Astoria Times

Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011

Astoria Times

Astoria generator blast being investigated

USPowergen has begun to clean up and review the extent of the damage caused by an explosion in one of the boilers at Astoria’s Con Edison complex last week, the senior vice president of the company said in an e-mail. Comment.
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City nears deal for St. Saviour’s parcel

The city is less than $100,000 away from beginning to acquire the land for a park at the site of the old St. Saviour’s church in Maspeth. Comment.
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Sunnyside leaders want city to reconsider parking rules

Sunnyside business owners and western Queens officials want the city Department of Transportation to change the parking rules along Queens Boulevard, saying the rules benefit commuters at the expense of local businesses. Comment.
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Council OKs 130- block rezoning

The City Council passed the Sunnyside-Woodside rezoning last Thursday, essentially putting the cap on two years of work to keep new development consistent with the community’s character. Comment.

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