Queens Boulevard

Two pedestrians fatally hit in Elmhurst; driver taken into custody
Police Cristabelle Tumola 11/11/2013 at 11:49AM

Updated 5:05 p.m. Two men are dead after a vehicle jumped the sidewalk and struck them in Elmhurst Monday morning. The 22-year-old driver was travelling westbound on Queens Boulevard near Broadway around 7:30 a.m. when he lost control of his car, hit a phone booth, lamp post, and two parked cars, then went onto the [...]

Man wanted in Queens Boulevard store burglaries
Man wanted in Queens Boulevard store burglaries
Police Cristabelle Tumola 10/11/2013 at 11:13AM

Police are looking for a man suspected in three store burglaries along Queens Boulevard. The suspect allegedly broke into each business by smashing the front door glass, then stole money, said cops. Police have released a surveillance photo of the suspect from an October 4 burglary at the BNX 99 Cent Store located at 98-88 [...]

Woman killed in Queens Boulevard hit-and-run
Woman killed in Queens Boulevard hit-and-run
Police Melissa Chan 9/22/2013 at 10:36AM

A 58-year-old Elmhurst woman was killed Saturday night in an apparent hit-and-run while crossing Queens Boulevard, police said. Nisath Hossain was struck by a car in Forest Hills near Queens Boulevard and 71st Avenue on September 21 shortly after 10 p.m., cops said. The driver fled the scene, police said, and Hossain was later pronounced [...]

Parents say school rezoning puts kids in danger
Parents say school rezoning puts kids in danger
Education & Kids Liam La Guerre 9/16/2013 at 3:09PM

Parents say a District 24 rezoning proposal has crossed the lines. The Division of Portfolio Planning in the city’s education department presented a rezoning draft, which targets overcrowding, at the Community Education Council (CEC) D24 meeting at P.S. 305 on September 12. But following an incident in which an SUV jumped the curb on Grand [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 3/13/2013 at 7:34AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Partly cloudy with a chance of rain in the afternoon. High of 50. Winds from the WNW at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30%. Wednesday night: Partly cloudy with a chance of rain. Low of 30. Winds from the WNW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20%. EVENT [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 3/04/2013 at 7:21AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Monday: Partly cloudy. High of 39 with a windchill as low as 19. Breezy. Winds from the NW at 15 to 20 mph. Monday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 32F with a windchill as low as 23. Breezy. Winds from the NW at 15 to 20 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Northern Boulevard [...]

Arrest in Queens Boulevard motel murder
Police Cristabelle Tumola 2/14/2013 at 11:35AM

Authorities have arrested the person allegedly responsible for the murder of a Middle Village man found dead inside a Queens Boulevard motel last weekend, said police. Lleuyel Garcia, 23, of Manhattan, has been charged with second degree murder in the death of 54-year-old Joseph Benzinger, as well as criminal possession of stolen property and tampering [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 2/11/2013 at 7:11AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Overcast with rain. Fog early. High of 45. Winds from the South at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 100% with rainfall amounts near 0.3 in. possible. Monday Night: Partly cloudy with a chance of rain. Fog overnight. Low of 34. Breezy. Winds from the West at 10 to 20 mph. [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/17/2012 at 8:00AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Partly cloudy. High of 61. Winds from the ESE at 5 to 10 mph. Wednesday night: Mostly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 55. Winds from the SSE at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT of the DAY: The Platinum Band The Platinum Band is once again performing on the Resorts World Casino New York [...]

Forest Hills gets fresh flooding fix
Central Alexa Altman 9/11/2012 at 4:12PM

Away goes trouble, down the drain. Rampant rains that saturated homes and submerged cars earlier this month expedited plans by the New York City Departments of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Design and Construction (DDC) to complete the installation of a water-distribution system, expected to alleviate flooding in steadily soaked Forest Hills. The $24 million upgrade [...]