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Howard Beach, Lindenwood, Rosedale added to FEMA flood map
Howard Beach, Lindenwood, Rosedale added to FEMA flood map
News Terence M. Cullen 1/30/2013 at 3:21PM

Howard Beach, Lindenwood and Rosedale were added to FEMA’s latest advisory map on flood zone elevation in an attempt to avoid the same volume of flooding and damage experienced during Sandy. “This is the first in a series of steps on what will become the regulatory guidance,” FEMA coordinating officer Mike Byrne told NY1. “We [...]

Grace Meng sworn in as first Asian-American from NY in Congress
Grace Meng sworn in as first Asian-American from NY in Congress
Politics Maggie Hayes 1/04/2013 at 4:13PM

The Courier tagged along on a bus trip to Washington, D. C. as the 113th Congress was sworn in. It’s five in the morning, and over 100 people gathered outside in Flushing, anxiously waiting to board buses making the trek down to our nation’s capital to watch the 113th Congress — and the first Asian-American [...]

Howard Beach seniors have reason to smile again
Howard Beach seniors have reason to smile again
News Terence M. Cullen 12/13/2012 at 8:34AM

Sharon Goldfarb was sitting with some fellow members of the Howard Beach Senior Center on a recent morning, discussing the condition of their homes and how the recovery process was going. Their temporary center reopened December 3 at Father Dooley Hall at St. Helen’s School in Lindenwood. Its original location was just across the street [...]

Houses of worship in south Queens
Houses of worship in south Queens
News Terence M. Cullen 10/28/2012 at 8:21AM

Howard Beach, Lindenwood and Ozone Park are home to some of the most historic and well frequented holy places in Queens, which serve the needs of the many religions of the region. Our Lady of Grace, at 158-08 101st Street in Old Howard Beach, is just a quick walk away from Coleman Square and plays [...]

DOT to study dangerous intersection
News Terence M. Cullen 10/17/2012 at 4:27PM

The Department of Transportation (DOT) will conduct a full traffic safety study of the area around a dangerous intersection after a community request in the heavily residential neighborhood. DOT officials, residents, elected officials and representatives from the mayor’s office met on Monday, October 15 to survey a traffic triangle in Lindenwood intersected by 88th Street [...]

Lindenwood graffiti cleaned up
Lindenwood graffiti cleaned up
News Terence M. Cullen 10/11/2012 at 12:34PM

Lindenwood residents united to take down a tag. On the weekend of September 29, vandals hit nearly an entire wall of the medical building located at 82-12 151st Avenue, residents said. Dr. Anthony Napolitano, who practices in and owns the building, noticed the graffiti, according to Lindenwood Alliance President Joann Ariola. Napolitano planned to pay [...]

Lindenwood Shopping Center to get better signs, liquor store
Lindenwood Shopping Center to get better signs, liquor store
News Terence M. Cullen 9/18/2012 at 7:45AM

The Lindenwood Shopping Center is bustling. A bolder fire lane and repainted parking lines were added to the center’s busy parking lot following a number of complaints from residents and elected officials. New, larger signage will be installed soon as well. Assemblymember Phillip Goldfeder, who pushed for clearer lines and direction in the shopping center, [...]

West Nile spraying in Queens today
West Nile spraying in Queens today
News Cristabelle Tumola 9/06/2012 at 10:16AM

Today there will be another round of West Nile spraying in Queens to help reduce the mosquito population and the risk of the disease. Two people in the borough have already contracted the disease as well as four others in New York City. The spraying will take place from 8 p.m. Thursday until 6 a.m. [...]

Parking problems persist at Lindenwood Shopping Center
Parking problems persist at Lindenwood Shopping Center
South Terence M. Cullen 8/21/2012 at 5:17PM

Bobby Patel, owner of Village Card and Gifts, said during busy times of year — like during the holidays or when school is in session — it is not uncommon to see cars blocking the fire lane in the parking lot of the Lindenwood Shopping Center. About twice a year, he said there will be [...]