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June 25, 2015  RSS feed
Scores of hungry patrons looking to sample some of the best, innovative cuisine Brooklyn has to offer gathered at the second annual Taste of Bushwick celebration on Tuesday, June 16. More...

Drivers and bus riders traveling through Maspeth during evening hours this week can expect some delays as crews begin resurfacing a portion of Grand Avenue.  More...

Today Newtown Creek stands as one of the “nation’s most polluted waterways,” according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as a result of industrial contamination from nearby factories and raw sewage dumping that dates back to the 1800s.  More...
Sought for questioning in the recent murder of a Flushing man in Forest Park, a person of interest in the case was picked up by police for drinking inside the park on June 19 and was later charged with the homicide, authorities said.  More...
A challenge of speed this was not.  I quickly realized the New York Road Runners (NYRR) Queens 10K would have talented, serious marathoners when about 9,000 runners gathered at Flushing Meadows Corona Park on June 21 despite a night of rain and threatening gray skies above.  More...
JOAN GRODZKI died on Monday, June 22, at the age of 78. She was the wife of the late Joseph E.  More...
Let’s be clear about the three truths of the June 17 massacre at the Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, South Carolina.  It was a terrorist attack.  It was racially motivated.  It was another stark reminder that our gun laws are a national disgrace.  More...
On June 9, Queens Community Board 9 overwhelmingly passed a smoke-free multiple housing and a smoking disclosure resolution. CB 9 becomes the eighth Queens community board to pass a similar resolution (with the exception of CB 7, which did not contain the smoking policy disclosure wording) and therefore signifying a majority of Queens CBs to have passed this public health initiative.  More...