Proposed Glendale Shelter Threatened With Lawsuit

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer With the project inching closer to becoming a reality, opponents of the proposed Glendale homeless shelter are considering taking legal action to stop the City from creating the shelter. A group of residents, led by civic leaders Kathy Masi and Bob Holden, have been speaking with lawyers about pursuing litigation […]

City To Move Homeless To Pan Am Hotel

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer A homeless shelter is apparently coming to Elmhurst’s Pan American Hotel, despite an initial claim that such a plan would not be feasible at the site. According to a newsletter posted on the website of the civic group Communities of Maspeth and Elmhurst Together, or COMET, Samaritan Village is planning […]

Opposition Against Glendale Shelter Continues

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer Glendale residents continue to voice their disapproval for the proposed homeless shelter on Cooper Avenue. Community members had another chance to showcase their displeasure last week, at a special public meeting on the proposal at Christ The King High School in Middle Village. For the past year, residents and local […]

Ridgewood Radioactive Site On Superfund List

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer What has long been considered a dangerous area has officially been declared a radioactive site by the United States. The Former Wolff-Alport company site in Ridgewood has been added to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Superfund list, officials announced last week. The designation means that the national agency can continue its […]

Ridgewood Site Could Be On Superfund List

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer A radioactive site in Ridgewood could make its way to a list that identifies the most hazardous sites in the United States. The Environmental Protection Agency announced last week it would like to add the former Wolff-Alport chemical site to its Superfund list, an EPA program that funds clean-ups at […]

Residents Rally Against Proposed Shelter

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer More than 200 Glendale and Middle Village residents came out on Saturday to say “no” to the proposed homeless shelter on 78-16 Cooper Ave., walking distance of Atlas Park Mall and several public schools in the area. Earlier this year, Samaritan Village, a homeless services company, announced their interest to […]