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MTA adding extra service on 7 line, Long Island Rail Road during U.S. Open

Aug. 22, 2023 By Bill Parry Officials from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) helped kickoff U.S. Open Fan Week on Aug. 21 at Corona Yard adjacent to the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center at Flushing Meadows Corona Park, where the main draw gets underway from Monday, Aug. 28, and will run through Sunday,…
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Queens lawmaker secures $1.8 million for renovations at Forest Park’s ‘Barking Lot’

Aug. 21, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed Queens Councilwoman Lynn Schulman joined community activists, residents and their furry companions on Sunday, Aug. 20, to announce $1.8 million dedicated to the renovation and improvement of Forest Park’s beloved dog run, known as the “Barking Lot.” Joining Schulman for the announcement was city Parks Commissioner Sue Donoghue, Barking…
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‘Free Your Mind’ at JCAL’s boundary-breaking art exhibition

Aug. 21, 2023 By Tammy Scileppi Art lovers have been enjoying a memorable exhibition – the first in the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning’s (JCAL) Visual Voices curatorial program – which showcases attention-grabbing works by 44 Queens-based creatives from different backgrounds. Experience “Free Your Mind” at the JCAL galleries until Sept. 1 and explore…
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Greater Jamaica Development Corporation to host second annual 5K Run/Walk

Aug. 18, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed The Greater Jamaica Development Corporation (GJDC) will host its second annual 5K Walk/Run on Saturday, Aug. 26, to raise funds for area organizations while celebrating the neighborhood.  GJDC’s 5K run is designed to promote a meaningful community connection through a day of fitness and physical activity. The course route…
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Ozone Park mother livid after daughter was sexually harassed in front of ‘dangerous’ shelter for homeless men

Aug. 17, 2023 By Bill Parry A furious and fed-up Ozone Park mother rallied with community leaders Wednesday, Aug. 16, outside a shelter for homeless men where her 17-year-old daughter was allegedly sexually harassed by residents twice in the last month. Lissette Moreno joined members of the Ozone Park Residents Block Association outside the Laurel…
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