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Jimmy van Bramer

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LIC Library Reveals Looming Shut-Down Date, With No New Home

Popular branch in Citigroup Tower once eyed by Amazon will close a year after the tech giant cancelled its Long Island City deal.

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Anti-Amazon Pols Signal Concerns Over Sunnyside Yards Plans

Fighting EDC again, a coalition that includes Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez rails against another Queens "mega-project" a neighborhood over from LIC.

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A Year After Amazon Picked LIC, Suspicions Cloud Future

Developers say they’re looking for community input on the Queens neighborhood’s path while some local groups are calling for a moratorium on building.

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Queens Candidates’ Life or Death Call for More Trauma Care

Borough president hopefuls speak out after our team report reveals gunshot victims are more likely to die the farther they are from a trauma hospital.

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Who’s After Katz? Race for Queens Borough President Is On

A crowded field is already jockeying to succeed Melinda Katz, who just won the DA primary. Tiffany Cabán apparently isn’t among the current hopefuls.

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Nets Set for Plunge-Prone Elevated No. 7 Train Tracks

In a reversal, the MTA will test a safety barrier to protect passersby following debris-drop incidents along Roosevelt Avenue elevated line in Queens.

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MTA Won’t Heed Call for Safety Netting Under Unlucky No. 7 Line

Despite several dangerous pieces of debris falling from the elevated line this year, city’s subway chief says nets would probably just get in the way.

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Pol Prods DOT for Separate Walk/Bike Lanes on Queensboro Bridge

Queens Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer wants the Department of Transportation to create another path amid repairs on the 59th Street Bridge.


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