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Opponents of the proposed LaGuardia AirTrain have filed suit in federal court to block the proposed $2 billion rail link between LaGuardia and the No. 7 train stop at Mets-Willets Point.The six-page petition was filed Monday with the U.S. Cou…

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The residents of The Hole, a small neighborhood on the northwestern edge of Lindenwood that sits more than 10 feet below street level, are no strangers to flooding.Overflows that continue to burble up from the ground over two weeks after a ra…

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New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, the Super Law Group, NY/NY Baykeeper and Jamaica residents Crystal Ervin and Carroll Forbes filed a complaint Monday for declaratory and injunctive relief and civil penalties against three waste recyc…

The city may soon be in possession of the long-neglected Brinckerhoff Colonial Cemetery in Fresh Meadows.A spokesperson for the Queens Borough President’s Office told the Chronicle that the private owner of the landmarked graveyard has agreed…

Hurricane Ida may have been downgraded to a tropical depression when it hit several states with flash flooding in the Northeast on Sept. 1, but it was just as dangerous as when it decimated Louisiana on Aug. 28.Eight people in Queens have die…

Dead trees and an overgrowth of grass and weeds have overtaken the medians on Hillside Avenue that stretch from Springfield Boulevard to 231st Street next to Martin Van Buren High School in Queens Village for decades, according to Kirby Linde…

Hurricane Henri didn’t hit Queens especially hard, and for many it seemed like just another storm.For the residents of East Flushing, however, Henri left behind a something to remember him by: a giant puddle that took days to evaporate, even …

Manholes turned into geysers, shooting water onto streets where an SUV might make it but a compact could not. A stuck bus filled with several inches of water. Basements flooded out. Subway stairs turned into waterfalls. And, tragically, a num…

It was proposed back in the Michael Bloomberg administration, fought for since then and, some proponents claim, delayed by President Donald Trump’s Department of Transportation.Now, seven months after it received federal approval, congestion …