Wednesday Links

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Parents Push to Quiet Roar From Trains Near Queens School [NY Times]
On the No. 7 Train, ‘Hello’ in Many Tongues [City Room]
Aging Vets Selling Middle Village Building After Nearly 40 Years [Queens Courier]
New Astoria Backlot Could Prove Crucial in Reducing Film Crew Street Rage [NY Observer]
Group Wants Flushing LIRR Station Cleaned Up [NY1]
Tech-Driven Companies Choosing Long Island City For Startups [NY1]
Residents Push to Convert Police Academy to Public School [DNAinfo]
5Pointz’s Resident ‘Graffiti’ Cat Finds a New Home Ahead of Demolition [DNAinfo]