Sunnysiders gather to celebrate resident’s 105th birthday

November 26, By Christian Murray

Ethel Plimack, a Sunnyside Gardens resident, celebrated her 105th birthday today and local residents gathered outside her 46th Street home to wish her a Happy Birthday on Thanksgiving Day.

At noon, Ethel’s neighbor Patricia Dorfman knocked on her front door to wish her Happy Birthday.…

Public Advocate Calls Out Sunnyside, Woodside Properties In ‘Worst Landlords’ List

November 24, By Jackie Strawbridge

The Public Advocate released the annual “landlord watchlist” on Monday and pinpointed buildings in western Queens as some of the Borough’s worst, although acknowledging some glitches in the data.

The Worst Landlords Watchlist is an information-sharing tool that allows New Yorkers to identify buildings and property owners who rake in violations from the Department of Housing Preservation and Development.…

MTA Refuses To Put Up Noise Mitigating Plants Next To Railroad Tracks

November 23, By Christian Murray

The MTA is reneging on its promise to put up noise mitigating plants next to the LIRR tracks on Barnett Avenue, according to community leaders.

Two MTA representatives spoke to members of Community Board 2’s Land Use committee Wednesday and said that the plants were no longer part of East Side Access project.…

Man shot dead in Sunnyside

November 21, Staff Report

A 38-year-old man was fatally shot at the corner of 50th Street and Queens Blvd this morning, police said.

The man was shot in the chest at about 4 am and was prounced dead at Elmhurst Hospital.…

Garbage And Lack Of Cops On 43rd Street Disturb Neighbors

November 18, By Christian Murray

Residents are fed up with construction materials, couches and food dumped by street vendors on 43rd Street between Skillman Avenue and Northern Boulevard.

“The street is appalling,” Christine McKay-Vega said at the Community Board 2 meeting earlier this month.…