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Astoria »

Weekend Service Permanently Added to Queens Waterfront Bus Route

The Q103 bus, which runs along the western waterfront, will permanently have weekend service, MTA said.

Sunnyside »

Sunnyside Yards Affordable Housing Raises Concerns About Transit, Schools

A plan to build 11,250 affordable units at the site must address infrastructure, local leaders say.

Long Island City »

Restaurant Serving Thanksgiving Meals for NYCHA Tenants With No Gas

Miriam's Restaurant and FreshDirect will be sending hot meals to 46 families in the Ravenswood Houses.

Long Island City »

Citi Bike Expanding to Harlem, Western Queens and More of Brooklyn

The price of a yearly bike share membership will increase to $149, officials said.

Ditmars »

Legislators Pushing to Soundproof Schools Near Train Tracks

P.S. 85 in Astoria is so noisy that students have to hold up hand signals when they can't hear.

Jamaica »

Cuomo Signs Bill Boosting Oversight of Queens Library

The bill requires financial disclosure from key executives at the Queens Library.

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.

Astoria »

Queens Waterfront Bus Will Run on Weekends for Trial Period, MTA Says

Q103 service, which connects Astoria and LIC, will expand on an experimental basis starting in June.

Long Island City »

MTA Reschedules 7 Train Work for Weekend of LIC Block Party, Arts Festival

The 7 train will run as normal the weekend of May 17 for the LIC Arts Open and LIC Springs! block party.

Jamaica »

Queens Library Board Votes to Keep Embattled President

Thomas Galante will remain president and CEO of the Queens Public Library.

Jamaica »

Queens Library Announces Reforms Amid President's Spending Scandal

Among the changes are an audit committee and limits on outside employment for executives.

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.

Upper East Side »

Annual Parade Commemorates Greek Independence Day

The annual Greek Independence Day Parade made its way up Fifth Avenue Sunday afternoon.

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.