City agency no-show at civic meeting riles Hamilton Beach residents


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THE COURIER/Photo by Angela Matua

The Department of Design and Construction (DDC) failed to make their appointment at Thursday’s Hamilton Beach Civic Association meeting, turning what should have been an informative session on a capital project into an airing of residents’ grievances.

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Queens Symphony Orchestra visits Hamilton Beach


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Photo courtesy of Facebook/New Hamilton Beach Civic Association

The sounds of the Queens Symphony Orchestra filled the West Hamilton Beach Volunteer Fire Department on June 18, as Hamilton Beach residents were treated to songs that celebrate New York City.

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Water main break fixed in Hamilton Beach after long wait


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THE COURIER/Photos by Salvatore Licata

A continuous stream of water has been flowing onto one Hamilton Beach street for over six days due to a water main break, causing flooding along the thoroughfare that turns into sheets of ice when temperatures dip below freezing.

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Hamilton Beach Boardwalk has gone unplowed this winter, angering residents


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THE COURIER/Photo by Salvatore Licata

The boardwalk in Hamilton Beach was rebuilt last year to make for an easier commute for residents traveling to the A train station in Coleman Square. But this winter it has been anything but easy to travel on the boardwalk as ice and snow accumulation has made it virtually unwalkable.

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Sandy vigil held in Hamilton Beach to mark two-year anniversary


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THE COURIER/Photo by Salvatore Licata

On the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, Hamilton Beach came together for a candle light vigil to support those who are still displaced and give thanks to all those who helped during the harsh times.

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