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Officials are pushing to let large trucks drive on the parkway between the BQE and the Triborough.

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31-19 Newtown Ave. houses the offices of Sen. Michael Gianaris and Rep. Aravella Simotas .

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The building is home to offices of state Sen. Michael Gianaris and Rep. Aravella Simotas.

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Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas wants the DOT to take "immediate action" at the intersection of 32nd St.

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Amtrak agreed to halt the new lease negotiations for the time being after backlash to the rent hikes.

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Astoria's P.S. 85 previously had to deal with the heat or open windows to noisy trains, parents said.

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The railroad company hasn't raised the rent for land along a track trellis for roughly 70 years.

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The bridge's patchy paint work is "unbecoming" for its status, local elected officials said.

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Shore Blvd. will become one-way under the plan, which will also narrow 20th Ave. and Hoyt Ave. North.

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Local leaders have been calling for more lights on the street since a fatality there in 2009.

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Dozens gathered at Fatima Food Mart Thursday for a rally in support of shop owner Sarker Haque.

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The DOT will not pursue a lawmaker's proposal to turn the street into a pedestrian walkway.

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The Oct. 28 meeting follows recent calls from elected officials to curb speeding drivers in the area.

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Readers are split on whether the waterfront street should close to traffic, as one lawmaker proposed.

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A petition is looking to keep cars on the street after a local politician asked the city to ban them.