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Environmental Protection Workers Told to Return to Office After Colleague’s Death

Staffers at the city environmental agency’s Queens HQ say they believe their lives are in danger after eight employee coronavirus cases — one fatal.

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Queens Neighborhoods Hardest Hit by Virus Home to Many Service Workers

Jackson Heights, Corona and Elmhurst — home to many New Yorkers keeping the city going amid pause — record biggest concentration of cases, stats show.

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City Board Okays Basement Space for New Target in Queens

After two years of community pushback, the Board of Standards and Appeals approved plans for an Elmhurst store that intends to be a cellar dweller.

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Target Takes Aim at Queens and the Borough Fires Back

The retailer’s plans for Elmhurst and Astoria stores are met by protests and litigation amid concerns about non-union labor and neighborhood upheaval.


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