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Queens lawmaker’s bill mandating New York colleges to effectively investigate and report hate crimes passes state Assembly

Apr. 28, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed Assembly member Daniel Rosenthal’s legislation, Hate Crime Reporting on College Campuses (A.3694), which will require colleges that receive state funding to modernize and enhance their disclosure of hate crimes that occur on campus, passed the New York state Assembly. The legislation mandates colleges in New York State to implement…
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These Queens restaurants were featured on the New York Times’ ‘100 Best Restaurants in New York City’ list

Apr. 28, 2023 By Emily Davenport The Queens Chamber of Commerce is offering its congratulations to the 19 Queens restaurants that were featured on the New York Times’ “100 Best Restaurants in NYC” list. Based on his decade of writing reviews, restaurant critic Pete Wells compiled the restaurant list and ranked the city’s top restaurants….
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City adding more Open Street locations across Queens

Apr. 25, 2023 By Bill Parry Woodside residents marked Earth Day on Saturday, April 22, by flooding their Open Street along a stretch of Woodside Avenue between 76th Street to 79th Street. The event also served as a celebration of Songkran, the Thai New Year that took place from April 13 to 15. Thai Community…
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Queens DA Katz appoints new chief of staff, new assistant district attorneys

Apr. 25, 2023 By Bill Parry Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz has appointed a new chief of staff and new prosecutors to her staff. Katz announced the appointment of Wendy Erdly as chief of staff after nearly a decade of public service experience, mainly at the New York State Department of Financial Services, as deputy…
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Queens commuters are adjusting to new speed cameras along the Long Island Expressway

Apr. 21, 2023 By Bill Parry In addition to worrying about the upcoming final exams and summer employment opportunities, the thousands of St. John’s University students — and other motorists — who drive into Queens from Long Island each day have a new concern after New York state recently deployed mobile speed cameras along the…
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New York City Football Club selects architect, contractor to build its new home at Willets Point

Apr. 21, 2023 By Bill Parry New York City Football Club (NYCFC) is moving forward with its plan to build a $780 million, privately-financed, state-of-the-art 25,000-seat soccer stadium at Willets Point. The 2021 Major League Soccer champions have selected HOK as the architect and Turner Construction Company as the general contractor to design and build…
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