Cross Bay Boom: Howard Beach supermarket site rung up in $12.6M sale
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Another big real estate deal has gone down on Cross Bay Boulevard in Howard Beach. Cushman & Wakefield announced on Monday it brokered a $12.6 million, all-cash sale of 163-30 Cross Bay Blvd., a retail property currently home to a Key Food supermarket. According to the broker, the building was constructed in 2009 and includes […]

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Coastal flood warning lifted in SE Queens, advisory in effect for evening high tide
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Updated Tuesday, Feb. 9, at 4:31 p.m. The coastal flooding that filled streets across parts of the Rockaways, Broad Channel and Howard Beach with water yesterday has mostly dissipated, according to Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder‘s office, but a coastal flood advisory is set to take effect Tuesday night. The coastal flood warning was lifted at 11 a.m. Tuesday […]

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Con Ed hopes battery system will keep south Queens charged all summer
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BY BROOKE SMITH When the power grid is drained due to running air conditioners during summer months, Con Edison hopes to keep Howard Beach and surrounding areas cool and electrified with a new battery backup system. Representatives of the electric company described the system, which is part of Con Ed’s Brooklyn Queens Demand Management (BQDM) program, during a […]

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Howard Beach school rallies around student after fire destroys home
Photo courtesy of Catherine Stanzoni-Acevedo

Khrone Arrindell showed up for class at P.S. 207 in Howard Beach on Wednesday morning only hours after he and his family suffered a tragedy. Arrindell’s South Ozone Park home caught fire the night before. Though everyone escaped without injury, according to teacher Catherine Stanzoni-Acevedo, all of the family’s possessions were destroyed, either by the […]

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Local pols fume over city’s response to blizzard in Queens
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The second-largest snowstorm in the city’s history dumped the most snow on Queens than on any other borough, but the “World’s Borough” seems to have received the least attention from the Department of Sanitation. Elected officials across the borough have been flooded by calls and social media posts from constituents complaining about unplowed streets and […]

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