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Avella Scores Political Victory As Mayor Drops College Point Proposal I on politics

Mayor Michael Bloomberg suffered one of his worst political defeats when he had to back away from a $220 million project to build a wholesale distribution center at the former Flushing Airport in College Point Corporate Park. More...

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New Law Regulates Immigrant Consultants

With the Statue of Liberty looming over his shoulder, Governor George Pataki recently signed into law a bill authored by Assemblymember Brian McLaughlin and state Senator Frank Padavan which regulates unscrupulous consultants who sometimes victimize More...

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Business Tax Code Does New York State No Favors

New York has the second worst business tax climate in the United States, according to a nonpartisan think-tank based in Washington, D.C. More...

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Fleeing Bank Rob Suspect Crashes Into Beverage Store

A manager at Triboro Beverage helped a driver get out of a smashed livery cab after the vehicle crashed into the front of the store on Astoria Boulevard and 41st Street last Thursday More...

Teen Shot, Killed Working In Local Store

An Astoria teenager was shot and killed late Monday night as he worked in an area grocery store a few blocks from his home. More...

Vallone Helps Local Artists Improve Programs

Councilmember Peter F. Vallone Jr. joined a Queens Council on the Arts Panel discussion as part of the More...

Prohibition Era Brings Murder To LIC Streets In 1924

Ge t into a conversation with a long-time Queens resident and you%27re likely to discover a subscriber of the More...

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