City Councilwoman Warns

The city DOC's overtime cap is 57 hours a month, nearly twice what it was in 2010.

Kew Gardens »

Plaque Sparks War of Words Over Civic Virtue Statue

A group trying to bring back the "Civic Virtue" statue says its new caretakers are rewriting history.

Civic Center »

Dwindling City Hospitals Driving Up Ambulance Response Times, FD Boss Says

Outgoing FDNY Commissioner Cassano said the loss of hospitals was partly to blame for response times.

Civic Center »

Women Firefighters Push de Blasio to Help Boost Their Numbers

On the heels of a battle over racial bias, activists want to see more women in the FDNY.

Woodhaven »

Police Remove Extra Patrols Placed in Forest Park After Sex Attack

The NYPD had increased patrols after a rape occurred there in August.

Woodhaven »

Queens to Double Number of Parks Officers

Parks Department says there will be a total of 36 officers in the borough by the end of the year.