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Man found dead in Oakland Lake
News Billy Rennison 5/29/2012 at 10:23AM

A man was found floating in Oakland Lake on Sunday morning by a man out fishing, according to reports. The Asian man was pulled from the Alley Pond Park Lake after the fisherman called for help, reports said. The deceased man was wearing dark pants and a light-color shirt and looked as if he was in [...]

Oakland Lake Park path to receive much-needed work
Oakland Lake Park path to receive much-needed work
News Liam La Guerre 5/21/2012 at 2:38PM

It took nearly two decades, but the makeover is almost complete. The Parks Department announced plans for a $1.6 million remodeling of the pathway around Oakland Lake Park at a recent Community Board 11 meeting, ending a 16-year initiative to revitalize the park and allowing locals to finally enjoy the wetland. “I’m very relieved,” said [...]

Oakland Lake Park restoration completed
News 7/12/2011 at 12:00AM

Oakland Lake Park’s rejuvenation is finally complete courtesy of the $2.5 million dollar Department of Environmental Protection Bluebelt program. The nationally acclaimed program which has been treating storm water runoff in Staten Island since the late 1980s manages to prevent the erosion that storm water causes while simultaneously allowing them to perform their task of [...]

Bourbon Street class … Bayside Hills … World Environment Day
News 5/26/2010 at 12:00AM

QC biz forum breakfast New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli will be the keynote speaker at a free business forum breakfast at Queens College (QC) on Friday, June 4, at 8 a.m. in the fourth floor ballroom of QC’s Student Union. DiNapoli will discuss the outlook of the state budget and New York’s business [...]

Padavan vs. Avella should be race to watch
News 4/07/2010 at 12:00AM

Two weeks ago, former City Councilmember Tony Avella formally announced he was running for State Senate against Senator Frank Padavan. Avella left the City Council last year to run an unsuccessful race against Comptroller William Thompson in the Democratic mayoral primary. Padavan has a legendary reputation for providing stellar constituent services via his district office [...]

Happenings: Week of 4/01
Entertainment 3/29/2010 at 12:00AM

At 8 p.m. Queens Theatre in the Park: An Evening with Lucie Arnaz, in the Claire Shulman Playhouse Main Stage Theatre; the Golden Globe-nominated Broadway, stage and film veteran is the daughter of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz; she performs a unique blend of standards and nostalgia. Tickets are $37; $31 Multi-Show Discount; $35 Senior [...]

Democratic Party assured Peralta win
News 3/17/2010 at 12:00AM

Jose Peralta’s win in the closely watched special election this week for the State Senate seat vacated by the expulsion of Hiram Monserrate is another example of the importance of the backing of the Queens Democratic Party in an overwhelmingly Democratic district. The election went on as scheduled following an appeals court ruling upholding the [...]