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Darwin Durazno was cycling to the barbershop when he was mowed down by a sedan June 4. The driver fled the scene, leaving the 16-year-old lying on the College Point roadway with severe head trauma and his bike split in two.

Despite being rushed to the hospital, Durazno passed away three days later.

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Two elected officials have unleashed an artillery barrage against Mayor de Blasio and his Department of Homeless Services over the type and location of a shelter for 175 homeless men that is slated to open in Briarwood in 2022.In a two-page l…

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Lawmakers wrapped up their annual legislative session June 10. Before adjourning the six-month session, the state senators and assemblymembers passed about 400 bills in both chambers last week, bringing the total to nearly 900 for the year.Bu…

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The United States Postal Service campaign for this year’s National Dog Bite Awareness Week is “Be Aware: Any Dog Can Bite.”Dog bite incidents have gotten so bad that USPS carriers carry dog repellant, warning cards about certain households an…

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It was harder to tell whether the seniors or the staff were happier on Monday morning with the reopening of the Sunnyside Community Services’ Center for Active Older Adults.Yes, there was still some social distancing; the groups are limited t…

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Gov. Cuomo announced on Tuesday, that most Covid-19 restrictions are lifted in the Empire State effectively immediately because at least 70 percent of adult New Yorkers have completed their first vaccine series, but for some it will feel like…

A baker’s dozen of New York City recreation centers, including two in Queens, reopened this week, with restrictions, in the first phase of bringing the facilities back.Lost Battalion Hall in Rego Park and the Al Oerter Recreation Center in Fl…

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Community Board 7 resoundingly voted to pursue an investigation into one of its members Monday, which could potentially result in his removal.John Choe, the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce executive director and a District 20 City Counci…

At its last meeting before summer vacation, Community Board 8 unanimously voted in favor of the city’s plan to make transit stations and systems more accessible.Through the Elevate Transit: Zoning for Accessibility plan, the MTA would work wi…

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Jackson Heights residents have pleaded for extended hotel stays and increased housing options after an eight-alarm fire condemned their 34th Avenue apartment buildings on April 6. Their requests may finally be granted — but with provisions.“W…