Airport Plazas, a company that builds rest areas, held a grand opening ceremony on Thursday to celebrate its $13 million rest spot on the outskirts of JFK on 150th Avenue.
State Senator Joseph Addabbo
Cold War veterans throughout New York are eligible for a new special honor thanks to State Senator Joseph Addabbo.
Resorts World Casino shut the doors to its Aqueduct Buffet on Monday, and in turn on about 175 employees.
Over a year after Sandy, two shiny new ambulances pulled up to the West Hamilton Beach Volunteer Fire Department to replace the ones the storm took away. “Things like this bring back a positive morale,” said State Senator Joseph Addabbo, who got a ride in one of the new rigs after they were delivered on [...]
The first public meeting in Howard Beach for the state’s reconstruction plan was held at P.S. 146 on October 21. Residents learned about the state’s NY Rising Community Reconstruction program, which is a plan that provides funds for rebuilding and revitalization of more than 100 communities that were severely damaged by Superstorm Sandy, Hurricane Irene [...]
Speeders take note and slow down. A new mobile speed board has been installed across the street from P.S. 232 in Lindenwood, right outside the bustling Lindenwood Shopping Center on 153rd Avenue. “The Department of Transportation (DOT) has finally responded to our concerns,” said Assemblymember Phillip Goldfeder, who requested a “traffic calming device” be brought [...]
Area veterans were honored during State Senator Joseph Addabbo’s fifth annual Veterans Barbecue on Saturday, August 24. Last year, Addabbo, the ranking Democrat member of the Senate’s Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee, welcomed over 125 veterans and their families to the barbecue outside his Howard Beach district office. This year, the senator brought [...]
Speeding drivers will be put to a stop if one south Queens pol has his way. State Senator Joseph Addabbo is pushing for Howard Beach’s P.S. 232 and 207 to be considered for a pilot program designed to nab speedy drivers around schools. A new state law went into effect on Saturday, August 31 that [...]
Howard Beach is home to a new senior housing location, providing more than 80 units of affordable housing for the elderly. Catholic Charities Progress of Peoples Development and Management Corporation, a century-old organization, has various housing sites through Brooklyn and Queens and recently completed renovations at the Cross Bay Boulevard location, formerly the Fineson Center. [...]
A concerned community is responding to what they say is a “worrisome” and “life or death” situation. Ralph Franzese, 87, was walking from his Ozone Park home to his car parked outside on 133rd Avenue last Tuesday, July 30. Despite having his walker for stability, Franzese fell backwards, cracking his head on the sidewalk. He [...]