89th Avenue

Fire tears through Hollis home’s second floor
Fire tears through Hollis home’s second floor
News Melissa Chan 4/05/2012 at 1:14PM

A raging fire ravaged the second floor of a home in Hollis on Thursday, March 29, but not before residents in the three-family house escaped without injury, officials said. “The whole floor was destroyed,” said resident Sarabjeet Mahabir. Embers from the first-alarm fire engulfed the upper portion of the 89th Avenue home at around 1:30 [...]

Residents opposed to Woodhaven street changes
Residents opposed to Woodhaven street changes
News Melissa Chan 1/17/2012 at 3:14PM

The city’s plan to change the direction of two streets in Woodhaven is heading down a one-way road to opposition. While the project is only in its proposal stage, plans to convert 84th Street from one-way northbound to one-way southbound from Liberty to Atlantic Avenues and turn 89th Avenue from a two-way to a one-way [...]