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  • 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...
  • Couple Celebrates Diamond Anniversary At Waldorf-Astoria

    Couple Celebrates Diamond Anniversary At Waldorf-Astoria
    What? A swanky suite at the Waldorf-Astoria for less than $20? No Way! To say Izzy and Joan Schwartz are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary in style, may be a tad of an understatement. The long-time marrieds from Connecticut are high-rolling-it...
  • Jury awards Severn woman $225,000 for bedbug infestation

    Jury awards Severn woman $225,000 for bedbug infestation
    In July 2010, Adarien Jackson's 6-year-old son, Kaden, began complaining of itchy bumps on his ankles. They soon turned into a rash and spread to his back, behind his ear, and on his eyelid. The child's pediatrician and dermatologists tried allergy...
  • Latest Subway Perv Exposes Himself On R Train [PHOTO]

    Latest Subway Perv Exposes Himself On R Train [PHOTO]
    The newest weapon against perverts appears to be exposure...catching their images on cellphones. That's just what a 20 year old woman did aboard a Manhattan-bound R train when a man sitting across from her suddenly exposed himself. It happened just before...
  • Separate Subway Accidents Kills 1, Seriously Injures Another, Says Officials

    Separate Subway Accidents Kills 1, Seriously Injures Another, Says Officials
    Separate subway accidents Sunday took the life of one man, and has left another in serious condition. The first happened around 5:15 a.m. in the Broadway-31st Street station in Astoria, Queens. According to authorities, a 24-year-old man, who was drunk...
  • 'Portlandia,' 'Homeland,' 'Game of Thrones' among Peabody winners

    'Portlandia,' 'Homeland,' 'Game of Thrones' among Peabody winners
    "Portlandia,""Homeland,""Game of Thrones,""Parks and Recreation,""Treme"and "The Colbert Report"are among the TV winners of the 71st annual Peabody Awards announced Wednesday. The Peabody board picked 38 winners, including several PBS specials and the...
  • More information on these restaurants

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