Auburndale

Woman killed in Auburndale Fire
Woman killed in Auburndale Fire
News Alexa Altman 4/18/2012 at 11:40AM

A 63-year-old woman perished in the blaze that consumed her Auburndale home. The victim, Joanne Brown, was found dead at the scene on Sunday, April 15. Her cousin, who Brown lived with, 59-year-old John Rebecchi, escaped. Neighbor Sandra Villafane was one of the first people to see the fire. Up late on the computer, Villafane [...]

Auburndale Atrocity
Auburndale Atrocity
News Alexa Altman 1/30/2012 at 5:03PM

Contrasted against a sea of well-kept homes and pristinely-manicured lawns in Auburndale looms an abandoned property – a massive four-unit building left destitute, much to the dismay of locals who take pride in their neighborhood. The structure, located at 47th Avenue and 198th Street, once a single-family home, was converted into four separate houses by [...]

Abandoned Auburndale homes a blight
Abandoned Auburndale homes a blight
News Michael Pantelidis 12/27/2011 at 5:27PM

The Auburndale Civic Association is refusing to abandon hope that four vacant and forgotten homes will cease to be a blight on their community. The four attached, two-family houses, located on 198th Street, have been empty since being built several years ago, according to Henry Euler, president of Auburndale Civic. “They have been laying there [...]

Police Blotter
Police Blotter
Police Toni Cimino 10/13/2011 at 12:10PM

111th Precinct Bayside, Douglaston, Little Neck, Auburndale, Hollis Hills, and Fresh Meadows Serial robber? Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred in the 111th Precinct on Saturday, October 1 at a Dunkin Donuts/gas station located at 219-02 Horace Harding Expressway (between Bell and Springfield Boulevards). The perp allegedly entered the location at around 6:30 [...]