Liberty Avenue

South Queens officer honored for arresting suspect in cop beating
South Queens officer honored for arresting suspect in cop beating
Police Maggie Hayes 12/13/2013 at 11:06AM

Just shy of one month after an off-duty cop was beaten nearly to death, Officer Vincent Siraco of the 106th Precinct was honored for nabbing his fellow cop’s attacker. Sergeant Mohammed Dean took a brutal beating in Ozone Park on Nov. 17 that left him unconscious. As police pulled up to the scene on Liberty Avenue [...]

Identify this place in Queens
Identify this place in Queens
News Queens Courier Staff 8/23/2013 at 10:30AM

Do you know where in Queens this photo was taken? Guess by commenting below! The answer will be revealed next Friday.   Last week’s answer to “Identify this Place”: Liberty Avenue in Ozone Park

Police looking for two suspects in three gas station robberies
Police looking for two suspects in three gas station robberies
Police Angy Altamirano 3/23/2013 at 11:00AM

The NYPD is trying to find two suspects for three robberies of two gas stations in Jamaica and one in Flushing. According to police, in each incident the suspects drove to the gas station in a dark colored minivan, then the driver exited the vehicle, watched the locations and returned to the minivan. Afterwards, the [...]

Queen’s Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 6/18/2012 at 7:31AM

Circus worker killed in freak Qns. bicycle accident A circus worker died in freak bicycle accident yesterday when he slammed into an open car door on a Queens street and was impaled on his bike’s handlebars, sources said. The man, in his early 30s, peddled into the driver’s-side door of a parked Toyota Camry on [...]

Residents opposed to Woodhaven street changes
Residents opposed to Woodhaven street changes
News Melissa Chan 1/17/2012 at 3:14PM

The city’s plan to change the direction of two streets in Woodhaven is heading down a one-way road to opposition. While the project is only in its proposal stage, plans to convert 84th Street from one-way northbound to one-way southbound from Liberty to Atlantic Avenues and turn 89th Avenue from a two-way to a one-way [...]

Trashy situation along Liberty Avenue
Trashy situation along Liberty Avenue
News Melissa Chan 1/10/2012 at 9:14AM

Business owners are bearing the brunt of the burden as overflowing garbage cans and household debris continue to litter Liberty Avenue. “People seem to think — when they see a trash can — that they can dump all of their garbage from home there. They think they have the right to do that. It’s frustrating,” [...]

Year later, traffic patterns hurt Liberty Avenue businesses
Year later, traffic patterns hurt Liberty Avenue businesses
News Billy Rennison 11/22/2011 at 4:32PM

New traffic patterns along Liberty Avenue may be driving businesses and customers away. A year after the Department of Transportation (DOT) installed new traffic patterns at the intersection of Liberty Avenue and Cross Bay Boulevard, stores along Liberty say their business has suffered. “Whenever you make a change, there is an expectation that there will [...]