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16-year-old girl fatally struck by box truck outside Woodside school: NYPD

Jun. 26, 2024 By Czarinna Andres June 26, 2024 By Christian Murray A teenage girl was fatally struck and an 8-year-old child severely injured when they were hit by a box truck outside a Woodside school Wednesday afternoon, police said. The pair were struck by the driver of a white Ford truck at around 3:30… Read more »

Gonzalez, Lambropoulos battle for District 59 Senate seat in Astoria

June 25, 2024 By Queens Post News Team Kristen Gonzalez and Gus Lambropoulos, candidates for District 59 of the New York State Senate, addressed Astoria residents Wednesday evening ahead of the Democratic primary elections on Tuesday, June 25.  Gonzalez, the incumbent State Senator for District 59, and Lambropoulos, an Astoria native who announced his candidacy… Read more »

AOC challenger Marty Dolan calls for return to centrist Democratic values

June 25, 2024 By Queens Post News Team Marty Dolan, the 66-year-old investment banker challenging Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in New York’s 14th Congressional District in the Democratic primary, urged Astoria residents to reject the “radical wing” of the Democratic party at a meeting of the Astoria Homeowners, Tenants and Business Civic Association last week.  Dolan, who… Read more »

Op-Ed: Not another Amazon disaster

Jun. 20, 2024 By Czarinna Andres June 20, 2024 By John J. Ciafone, Esq. A few years ago, Long Island City won a national competition to house the corporate headquarters of Amazon.  Amazon promised tens of thousands of jobs, from technical employment for workers to local student graduates, deliverers, contractors, laborers, construction union jobs, Porters… Read more »

Lifelong Dutch Kills resident and devoted nun honored with a street renaming

June 18, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan The street in front of where Sister Flora Marinelli lived as a devout member of the Sisters of St. Joseph for 35 years is now co-named in her honor.  Long Island City Council Member Julie Won was joined by Marinelli’s family, her fellow sisters and representatives from St. Patrick’s… Read more »

Candidate profile: Gus Lambropoulos for NYS Senate District 59

Jun. 18, 2024 By Czarinna Andres June 18, 2024 By Czarinna Andres Democratic candidate Gus Lambropoulos announced his candidacy for New York State Senator for District 59 in January, emphasizing his roots in a hardworking immigrant family and his commitment to fostering a thriving New York. The son of Greek immigrants, Lambropoulos’s campaign resonates with… Read more »

New retail tenants coming to Jasper’s $370M development in Long Island City

Jun. 14, 2024 By Czarinna Andres June 14, 2024 By Czarinna Andres A new $370 million mixed-use development is on the verge of completion in Long Island City, with more than 64 percent of its 33,000 square feet of retail space already leased. Jasper, located at 49-20 5th Street, is an expansive 484,000-square-foot project that… Read more »