An 8 month old boy was killed Friday morning when a driver in a white van backed over the stroller while the boys mother screamed for the driver to stop. According to police, the boy’s 35 year old mother Daljit Kaur, had just left the deli next door and was adjusting the boys blanket when the…

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For some Astorians, projects like the soon to be dog park can be seen as a waste of funds which can be allocated to more community based areas. In fact, there have been plenty of projects which the Participatory Budget has had voted in that end up getting quite a backlash by a vocal part…

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Last week, residents from Astoria and East Elmhurst gathered with elected leaders along with Department of Transportation officials to discuss the traffic safety improvements along Astoria Boulevard, between 77th to 92nd streets.  The workshop was an opportunity for the residents to put forth ideas and concerns about the safety of the Blvd. City Councilman Costa…

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