sanitation

LIC residents say sanitation tickets are a means to evict them
LIC residents say sanitation tickets are a means to evict them
Top Stories Alexa Altman 2/22/2013 at 10:50AM

A resident of “the neatest block in Long Island City” is fighting a sanitation ticket, issued, some say, as part of a plot to push low-rise occupants from prime real estate. Ann Leggett, an artist who has lived on Jackson Avenue since 1979, was issued a $100 ticket for trash surrounding her home at 8:22 [...]

Homeowners say trash rule is rubbish
Homeowners say trash rule is rubbish
News Melissa Chan 6/05/2012 at 2:02PM

Homeowners and one state legislator in northeast Queens are trashing the city’s sanitation department over fines and enforcement rules they say are rubbish. “This is a money-making thing. They want to make some money, so they make these laws that no one knows about — and they get you,” said Whitestone resident Raymond Jansson. “That’s [...]

No garbage, recycling collection on Memorial Day
News Billy Rennison 5/25/2012 at 3:00PM

In observance of Memorial Day, there will be no garbage or recycling collection or street cleaning on Monday, May 28. Those who normally receive garbage pickup on Mondays should place their trash curbside after 5 p.m., the Sanitation Department said. Residents who usually have recycling collection on Monday will have it picked up on Monday, [...]

No garbage/recycling collection on January 2
News Billy Rennison 12/30/2011 at 9:05AM

In observance of New Year’s Day, garbage and recycling collection will be suspended on Monday, January 2. Alternate side parking rules, street cleaning and mail delivery will also be suspended. Residents who normally receive Monday garbage collection can place their trash out on Monday after 4 p.m. for pickup.  Those who receive Monday recycling collection [...]

No Garbage or Recycling Collection on December 26
News Billy Rennison 12/23/2011 at 11:00AM

In observance of Christmas, there will be no garbage or recycling collection on Monday, December 26. Alternate side parking rules and street cleaning will be suspended.  Post offices are also closed. Residents who normally receive Monday garbage collection should place their trash out Monday after 4 p.m. for pickup.  Those receiving Monday recycling collection will [...]

Man shot in Queens while sitting in car, then drives it into house in Jamaica
Man shot in Queens while sitting in car, then drives it into house in Jamaica
News Jay Lane 12/20/2011 at 9:05AM

Man shot in Queens while sitting in car, then drives it into house in Jamaica  A 50-year-old man was shot while he was sitting in his car Monday and then drove it into a Queens house three blocks away, cops said. The man, whose name was not released, was in the driver’s seat of a Nissan [...]