Goldfeder Urges Mosquito Control

With the summer season finally here and more families enjoying the warmer weather outside, Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder (D-Howard Beach) has encouraged the New York City Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene to closely monitor mosquito breeding in an effort to eliminate any potential threats, such as West Nile or other mosquito-borne infections in the Sandy-damaged […]

Hillcrest Students Tested For TB

BY NATALIA KOZIKOWSKA Staff Writer Last week, students and teachers at Hillcrest High School were tested for tuberculosis after one student contracted the potentially fatal bacteria. According to a statement issued by the Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene, as a safety precaution, on March 25, the City agency tested 170 students and six staffers […]