Northern Boulevard

Fund to help family of toddler killed by alleged drunk driver in Jackson Heights
Fund to help family of toddler killed by alleged drunk driver in Jackson Heights
News Angy Altamirano 10/17/2013 at 2:20PM

A family and community are left mourning three-year-old Olvin Jahir Figueroa after he was fatally struck by an alleged drunk driver while crossing a Jackson Heights street with his mother. According to police, on October 11 at approximately 9:50 p.m. the toddler was crossing the corner of Junction Boulevard and Northern Boulevard with his mother [...]

New Jackson Heights metal benches along Northern Boulevard
New Jackson Heights metal benches along Northern Boulevard
News Angy Altamirano 10/17/2013 at 2:16PM

Residents and visitors walking along Northern Boulevard now have 13 new spots to take a break. Councilmember Daniel Dromm announced he had allocated $7,000 for Community Board 3 (CB3) to remove broken-down wooden benches down Northern Boulevard and replace them with 13 new metal benches as part of the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) CityBench program. [...]

Driver charged after toddler struck, killed in Jackson Heights
Driver charged after toddler struck, killed in Jackson Heights
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 10/12/2013 at 11:01AM

A two-year-old boy is dead after being hit by an alleged drunk driver while crossing a Jackson Heights street with his mother. According to police, on Friday night at approximately 9:50 p.m. Jaied Gigueroa was crossing the corner of Junction Boulevard and Northern Boulevard with his mother when a white 2011 Acura moving northbound on [...]

DOT lifts parking restrictions along Northern Boulevard following complaints
Northeast Queens Courier Staff 8/29/2013 at 12:36PM

JOHANN HAMILTON The community has spoken, and they have been answered. There have been increasing complaints from business owners as well as neighborhood residents that the parking restrictions on certain blocks along Northern Boulevard are more of a hindrance than a benefit. Because of this, the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) will be [...]

Identify this place in Queens
Identify this place in Queens
News Queens Courier Staff 5/03/2013 at 10:34AM

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”:  Douglaston Parkway near Northern Boulevard

Drunk driver going wrong-way on Van Wyck slams into van with 13 teens
Police Cristabelle Tumola 3/26/2013 at 10:18AM

A Maryland man accused of driving the wrong-way down the Van Wyck Expressway while intoxicated and hitting a van filled with teenagers has been charged with reckless endangerment and operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, announced Queens District Attorney Richard Brown. The incident occurred around 2:00 a.m. Sunday morning near Northern [...]

Police release video of Queens child luring suspect
Police release video of Queens child luring suspect
Police Cristabelle Tumola 1/30/2013 at 11:08AM

The NYPD has released the video of the suspect and the Escalade he used to try to lure two Queens girls. On Friday, January 25, around 7:00 a.m., the suspect drove alongside a 13-year-old girl walking on Northern Boulevard near 102nd Street in Corona. He engaged the teen in conversation, but, realizing she did not [...]

Man wanted for trying to grab teen girls off streets of Queens
Man wanted for trying to grab teen girls off streets of Queens
Police Cristabelle Tumola 1/28/2013 at 10:46AM

Police are looking for a man wanted for trying to lure two teen girls off the street in two separate incidents last week. On Friday, January 25, around 7:00 a.m., the suspect drove alongside a 13-year-old girl walking on Northern Boulevard near 102nd Street in Corona. He engaged the teen in conversation, but, realizing she [...]

Man sought in five Queens larcenies
Man sought in five Queens larcenies
Police Queens Courier Staff 1/22/2013 at 2:49PM

The NYPD is asking for your help in finding the man wanted in connection with five larcenies: On Saturday, July 21, the man entered a location on Kissena Boulevard and removed a purse containing credit cards, money, sunglasses, keys and other miscellaneous items. On Wednesday, August 1, the perp entered a location on Roosevelt Avenue and [...]

Teen killed by dump truck in Jackson Heights
Teen killed by dump truck in Jackson Heights
Top Stories Billy Rennison 12/28/2012 at 11:59AM

A teenage boy was struck and killed by a dump truck in Jackson Heights this morning at the intersection of 80th Street and Northern Boulevard. The accident occurred at approximately 8:45 a.m. when the rear wheels of a white dump truck towing a green generator hit the teen as it turned onto Northern Boulevard from [...]