Cross Bay Boulevard

Teen charged in Cross Bay Boulevard crash
Teen charged in Cross Bay Boulevard crash
Police Terence M. Cullen 5/13/2013 at 4:16PM

A suspect has been arrested and charged in connection with a high-speed car crash in Broad Channel that left 10 people injured and snarled traffic along Cross Bay Boulevard. Gurdip Multani, 17, was charged with reckless endangerment, assault and speeding, according to the DA, on Saturday. He was arraigned the following day with bail set [...]

Multi-vehicle accident injures several, closes Cross Bay Boulevard in both directions
Multi-vehicle accident injures several, closes Cross Bay Boulevard in both directions
Police Queens Courier Staff 5/10/2013 at 5:42PM

A multi-vehicle accident on Cross Bay Boulevard in Broad Channel has left several people injured and closed the roadway in both directions, according to media reports. Three cars were involved in the accident and at least 10 people were hurt, said CBS New York. Two people are in critical condition, three are in serious condition [...]

Petco, other shops overcome Sandy setbacks
Petco, other shops overcome Sandy setbacks
South Terence M. Cullen 4/30/2013 at 9:20AM

As the days and months since Sandy tick by, businesses in south Queens are rising from the rubble and returning to normalcy. There was “paws” for applause on Saturday, April 27 as the Howard Beach Petco reopened. It had closed six months ago due to damage from Sandy. Animals both big and small—all the way [...]

Suspect sought in cell phone store burglary
Suspect sought in cell phone store burglary
Police Cristabelle Tumola 3/22/2013 at 10:44AM

The NYPD is looking for a man wanted in connection to the  burglary of a Verizon Wireless store in Ozone Park. According to police, on Thursday, March 7, around 5:30 p.m., three suspects entered the business, located at 107-12 Cross Bay Boulevard, through a rear window and removed numerous cell phones, laptops and an undetermined [...]

Doe Fund cleans up Broad Channel
Doe Fund cleans up Broad Channel
South Terence M. Cullen 2/19/2013 at 10:39AM

Broad Channel is seeing blue. Nine workers from the Doe Fund, dubbed “the men in blue,” will help clean up a two-mile stretch of Cross Bay Boulevard in Broad Channel, as the island still continues to recover nearly four months after Sandy hit. The cleanup effort, which officially began on Friday, February 15, will run [...]

Queens couple stays strong through Sandy
Queens couple stays strong through Sandy
South Cristabelle Tumola 2/12/2013 at 10:34AM

Frances and Peter Wilps of Broad Channel were selected as the winners of The Queens Courier Valentine’s Day Couples Contest: In traditional wedding vows, the bride and groom often promise to love each other “in good times and in bad,” but for one Queens couple, it would have been more appropriate to say “in good [...]

Howard Beach bank robbery suspect sought
Howard Beach bank robbery suspect sought
Police Cristabelle Tumola 1/30/2013 at 11:43AM

The NYPD is asking the public’s assistance identifying the suspect wanted for a bank robbery in Howard Beach. On Thursday, January 17, the suspect walked into the Capital One Bank, located at 155-14 Cross Bay Boulevard and demanded money. The teller complied and the suspect fled with an undetermined amount of cash. There were no [...]

Rite Aid reopens on Cross Bay Boulevard
Rite Aid reopens on Cross Bay Boulevard
South Terence M. Cullen 12/18/2012 at 5:24PM

Life is getting back to normal in south Queens nearly two months after Sandy struck the area. On Wednesday, December 12, staffers from the Cross Bay Boulevard Rite Aid, along with State Senator Joseph Addabbo and Assemblymember Phillip Goldfeder, officially cut the ribbon to reopen the store, which saw significant flooding as water from Jamaica [...]

South Queens shattered by Sandy
South Queens shattered by Sandy
News Terence M. Cullen 10/31/2012 at 2:11PM

Around 9 p.m., Lillian Reyes said she smelled smoke in her 95th Street home. She went outside – by that time she said the water was up to her thighs – to see smoke coming from her garage. The next step was to go to her neighbor’s house to call 9-1-1, but the fire department [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 9/25/2012 at 7:17AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 72. Winds from the SW at 10 to 15 mph. Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then mostly cloudy. Low of 59. Winds from the SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20%. EVENT of the DAY: CPR for Everyone Learn how to recognize [...]