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1 hr ago | Newsday

No. 7 subway service suspended twice because of fire on the tracks

In Jericho accident on NY Rt-25 EB west of Cantiague Rock Rd. Slow traffic from Post Ave/Post Rd in Old Westbury In Jericho accident on NY Rt-25 EB west of Cantiague Rock Rd. Slow traffic from Post Ave/Post Rd in Old Westbury In Medford vehicle on fire on Horse Block Rd/Portion Rd/Smithtown Blvd/Terry Rd/CR-16 EB west of I 495/Long Island Expy.


6 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Jamaica Queens will start jamming this weekend

Tyra Emerson, center, is executive director of Cultural Collaborative Jamaica, the organization that works with local merchants, artists and community leaders to organize the annual Jamaica Arts and Music Summer Festival.


9 hrs ago | Streetsblog

AARP: Older NYC Pedestrians Concerned About Drivers Failing to Yield

Four out of 10 New York City voters age 50 and older consider motorists who fail to yield to pedestrians a serious problem, and one in four say traffic signals don't allow enough time to cross the street, according to a poll by AARP.


13 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

Want To See The World? Try A Library In Queens

The aggressive vibrato of the bandoneon hung in the air. While the tango singer spoke of romantic spats, hopeless drunkards and lonely whores, an elderly Argentine couple clasped hands.


14 hrs ago | New York Daily News

2 MTA cops, 7 firefighters injured in Queens fire

The residents of a burning Queens apartment building were safely evacuated early Wednesday thanks to a group of bridge and tunnel officers who sprang into action, authorities said.


16 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Mapping our preparedness for flooding

Residents in the Pennyfield section of the Bronx take the brunt of the storm as it hits the seawall near the Throgs Neck Bridge.


20 hrs ago | Vallejo Times-Herald

Dennis Regan brings yuks to the Empress

Some siblings venture in opposite directions. One's an actor, one's a film critic.


Tue Jul 29, 2014

CBS Local

CBS 2 Exclusive: Woman Speaks Out About Brutal Queens Subway Stabbing

A woman was stabbed in the neck and left for dead in a brutal random attack on the subway in Queens earlier this month, and the man who did it remained on the loose Tuesday.


New York Daily News

City to spray pesticide in Queens to combat West Nile virus

The city will deploy trucks to spray pesticide, targeting mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus, late Wednesday into Thursday morning.


South Shore Record

Queens man pleads guilty in 2012 car crash

Four teens were killed in this October 2012 one-car crash. The driver. Joseph Beer, pleaded guilty to aggravate vehicular homicide on July 29. Convicted in June of lesser charges, Joseph Beer pleaded guilty on July 29 to aggravated vehicular homicide for the high-speed crash that killed four teenagers, including an Inwood girl on the Southern State ... (more)



Ex-NY councilman quickly convicted in bribery plot

Halloran was also found guilty of taking payoffs from what he thought were developers who wanted him to funnel city money their way.



Nassau Jury Finds Queens Man Guilty on All Counts of Killing Policeman and Motorist

July 29, 2014 - Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced that a Nassau County jury today found a Queens man guilty of intentionally murdering Nassau County Police Officer Arthur Lopez and Brooklyn motorist Raymond Facey at two separate locations along the Nassau-Queens border in October 2012.



stargazing at Jones Beach

In Holtsville accident. shoulder blocked on The L.I.E./I-495 WB after X62/Nicolls Rd. Slow traffic from X63/North Ocean Ave in Farmingville In Holtsville accident.


Hellenic News of America

2014 Zoullas Lecture Series Focuses on Greece's Heroism

"300: Rise of an Empire" movie mesmerized many Americans. The Chinese community of Queens New York was fascinated by Greece's heroic fight for freedom and Democracy against the super power Persia.



NYC uses food trucks to bring summer meals to kids

In this July 23, 2014 photo, young adults and small children accompanied by parents receive free lunches at the Get Ready 2 Go truck in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York.


Mon Jul 28, 2014

Refinery 29

The Best Outdoor Dining In NYC

Newsflash, people: It's summer, and that means you should be eating and drinking outside.



Chickens Scratch Their Way Into Even More NYC Backyards

Amid the din of traffic from nearby Atlantic Avenue, a busy Brooklyn neighborhood is the unlikely place where people can buy fresh, organic eggs, courtesy of more than a dozen hens who live in a community garden.



Upkeep of 191st St. 1 Train Passageway Blocked by Bureaucracy, Locals Say

Locals are fed up with filthy, dark and dangerous conditions in an underground tunnel that connects the 191st Street 1 train subway station at St. Nicholas Avenue to Broadway - but say their complaints to city agencies only lead to bureaucratic finger-pointing.



Minivan Crash Kills Queens Father, Injures Four Others

Police say the driver, Anthony Boyd, 45, of Queens, jumped the curb on 21st Street in Astoria then hit the fire hydrant.



Juror deliberations to continue in Darrell Fuller double-murder trial

Nassau County PBA president James Carver speaks to media after closing arguments were made in court for Darrell Fuller, the man accused of killing Nassau Police officer Arthur Lopez and another man following a traffic stop in 2012 on the Cross Island Parkway.



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