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CBS2 Exclusive: Floral Park Residents Complain About Teens Congregating In Tunnel

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - Long Island residents say a teen hangout in Floral Park has gotten so dangerous, they're afraid to leave their homes. As CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reported, there have already been more than 50 complaints. Christopher Budjunski and his family are among the Floral Park residents

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-22 02:14:00

Queens Grocer Busted For Back Wages

Staff Writer Queens food market Apna Bazar Cash & Carry pled guilty after failing to pay minimum wage and overtime to over 150 employees, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced this week. Apna Bazar is run by the grocers S&L Vegetables Corp. and J&B Vegetables Inc. There is one Apna Baza

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-09-22 17:20:18

Man who jumped off Bruckner Expressway in handcuffs was busted with oxy during traffic stop

A man critically injured when he jumped off the Bruckner Expressway in the Bronx after being arrested by State Police during a traffic stop had been caught with oxycodone, officials said Friday. With his hands cuffed, Kevin Nivar, 24, leapt over the concrete barrier on the elevated roadway and fel

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 19:01:04

NYC author likes to look for his own books at the bookstore

Best-selling author Nelson DeMille lives in Garden City, LI, and makes a monthly trip to NYC for a weekend with his wife, Sandy, and their 10-year-old son, James. DeMille, who was born in Queens, but grew up on Long Island, says, "Now [the city's] in full bloom again after some tough times, and I'm

NEW YORK POST - 2017-09-22 20:12:40

Jamaica Health Center Named For Former First Lady

A Jamaica Queens health facility has been named after one of the most active humanitarians in the state, former First Lady of New York, Matilda Raffa Cuomo. (left to right): Assemblywoman Vivian Cook (D-Jamaica), former First Lady Matilda Coumo and Bright Point Health CEO Paul Vitale. Located at 105

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-09-22 17:36:47

Four arrested in gift card purchasing scheme

NORWALK - Two teens and two juveniles were taken into custody on larceny charges after police say they attempted to purchase gift cards with fraudulent coupons. Sebastien Piquion, 18, of Dutch Broadway, Elmont, N.Y., and Muchammad Ubaida, 19, of Law Street, Valley Stream, N.Y., were charged with si

NORWALK HOUR - 2017-09-22 16:45:11

Long Island Press Relaunch Party A Success

A jubilant crowd gathered to celebrate the first monthly print edition of the newly relaunched Long Island Press during a launch party held Sept. 14 at Lord & Taylor in Manhasset. Well-dressed revelers and supporters mingled in the Miracle Mile shopping destination's recently redesigned glass atrium

LONGISLANDPRESS - 2017-09-22 21:55:11

The Jazz Loft in Stony Book Hitting All The Right Notes

Thomas Manuel sat perched on a stool, his silver trumpet cradled in his lap, a full smile on his face, as Thom Avella, a Long Islander now studying at Potsdam's Crane School of Music, coaxed his alto sax through the Thelonious Monk standard "Evidence." It was open jam night on a recent Wednesday at

LONGISLANDPRESS - 2017-09-22 15:55:10

Long Island Concerts & Events September 22-24

Black Francis, Joey Santiago (who recently did an interview with the Press) and David Lovering tear through the alt-rock pioneers' unparalleled arsenal minus founding bassist Kim Deal (though her longtime bandmates say she always has a place in the band). Hopefully these sets will include "Where Is

LONGISLANDPRESS - 2017-09-22 12:57:44

Plattduetsche Park in Franklin Square and more Long Island restaurants to try this weekend

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NEWSDAY - 2017-09-22 14:00:00

SCA: District 24 Needs More School Locations

Editor The School Construction Authority announced at the Queens Borough Board's meeting on Sept. 18 that it is desperately looking for space for new schools in School District 24, the city's most overcrowded district. "We're always interested in learning about new sites," said Michael Mirisola, the

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-09-22 14:22:51

Newtown Creek Cleanup Could Take 25 Years

Advocates for the cleanup of the highly polluted Newtown Creek are asking the city's Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to come up with a faster and more efficient method of creating a cleaner waterway. The Maspeth Creek outfall, which contributes 327 million gallons of sewage per year acc

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-09-22 14:10:12

Meetings of Uzbekistan President at the United Nations

Shavkat Miromiyovich Mirziyoyev with the Head of the International Monetary Fund Ms. Christine Lagarde. During the visit of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev to New York City with the aim of participating in the 72nd General Assembly of the United Nations on September 19

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-09-22 14:00:51

Primary Care Physicians Play Vital Health Role

In her role as a primary care provider, Elizabeth Fung, DO, gets to follow her patients over the duration of their adult lives, establishing long and fulfilling personal relationships with them. It's a role that is not only important, it can be lifesaving. Dr. Elizabeth Fung addresses a patient's qu

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-09-22 13:55:36

Mets, Katz Hold Hurricane Relief Drive

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz and the New York Mets collaborated this week for a three-day hurricane relief drive to help areas that have been damaged by recent storms, including Houston and south Florida. From Tuesday to Thursday, Queens residents dropped off non-perishable items-such as ca

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-09-22 13:50:06

Ridgewood Man Gets Up To 15 Years For Killing Grandma

The Ridgewood man who murdered his grandmother and stored her in a bedroom for four months has been sentenced to five to 15 years in jail. Christopher Fuhrer of 65th Street in Ridgewood pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter and concealment of a human corpse. Fuhrer, 31, admitted to murder

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-09-22 16:56:24

Legislators Push For "Familia Bill" At City Hall

In the wake of the assassination of city police officer Miosotis Familia, state Sen. Jose Peralta (D-Jackson Heights) and Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz (D-Bronx) have proposed legislation that would provide financial assistance to families of police officers, firefighters and EMS personnel who are ki

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-09-22 13:33:24

Julia Beckmann like the challenge facing Garden City girls volleyball

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NEWSDAY - 2017-09-23 03:34:44

Street Renamed For Oakland Gardens Reverend

The corner of Bell Boulevard and Union Turnpike now bears the name of Reverend John Murray, who served with the American Martyrs Roman Catholic Church in Oakland Gardens for 14 years. Councilman Barry Grodenchik (left), Reverend Frank Schwarz (center) and Assemblyman David Weprin (D-Fresh Meadows) u

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-09-22 21:03:16

Newly freed Sammy 'The Bull' Gravano would be safe in today's Brooklyn, says Bensonhurst bred 'Gotti' actor who plays him

No Bull here - at least not yet. Bensonhurst bred actor William DeMeo, who plays Sammy "The Bull" Gravano in the highly anticipated "Gotti" movie, wouldn't be surprised to see the infamous snitch show his face in the old 'hood now that he's fresh out of prison. "I'll just say there are people in

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 20:00:00