43rd Avenue

Historic street names restored in Douglaston
News Melissa Chan 3/20/2012 at 11:00AM

Recently approved city legislation will restore six historic street names in the center of Douglaston. The amended map will change 240th Street to Prospect Avenue, 242nd Street to Hamilton Place, 243rd Street to Orient Avenue, 42nd Avenue to Poplar Street, 43rd Avenue to Pine Street and 44th Avenue to Church Street, officials said. “Douglaston is [...]

Sunnyside fire claims life
Sunnyside fire claims life
News Jay Lane 9/28/2011 at 8:49PM

A fire in Sunnyside claimed the life of one man and left two firefighters with minor injuries. At 3:34 a.m., 12 units and 60 firefighters responded to 49-01 43rd Avenue, where a second floor fire broke out. Firefighters had the blaze under control by 4:11 a.m. The victim was transported to Elmhurst Hospital where he [...]