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Civic Center »

Council Passes Law to Increase Penalties For Hit and Run Drivers

Drivers who leave the scene of an accident where there is a death can face up to $10,000 in fines.

Pelham Parkway »

Free Memberships at 33 Cultural Centers Available with New Municipal ID

The city will not provide additional funds to the institutions to offset revenue lost to the discounts.

Long Island City »

You Can Groove at a Silent Dance Party on the Long Island City Waterfront

Participants in the "Silent Disco" will get headphones, which will play tunes spun by two DJs.

Long Island City »

Doe Fund Workers to Clean Stretch of 36th Ave. in Dutch Kills

City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer allocated $33,000 to bring the street cleaning program to 36th Avenue.

Sunnyside »

Sunnyside Is Named Queens' First 'Bike Friendly' Business District

Transportation Alternatives found Sunnyside Queens is the most friendly place in the borough for bikers.

Sunnyside »

FDNY Drops Plan to Store Spare Fire Engines at Sunnyside Site

The FDNY withdrew its application for 39-34 43rd St. and will look for another spot, officials said.

Long Island City »

Crosswalks Coming to Center Boulevard After Calls for Increased Safety

The crosswalks will be at 48th and 49th Avenue near P.S./I.S. 78, where stop signs were recently added.

Long Island City »

Doe Fund Workers to Clean More Streets in Long Island City

City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer is allocating $133,000 to bring more cleaners to his district.

Long Island City »

Visit the Formerly Closed Waterfront at Revamped Queensbridge Park

Park-goers have been fenced off from the waterfront as the deteriorated seawall waited years for fixes.

Sunnyside »

Participatory Budgeting Coming to Sunnyside, Woodside and LIC

CIty Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer is launching participatory budgeting in his district next week.

Long Island City »

DOT to Add Speed Bumps, Convert Part of 5th Street to One-Way

The change comes after calls from local leaders for traffic improvements on the Hunters Point street.

Long Island City »

Locals Install Homemade Stop Sign and Crosswalk After DOT Refuses

Locals say traffic safety improvements are needed on Center Boulevard.

Sunnyside »

Sunnyside Playground Renovations to Include Memorial for Local Veterans

The memorial is part of a larger $2 million renovation project for the Thomas P. Noonan Jr. Playground.

Woodside »

Woodside Corner to Be Named for Late Councilman Walter McCaffrey

61st Street and Woodside Ave. will be named "Walter McCaffrey Place" in honor of the late politician.

Long Island City »

City to Launch 'Arterial Slow Zones' on Northern and Queens Boulevards

The initiative will knock down the speed limit from 30 to 25 mph on Northern Blvd.

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