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Scaffolding at Queensbridge Houses to Start Coming Down in 2016, NYCHA Says

Residents at the NYCHA development have complained that the sidewalk sheds block security cameras.

Long Island City »

Man Arrested for Killing Musician in Queensbridge Last Year, Sources Say

Police arrested Clarence Scott, 29, in the 2013 killing of Francisco Leal.

Astoria »

Kindergarten Registration Push Looks to Bridge Digital Divide in Queens

Astoria nonprofit Zone 126 is looking to help parents navigate the new online kindergarten registration.

Long Island City »

Police Searching for Suspect in Murder of Musician in Queensbridge

Police have identified Lawrence Scott, 28, as a suspect in the fatal February shooting of Francisco Leal.

Long Island City »

Queens Nonprofit Gets $92K Grant for Environmental Education Program

Riis Settlement House will use the funds to start an environmental science initiative for kids.

Long Island City »

Queensbridge Tenants Say Long-Time Scaffolding Blocks Security Cams

Residents say the scaffolding has been there for years and is a potential hideout for drug dealers.

Long Island City »

Blind Man Who Was Robbed Twice in Queensbridge Says He Isn't Afraid

William Brandon, 73, was allegedly robbed twice by Ronald Rhodes in the Queensbridge Houses.

Long Island City »

Queensbridge Residents Hold Meeting After Elderly Blind Tenant is Robbed

Residents held an emergency meeting Thursday to discuss rising crime in the development.

Long Island City »

Mugger Robs Elderly Blind Man Twice in Queensbridge Houses, Cops Say

The suspect targeted a 73-year-old blind man in two robberies; one incident left the victim hospitalized.

Astoria »

Two Men Sought for Trio of Violent Queens Robberies, Cops Say

The suspects robbed three people near the Queensbridge Houses in May, cops said.

Astoria »

Teenage Girl Shot at Queensbridge Houses, Cops Say

A 17-year-old girl was shot in the shoulder near the Queensbridge Houses, the NYPD said.

Long Island City »

Dozens Charged in Massive Drug Sweep in Queens

Officials busted 51 people for peddling drugs in two public housing developments in Astoria and LIC.

Long Island City »

Pols Call for End to Gun Violence After Murder of Manhattan Man in Queens

Long Island City leaders called on the community to help find Francisco Leal's killer.

Central Harlem »

'Video Music Box' Celebrates 30 Years on the Air

Ralph McDaniels started the hip-hop show "Video Music Box" 30 years ago on WNYC-TV.

Astoria »

Cops Search for Man Suspected of Killing Upper West Sider in Queens

A 27-year-old man was shot to death moments after leaving a store in his old neighborhood, reports said.

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