Sandy-stricken trees to be cut down in Howard Beach


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THE COURIER/ Photos by Salvatore Licata

Dead trees are a common sight in Howard Beach — a constant reminder of the devastation the neighborhood faced nearly two years ago when Hurricane Sandy ripped its way through the area.

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Howard Beach COP car gets tire slashed


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Photos courtesy of Joe Thompson

Joe Thompson, founder of the Howard Beach Civilian Observation Patrol, was on watch Wednesday night and was getting a great response from his neighbors about his work. But the next morning when he checked up on his patrol car he noticed a slash in one of its tires.

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Howard Beach COP starts patrol


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Photo courtesy of Joe Thompson

Howard Beach and its surrounding neighborhoods have added another set of eyes on the street as the Civilian Observation Patrol officially started their watch on August 19.

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Howard Beach residents to start neighborhood watch group


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Image Courtesy of Joe Thompson

Howard Beach is hoping to add a few more sets of eyes and ears to its streets in hopes of preventing crime.

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