Smiles for Easter

Smiles for Easter

The Woodhaven Business Improvement District offered free pictures with the Easter Bunny last Saturday.  Pictured from left to right with the Easter Bunny are Maria…

All-Hands Fire on Crossbay Boulevard

All-Hands Fire on Crossbay Boulevard

An all-hands fire broke out in Claudine’s Hair Salon at 162-26 Crossbay Boulevard Sunday night, shortly after 11:30 pm. Store owner Claudine Noce, who has…

Parks Seeks Carousel Operator Again

Parks Seeks Carousel Operator Again

The city Parks Department has been going in circles for years trying to find a vendor for the Forest Park carousel. The historic carousel, with…

JFK Expansion Options Debated

JFK Expansion Options Debated

John F. Kennedy Airport is one of the nation’s busiest airports and travellers face frequent delays. As air travel around New York increases, it could…

Chancellor Black Gets Expelled

Chancellor Black Gets Expelled

Queens Native Dennis Walcott Takes Over In a third term rife with criticism, Mayor Michael Bloomberg rectified one of the public’s biggest complaints—Schools Chancellor Cathie…

Health Fair at PS 207 Draws Crowd

Health Fair at PS 207 Draws Crowd

More than 300 people from Howard Beach and the surrounding communities came out for a health and safety workshop at PS 207. Organized by the…

CB9 Welcomes New Members

Community Board 9 finally has a complete board of 50 members after accepting four new appointees this month. Marian Molina, from Ozone Park, Maharani Singh…

Board 10 Starts Year with New Members

Community Board 10 held its first meeting of the new fiscal year last Thursday and discussed livery cabs and Skyway, the homeless shelter in South…

Thanks Pia

We’d like to take this opportunity to first say CONGRATULATIONS to Pia Toscano for her success on American Idol. Last Thursday night, nearly 300 people…

Sayonara Cathie Black

After three tumultuous months on the job, Cathie Black has stepped down as the city’s Schools Chancellor—she won’t be missed. In her place, Mayor Michael…

Another Idol on the Horizon?

Another Idol on the Horizon?

It’s a pretty safe bet that the majority of Howard Beach is tuned into Fox 5’s American Idol every Wednesday and Thursday evening to root…

City Fights Back Against Bed Begs

City Fights Back Against Bed Begs

When it comes to bed bugs, New York City officials are biting back. A new section on the city’s website launched publicly on March 29—nyc.gov/bedbugs—is…