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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.

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Assemblywoman Simotas wants to ban all but emergency vehicles between Astoria Park South and Ditmars.

Elmhurst »

Illegal electric bikes continue to be a scourge, despite a city ban, Queens politicians said.

Long Island City »

The borough's only Planned Parenthood center is expected to open at 21-41 45th Rd. in May.

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The plan would extend the median separating Astoria Boulevard North and Grand Central Parkway.

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

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Parents and local leaders say the rumble of the N/Q outside P.S. 85 is disrupting students' learning.

Long Island City »

Critics came out Wednesday night against the city's plan to co-locate a school at LIC High School.

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The owners of a proposed 'bikini bar' on Steinway Street lost their liquor license bid Tuesday.

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The group is hoping to purchase the Astoria property to one day turn it into a museum or community space.