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West Harlem »

Harlem Politicians Call for Bus Lanes to be Expanded Along 125th Street

City Councilmembers Mark Levine and Ydanis Rodriguez called for the expansion Thursday morning. 

West Harlem »

Harlem Torn About Expanding Bus-Only Lanes on 125th Street

The Department of Transportation wants to expand bus-only lanes along 125th Street to Morningside Ave.

West Harlem »

Columbia-Funded Group Limits 1-Year Grants to Local Groups After Criticism

The West Harlem Development Corp. will now limit their one-year grants to nonprofits based nearby.

Kew Gardens »

Plaque Sparks War of Words Over Civic Virtue Statue

A group trying to bring back the "Civic Virtue" statue says its new caretakers are rewriting history.

Crown Heights »

Affordable Housing to Replace Shuttered Kings County Hospital Psych Ward

Affordable housing developer CAMBA plans to replace Kings County Hospital's G-Building with apartments.

Richmond Hill »

Bicyclist Set Wheels in Motion for QueensWay a Decade Ago

A local music teacher has worked for nearly a decade to make a Queens version of the High Line.

Richmond Hill »

CB9 to Re-Vote on Member Accused of Anti-Semitic Remarks, Chair Says

The chairman of CB9 said the board's rules had not been properly followed.

Richmond Hill »

Police Receive Dozens of Tips About Forest Park Taser Rapist

The suspect is still at large after the attacks earlier this year.

Richmond Hill »

CB9 Votes to Keep Member Accused of Making Anti-Semitic Remarks

Sam Esposito denied targeting three members of the board with the remarks.

Woodhaven »

Police Remove Extra Patrols Placed in Forest Park After Sex Attack

The NYPD had increased patrols after a rape occurred there in August.

Woodhaven »

Precinct Commander Voices Support for Forest Park Mounted Unit

The growing call for an increased police presence comes after a string of sex attacks in the park.

Ozone Park »

CB9 Puts District Manager On Probation After Performance Complaints

The board had considered dismissing Mary Ann Carey, who has served the area for 30 years.

Ozone Park »

Toxic Chemical Cleanup Begins Soon Near Proposed Queens High Line

Toxic cleanup is planned near the site of the proposed QueensWay park.

Woodhaven »

Select Bus Service Proposed for Woodhaven Boulevard

Eric Ulrich is proposing dedicated bus lanes along Woodhaven Boulevard.