Nearly 2,500 people have already signed a petition urging the bookstore to stay open.
Nearly $700,000 will be allocated to pay for air conditioning at local schools.
Dozens of kids are wait-listed and will be sent to schools further away, parents said.
The DOE announced two new schools serving the Forest Hills area, but the sites are still tentative.
A number of parents said that their children were placed far from their zoned schools.
A 911 call made in Forest Hills was delayed because the operator couldn't find the address.
The projects will include sidewalk repairs, new asphalt paths and playground upgrades.
The 112th Precinct Community Council is organizing its first ever street fair on April 12.
Captain Judith Harrison will be promoted to Deputy Inspector Friday.
Central Queens r esidents will soon get to vote on 13 projects in their neighborhoods.
Councilwoman Karen Koslowitz set aside funds for a study to determine how to make the street safer.
The branch serves nearly 200,000 people a year.
Councilwoman Margaret Chin wants landlords of unsafe buildings to pay for tenants to live elsewhere.
Dozens of complaints have been logged about reckless drivers in Kew Gardens and Forest Hills.
The playground, at J.H.S. 157 Stephen A. Halsey, was designed with the help of students.
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