See which parts of Queens will be sprayed this week to reduce the Zika virus threat

Facing the dual, deadly threat of the Zika and West Nile viruses, the city’s Health Department isn’t wasting any time going to war against the local mosquito population. The agency announced Wednesday it would conduct aerial larvicide spraying over non-residential marshy areas of Queens and the rest of the city from May 12 to May […]

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Oh baby! Cops make special delivery in Fresh Meadows
Photo via Twitter/@NYPDHighway

Two of New York’s finest helped welcome to the world one of New York’s newest residents in Fresh Meadows on Saturday afternoon. Police Officer Anthony Barton of the 107th Precinct responded to the area of the Long Island Expressway and Kissena Boulevard at 4:15 p.m. Saturday after receiving a call regarding a woman in labor. […]

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Man succumbs to injuries after being struck by car in Flushing
Photo via Google Maps

The numbers just keeping going up. Another pedestrian died this week after being struck by a vehicle in Flushing earlier this month, according to police. On Nov. 1 at 4:55 p.m., officers out of the 109th Precinct responded to a call of a pedestrian hit at the intersection of College Point Boulevard and 41st Avenue. Upon […]

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Woman run over by charter bus in Flushing hit-and-run
Photos by Robert Stridiron

Updated Nov. 7, 8 p.m. Police have released the identity of an 84-year-old Flushing woman who was fatally run over by a bus at a neighborhood intersection Thursday night. Authorities said the incident occurred at 8:30 p.m. near the corner of Main Street and Kissena Boulevard. According to police, the victim — Aglaia Gouaris of Union […]

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BOTB Family And Recreation 2013 winners

 You voted, they won Best of the Boro Family & Recreation 2013 winners ADULT DANCE Winner In Motion Dance Center of NY 132-11A 14th Avenue, College Point, 718-746-4669 Runner-up Landrum School of Dance 1102 Clintonville Street, Flushing, 718-767-9787 AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM Winner Mathnasium 43-17 Bell Boulevard, Bayside, 718-747-6284 Runner-up Precious Moments Nursery School 6130 Grand Avenue, […]

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