Clean up

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 7/10/2012 at 7:48AM

Hollis residents urge city to install sewers on flood-prone block  Every time the weather forecast predicts rain, residents of several Hollis blocks leave work or cut their vacations short to secure their homes against floods. Homeowners on the corner of 90th Ave. and 183rd St. have lobbied the city for decades to install sewers that will [...]

This Morning’s Headlines
Clean up of Newtown Creek investigated
Clean up of Newtown Creek investigated
News Michael Pantelidis 10/26/2011 at 12:28PM

Indifference to filth and pollution for over a century has mutated Newtown Creek into more of a beast than a beauty. Beginning in the mid-1800s, contaminants were spewed into Newtown Creek by more than 50 refineries that called the waterway home, including sawmills, lumber and coal yards, fertilizer and glue factories, petrochemical plants and oil [...]