More than 200 cyclists came out on Saturday for the inaugural “Loop,” a 20-mile bike ride that raised nearly $15,000 benefiting the New York Families for Autistic Children Foundation (NYFAC) and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF).
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The Department of Environmental Protection fixed four broken fire hydrants in Howard Beach after state Sen. Joseph Addabbo’s office brought the problem to the agency’s attention.
Key Food, located on 164th Avenue and Cross Bay Boulevard, is set to open at the “end of the summer,” according to a spokeswoman for the Key Food Corporation.
An apparently blind cat and a dog were found in Howard Beach on Friday, the dog’s leash attached to the cage that held the tabby.
Gear up and get moving! Bike aficionados can participate in the first annual “Loop,” a 20-mile bike ride on Saturday, July 26. Kicking off at the NYFAC building, 164-14 Cross Bay Blvd. in Howard Beach, the route will take riders over three bridges in two boroughs and back to NYFAC.
Construction work to upgrade and maintain stations, tracks and signal systems is affecting weekend service on many of the city’s subway lines.
Edna Aguayo, a retired cop, became the first person to claim the jackpot prize of New York Lottery’s new game Cash 4 Life, which has a payout of $1,000 a day for life.
Flushing native and Stuyvesant High School senior Nancy Lin and Howard Beach resident and Archbishop Molloy High School senior Taylor Moss were two of five students to each receive a $16,000 college scholarship ($4,000 per year) from the Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarship Program.
Amid ongoing controversy over several Queens homeless shelters, the city comptroller has said the Department of Homeless Services is “failing” in the way it deals with homelessness throughout the five boroughs.
Foodies, get ready: a two-day international Queens food tour is coming to the borough thanks to a successful Kickstarter campaign.