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Mayor de Blasio announced Tuesday morning that funding to build a new 116th Precinct for the NYPD in Southeast Queens has been restored.

“Today we have great announcement, something that the community in Southeast Queens has been fighting for for years and years,” de Blasio said. “I can announce today that we are fully funding the new 116th Precinct building and a new community center.”

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As commanding officer of the 103rd Precinct, Deputy Inspector Vincent Tavalaro routinely fields questions from residents on various topics at meetings of the command’s Community Council.The first one he took Tuesday night was about how his of…

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The long-awaited Capt. Dermody Triangle reconstruction is slowly but surely coming into fruition.Community Board 11 unanimously approved the city Parks Department’s proposed design plans April 6, seven years after the funding was secured for …

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Not to embarrass his parents, who still live in Jamaica, but Chief of Department Rodney Harrison of the NYPD acknowledges there might be some place in or around Rochdale Village where he wrote or carved his initials as a child in a place wher…

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Starting last Monday, the city has replaced the two-case rule for school building closures with a four-case rule.Mayor de Blasio announced last Thursday the new practice that has replaced the old policy that required a public school building …

The city revealed design plans for a $4.6 million renovation of Gorman Playground in East Elmhurst last Thursday.“Poor planning in the past limited Jackson Heights and East Elmhurst park space, so caring for the parks and playgrounds we have …

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A vacant store at the Queens Center mall in Elmhurst will serve as a Covid vaccination site, Mayor de Blasio announced Monday.The vaccines will be offered at the former Modell’s sporting goods site at 58-56 92 St., which closed last year.