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Just over a week after a group of Howard Beach women cleaned up the Joseph P. Addabbo Memorial Bridge, another group of residents assembled to take on the trash that has piled up on a beach a few hundred yards away.

Twelve Howard Beach residents gathered on last Saturday to pick up the litter that has recently accumulated in the mounds of dead grass along the beach surrounding Charles Memorial Park.

Some residents at the Bland Houses in Flushing got their cooking gas restored after months of waiting, but some are still holding out five months later.Two gas lines at the New York City Housing Authority complex were interrupted to address a…

A Forest Hills man was indicted last Friday for defrauding a pharmaceutical manufacturer, the U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of New York announced.Arkadiy Khaimov, 37, allegedly submitted approximately $6.9 million in fraudulent claim…

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Mayor de Blasio reportedly said that the city wouldn’t be able to make a final decision about schools reopening until September on a recent appearance on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.”Though the mayor unveiled a “blended learning” plan for the city’s…

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With the clock ticking down to Aug. 1, U.S. Senate Democrats and Republicans spent Wednesday blaming each other for the failure, as of the Chronicle’s deadline, to reach an accord on supplemental unemployment support for about 30 million Amer…

New York City Transit on Monday morning unveiled the long-awaited elevators at the Astoria Boulevard elevated subway station that serves the N and W lines.Astoria Boulevard, opened in 1917, is the 117th station to be made accessible out of 47…

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The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids recently recognized a Howard Beach student nationally for her leadership in fighting big tobacco.Isabell Faydalla, a 16-year-old rising high school junior, has been involved in tobacco control and prevention…

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Many residents in Queens are at risk of starving, but more than 30 boxes of emergency meals were left on the side of an underpass in Middle Village Monday.The boxes were piled on top of each other along a wall near the Queens Midtown Expressw…

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Gov. Cuomo was a Beastie on COVID-19 last Thursday, telling young people not to fight for their right to party as he cracks down on bars drawing crowds amid the coronavirus crisis and tries to get the city to help out more.“To young people, t…

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Franklin Diaz of Corona never admitted he was sick, so his daughter knew he was in bad shape when he called her at 8 a.m. on April 11 and told her he was taking himself to the hospital. Franklin, who had underlying heart conditions and a bloo…