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Op-ed: An urgent call for revising NY’s criminal justice reforms to protect public safety

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Apr. 11, 2024 By Council Member Robert Holden In 2019, the State Legislature and Governor Andrew Cuomo embarked on a controversial overhaul of New York’s criminal justice system by enacting several laws, including cashless bail and sweeping changes to discovery laws. Simultaneously, the New York City Council passed laws that compounded these challenges, notably the…
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Three men sought in armed heist at a Jackson Heights cell phone store: NYPD

Apr. 11, 2024 By bparry

[caption id="attachment_72772" align="alignnone" width="874"] Cops are looking for a three-man crew who allegedly robbed a cell phone store in Jackson Heights at gunpoint late last month before driving off in a gray SUV with no license plates. Photos courtesy of the NYPD[/caption]
Apr. 11, 2024 By Bill Parry

First black-owned legal adult-use cannabis dispensary opens in Long Island City

Apr. 11, 2024 By admin Apr. 11, 2024 By Gabriele Holtermann Trends Dispensary, the first black-owned legal adult-use cannabis dispensary in Long Island City, opened its doors for a soft opening on Apr. 4 at 27-25 44th Dr. The grand opening is planned for later this month. Founded by brothers Rodney Carter Jr., a fitness… Read more »

Citizens Bank supports Queens community with new initiatives and sponsorships

Apr. 11, 2024 By admin Apr. 11, 2024 By Seán Ó Briain Citizens Bank announced a series of new initiatives to support a range of community programs in Queens over the summer, becoming the first-ever title sponsor of the Queens 10K.  The event, organized by New York Road Runners, is part of the organization’s Five-Borough… Read more »

Long Island City Partnership to host 19th annual Real Estate Breakfast

Apr. 10, 2024 By admin Apr. 10, 2024 By Queens Post News Team Around 300 people are set to attend Long Island City Partnership’s 19th annual Real Estate Breakfast next Tuesday.  The event will take place at the newly opened Brewster LIC Conference Center, located at 41-27 27th St. in Long Island City, from 8-10:30… Read more »

Queens had most foreclosures among NYC boroughs in first quarter of 2024: report

Foreclosure notice and keys on a court table.

Apr. 10, 2024 By Ethan Marshall Queens accounted for the most foreclosures among the New York City boroughs in the first quarter of 2024, with 191, according to a report by the real estate agency PropertyShark. These 191 foreclosures accounted for 45% of the 424 cases that occurred in New York City this quarter. Its…
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