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Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer

Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge ramp with barrier (Credit: Holli Haerr/1010 WINS)

Officials Call For Changes At Queensboro Bridge Off-Ramp Following Fatal Crash

New York state Sen. Mike Gianaris and Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer have demanded changes at what they’re calling a dangerous off-ramp following a fatal car accident.

12/11/2013

Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer (credit: CBS 2)

Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer’s Sunnyside Home Burglarized

Police said a neighbor noticed that the front door of the Sunnyside home had been pried open and called police.

08/12/2013

Woodside, Queens Park Rats

Neighbors: Fearless Rats Have Commandeered Park In Woodside, Queens

Neighbors and the local city councilman have called on the city to step up its efforts, as a park in Woodside, Queens remains overrun with rats.

07/31/2013

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Queens City Councilman: ‘We Have A War On Pigeon Poop’

In Queens, there has a problem lately with pigeons – and pigeon droppings – at several elevated subway stations.

07/30/2013

Long Island Rail Road train (file / credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Queens City Councilman: LIRR East Side Access Project Is Too Loud

A New York City Councilman joined residents of the Sunnyside section of Queens Saturday to protest the noise caused by the East Side Access construction project for the Long Island Rail Road.

07/27/2013

The neon green paint inside Doughboy Park in Woodside, Queens has many veterans and residents excited, but the city Parks Department is not thrilled. (Photo: CBS 2)

Bizarre Choice Of Paint Inside NYC Park Draws A Snub From Parks Department

Is it gaudy green or the new rave? An historic New York City park has been repainted and some are stunned by the break with tradition.

05/14/2013

NYC Subway (file)

Major Service Changes Coming To 7-Train For 13 Weekends

There will be no service on the 7 line between Queensboro Plaza and Times Square from 11:45 p.m. on Friday through 5 a.m. Monday.

12/28/2012

Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer with parents and school children protesting the Department of Education's "safe route" in Queens. (credit: jimmyvanbramer.com)

Councilman Says Department Of Education’s ‘Safe Route’ Is Putting Queens Kids In Dangers

Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer said in the last week there were two accidents at the intersection of Laurel Hill Boulevard and 61st Street in Woodside, a suggested “safe route.”

03/08/2012

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Local Leaders Fight Opening Of Long Island City Strip Club

Protesters rallied Thursday hoping to block a request by the Gypsy Rose for the state to renew its liquor license.

01/12/2012