Sinking Lindenwood street being repaired


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THE COURIER/Photos by Salvatore Licata

A sinking street in Lindenwood that has caused hazardous situations for drivers and residents for years is now being repaired by the Department of Environmental Protection.

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Residents ask for parking lines along Lindenwood streets


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Salvatore Licata

More than 100 cars can be parked nose-first adjacent to the Belt Parkway on 157th Avenue between 77th and 80th streets, but that number is often reduced because there are no marked parking spaces

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DEP prolonging wait for compensation in Lindenwood flooding


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Salvatore Licata

The Department of Environmental Protection has blocked compensation for Lindenwood homeowners whose homes were flooded after a screw-up at a plant run by the agency, residents charged.

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Missing Lindenwood resident turns up at Mount Vernon hospital


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Photo Courtesy of Luz Lopez

Daniel Otero, the 24-year-old who went missing on Monday, turned up Thursday morning in the Montefiore Mount Vernon Hospital, more then 20 miles away from his Queens home.

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Lindenwood resident missing since Monday


| ejankiewicz@queenscourier.com

Photo Courtesy of Luz Lopez

Police are searching for 24-year-old Daniel Otero, who went missing Monday in Lindenwood. Otero has schizophrenia and his family blames the mental disability on his disappearance.

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Star of Queens: Fran Goulston, founding member, co-chair, Lindenwood Alliance


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Fran Goulston

Fran Goulston is a founding member and co-chair of the Lindenwood Alliance, a civic association that addresses problems in the community of Lindenwood.

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Speed board installed near Lindenwood’s P.S. 232


| mhayes@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of the Office of Assemblymember Phillip Goldfeder

Speeders take note and slow down. A new mobile speed board has been installed across the street from P.S. 232 in Lindenwood, right outside the bustling Lindenwood Shopping Center on 153rd Avenue. “The Department of Transportation (DOT) has finally responded to our concerns,” said Assemblymember Phillip Goldfeder, who requested a “traffic calming device” be brought […]

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Annual Lindenwood car wash raises $3K for New York Families for Autistic Children


| tcullen@queenscourier.com

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New York Families for Autistic Children (NYFAC) raised more than $3,000 from its seventh annual car wash, which took place in Lindenwood on Sunday, June 23. Organizers held the wash in conjunction with a car show by the Bow Wow Boys Car Club. The money will go toward rebuilding the NYFAC facility, which opened in […]

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Parents, officials call for crosswalk outside Lindenwood school


| tcullen@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Terence M. Cullen

As students poured out of school, a crowd gathered on the corner of 153rd Avenue and 83rd Street in Lindenwood. Passing through were parents and guardians, sometimes holding the hands of several children as they tried to cross 153rd Avenue toward the Lindenwood Shopping Center. The crossing guard shuttled people across 83rd Street, but could […]

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Board weighs in on DOT plan to fix Lindenwood parking problems


| tcullen@queenscourier.com

Community Board (CB) 10 has approved a new plan, with amendments, to ameliorate parking problems on a Lindenwood block. The Department of Transportation (DOT) proposed the plan for 156th Avenue between 77th and 78th Streets. It would fix what a representative called a long-standing problem that is part of a larger infrastructure project on the […]

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Lindenwood to get new assisted living home


| tcullen@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Terence M. Cullen

A new assisted living home is coming to Lindenwood. Community Board (CB) 10 gave the green light for Birch Family Services to move into a two-family home on 80th Street. The new facility will house up to six young adults with autism or other developmental disabilities. Before CB 10 members gave their approval, they asked […]

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Howard Beach, Lindenwood, Rosedale added to FEMA flood map


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Howard Beach, Lindenwood and Rosedale were added to FEMA’s latest advisory map on flood zone elevation in an attempt to avoid the same volume of flooding and damage experienced during Sandy. “This is the first in a series of steps on what will become the regulatory guidance,” FEMA coordinating officer Mike Byrne told NY1. “We […]

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Lindenwood graffiti cleaned up


| tcullen@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of Joann Ariola

Lindenwood residents united to take down a tag. On the weekend of September 29, vandals hit nearly an entire wall of the medical building located at 82-12 151st Avenue, residents said. Dr. Anthony Napolitano, who practices in and owns the building, noticed the graffiti, according to Lindenwood Alliance President Joann Ariola. Napolitano planned to pay […]

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