Northern Boulevard

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 [...]

Flushing fire truck accident injures seven
Police Cristabelle Tumola 12/18/2012 at 4:51PM

An accident Monday night involving a fire truck and another vehicle sent six firefighters and one civilian to the hospital, said the FDNY. According to Firehouse.com, around 9:45 p.m., at Northern Boulevard and 150th Street, a fire truck from Ladder 129 collided with a garbage truck. It wasn’t clear whether the FDNY vehicle was responding to [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/09/2012 at 7:41AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Overcast with a chance of rain. High of 63. Winds from the NE at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30%. Tuesday night: Overcast. Low of 55. Winds from the NE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20%. EVENT OF THE DAY: Meet the Candidates St. John’s is holding a Meet the Candidates night from [...]

Kids crossing dangerous thoroughfares for class
Kids crossing dangerous thoroughfares for class
Education & Kids Alexa Altman 9/27/2012 at 7:12AM

Proposed rezoning plans might send tots trudging across a treacherous stretch. The Department of Education (DOE) announced plans earlier this month to shift students in School District 30 to alleviate overcrowding in elementary schools in Jackson Heights, Elmhurst and Corona. Currently, the four existing elementary schools in this area — P.S. 228, P.S. 148, P.S. [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 7/23/2012 at 7:30AM

Five people killed, including two children, in fiery Queens SUV rollover horror Five people were killed, including two children, after leaving a Nigerian heritage celebration in Queens early Sunday when their speeding SUV, swerving after blowing through two red lights, slammed into a concrete pillar, rolled over and burst into flames, police and witnesses said. Read [...]