Cambria Heights

West Nile spraying in Queens this week
West Nile spraying in Queens this week
News Queens Courier Staff 8/21/2013 at 11:08AM

On Thursday, August 22 there will be West Nile spraying in parts of Queens to help reduce the mosquito population and the risk of the disease. The spraying will take place between the hours of 8:15 p.m. and 6 a.m. the next morning. In case of bad weather, the application will be delayed until Monday, [...]

Cambria Heights residents demand action after cars crash into accident-prone home
Cambria Heights residents demand action after cars crash into accident-prone home
Southeast Maggie Hayes 5/06/2013 at 1:43PM

For residents of one Cambria Heights block, it was nothing new. In the early morning hours of Friday, May 3, two cars reportedly collided and then careened into a home near the corner of Francis Lewis Boulevard and 133rd Avenue. According to residents, traffic conditions create a high number of accidents in the area. “This [...]

Neighborhood Care center will help solve policy problems
Health Terence M. Cullen 10/27/2012 at 6:26AM

Ben Scaccia, the lead strategic implementation specialist for Emblem Health’s Neighborhood Care, told a room full of civic and religious leaders in southeast Queens that the insurance company’s new centers throughout the city were set to be “open, personal statements in the community.” Emblem’s Neighborhood Care center in Cambria Heights is set for a test [...]

Districting debacle: Blurry line for Cambria Heights
Districting debacle: Blurry line for Cambria Heights
News Maggie Hayes 10/26/2012 at 8:28AM

Cambria Heights residents are standing unified against a proposal to divide them into two council districts. Around 400 people attended an emergency town hall meeting on Sunday, October 21, hosted by attorney and assembly hopeful Clyde Vanel. “We were expecting 40 people,” said Vanel, who was pleasantly surprised by the community turnout. Vanel told the [...]