Five city-owned trees with an estimated value of more than $340,000 saw the buzzer last week, resulting in complaints from residents and possible criminal charges and fines from the Parks Department.
More than 30,000 bicyclists will pedal into a greener Astoria Park this May.
Are you still hanging onto that Christmas tree? If yes, then come to MulchFest, this weekend at participating parks around Queens and the rest of the city.
Thanks to a $1.1 million grant from Councilmember Eric Ulrich, 317 people are going to get brand new sidewalks for free. The Trees and Sidewalks program, started in 2005 by the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation, repairs sidewalks throughout the city that have been damaged by overgrown tree roots. The Parks Department [...]
If a tree falls in Glen Oaks Village, and no one assumes responsibility for clearing it, does it cause damage? Homeowners in the eastern Queens co-op are irritated over what they feel is a lack of effort by the city to clear dangerous tree roots and repair damaged sidewalks. Bob Friedrich, president of Glen Oaks [...]
A breath of fresh air is on its way to northeast Queens. The Bayside – Whitestone Lions Club held its monthly meeting at the law office of Vallone & Vallone to discuss several community service opportunities, including the upcoming visit to the St. Albans Community Living Center to deliver the handmade knitted scarves, sweaters, and [...]
Queens Library’s busy Elmhurst branch set to be torn down to make way for new state -of-the-art-facility The Queens Library’s second busiest branch is being torn down to make way for a new state-of-the-art facility. The Elmhurst Library, which hosted almost half a million visitors during the last fiscal year, will close on Nov. 7. [...]