Broad Channel

MTA set to roll out bus route changes
MTA set to roll out bus route changes
News Alexa Altman 5/09/2012 at 11:42AM

Commuters relying on bus service may be “en route” for some changes. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced that the Q21 and Q52 busses will undergo several service alterations, beginning on Sunday, July 1. A spokesperson from the MTA claimed these changes are part of the agency’s efforts to renew and improve service in response [...]

Cross Bay Bridge rebate reinstated, but not right away
Cross Bay Bridge rebate reinstated, but not right away
News Melissa Chan 4/03/2012 at 1:16PM

Rockaway residents relishing in the relief of a reinstated, ratified rebate program are now holding their breath. The Cross Bay Veterans Memorial Bridge Residency Rebate Program recently passed the state budget, said Assemblymember Phillip Goldfeder, meaning Rockaway and Broad Channel residents will now be reimbursed for their travels across the bridge. With an E-Z Pass, [...]

Congressmember Turner briefs Broad Channel
Congressmember Turner briefs Broad Channel
News Queens Courier Staff 1/30/2012 at 12:48PM

Congressmember Bob Turner attended the Broad Channel Civic Association meeting on Thursday, January 26 to update residents on his first five months in office, and to assure them that he is addressing their local concerns.  Turner spoke before a packed room at the Shad Creek VFW in Broad Channel. “The Broad Channel Civic Association has [...]

Cross Bay toll could be no more
Cross Bay toll could be no more
News Melissa Chan 1/23/2012 at 5:25PM

Rockaway residents may soon find their burdens lighter — at least while trekking across the Cross Bay Veterans Memorial Bridge. Under Governor Andrew Cuomo’s budget proposal, a discount program could see Rockaway and Broad Channel residents reimbursed for their travels. Rockaway motorists with an E-Z Pass currently pay $1.19 each time they drive along the [...]

Deafening Noise After Incident At Queens Plant
Deafening Noise After Incident At Queens Plant
News Billy Rennison 12/05/2011 at 3:11PM

Two women shot in Astoria Cops are on the hunt for a man who allegedly shot his wife and daughter inside of a home in Astoria on Monday morning.  According to reports, the two women were shot in the head and were taken to Elmhurst Hospital and are now listed in stable condition. Read More: [...]