What’s taking so long? Little Neck wonders when Marathon Parkway will be repaved
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Marathon Parkway in Little Neck feels more like a bumpy, country road than a city street these days. Community members in the area voiced their concerns about the Department of Transportation‘s (DOT) delay in resurfacing Marathon Parkway between Little Neck Parkway and Northern Boulevard. “They need to do this quickly because going over these lumps and […]

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Bayside community board members demand answers about their peer’s mysterious failed re-appointment
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One announcement stirred up things at Monday night’s Community Board 11 meeting held in Bayside. The auditorium of Middle School 158 rumbled with outbursts of disapproval when board members discovered that their comrade, Melvin Meer, was no longer a part of the board. During the community board member discussion, Chairperson Christine L. Haider shocked the […]

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Bayside community board meeting addresses Zika virus and other environmental issues
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Deputy Commissioner Christina Farrell of the NYC Office of Emergency Management (OEM) addressed the city’s emergency tactics in response to issues like the upcoming hurricane season and public concerns about the Zika virus at this week’s Community Board 11 meeting. Farrell ensured attendees of the community board, which serves Queens neighborhoods of Bayside, Whitestone, Bay […]

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Variance woes leave an Italian restaurant planned for Bayside in limbo
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Plans for a new Italian restaurant in Bayside were put on ice by Community Board 11 at its meeting Monday. The advisory body voted unanimously to table a variance permitting the operation of a new eatery at 189-11 Northern Blvd., which was formerly a Greek restaurant known as Sala. According to board members, an Italian […]

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A historic home in the heart of Bayside is on track to become a city landmark
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Call it a landmark day for Bayside. The historic Lydia Ann Bell and William Ahles House, a 19th-century home named after two of the neighborhood’s most important figures, will receive landmark status from the city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission, Councilman Paul Vallone announced on Tuesday. The Bell-Ahles House was among 95 proposed historic sites across the city […]

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