Woodhaven Boulevard

67-year-old struck and killed by car in Woodhaven
News Cristabelle Tumola 2/14/2013 at 9:37AM

A 67-year-old man was killed Wednesday night when was hit by a vehicle in Woodhaven, said police. Around 9:00 p.m., the victim was on the middle island at the intersection of Woodhaven Boulevard  and Jamaica Avenue attempting to walk westbound when he stepped off the island into the street and was struck by a car traveling northbound [...]

Residents fight against redistricting division
Residents fight against redistricting division
Politics Terence M. Cullen 1/16/2013 at 10:48AM

In their last attempt before the maps went to the City Council for votes, residents told the New York City Redistricting Commission changes had to be made to keep neighborhoods such as South Ozone Park and Woodhaven in one piece. “This isn’t about which district we end up with, this isn’t about which representative we [...]

Many Woodhaven mailboxes stay graffiti free
Many Woodhaven mailboxes stay graffiti free
News Terence M. Cullen 8/30/2012 at 11:32AM

They delivered for you. Much of the graffiti that littered the blue or green mailboxes in Woodhaven has been painted over, and the boxes have stayed clean for the most part, said Ed Wendell, president of the Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association (WRBA). On Sunday, August 26, Wendell and two other residents went out to clean [...]

Thieves steal iPhones from Rego Park Sprint store
Police Billy Rennison 3/02/2012 at 3:15PM

Police are looking for two suspects they say stole two iPhones from a Rego Park Sprint store. The suspects entered the Woodhaven Boulevard store at approximately noon on Thursday, February 9 and grabbed the Apple products out of the salesperson’s hand as it was being shown to them, police said. Police described the suspects as [...]

Woodhaven street changes face roadblock
News Melissa Chan 2/07/2012 at 3:02PM

While the city’s plan to change the direction of two streets in Woodhaven is still on the table, major feelings of opposition within the community have not been rerouted. Residents remain angry at the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) plans to convert 84th Street from one-way northbound to one-way southbound from Liberty to Atlantic Avenues and [...]

Residents opposed to Woodhaven street changes
Residents opposed to Woodhaven street changes
News Melissa Chan 1/17/2012 at 3:14PM

The city’s plan to change the direction of two streets in Woodhaven is heading down a one-way road to opposition. While the project is only in its proposal stage, plans to convert 84th Street from one-way northbound to one-way southbound from Liberty to Atlantic Avenues and turn 89th Avenue from a two-way to a one-way [...]