Civic-minded Queens residents looking to shape their neighborhoods have until this Friday, Feb. 7 to apply to join one of the borough’s 14 community boards.
LIAM LA GUERRE AND ROSA KIM Heavy-duty businesses could be coming to part of Ridgewood. Community Board (CB) 5 voted almost unanimously to turn one area in the neighborhood into an Industrial Business Zone (IBZ) at the organization’s monthly meeting on July 10. The board voted 29-1 after its Zoning and Land Use Committee suggested [...]
Hurricane Sandy’s fury is long gone, but in Rockaways a ‘war for survival’ rages on More than 750 Queens residents and 50 clergy, brought together by the Queens Congregations United for Action, held a community meeting last Monday during which they urged local elected officials to call on Mayor Bloomberg to improve cleanup efforts in [...]
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 [...]