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Shooting near Ridgewood bodega leaves man injured

Mar. 25, 2023 By Robert Pozarycki Police in Ridgewood are looking for the suspect who shot a 23-year-old man on Friday evening. Law enforcement sources said the shooting happened at about 8:16 p.m. on March 24 in front of a bodega at 468 Onderdonk Ave., at Harman Street. Officers from the 104th Precinct, in responding…
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Parks Department launches new maintenance initiative to address cleanliness in public greenspaces in Queens and throughout NYC

Mar. 24, 2023 By Bill Parry With temperatures rising and days growing longer, the NYC Parks Department has launched a new maintenance initiative that will deploy 240 newly hired full-time staff to address cleanliness in city parks during peak days and hours. The so-called “Second Shift” will collect trash and litter and mitigate graffiti at…
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Middle Village school encouraging students to walk to school on National Walking Day

Mar. 24, 2023 Elijah Hamilton P.S./I.S. 49 in Middle Village school is encouraging its students to walk to school on April 5 in celebration of National Walking Day. According to the school’s Parent/Teacher Coordinator Christina Chiaramonte, the initiative started when she learned about National Walking Day from a local parent and thought it would be…
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Queens’ 104th Precinct teams up with DSNY to relocate parked cars in effort to keep streets clean

Mar. 22, 2023 Elijah Hamilton With an initiative to keep the streets safe and cleaner, the NYPD’s 104th Precinct is working with the New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) to relocate abandoned vehicles in Glendale, Maspeth, Middle Village and Ridgewood. According to Deputy Inspector Kevin Coleman, the commanding officer of the 104th Precinct, the…
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Queens DA Katz announces indictment of 33 reputed gang members on murder, gun violence charges

Mar. 21, 2023 By Ethan Marshall Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz on Tuesday, March 21, announced the indictment on 33 suspected gang members for murder and gun violence charges. In addition to the indictments being made, 34 firearms were confiscated from the defendants, including two ghost guns. Katz made the announcement from her Kew Gardens…
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Queens senator offers constituents tips to prepare for Tax Day

Mar. 21, 2023 Elijah Hamilton In preparation for Tax Day on Tuesday, April 18, the office of State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr will bring representatives from the New York City Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) to his Middle Village office to inform residents about NYC Free Tax Prep services and other programs…
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DOT says Glendale intersection ‘meets the criteria’ for traffic sign installation

Mar. 20, 2023 Elijah Hamilton A study conducted by the NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) found that the intersection of 78th Avenue and 74th Street in Glendale meets the criteria to implement multiway stop traffic signage, according to a letter sent to Queens Community Board 5 District Manager Gary Giordano. Community Board 5 (CB 5)…
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