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State Sen. Leroy Comrie (D-St. Albans) will have a second free Covid-19 testing pop-up on Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Queens Village.

“My office will be partnering with Our Lady of Lourdes Parish’s Youth Ministry, and [Community Mediation Services],” said Comrie in a social media post.

Eric Comfort Shoes, which has been a staple in the Queens Village community for 80 years, is closing.

The shoe store was established in 1942 and carries over 60 major brands of footwear for men, women and children of all styles, according to its manager Abbin Thomas. The store is to close sometime this month at a date yet to be determined, but in the meantime most items are up to 70 percent off, except for limited edition shoes.

Spectrum launched a new store in Queens Village on Tuesday that offers mobile devices and accessories for cell phones while providing a convenient place for consumers to manage their Spectrum internet, cable, phone or voice service bills.

“Our Spectrum store’s team is here to help our local customers who need support in getting and staying connected,” said Pattie Eliason, the senior vice president of Spectrum Stores and Retail, in an email. “Our new store in Queens Village is a convenient and safe environment to add or manage services, shop for devices and accessories or make payments.”

In Queens Village construction started on Monday on 105th Avenue from 220th to 225th streets for a gas main that runs 1,900 feet, but for resident Charlton D’Souza, the lack of notice regarding the work is far more unacceptable than the noise that is expected to go on for months.

“They came last week on a Monday and put these orange and red lines on the sidewalk. No one heard them,” said D’Souza, the president and founder of Passengers United, a transit advocacy group. “My mother comes outside the house and asked, ‘What are these lines? Look at it.’”

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 Lindell of Bell Park Manor Terrace, a housing cooperative for veterans.

After years of highlighting the issue, which many in Lindell’s neighborhood say has been a problem for decades, he had hoped that an expected tree removal process for September would go through this year.

A retired NYPD couple will host a candlelight vigil on Sept. 11 in honor of the victims of 9/11, especially the fallen members of Engine 205/Ladder 118, in Queens Village. It will be the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in Manhattan.

“Ladder 118 came out of Brooklyn Heights, where I used to work,” said Sgt. Winston Bailey. “The Police Department had an office right across from them.”