Howard Beach residents to start neighborhood watch group


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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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Parks Dept. says no to changing tree program despite complaints from Howard Beach residents


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Photo courtesy of Gabriella Licata

The Parks Department rejected Howard Beach residents’ plea of changing the system of planting trees in the neighborhood, known as the one million tree initiative.

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Howard Beach Staples to close at end of May


| ejankiewicz@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of Roger Gendron

The only Staples in Howard Beach is closing at the end of this month. The store put signs up announcing the closure last week but there will be none of the usual sales fanfare, according to the workers at the Cross Bay Boulevard location.

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