2013-07-17 E-Edition

Queens Botanical Garden Hosts Summertime E-Waste Event



Join us for our Summertime Electronic Waste (e-waste) event, at Queens Botanical Garden, on July 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will take place in the QBG Parking Garden, located at 42-80 Crommelin Street, and will be held rain or shine.  All residents of Queens are invited to bring unwanted or broken electronics, and we will dispose […]

Paul Vallone Launches Cutting Edge Website



Innovative website company, Cats Eye Webs & Promo provides technology edge in NYC Council Campaign Paul Vallone, candidate for NYC Council in the 19th District of North East Queens recently released a new and innovative website to promote his campaign. Vallone hired Cats Eye Webs and Promo to showcase their latest design in multimedia strategy at www.PaulVallone.com. Utilizing the latest […]

It’s Back! City To Experience All-Star Heat



As more heat rolls into New York City and Westchester, Con Edison crews are ready to address any heat-related problems wherever they happen to arise. The company is urging its customers to use electricity wisely by taking advantage of a variety of energy-efficiency programs for savings while trying to stay cool in the heat wave. The company is offering $25 […]

Offer $7G Reward For Killer Cabbie Inforation



A crazed city cabbie attacked two Queens men with a knife and a baseball bat – killing one – after they demanded that he give  them a ride home on Saturday morning, police said. Cops said Issac Martinez, 26, and Carlos Perez, 33, walked out of a Roosevelt Avenue bodega with two six-packs of beer at about 5 a.m. on […]

Reminder: Open Hydrants Illegally And Go To Jail



In light of the heat wave expected thiw week, city officials are reminding Queens residents who open fire hydrants without an FDNY “spray cap” that they could face a stiff fine – or find themselves behind bars. Officials at the city Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) are again warning Queens residents that opening a fire hydrant without a spray cap […]

Troubled Elmhurst Club Shuttered



A troubled Elmhurst nightclub shut its doors last month after the owners were hit with a slew of violations from the NYPD and the State Liquor Authority. Exotics Lounge, aka Club Exotics, and Bluebird Restaurant Lounge Exotics at 79-21 Queens Boulevard had been under scrutiny by the SLA and city agencies since 2001, when the owners appeared before Community Board […]

Cooling Centers To Remain Open Throughout Heat Wave



Meteorologists are warning the public that it will feel like hell on earth this week, as the mercury soars over 90 degrees for at least five days in Queens. Temperatures will reach a body-roasting 95 degrees on at least two days this week as soaring temperatures remind us that it really is summer in the city. The heat is certain […]

Cops Hunt Limping Burglar



Queens detectives are searching for a burglar who “limps away” with cash and jewelry he swipes from his victims’ homes, police said. The unidentified suspect first struck in March when he stole a $2,000 Cartier watch, a necklace and $300 from an apartment near Blossom Avenue in Flushing, police said. Detectives recently linked the suspect to five other burglaries that […]

Keep Pets Safe During Summer Heat Waves



Queens veterinarians and animal advocates are urging pet owners to learn proper care of pets that may easily become overheated or dehydrated during summer heat waves. Pets that appear sluggish, who vomit frequently or seem disoriented could be suffering heat stroke, advocates said. “Avoid taking pets outdoors at the hottest times of the day, try to keep pets in an […]