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Sandy debris gets cleared years later

On the cusp of the two-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, Broad Channel residents are still trying to rid surrounding wetlands of debris caused by the storm’s wrath.The unexpected golden opportunity: a torn-down home. Comments (0)

Hero cop’s sister seeks Zadroga Law extension

Police Officer Robert Ehmer spent Sept. 11, 2001 running into burning skyscrapers to save people he had never met.He spent the final three years of his life, from 2007 to 2010, fighting cancer believed to have been caused by his fou… Comments (0)

Diplomacy officially dead in ICCC dispute

In 2013, the state Inspector General’s Office used terms such as “disingenuous” when describing the process by which the Indian Cultural and Community Center obtained state land at the Creedmoor Psychiatric Hospital campus.On Tuesda… Comments (0)

Farina housecleans; Saunders is out

A well-respected and longtime administrator in high-performing District 26 has been let go.Anita Saunders, named superintendent of the district in 2003 under then-Chancellor Joel Klein’s school reorganization plan, was one of 15 fir… Comments (0)

Council tears into Astoria Cove plan

The Astoria Cove project has proven to be a sore issue with affordable housing advocates, and on Monday, City Council members were not afraid to slam the developers during a Zoning and Franchise Subcomittee meeting.“As it is now, I … Comments (0)

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Haunted houses and spooky walks in Queens this Halloween

It’s the time of year when the undead are said to walk among the living, the chill you feel on the back of your neck may not be your imagination and the creaks and groans may not be your old house settling down.Halloween allows us t… Comments (0)