LaGuardia College Has Major Role in City’s Cybersecurity Plan

LaGuardia College Has Major Role in City’s Cybersecurity Plan

On Tuesday, The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) unveiled its plans to partner with LaGuardia Community College and other institutions to create a Global Cyber Center in Chelsea and another space in SoHo. The goal is to transform New York City into a cybersecurity leader.

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Organizers, Musicians Rally to Stop Surging Gun Violence

Organizers, Musicians Rally to Stop Surging Gun Violence

Gun violence is on the rise across Queens, claiming more than 110 victims this year to date. To help stop the shootings and engage more residents, organizers in Astoria, Long Island City and across the borough are hosting a special fundraiser this weekend.

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Empty LIC Courthouse Full of History

Empty LIC Courthouse Full of History

Inside the Queens County Courthouse in Long Island City a janitor cleaned the second floor bathroom, a lone security guard watched the front door while his colleagues took their lunch breaks and a judge sat chatting with visitors on the empty benches of his courtroom.

The dark hallways, normally bustling with people, sat mostly empty during a lull Wednesday, leaving signs of the building’s rich history out in the open for visitors to admire.

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Queens Murder Dropped, Shooting Incidents Rose In ‘Safest July’ on Record

Queens Murder Dropped, Shooting Incidents Rose In ‘Safest July’ on Record

Murder dropped boroughwide last month, contributing to a citywide decrease in crime that resulted in the safest July on record and earned plaudits from top city officials. But in Queens, the number of shooting incidents, shooting victims and rapes all increased in Queens over the past 28 days.

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