Library Takeover At Hunter’s Point

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE Staff Writer Although construction of the Hunter’s Point Community Library was delayed earlier this year, book lovers will have an opportunity to start their summer reading at Gantry Plaza. Last week, Queens Library and Friends of Hunter’s Point Library announced a series of special library services that will bring books and reading […]

108th Pct.: Investigation & Collision

INVESTIGATION – At 10:12 a.m. on March 15, police officers responded to 47th Road and Center Boulevard. Upon arrival, officers discovered that an Asian woman, identified as Judy Soo Hoo, 51, of Long Island City, was pulled out of the water by FDNY personnel. EMS also responded and pronounced the woman dead at the scene. […]

Hunter’s Point South Will See Phase Two

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer Two groups have been chosen by the City to further develop Long Island City’s waterfront. Phase two of the largest affordable housing project under Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s administration will be spearheaded by real estate developer TF Cornerstone and nonprofit Self-help. Designed by the Office of Design & Architecture, City officials […]