Roosevelt Avenue

Jackson Heights man arrested for fatal Roosevelt Avenue shooting
Police Angy Altamirano 9/26/2013 at 5:12PM

A Jackson Heights man has been arrested and charged for the murder of another man on Roosevelt Avenue. According to the NYPD, on Friday, September 20 at approximately 5:54 p.m., after responding to a report of a man shot at 80th Street and Roosevelt Avenue, police found Ivan Rodriguez, 33, of Corona in front of [...]

Man dies after being shot in head, neck in Jackson Heights
News Melissa Chan 9/21/2013 at 12:02PM

A 33-year-old man died Friday after he was shot in the head and neck in Jackson Heights, police said. The name of the man was not yet released. Police said the incident occurred September 20 shortly before 6 p.m. at 89-09 Roosevelt Avenue. The victim was taken to Elmhurst General Hospital, where he was pronounced [...]

Suspects wanted in attempted robbery at Jackson Heights deli
Suspects wanted in attempted robbery at Jackson Heights deli
Police Angy Altamirano 8/10/2013 at 10:30AM

Police are looking for a man and woman in connection to an attempted robbery at a Jackson Heights deli. The two suspects entered Flor’s Deli, located at 94-01 Roosevelt Avenue at approximately 1:14 a.m., the female suspect distracted the store clerk while the male suspect went behind the counter, according the NYPD.  The male suspect [...]

82nd Street Partnership unveils new look for Roosevelt Avenue
82nd Street Partnership unveils new look for Roosevelt Avenue
Business Angy Altamirano 7/01/2013 at 11:36AM

Take a look at what the 82nd Street Partnership has in store for Roosevelt Avenue. On Wednesday, June 19, the group revealed streetscape renderings for public spaces within the Jackson Heights-Corona Business Improvement District (BID) expansion area. In March, the 82nd Street Partnership announced plans to expand its BID to include corridors of Roosevelt Avenue, [...]

Community boards OK rezoning for East Elmhurst, Corona
Community boards OK rezoning for East Elmhurst, Corona
West Angy Altamirano 6/28/2013 at 12:44PM

Proposed rezoning of parts of East Elmhurst and Corona seems to be on track, with approvals from both Community Boards (CB) 3 and 4. The Department of City Planning received the go-ahead from the boards — a first step since Commissioner Amanda Burden’s June 3 announcement of the beginning of the official public review process [...]

57 NYPD surveillance cameras to be installed around Queens
57 NYPD surveillance cameras to be installed around Queens
Police Cristabelle Tumola 6/25/2013 at 1:29PM

Smile, criminals. You’re on camera. Borough President Helen Marshall has allocated $2 million to install NYPD surveillance cameras in 57 locations throughout Queens to help fight crime. “These new cameras will give police more eyes on the street,” Marshall said. “They will be a fantastic deterrent to crime and greatly help our police to solve [...]

Jackson Heights, Corona get ‘taste’ of better living thru business improvement district
Jackson Heights, Corona get ‘taste’ of better living thru business improvement district
Business Angy Altamirano 5/27/2013 at 2:44PM

Businesses, property owners and residents along Roosevelt Avenue and Junction Boulevard are getting a taste of how being a business improvement district (BID) can improve their quality of life. Councilmember Julissa Ferreras announced sanitation and graffiti removal services for the areas. They come as part of her New Deal for Roosevelt Avenue, which promised a [...]

Police looking for two suspects in three gas station robberies
Police looking for two suspects in three gas station robberies
Police Angy Altamirano 3/23/2013 at 11:00AM

The NYPD is trying to find two suspects for three robberies of two gas stations in Jamaica and one in Flushing. According to police, in each incident the suspects drove to the gas station in a dark colored minivan, then the driver exited the vehicle, watched the locations and returned to the minivan. Afterwards, the [...]

82nd Street Partnership expands business improvement district
82nd Street Partnership expands business improvement district
News Angy Altamirano 3/21/2013 at 12:31PM

The 82nd Street Partnership will now extend all the way through 114th Street as part of the New Deal for Roosevelt Avenue announced by Councilmember Julissa Ferreras. “The 82nd Street Partnership is thrilled to announce this endeavor of expanding our business improvement district to include the major commercial corridors of Roosevelt Avenue, Junction Boulevard, 103rd [...]

‘New Deal’ to improve Roosevelt Avenue
‘New Deal’ to improve Roosevelt Avenue
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 3/21/2013 at 10:52AM

In order to revitalize one of the busiest strips in New York City, Councilmember Julissa Ferreras has announced a seven-point plan known as the “New Deal for Roosevelt Avenue.” “My community thought that anything nice didn’t belong to them, anything clean must not be for them and that is what this ‘New Deal’ is about, [...]