The mother of one of the four East Elmhurst friends who died when their car plunged into an Astoria creek two weeks ago is planning on filing a negligence suit against the city and surviving driver, according to a published report.
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Sunnyside will soon have two new public spaces that residents can enjoy during the summer.
Police are continuing the investigation into an accident that killed four friends after their car plunged into an Astoria creek and as one politician calls for a review of safety measures on the roads leading to the water.
The Department of Transportation announced it will be implementing traffic safety improvements beginning this month on Northern Boulevard and 61st Street, where 8-year-old Noshat was fatally struck.
Councilmember Costa Constantinides recently announced he had introduced a bill into the City Council that would require potholes to be filled within five days or less.
The National Weather Service (NWS) predicted snow from 2 to 4 inches, starting from this evening and continuing through Monday as temperatures drop to the 20s.
A record-breaking winter has left city streets in disrepair, with potholes emerging day after day.
The delay in start of construction of the Metropolitan Avenue Bridge reconstruction project highlights a list of other major projects in west Queens that have been set back.
The success of Vision Zero is in the hands of the city’s pedestrians and drivers, according to Mayor Bill de Blasio.
More than 21,000 pesky potholes in Queens have been filled so far during this year’s snowier than usual winter, the city’s Department of Transportation said.