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Distinguished honorees feted at 2023 Caribbean Life Impact Awards

Mar. 31, 2023 By Nelson A. King Over three dozen distinguished honorees were feted Thursday night as Caribbean Life hosted its annual Caribbean Impact Awards presented by Elliot Ifraimoff & Associates P.C, Injury Attorneys. 38 honorees strutted their stuff, on the red carpet, before over 570 effervescent patrons, to pulsating Caribbean music before receiving their prestigious award in […]

Queens goes green: Borough’s first woman-owned adult-use cannabis dispensary celebrates soft opening in Jamaica

Mar. 30, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed Dozens of customers were lined up outside of Good Grades, Queens’ first woman-owned adult-use retail cannabis dispensary, which celebrated its soft opening in Jamaica on Thursday, March 30. The new cannabis shop, located at 162-03 Jamaica Ave., opened its doors at 2:45 p.m., and customer Rico Brown could not…
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QNS Weekender: Six things to do in Queens this weekend

Mar. 30, 2023 By QNS News Team With beautiful spring weather on the horizon, make sure to get out and enjoy these activities, from a NYRR run in Cunningham Park to an art showcase in Long Island City! Friday, March 31 Behind-the-Scenes @ Eclectic Props, Largest Film & TV Prop Company in NYC Tour the…
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Jamaica man sentenced in fatal shooting of grocery store worker in 2011: DA

Mar. 30, 2023 By Bill Parry It took nearly a dozen years, but justice has finally been meted out in Queens Criminal Court for the fatal shooting of a Jamaica grocery store worker in 2011. Dewayne Henry, 45, of Long Street, on March 30 received an indeterminate sentence of 25 years to life in prison…
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‘I didn’t get to say goodbye’: Briarwood family searching for answers after ACC euthanized their dog hours after it ran away from home

Mar. 29, 2023 By Ethan Marshall The Leon family in Briarwood had their 19-year-old Poodle-Maltese mix Leona disappear from their own backyard at around 11 a.m. on March 12 — but due to a horrific mixup, their beloved canine had been euthanized by the time they learned she had been found. The dog was found…
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