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Woodhaven cemetery gets needed cleaning

For most people, the old Wyckoff-Snediker Family Cemetery is nothing more than a plot of overgrowth behind a church on 97th Street. But for residents of Woodhaven, it is a key part of the neighborhood’s history, and hopefully its future. Comments (0)

Rego Park in the form of a mural

Rego Park Green Alliance Executive Director Yvonne Shortt believes that beautiful things can happen when a community works together to accomplish a goal.After a month of scraping, priming and painting, dozens of volunteers have tran… Comments (0)

Avella-Liu fundraising heats up campaign

Campaign finance reports have revved up the interest and the rhetoric in the state’s 11th Senate District, while in the 14th they brought more bad news for 14-year incumbent Malcolm Smith (D-Hollis).Former city Comptroller John Liu,… Comments (0)

MacNeil seawall work set for 2015

The long-neglected crumbling seawall at MacNeil Park in College Point is slated for restoration beginning next summer.That’s the word from the Parks Department on the $2.5 million project that will involve reconstructing the most da… Comments (0)

Dem official expresses sympathy with Gaza

One Jewish Democratic official called it “touching the third rail of Queens politics.”A Democratic district leader from Jackson Heights posted one word and a symbol on her Facebook page last week and it has sparked criticism. Depend… Comments (0)

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Warm up to music festival season in Queens

Summer is not only a season for going to the beach, slurping down popsicles and getting a righteous tan, it’s also the season for music festivals.There are big events, including the Governor’s Ball and Warped Tour, but Queens will a… Comments (0)