Fake 911 call backfires for Howard Beach burglary suspect


| rpozarycki@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of NYPD

Instead of driving the police away with a fake emergency call, a suspected burglar wound up bringing more cops to his Hamilton Beach block Thursday afternoon.

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Participatory budget proposals announced for District 32


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

File photo

Councilman Eric Ulrich announced on Monday the results of Participatory Budgeting in District 32 for the areas of Kew Gardens, Richmond Hill, Woodhaven and Ozone Park.

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Howard Beach boardwalk needs handicapped-accessible ramp, additional lighting


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER / Photo by Angela Matua

The Howard Beach boardwalk has been the cause of many headaches in the community and after a reconstruction, some are looking to further improve the 2,000-foot-long cement walkway.

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New signs to point south Queens community in the right direction


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of Phil Goldfeder

Whenever the next coastal emergency strikes, south Queens residents will no longer experience confusion when driving to their nearest evacuation center.

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Navy SEAL from Queens dies in training accident


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of Naval Special Warfare Group TWO

A 32-year-old man from Queens was one of two Navy SEALs who died in a training accident in a swimming pool at a Virginia base.

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EXCLUSIVE: Squatters using foreclosed Ozone Park home as drug outlet even after police raids


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photos by Liam La Guerre

An Ozone Park home in foreclosure, which squatters use to sell drugs, has been the target of police investigations and raids for years — yet it’s still terrorizing the neighborhood, while the process to reclaim the home is ongoing.

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Rockwood Park Jewish Center hosts Holocaust Remembrance Day


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo Courtesy of Rockwood Park Jewish Center

Stories were shared and prayers were offered to the victims of the Holocaust during a special service last week at the Rockwood Park Jewish Center in Howard Beach.

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Frank Charles Park repairs a home run for Howard Beach community


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Angela Matua

Howard Beach residents hoping to enjoy America’s pastime at Frank Charles Park will experience a whole new ballgame when visiting the ballfields.

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