Goldfeder calls for mosquito spraying in Howard Beach


| amatua@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of Phil Goldfeder's Office

Despite early requests from Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder for preventative measures against mosquitoes, south Queens is not scheduled to receive any such pesticide treatment from the Department of Health.

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Fighting cancer step by step at Howard Beach Relay For Life


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photos courtesy of Noreen Feehan

For the seventh annual Relay For Life event, an overnight community fundraising walk, Howard Beach participants raised $52,000, bringing the local event’s seven-year fundraising total to $650,000.

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106th Precinct addresses dispute with Howard Beach civilian patrol group


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/file photo

Deputy Inspector Jeffrey Schiff, commanding officer of the 106th Precinct, directly addressed a controversial dispute between his precinct and an organization called the Howard Beach Civilian Observation Patrol Inc. (HB-COP) at Wednesday’s 106th Precinct Community Council meeting in Ozone Park.

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Fake 911 call backfires for Howard Beach burglary suspect


| rpozarycki@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of NYPD

Instead of driving the police away with a fake emergency call, a suspected burglar wound up bringing more cops to his Hamilton Beach block Thursday afternoon.

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Howard Beach boardwalk needs handicapped-accessible ramp, additional lighting


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER / Photo by Angela Matua

The Howard Beach boardwalk has been the cause of many headaches in the community and after a reconstruction, some are looking to further improve the 2,000-foot-long cement walkway.

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