Neighborhoods

New Juniper Valley Park bocce courts met with skepticism
New Juniper Valley Park bocce courts met with skepticism
Southwest Eric Jankiewicz 7/23/2014 at 5:07PM

Juniper Valley Park’s three new bocce courts opened on Wednesday with a ribbon cutting ceremony and talk of meatballs and spaghetti. But for the players, most of whom are older Italians, the new courts don’t meet their standards.

Rotting fruit washes up in Charles Park
Rotting fruit washes up in Charles Park
South Queens Courier Staff 7/23/2014 at 12:55PM

The shoreline of Jamaica Bay, bordering Charles Park, is home to shellfish, seagulls, seaweed, submerged shopping carts, abandoned baby strollers and now, rotting fruit.

Only gas station in Bay Terrace set to close in August
Only gas station in Bay Terrace set to close in August
Business Liam La Guerre 7/22/2014 at 7:27PM

The only gas station in Bay Terrace, a Gulf and Dunkin Donuts combo outlet located near the Bay Terrace Shopping Center on Bell Boulevard, is set to close on August 28, after developer Cord Meyer decided not to renew a lease with the station’s owner.