A controversial plan to turn the historic T Building into a housing unit for mental and chronic health patients has slightly changed, but it is still on the table, The Courier has learned.
An early morning fire in Jamaica Estates left one dead and three injured, said the FDNY. Police have identified the deceased victim as 62-year-old Henry Schwan, who was found unresponsive in the second floor apartment of 182-30 Wexford Terrace, where the blaze broke out around 5 a.m. According to published reports, one of the injured victims [...]
On Thursday, September 13 there will be another round of West Nile spraying in Queens to help reduce the mosquito population and the risk of the disease. Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said that the 1,993 cases of the disease that have been reported so far this year is the highest number [...]
Several Queens communities face a voltage reduction from Con Edison due to electrical equipment problems. The 100 degree heat has many residents blasting air conditioners to stay cool. Con Ed said the neighborhoods affected will have a 5 percent voltage reduction. This was done in an effort to prevent a significant outage, a spokesperson from [...]