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  • No Age Restriction For Electronic Cigarettes, Councilman Calls For Crackdown

    No Age Restriction For Electronic Cigarettes, Councilman Calls For Crackdown
    ASTORIA, NY (PIX11) -- They've gotten endorsements from Hollywood's such as Katherine Heigel and Charlie Sheen, but New York City Councilman Peter Vallone, of Astoria, wants to put restrictions on electric cigarettes.  "If an adult wants to do it, it'...
  • Price Of Unlimited Metrocards To Shoot Up 17%

    Price Of Unlimited Metrocards To Shoot Up 17%
    The Metropolitan Transportation Authority took another step toward an aggressive fare hike for New York City subway riders Monday. At the second legally mandated public hearing, straphangers blasted the MTA plan to balance its budget by reaching deeper...
  • Mocker Drives Grand Central Parkway & Astoria Blvd

    Mocker Drives Grand Central Parkway & Astoria Blvd
    Drivers, neighbors and business owners are seeking relief from an endless stream of truck traffic in an already congested area. PIX 11's Greg Mocker took a drive into Queens over the RFK Bridge to experience what's happening. Grand Central Parkway...
  • 2011 Zagat Restaurant Guide Released

    The world famous Zagat guide is releasing it's 2011 book of New York's best restaurants. And there's a big change this year, according to founder and CEO Tim Zagat. "The recession is still affecting the restaurant business. people are eating our lests...
  • City Councilmembers: Snow Removal So Slow We'll Hold Hearings

    City Councilmembers: Snow Removal So Slow We'll Hold Hearings
    With many streets in New York City's five boroughs not having seen a snow plow a full day after the snow stopped falling, some city councilmembers are looking into holding hearings into what they call an unusually slow snow cleanup response. Meanwhile,...
  • MTA Restores Near Normal Service To Public Transit Lines

    MTA Restores Near Normal Service To Public Transit Lines
    Straphangers can expect near normal service on the rails and subways Wednesday. Most subway service has been restored. The No. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 trains as well as the A, C, E, D, F, M, G, J, Z and R trains are all running normally. The Staten Island...
  • Queens Man Dies In House Fire

    Queens Man Dies In House Fire
    Tonight all that lingers along 31st Street in Astoria, Queens, is the sound of hammering and a sense of sorrow. Workers spent the night boarding up a home destroyed by fire. Amongst the charred remains still visible from the street are record albums, a...
  • Woman Shot In Queens Pharmacy

    Woman Shot In Queens Pharmacy
    A man walked into an Astoria pharmacy Thursday afternoon and opened fire, shooting and killing a woman, police said. The woman, whose identity has not been released, was transported in critical condition to Elmhurst Hospital where she later died. Police...
  • Shop Owners Fuming Over Livery Cabs in Astoria

    Shop Owners Fuming Over Livery Cabs in Astoria
    If you drive, the toughest place in the city to get a loaf or bread or a newspaper might be 31st st. near the N and Q stop in Astoria where livery cab drivers troll for fares. Shoppers willing to risk a ticket, will double park, while drivers just...
  • Queens Neighborhoods Tie For Most 311 Graffiti Calls

    Queens Neighborhoods Tie For Most 311 Graffiti Calls
    Some new City statistics were released yesterday showing graffiti is down over all in New York city .  But Glendale and Ridgewood Queens are still the two highest neighborhoods with grafffiti complaints.  Danielle Greczi from Glendale says , "Its a...
  • NY Giants David Diehl Arrested After Suspected Drunk Driving Crash

    NY Giants David Diehl Arrested After Suspected Drunk Driving Crash
    New York Giants offensive lineman David Diehl was arrested late Sunday on suspicion of drunk driving after he crashed his BMW into several parked cars not far from a Queens bar where he had been reportedly partying. According to authorities, Diehl...