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Homeowners get free tree help
Homeowners get free tree help
News Crystal Hudson 3/27/2012 at 11:46AM

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 [...]

Tree maintenance at root of problem
Tree maintenance at root of problem
News Alexa Altman 3/01/2012 at 3:08PM

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 [...]

Club to give away 100 trees
Club to give away 100 trees
News Queens Courier Staff 2/03/2012 at 4:06PM

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 [...]