Lefferts Boulevard

South Richmond Hill man arrested for stabbing wife on Thanksgiving
Police Cristabelle Tumola 11/29/2013 at 12:35PM

A man allegedly stabbed his wife after the two got into a Thanksgiving Day dispute at their South Richmond Hill home, according to police and published reports. The incident occurred around 4:00 p.m. at the couple’s Lefferts Boulevard residence, cops said. The victim, whose name was not immediately released, was taken to Jamaica Hospital with [...]

Community Board 9 votes down block conversion
News Terence M. Cullen 10/16/2012 at 1:15PM

Residents living on a stretch of 84th Avenue have reason to rejoice. Community Board 9 unanimously voted on Tuesday, October 9 in opposition to a Department of Transportation (DOT) proposal to convert the street between Myrtle Avenue and Lefferts Boulevard from a two-way to a one-way eastbound street. “Let’s get a rational study by the [...]

Traffic fix proposed for Lefferts Blvd.
Traffic fix proposed for Lefferts Blvd.
News Terence M. Cullen 10/10/2012 at 2:26PM

Slow down, folks. The Department of Transportation (DOT) is planning to remove a lane of traffic from each side of Lefferts Boulevard between 135th and 149th Avenues. This one-block stretch of Lefferts has been plagued with traffic problems, including up to 20 accidents, double parking and speeding, said Nichole Altmix, a DOT project manager, at [...]