Alley Pond Park

Op-ed: Seven-point plan
News Op-Ed 2/09/2014 at 2:29PM

Last week, a convicted killer escaped from the state-run Creedmoor Psychiatric facility in Bellerose, where he was being held for observation. This is a serious concern to the civic leaders of this community and other nearby community organizations.

West Nile spraying in Queens this week
West Nile spraying in Queens this week
News Queens Courier Staff 7/08/2013 at 1:02PM

On Tuesday, July 9, Wednesday, July 10 and Thursday, July 11, there will be West Nile spraying in Queens to help reduce the mosquito population and the risk of the disease in the following marsh and other non-residential areas: Alley Pond Park: Alley Creek Marsh (areas inside Alley Pond Park) Linden Hill/College Point: Abandoned Flushing Airport (Marsh [...]

West Nile spraying in Queens this week
West Nile spraying in Queens this week
News Queens Courier Staff 6/12/2013 at 11:09AM

On Wednesday June, 12 and Thursday, June 13 there will be West Nile spraying in Queens to help reduce the mosquito population and the risk of the disease in the following areas: Alley Pond Park: Alley Creek Marsh (areas inside Alley Pond Park) Linden Hill/College Point: Abandoned Flushing Airport (Marsh areas bounded by Whitestone Expressway [...]

More West Nile spraying in Queens this week
More West Nile spraying in Queens this week
News Billy Rennison 8/07/2012 at 9:25AM

For the fifth time this summer, the city will be spraying for West Nile virus in Queens this week. The Department Health and Mental Hygiene announced they will spray larvicide in three Queens neighborhoods beginning today. There has been one confirmed case of West Nile in the city this year — a Staten Island man [...]

Free summer activities in Queens parks
Free summer activities in Queens parks
News Cristabelle Tumola 7/31/2012 at 9:09AM

In addition to outdoor movies and SummerStage performing arts events, the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation offers other free activities in Queens parks this summer. July 30 Fort Totten Park Fit Walk (Step Out) 9:00 a.m. “Join us for a free fitness walking program for adults at Fort Totten Park!” Mommy, Music, & Me 10:30 a.m.–11:30 [...]

West Nile spraying in Queens this week
West Nile spraying in Queens this week
News Billy Rennison 6/11/2012 at 10:58AM

With summer in the city comes humidity, mosquitoes and the threat of West Nile Virus. To help fight the spread of the virus, the city’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene will apply larvicide by helicopter to locations throughout Queens, the Bronx and Staten Island beginning today. The locales are marshy, non-residential areas that are [...]

Man found dead in Oakland Lake
News Billy Rennison 5/29/2012 at 10:23AM

A man was found floating in Oakland Lake on Sunday morning by a man out fishing, according to reports. The Asian man was pulled from the Alley Pond Park Lake after the fisherman called for help, reports said. The deceased man was wearing dark pants and a light-color shirt and looked as if he was in [...]

Runners raise funds for Forest Park
News Erica Camhi 10/04/2011 at 6:09PM

Runners — both avid and amateur — came from all areas of Queens to compete in this year’s 5K race in Forest Park. About 172 people raced on Sunday, October 2 to raise money for Forest Park Trust, Inc., which provides Forest Park with free educational, recreational and cultural events. Joining the runners were scores [...]