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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

Shop vintage this weekend at LIC Flea & Food market

Happy Autumn! Kick off the fall by browsing and picking up vintage pieces at LIC Flea. You'll be wowed you see Paul Anthony Nicosia refurbished furniture. He uses salvaged NYC vintage treasures in all his pieces and re-imagines them to create a one-of-a-kind piece for your home. At Mothball Memoirs

QNS.COM - 2017-09-22 15:55:57

Take your own sweet time at NYC Honey Fest in Rockaway on Saturday

It's time to mind somebody else's beeswax. The Rockaway Beach boardwalk will be abuzz with swarms of bee products, hives, costumes, and even black-and-yellow striped paraders during NYC Honey Fest 2017 on Saturday, Sept. 23, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. To take place in the Beach 106th Street area, the sc

QNS.COM - 2017-09-22 21:00:44

See these cops save an injured man on a commercial boat off the coast of Queens

The NYPD made a daring rescue after learning that a man on a boat, which was far off the coast of Queens, was in need of medical assistance. At 1:20 p.m. on Sept. 21, officers assigned to the 100th Precinct were notified that a 24-year-old man had suffered a fall on-board a commercial vessel named H

QNS.COM - 2017-09-22 18:00:11

Middle Village church is accepting cleaning supplies and other items to aid Hurricane Maria victims

After Hurricane Maria left a life-changing path of destruction across Puerto Rico, one Middle Village congregation is organizing a different kind of bucket brigade to help the island repair and rebuild. Community United Methodist Church is assembling and accepting care packages filled with cleaning

QNS.COM - 2017-09-22 17:00:05

This new comedic web series with an Astoria producer shows how social media affects millennials

There's no way around it: TV shows and movies these days can't ignore the presence of smartphones and social media in our lives. But the new web series "Keep Me Posted," which premiered on Sept. 15, goes beyond just including text messages and Instagram in the background. Instead, it really hones in

QNS.COM - 2017-09-23 00:15:05

Traffic headaches returning to Middle Village/Ridgewood border as bridge reconstruction restarts

Get ready for more traffic tie-ups on the Middle Village/Ridgewood border next week as the long-delayed Metropolitan Avenue Bridge deck replacement project resumes in high gear. Starting Tuesday, Sept. 26, work crews will once again cut Metropolitan Avenue at Fresh Pond Road in half, with one lane i

QNS.COM - 2017-09-22 20:30:50

Man breaks into Kew Gardens Hills pharmacy and takes off with narcotics: cops

Police are looking for a man who broke into Kew Gardens Hills pharmacy and took off with an unknown number of narcotics earlier this month. On Sept. 17 between the hours of 9 p.m. and 12:42 a.m., an unknown man forcibly entered Vital Med Pharmacy, located at 69-42 Main St., through the rear basement

QNS.COM - 2017-09-23 00:00:34

Gun-toting bandit sought for sticking up a man on a Briarwood street

The 107th Precinctreleased a photo of a gunman wanted for robbing a 23-year-old male along a residential Briarwood street earlier this month. Police said the incident took place at 10:30 p.m. on the night of Sept. 12, when the perpetrator approached the victim in front of a home on 87th Road near 15

QNS.COM - 2017-09-22 23:45:18

Douglaston civic urges residents to 'flood mayor with calls' against new bike lanes

One Douglaston group remains firmly against a city-proposed bike plan, and is asking residents against the project to speak up. The Douglaston Civic Association (DCA) sent out a message via email "urging [locals] to flood Mayor de Blasio's office with calls opposing the plan" on Sept. 22. The contro

QNS.COM - 2017-09-22 21:30:53

Do you think Long Island City doesn't have enough green space? Then speak out at this special meeting

A civic association in Long Island City will bring city officials together to find out what can be done about the lack of green space in the neighborhood. The Court Square Civic Association (CSCA), which was started last year in response to the rapid development in the area, will focus on parks and

QNS.COM - 2017-09-22 19:00:27

This barren Maspeth spot that's been used as an illegal parking lot will soon be beautified

Local elected officials worked with community leaders and state agencies to get the state Department of Transportation (DOT) to agree to transform a neighborhood eyesore in Maspeth from a barren strip of concrete to a beautiful greenspace. State Senator Joseph Addabbo, Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley

QNS.COM - 2017-09-22 18:30:35

Bayside-based nonprofit works to make sick or struggling individual's dreams come true

A new Bayside-based nonprofit organization is committed to making possible the impossible. President Katie Capitulo founded the Fairy Godmother Foundation of New York, which works to grant quality of life experiences to individuals living with medical, physical, mental health or developmental disabi

QNS.COM - 2017-09-22 16:40:01

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

Maria: How New Yorkers can help hurricane victims

Hurricane Maria was the strongest storm to hit Puerto Rico in nearly 90 years. The storm knocked out the island's power system and caused major flooding. Six people were confirmed dead on Friday, officials said. If you want to help the victims of the hurricane, there are a number of organizations

AMNY.COM - 2017-09-22 18:00:00

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