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Queens elected officials secure $70 million from New York State Budget for school safety equipment in religious and independent schools

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May. 17, 2024 By Anthony Medina Religious and independent schools throughout the city will soon receive additional funding for school safety equipment, thanks to Assemblymember Andrew Hevesi and State Senator Michael Gianaris, who, after extensive advocacy efforts, successfully secured $70 million from the New York State Budget for 2024-25 for Non-Public School Safety Equipment (NPSE)…
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Queens Borough President’s office announces $30 million investment in borough schools

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Jan. 23, 2024 By Gabriele Holtermann Queens Borough President Donovan Richards was at August Martin High School (AMHS) in South Jamaica Monday to announce that his office has allocated close to $30.5 million in capital funding for borough schools in fiscal year 2024. Surrounded by AMHS leadership, students, representatives from the New York City School…
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Queens neighborhoods to lead NYC real estate resurgence in 2024: Report

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Jan. 10, 2024 By Czarinna Andres Queens is poised to be the epicenter of New York City’s real estate resurgence in 2024, according to a report by the real estate firm Street Easy. The report, titled 10 NYC Neighborhoods to Watch in 2024, said that trendy sub-neighborhoods within Queens will be stealing much of the spotlight, noting that in 2023 many renters and potential buyers flocked to the borough in search of more affordable housing options. While Queens is expected to shine, the report also indicates that Manhattan may regain popularity among renters this year as rental prices begin to…
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DOT shares updates on bikes, e-scooters and car share at Queens meeting

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Dec. 14, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan Alternative transportation options in the form of shared mobility will continue to expand for Queens residents, according to the Department of Transportation (DOT).  At this month’s borough board meeting on Monday, Dec. 4, the heads of 14 community boards, along with Borough President Donovan Richards, heard from the DOT about the upcoming rollout of its e-scooter program, Citi Bikes and the ongoing car share program. E-Scooters Rollout In the spring of 2024, eastern Queens will be getting e-scooters after a successful pilot program that was launched in the east Bronx in 2021 and has seen…
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Man sought in two forcible touching incidents in broad daylight in Elmhurst, Middle Village on same day: NYPD

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Oct. 13, 2023 By Bill Parry Police from two Queens precincts are looking for a creep who forcibly touched two women during the same afternoon on Oct.4, according to the NYPD. The first incident occurred in front of the Queens Center mall at around 1:20 p.m., as a woman was walking in front of 90-15 Queens Blvd. Police from the 110th Precinct in Elmhurst reported that the stranger approached the victim from behind and grabbed her rear end before running off in an unknown direction. The suspect struck a few hours later in Middle Village. Police from the 104th Precinct…
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New real estate report shows increase in sales for Queens units

Aug. 8, 2023 By Ethan Marshall The real estate agency M.N.S. recently released its development sales report for the second quarter of 2023, which revealed not only a large increase in the sales volume of units, but also an increase in the median price per square foot in Queens. According to the report, the sales…
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