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Legalizing Electric Bikes Will Create Safer Streets, Pols Say

Illegal electric bikes continue to be a scourge, despite a city ban, Queens politicians said.

Jackson Heights »

Share Your Vision for Fire-Damaged Bruson Building at Town Hall Meeting

Residents can express their thoughts at a meeting with local pols and the building's owners.

Corona »

Fund Seeks Donations for Kids of Pregnant Mom Gunned Down in LeFrak City

Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras hopes to raise $20,000 for Brandee-Anastasia Massey's four kids. 

Kew Gardens »

Roosevelt Avenue Is 'Epicenter' of NYC Sex Trafficking, Officials Say

The city is expanding assistance for victims of sex trafficking.

Corona »

Incumbent Queens District Leader Runs Again Without Party's Support

Jessica Ramos said she got the cold shoulder from Democrats after the City Council speaker's race.

Jackson Heights »

Parents Push for Greater Traffic Safety in Queens After Fatal Accidents

The Three Children Too Many group hopes to educate and protect residents on busy streets. 

Corona »

New Bill Aims to Spread Tourism Dollars to Outer Boroughs

The bill, proposed by state Sen. Jose Peralta, would allocate more tourism dollars to the boroughs. 

Jackson Heights »

Avella Drops Out Of Queens Borough President Race

The State Senator has not endorsed the two remaining Democratic candidates.

Corona »

Queens and Bronx Lose Their City Immunization Clinics

The Health Department plans to close the walk-in clinic in Corona at the end of the month.

Jackson Heights »

Colombian Independence Day Parade Marches Through Jackson Heights

The annual Colombian Independence Day Parade marched through Jackson Heights on Sunday.

Rego Park »

Queens Pol Demands Speed Cameras at Rego Park Intersection Near School

The intersection of Junction Blvd. and the Horace Harding Expressway is dangerous, pol says.  

Kew Gardens »

Comrie Kicks Off His Queens BP Campaign With Push for New Subway Line

Queens Councilman promises to focus on housing and education.

Corona »

Peralta Drops Out of Queens BP Race After FBI Investigation

NY Senator Jose Peralta ended his bid Friday and endorsed Melinda Katz.

Kew Gardens »

Grodenchik Endorses Melinda Katz Afer Dropping Out of Queens BP Race

Grodenchik bowed out of the race after the party endorsed Melinda Katz. 

New York City »

State Sen. Jose Peralta Says He's 'Not A Target' of Federal Probe

State Sen. Jose Peralta said he is not a target of a probe started by Shirley Huntley's wire recordings.