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Forest Hills »

Advocates Ask Community Boards to Back Queens Boulevard Safety Study

Transportation Alternatives is asking the CBs to back the study and safety enhancements on the road.

Woodside »

City to Boost Safety at Northern Blvd. Corner Where 8-Year-Old Was Killed

Northern Blvd. at 61st St., where Noshat Nahian was fatally struck in December, will get improvements.

Long Island City »

Queens Leaders Push to Find Driver in Fatal Northern Blvd. Hit-and-Run

Kumar Ragunath, 64, died on Saturday after being struck by a hit-and-run driver.

Long Island City »

Businesses and MTA Negotiate Ad Campaign as 7 Train Suspensions Begin

Business owners said they're already seeing the effects of the train suspensions.

Sunnyside »

Mayor de Blasio Marches in LGBT-Friendly St. Pat's for All Parade

The mayor marched in the Sunnyside event, but plans to skip the Manhattan parade later this month.

Woodside »

Queens Reps Ask DOE Not to Bus P.S. 11 Kids to Astoria During Construction

Elected officials took aim at the plan to send students from the Woodside school to Astoria's P.S. 171.

Woodside »

Queens Reps Want Northern Blvd. Included in Mayor's Traffic Safety Plan

Officials say safety upgrades are needed following two recent incidents where pedestrians were struck.

Long Island City »

MTA and Queens Reps to Meet About Planned 7 Train Shutdowns

Service on the line between Long Island City and Manhattan will be down for at least 13 weekends.

Jamaica »

Van Bramer Calls for Oversight Hearing on Queens Library

The call comes after media reports about the library president's salary and a $140,000 office renovation.

Long Island City »

Expanding Center Blvd. Needs Crosswalks and Stop Signs, Locals Say

The street has seen its population grow as several new high-rises have opened in recent years.

Civic Center »

City Council Speaker Mark-Viverito Adds Friends and Foes to Leadership Team

The new council came to order with a mix of allies and enemies being appointed to key positions.

Sunnyside »

City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer Named Majority Leader

The Queens councilman was elected Tuesday to the second most powerful City Council spot.

Long Island City »

7 Train Service to Shut Down for More Than 13 Weekends in LIC

The MTA is planning to halt service between Times Square and Queensboro Plaza for signal upgrades.

Mott Haven »

Melissa Mark-Viverito Sworn in to Third Term as Race for Speaker Continues

Melissa Mark-Viverito supporters say she has more than enough support to be City Council Speaker.

Woodside »

Truck Driver Who Struck Boy Had NY Driving Privileges Suspended 3 Years Ago

Mauricio Osorio-Palominos' privileges were suspended in NY in 2010 for not paying a fine, the DMV said.

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