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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.

Long Island City »

Plan Dropped to Co-Locate Tech School at Long Island City High School

The planned technical school will be proposed for the Murry Bergtraum campus in Manhattan instead.

Long Island City »

MTA Says It Will Promote Long Island City During 7 Train Shutdowns

But the agency will not be providing shuttle bus service between Long Island City and Manhattan.

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.

Astoria »

Astoria Pols Hope New Mayor Can Help Bag Neighborhood's Trash Problem

Three local officials have asked the mayor for an extra daily pickup service for public trash cans.

Sunnyside »

Landmarks Commission Rejects Plan to Bring Aluminum House to Sunnyside

The Landmarks Preservation Commission said the building is "not appropriate" for the historic district.

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.

Woodside »

Crowded Woodside Middle School to Get 600-Seat Addition

The addition at IS 125 is meant to replace the school's temporary classrooms, the DOE said.

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