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Dozens gather at Jackson Heights rally calling on Ramos to support Metropolitan Park

May. 14, 2024 By Czarinna Andres May 14, 2024 By Queens Post News Team Dozens of local residents, community leaders and small business owners gathered at Diversity Plaza in Jackson Heights Monday afternoon for a rally calling on State Sen. Jessica Ramos to endorse the $8 billion Metropolitan Park proposal. The proposal would transform 50… Read more »

Queens building boom slows: Lowest development permits issued since 2016

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May. 10, 2024 By Ethan Marshall Queens residents can expect a slowdown in the amount of new development in the coming years. The number of building permits issued in Queens in 2023 was the lowest since 2016, with developers obtaining 3,834 permits in the borough last year, according to a report by the New York City…
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Sponsored: Local business owner leads cheers for proposed Metropolitan Park

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May. 1, 2024 By QNS News Team Last November, when New York Mets owner Steve Cohen and Queens community leaders unveiled the proposal for Metropolitan Park, local restaurant owner Manji Singh was all in. To Singh, the owner of Jackson Diner in Jackson Heights on 74th Street, the $8 billion proposal to transform the 50…
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Rev. Al Sharpton, community leaders draw attention to high unemployment rate among Black New Yorkers, tout Steve Cohen’s casino plan

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Mar. 8, 2024 By Ethan Marshall Rev. Al Sharpton, the founder of the National Action Network, a New York-based civil rights organization, joined several community leaders at a church in East Elmhurst Thursday to discuss the high rate of unemployment among Black and Hispanic New Yorkers. Sharpton, who spoke at the First Baptist Church of Corona, called upon the leaders of New York City and New York State to address the widening unemployment gap between Black and Brown New Yorkers and white residents. He also revealed that he and New York City Mayor Eric Adams plan to hold a summit…
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