Noise tops complaints at Community Board 10
News Terence M. Cullen 9/14/2012 at 2:47PM

Noise complaints and concerns over spraying for the West Nile virus were some of the issues brought up at this month’s Community Board 10 meeting on Thursday, September 6. From April to August of this year, there were 1,274 residential noise complaints phoned into 3-1-1, data shows, while 136 commercial noise complaints were made. Additionally, [...]

Airplane noise torments northeast Queens residents
Airplane noise torments northeast Queens residents
News Melissa Chan 8/15/2012 at 12:21PM

A nonstop rush of aircraft flights and a barrage of low flying planes have residents in northeast Queens alarmed at the deafening “war zone” they say their neighborhoods have become in the last two months. “The sound — it’s like you’re living in an airport,” said Angela Polito of Bayside. “It’s nonstop, every 20 seconds, [...]

Briarwood blighted by airplane noise
Central Melissa Chan 7/20/2012 at 11:44AM

Some residents in Briarwood are trying to get back to sleep after they said an increase in flights from nearby LaGuardia Airport every day in the month of May — and intermittently after — caused nonstop neighborhood turbulence in the early hours of the morning. “It’s so much noise,” said Carol Cassvan. “I can’t hear [...]

Deafening Noise After Incident At Queens Plant
Deafening Noise After Incident At Queens Plant
News Billy Rennison 12/05/2011 at 3:11PM

Two women shot in Astoria Cops are on the hunt for a man who allegedly shot his wife and daughter inside of a home in Astoria on Monday morning.  According to reports, the two women were shot in the head and were taken to Elmhurst Hospital and are now listed in stable condition. Read More: [...]

Deal to halt train noise, pollution in Middle Village
News Billy Rennison 11/08/2011 at 5:05PM

Local leaders and politicians have moved a noisy and odorous train hookup further from Middle Village houses, though community concerns remain. Senator Joe Addabbo, Assemblymembers Andrew Hevesi and Mike Miller and Councilmember Elizabeth Crowley were able to successfully negotiate terms with CSX Freight and NY & Atlantic Railroad to move the trains further from residential [...]