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Melissa Mark-Viverito elected as next City Council Speaker
Melissa Mark-Viverito elected as next City Council Speaker
Central Maggie Hayes 1/08/2014 at 2:18PM

Melissa Mark-Viverito was unanimously elected as the next City Council Speaker Wednesday by the 51-member body, becoming the second most powerful politician in the city and the first Latin-American to take the spot. “We will work together, because that is what New Yorkers expect and that is what New Yorkers deserve,” she said. “We unite [...]

Happy one year anniversary to the Q36 extension
Penner's Pen Larry Penner 1/07/2014 at 6:07PM

It was one year ago, on Monday morning January 7, 2013 I was able to board the first bus departing from the Little Neck Long Island Rail Road station. The Q36 resumed weekday service on the old Q79 Little Neck Parkway bus route. My wife and I had the opportunity to be the last two [...]

Scobee Diner site plans move forward
Scobee Diner site plans move forward
Northeast Melissa Chan 1/07/2014 at 4:46PM

The city’s Board of Standards and Appeals (BSA) has approved a variance that would pave the way for a new building at the former Scobee Diner site in Little Neck.

Community Board 11 OKs Douglaston car dealership expansion
Northeast Melissa Chan 11/07/2013 at 12:04PM

Community Board 11 granted the East Hills Chevrolet in Douglaston permission to build a parking deck and expand its showcase to display six more new cars. The car dealership at 240-02 Northern Boulevard, originally constructed in 1954, needed to grow in order to be “competitive in the market” and “meet new standards of Chevrolet,” according [...]

CB 11 Transportation Committee denies speed bump request, recommends major highway change
News Melissa Chan 10/10/2013 at 1:21PM

Two speed bump proposals were struck down and a major highway change was recommended during a Community Board 11 Transportation Committee briefing this week. The committee denied a speed bump request on 36th Avenue between 218th and 219th Streets in an attempt to prevent pushing the traffic problem over to 38th Avenue. “We concluded that it would not do any good to put speed [...]

The curtain comes down on Scobee Diner
Penner's Pen Larry Penner 9/13/2013 at 11:28AM

On Sunday night, November 28, 2010, it was a sad day for residents of Lakeville and Great Neck when Scobee Diner in neighboring Little Neck closed their doors for the very last time.  Since that date the site has remained vacant.  Sadly, this past Wednesday demolition actually began.  By the time you read this letter, the last remnants [...]