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AOC makes case for tackling climate change with union jobs at Queens town hall

Feb. 27, 2024 By ishkurhan Feb. 27, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan US. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hosted a town hall in Astoria last week to discuss how federal climate change policy is playing out on a local level.  Five years after she laid out the Green New Deal vision with Senator Edward J. Markey of Massachusetts,… Read more »

Op-Ed: Protect older adults in Queens from abuse

Feb. 27, 2024 By admin Feb. 27, 2024 By Shyvonne Noboa We face a number of challenges as we age. But perhaps one of the most distressing is elder abuse. A 2021 study found that more than 1 in 10 older adults in New York State has experienced mistreatment. Elder abuse refers to neglect, financial… Read more »

Bayside Historical Society marks 60 years of preserving local heritage

Feb. 23, 2024 By admin Feb. 22, 2024 By Christian Murray and QNS Staff A local historical society that has been instrumental in protecting historic buildings in Bayside is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year.  Located at the historic 19th-century Fort Totten, Bayside Historical Society (BHS) has been preserving and promoting local history for the… Read more »

New legal cannabis dispensary opens its doors on Steinway Street

Feb. 21, 2024 By admin Feb. 21, 2024 By Seán Ó Briain A new legal cannabis dispensary has opened its doors on Steinway Street featuring an extensive array of over 400 products and is actively engaging in a wide range of social campaigns. Cannavita, located at 30-30 Steinway St., celebrated its grand opening on Saturday,… Read more »

Two men sought in attempted armored truck heist at Queens Center Mall: NYPD

Feb. 16, 2024 By Bill Parry Police from the 110th Precinct in Elmhurst are looking for two men who attempted to rob an armed security guard transporting money from an armored truck into the Queens Center Mall in broad daylight last week. The attempted heist unfolded at around 2:10 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 8 as… Read more »