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East Coast Pro Wrestling hosts charity event in Queens

Mar. 28, 2023 By Dean Moses East Coast Pro Wrestling (ECPW) set up its ring in Queens to do a battle for charity, with a special appearance by a former WWE superstar. The battleground was set inside Elmhurst’s Brooklyn Queensborough Elks Lodge for a series of grappling matches on March 25. This event came exactly one…
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Four CUNY colleges receive $5.5 million in funding from Queens borough president’s office

March 14, 2023 By Michael Dorgan The leaders of four City University of New York (CUNY) colleges in Queens were presented with a $5.5 million check for funding on Tuesday, March 14. The presentation was made by Queens Borough President Donovan Richards, whose office allocated the funds to LaGuardia Community College, Queens College, Queensborough Community… Read more »

Stop & Shop remodels three Queens stores with $140 million investment

Mar. 6, 2023 By Danielle Louie Stop & Shop has remodeled more stores across Queens with the company’s $140 million capital investment for its New York City stores. On Feb. 24, Stop & Shop re-opened the Arverne, Rockaway and Springfield Gardens stores. The remodeling was announced in 2022, which features brighter and more modern decor,…
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Three men sought in pair of South Ozone Park robberies: NYPD

Mar. 2, 2023 By Bill Parry Police from the 106th Precinct are searching for a robbery crew that appears to share proclivities for classic scotch and premium cigars operating in south Queens. During the afternoon of Thursday, Feb. 9, the suspects allegedly entered a South Ozone Park home, located in the vicinity of 133rd Avenue…
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Queens Together celebrates launch of Eats in Queens Restaurant Month

Mar. 1, 2023 By Ethan Marshall Members of Queens Together and restaurant owners across the borough gathered at Nangma Restaurant in Elmhurst on Wednesday, March 1, to celebrate the beginning of Eats in Queens Restaurant Month. In total, more than 185 restaurants across Queens are taking part in the event, with around three dozen organizations…
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Jamaica Hospital awarded $150 million in state funding for emergency department expansion project

Mar. 1, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed Jamaica Hospital has received $150 million in state funding from Governor Kathy Hochul to support the expansion and modernization of its emergency department to improve patient care in the community. On Tuesday, Feb. 28, Hochul announced $200 million in state funding to expand emergency departments at Jamaica Hospital and Rochester…
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International retailer Primark to open new store at Queens Center Mall

March 1, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed Three months after celebrating the opening of its first store in Jamaica, international retailer Primark has signed a new lease to open its second store at Queens Center in Elmhurst. While specific opening details are not yet available, Macerich, a retail developer that invests in shopping centers, confirmed that… Read more »