115th Pct.: Collision Investigation

COLLISION INVESTIGATION – At 11:07 p.m. on March 28, in the vicinity of Grand Central Parkway and 31st Drive, police responded to a 911 call of a pedestrian struck. Upon arrival, officers observed the victim, identified as Fidel Vidal Diaz, 31, of Flushing, unconscious and unresponsive with severe trauma to the body. Preliminary investigation determined […]

Convention Center/Hotel Headed For Queens

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer A convention center and hotel/apartment complex is coming to Corona. The DiBlasi Ford dealership at 112-21 Northern Blvd. was bought by the Flushing-based Fleet Financial Group Inc. for $17 million in December. It expects to break ground on the project in June, at a cost of $200 million. Richard Xia, […]

Briarwood Construction End Date Pushed Back

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Briarwood residents will have to wait a little longer for their streets and subway to return to normal. The reconstruction of the Briarwood-Van Wyck F train station entrance has been pushed back from the end of 2013 to March 2014, due to the discovery of lead paint. The renovation of […]