Popular Restaurant To Turn Into Apartments

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer A popular Rego Park restaurant is set to be converted into an apartment complex after closing last week. Joe Abbracciamento Restaurant shut its doors this past Sunday after being a neighborhood staple for 65 years. Its owners, John and Marie Abbracciamento, are choosing to retire and leave behind the family-owned […]

Woodhaven Blvd. Has Most Pedestrian Fatalities

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer Woodhaven Boulevard finds itself among the most dangerous roads for pedestrians, according to a report released last week. The major thoroughfare, which runs from Ozone Park to the Queens Center Mall, had eight pedestrian fatalities between 2010 and 2012, the most for any major street in the Borough. The report […]

Woodhaven Debates QueensWay/LIRR Issues

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer Residents of Woodhaven and surrounding neighborhoods got a chance to sound off once again on the Queens- Way/LIRR that has become an important issue to many in southern and central Queens. The Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association held its second forum on the subject on Monday at Emanuel Church. Monday’s forum […]