Linda Miranti decorated most of her house for Christmas already but now she does not know if she will be able to have her family over for the holidays, or if she will even be there herself, because of a strong stench that has filled her home and wafts through the air around 88th and 89th streets in Howard Beach.

Starting around Nov. 10, Miranti’s home, especially her garage and the front of her house, has had a strong odor of what she thinks is methane.

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There are two trees within a block from one another in Whitestone that neighbors fear are on the brink of falling, but the Parks Department says neither is at immediate risk.Both have been given a priority rating C for removal and have been i…

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Elected officials are working with the city Human Resources Administration and HeartShare, a nonprofit, to aid residents in need of help with their heating bills.“My office is working with nonprofit HeartShare and NYC HRA to offer assistance …

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When a constituent called state Sen. Joe Addabbo Jr. (D-Howard Beach) about discarded drug paraphernalia littering a road near her home, he decided to check it out for himself.“I went down to a street off of Cross Bay Boulevard in Ozone Park …

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Astoria is slated to be the southern terminus of what Gov. Hochul is calling the two largest energy projects in the state in half a century.Hochul announced Tuesday that the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority has finaliz…

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Constituents have been expecting it for a while, but Rep. Tom Suozzi (D-Nassau, Suffolk, Queens) officially announced his candidacy for governor Nov. 29.“Everything I have done in my career has prepared me for this particular job at this part…

The Queens County GOP announced last week that Keith Sullivan, a lawyer from Rockaway, has been appointed a Republican commissioner of the city Board of Elections.Sullivan is a lifelong resident of the Rockaways and a partner at Sullivan &…

Commissioner Jonnel Doris of the city’s Department of Small Business Services paid a visit to Ridgewood last week on Small Business Saturday.At top, Doris, left, and Ted Renz, right, executive director of the Myrtle Avenue Business Improvemen…

Queens families who were displaced due to flooding from Hurricane Ida have been granted an extension to remain in the Radisson JFK Hotel instead of being forced to relocate to Brooklyn.“Great news! After much advocacy, [the mayor and his Comm…

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More than a year after the passing of Archie Spigner, also known as the Godfather of Queens, the Dean or the Kingmaker of Eastern and Southeast Queens, Councilman Daneek Miller (D-St. Albans) has introduced legislation to rename St. Albans Pa…