A 73-year-old woman pushing a cart of groceries in Howard Beach Tuesday was robbed and punched in the face, cops said.
The Parks Department rejected Howard Beach residents’ plea of changing the system of planting trees in the neighborhood, known as the one million tree initiative.
The only Staples in Howard Beach is closing at the end of this month. The store put signs up announcing the closure last week but there will be none of the usual sales fanfare, according to the workers at the Cross Bay Boulevard location.
The city is finally repairing the boardwalk connecting Hamilton Beach and Howard Beach after Superstorm Sandy made it dangerous to use.
Students at P.S./I.S. 232 Walter Ward School have first-hand experience with the dangers of traffic and speeding cars.
A Howard Beach man was busted for allegedly stealing a dozen vehicles, selling them to Long Island scrap yards and pocketing thousands of dollars in return.
More than 30,000 bicyclists will pedal into a greener Astoria Park this May.
The New York State Pavilion, a surviving relic of the 1964-65 World’s Fair, was named a “National Treasure” by the National Trust for Historic Preservation on the 50th anniversary of the opening of the famed event.
Queens librarians are encouraging residents at the Howard Beach branch to put aside their books, for at least one hour starting at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, in favor of a yoga mat.
More than 100 firefighters tamed a massive brush fire that lit up Howard Beach late Saturday afternoon, the FDNY said.