St. John’s University students and faculty are engaging in a project to digitally map the location and characteristics of all trees on the campus, a program that helped the school earn recognition as a 2012 Tree Campus USA institution of higher learning. Comment.
One of northeast Queens’ newest representatives in state government was chosen as part of a short list of environmentally promising officials, the New York League of Conservation Voters said. Comments (1).
The father of 2-month-old Annie Li was found guilty of manslaughter and endangering the welfare of a child Friday after a jury determined he caused her death in 2007, the Queens district attorney said. Comments (1).
FLUSHING — Police arrested a man last week wanted for attempting to lure a 14-year-old girl and a 13-year-old girl into his car on Northern Boulevard in two separate incidents on the same day, the NYPD said. Comment.
A confidential proposal made by Major League Soccer last year provides insight into the sports group’s closely guarded vision of what a stadium in Flushing Meadows Corona Park might look like, documents showed. Comments (6).
A committee formed to preserve Brinckerhoff Cemetery, a colonial cemetery in Fresh Meadows that was recently named a landmark by the city, is hoping the City Council will buy the burial ground from its private owner. Comments (3).
The city is adamantly denying a casino is bound for Willets Point after a recently unearthed 2011 proposal shows the developers of the project initially wanted to construct a large gaming hall and hotel on a Citi Field parking lot and simply pave over most of the Iron Triangle for parking. Comment.