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St. Albans VA supporters take fight to Web

Veterans and their supporters are going to the world wide web to push for an improvement to the St. Albans VA Hospital

Brother of NFL player shot

Police are hunting for the people responsible for gunning down a business owner outside his office in St. Albans.

Samaritan Village, Outreach team up

Two of Queens’s top institutions for dealing with substance abuse are combining their resources to help a bigger scope of patients.

Allen AME tops list of borough’s worst landlords

The city has put the spotlight on building owners and managers who have been not listening to their tenants’ needs. One of southeast Queens’s largest organizations is the number one offender on that list.

Jamaica kicks off Kwanzza festivities

A southeast Queens arts group aims to instill positive life values during its annual celebration of the African American holiday.

Mayor condemns mosque bombing

A man’s alleged attack against the city’s largest mosque galvanized religious leaders of all denominations to stand up against hate.

UPDATE: Police arrest SE Qns. firebomb suspect

UPDATE: Police say they have arrested a man they say is responsible for the SE Queens firebombings.

Cops question man in connection with Jamaica firebombings

Cops hunt for a Molotov cocktail throwing suspect in Jamaica as religious leaders stand in solidarity against hate.

Facebook likes Comrie for boro prez

A Queens councilman may be mum about his political future but a mysterious group is already giving him some support.

Sister wants justice to heal

After more than a year of looking for answers, the family of a slain Queens Village father tries to come together and honor his life by keeping his son’s spirits high.

Gangs change street culture

The prevalence of gangs and illegal weapons has damaged the sense of safety in southeast Queens over the last couple of years. Although it has driven many to fear for their lives, it has also prompted some groups to take action and curb the violence.

Jack the Cat group pushes pets as passengers

The famous lost JFK cat is still inspiring pet lovers across the nation and one supporter is going to the web to make sure his tragedy never happens again.

SE Queens actors shine as stars

A pair of young Queens actors are the shining stars of Radio City’s Christmas show and share their experience.

IS 59 students fight battle over obesity

A group of Queens students took to the stage to tackle a growing problem among the nation’s youth.

Tea Party co-founder arrested on gun charge

Investigators say a Tea Party head was going around NYC with an unlicensed gun.

Safe Space offers SE Qns. kids a new beat on life

A center for needy Queens kids has come up with a new program that tackles their problems through the hippest form of art.

Police look for clues in death of Baisley Houses man

The authorities have no leads in their investigation of a homicide of a man who was shot in a place they say has a shady past.

Jamaica teacher charged with having affair with student

A Qns. middle school teacher has been accused of taking advantage of one of his teen students.

Cheerleading helps SE Queens girls stand tall

A new team in SE Queens aims to raise the spirits and self-confidence of young women in the area.

Sanders’s staffers fight sex assault with group

As police continue to hunt the man who they say is responsible for a string of sex attacks, a local politician is doing what he can to curb the community’s fear.