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Morrisania »

Dozens of Affordable Housing Units Planned for Morrisania

Sixty percent of the units will target the formerly homeless with mental health disorders.

Flushing »

7 Line Clothes Company Gets MLB Nod for Mets-Themed Threads

The 7 Line — by the fans and for the fans — is now officially licensed by the MLB.

Rego Park »

MTA Suspends Monday Plan to Remove Homeless for Train Cleaning

MTA announced that it will suspend a plan to clean subway cars Monday morning.

Midtown »

LIRR Service Back to Normal Thursday Following Track Fire

A track fire Wednesday afternoon shut down one of the commuter railway's East River tunnels.

Jamaica »

Two Men Arrested for Selling Fake Super Bowl Tickets, DA Says

Two men were caught with hundreds of fake Super Bowl tickets, prosecutors say.

Richmond Hill »

Queens Man Charged with Attempted Murder for Beating Police Officer

Hayden Holder faces up to 25 years in prison after beating up an off-duty police officer Sunday night.

Jamaica »

Jamaica Residents Push to Clean Up Garbage Amid Flood of Violations

About half of the garbage tickets issued last year in Queens were in CB12.

Jamaica »

Jamaica Station Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Jamaica Station on 94th Avenue and Sutphin Boulevard celebrated its 100th birthday Wednesday.

Greenwich Village »

Bob Marley Course Sparks Intellectual Fire at NYU

NYU is offering a two-credit class on reggae legend Bob Marley and the history of Jamaica.

Jamaica »

Nor'easter Left Downed Trees and Power Lines Throughout Queens

The storm, compounded by Hurricane Sandy, has left some 23,000 people without power in the borough.

Jamaica »

Hundreds Attend Stop-and-Frisk Hearing to Support New Law

The Community Safety Act would help curb police profiling, proponents say.

Long Island City »

New LIC Coffee Shop Serves Up Goodies From Brooklyn Grange

Coffeed, on Northern Boulevard, will also be giving part of its profits to charity.

Bellerose »

Pastor's Son With Ties to Sean Bell Gets $125K From City for False Arrest

Julian Cabiness got $125,000 from the city after accusing of cops of retaliating for Sean Bell ties.

Jackson Heights »

No Misconduct in Alleged Police Scuffle With Judge, Queens DA Says

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown disagreed with two men allegedly roughed up by police.

Astoria »

Teenager Indicted in Shooting of Sudanese Diplomat's Wife in Astoria

Miguel Mata is accused of shooting Mawahib Elbahi, wife of Sudan's consul general.

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